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.
The Commodities desk is a key trading desk within the Goldman Sachs FICC (Fixed Income Currency and Commodities) Division. The Commodities business is global in nature, and the Technology teams work alongside the businesses in London, New York and Singapore.
The Commodities Technology team interacts directly with Trading and Sales to develop trading systems to achieve their business goals. It is a fast paced environment where individuals with strong development and interpersonal skills gain a unique insight into how financial markets work.
Our team of engineers builds solutions to the most complex problems. We provide the systems and tools for the Commodities business to trade, to manage their risk, and to generate trade ideas. Our team members have the opportunity to work at the forefront of technology innovation. We are seeking a dynamic, entrepreneurial individual to join the Singapore Commodities Technology team and work within our front office development team.
The Commodities business is extremely focused on Technology, so this role provides many challenging and rewarding opportunities for the successful candidate. The candidate will work directly with engineers, traders and salespeople in the Goldman Sachs FICC trading environment. Candidate will be primarily responsible for managing the production environment which includes providing high quality support to our users, coordinating changes to the production environment, and automating production systems support.
The role will involve working on a wide range of projects, including trading and risk management applications, new business development and electronic trading. There will be opportunities to work on brand new projects, with the latest full stack web technologies, Java and the GS object oriented database (SecDB). The candidate will directly experience the impact of their work as they see the Commodities business use their systems on a daily basis.
HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL
• Provide primary support to the Commodities desk in Singapore.
• Develop production support reduction and stability improvement enhancements.
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE WE ARE LOOKING FOR
• Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering or related technical discipline
• 2+ years of commercial experience
• Strong analytical and programming skills in any language
• Ability to quickly learn new languages and technologies
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
• Comfortable multi-tasking, managing multiple stakeholders and working as part of a team
• Can apply an entrepreneurial approach and passion to problem solving and product development
• Background in finance preferred but not mandatory.
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