• FICC Technology - SMM eDealing Frontline

    Location(s) PL-Warsaw
    Job ID
    2018-47070
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Vice President/Executive Director
    Function(s)
    Engineering
    Region
    EMEA
    Division
    Engineering
    Business Unit
    FICC Technology
    Employment Type
    Employee
  • MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

    WHAT WE DO

     

    Goldman Sachs Engineers are innovators and problem-solvers, building solutions in risk management, big data, mobile and more. We look for creative collaborators who evolve, adapt to change and thrive in a fast-paced global environment. Fixed Income, Currency, and Commodities (FICC) Technology plays a key role in the firm’s ability to help institutional clients buy and sell financial instruments on liquidity venues around the world, an important revenue driver for the firm. In FICC Technology we use both open source industry standard and internal proprietary technologies to build cutting edge platforms for pricing, execution, and control over each of these millions of transactions.

     

    OUR IMPACT


    The FICC Systematic Market Making (SMM) business consolidates and expands the firm’s electronic market making and algorithmic trade execution. The FICC SMM Technology team partners with SMM Trading & SMM Engineering to develop and support the pricing and trading platforms for the firm and its clients. The team is responsible for projects to build applications and system flows for trade booking, reconciliation and risk management. A major area of focus is system reliability engineering; including increasing automation, improving real-time monitoring, and developing metrics. Team members are also tasked with supporting the day-to-day operations of the trading desk and the electronic trading systems. Along with these responsibilities, you will be interacting closely with Trading & Sales business users on a daily basis enables the team to develop strong working relationships with the desk.

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL

    • On a daily basis, we are responsible for supporting the electronic trading and risk management systems for our Foreign Exchange, Commodities & Interested Rates businesses.
    • Our in-house monitoring and management tools cover thousands of processes running on hundreds of hosts located in data centres across the world. Our team is located in Hong Kong, Tokyo, Warsaw, London and New York. 
    • We manage all incidents in the electronic trading environments and take any follow-up actions necessary to ensure system stability. We work closely with SMM traders, sales, software developers and other engineers on a daily basis. 
    • Aside from productions management and monitoring, we are involved in project work: enhancing extending, and simplifying our productions environment plus meeting business needs using various technologies with support from our global team of experts. We try to maintain a 50/50 split between support and project work. 
    • In this team, you will gain a comprehensive understanding of electronic trading across multiple asset classes ranging from high volume FX trades to complex derivatives in Commodities and Interest Rates. 
    • You will work with various technologies including Linux, Java, SQL and Goldman Sachs' proprietary technologies: Slang and Sec Db. 
    • Goldman Sachs occupies a state of the art office at the top of the Warsaw Spire. We are hiring people who want to work on interesting challenges with a global impact in the financial sector. 
    • We care about our work environment and have a casual dress code. We like to run a lean & flat structure where everyone is happy to help out. 
    • We love to learn and offer robust training resources, including free access to Pluralsight, Safari books, Harvard Business Review and Egghead training platforms. We run internal MOOC-like curated learning, soft skills education, a women's mentoring program and move. 
    • We have a culture of giving back; last year over 25,000 of our people volunteered on 1,600 community projects across the world. Locally we supported the Warszawa Business Run and IT for SHE Women's Program.

    SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE WE ARE LOOKING FOR

    • Superb troubleshooting skills. 
    • Ability to take responsibility, work independently and coordinate with a team. 
    • Experience with high availability systems - if it fails many people notice. 
    • Experience with at least one programming/scripting language, and eagerness to develop this further and learn, as reading and understanding code is required for this position. 
    • Self-motivation to learn about new businesses and ownership of support issues and development projects. 
    • Great communication skills - as daily coordination with our global team is essential. 
    • Ability to stay calm and maintain perspective under pressure. 

    ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

    The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.

    © The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., 2018. All rights reserved Goldman Sachs is an equal employment/affirmative action employer Female/Minority/Disability/Vet.

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