• Finance Platform Engineer - Finance Platforms & Data

    Location(s) UK-London
    Job ID
    2019-55039
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Associate
    Function(s)
    Engineering
    Region
    EMEA
    Division
    Engineering
    Business Unit
    Finance & Risk Engineering
    Employment Type
    Employee
  • MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

    Our Data, Platform, Infrastructure and Risk engineers work with multiple Finance businesses to drive consistency, efficiency and reuse across Finance & Risk Engineering solutions via the delivery of common services, tools, frameworks, and practices.


    Are you interested in learning about risk and finance or perhaps expanding what you know, while still staying close to your roots as a software engineer? As a business software engineer in the Finance & Risk Engineering organization under the Technology Division, you will have the opportunity to impact one or more aspects of risk management and financial reporting, while working in small, nimble teams. The Platform Engineering team identifies common problems across finance and engineers solutions that can be reused by multiple teams. The team builds solutions that are offered as a software product or as a hosted service. The current focus is in developing self-service tools, distributed calculations, web components, and data transport. We are a dynamic team of talented developers and architects who partner with business areas and other technology teams to deliver high profile projects using a raft of technologies such as Spark/Hadoop, HTML5/JavaScript and Java.

     

    At Goldman Sachs, our culture is one of teamwork, innovation and meritocracy. We often say our people are our greatest asset and we take pride in supporting each colleague both professionally and personally.  From collaborative work spaces and mindfulness classes to working from home and flexible work options, we offer our people the support they need to reach their goals in and outside the office.

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL

    • Work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment that provides exposure to all areas of Finance
    • Build disruptive solutions using cutting edge technologies with measurable commercial outcomes
    • Understand business needs, facilitating and developing process workflow, data requirements, and specifications required to support implementation
    • Develop technical specifications, high level/detailed design, testing strategies, and implementation plans from business requirements
    • Manage end-to-end systems development cycle from requirements analysis, coding, testing, UAT and maintenance
    • Build strong relationships with business facing technology teams and business partners

    SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE WE ARE LOOKING FOR

     

    BASIC QUALIFICATIONS 

    • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering or related technical discipline
    • Experience in software development, including a clear understanding of data structures, algorithms, software design and core programming concepts
    • Comfortable multi-tasking, managing multiple stakeholders and working as part of a team
    • Excellent communication skills including experience speaking to technical and business audiences and working globally
    • Expertise in full stack front end Web Development or server side Java development with Relational Databases
    • Can apply an entrepreneurial approach and passion to problem solving and product development
    • Strong problem solving and analytical skills

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS 

    • Strong programming experience in at least one language (preferably Javascript or Java)
    • Demonstrate front end design aesthetics with focus on User Experience.
    • Technologies: Web/RESTful service development: HTML 5, JavaScript/AngularJS/React/Redux, JSON
    • Technologies: TDD (JUnit), build tools (Maven/Gradle/Ant), Scala, Java, Spark, Tableau, Linux and shell scripting
    • Experience with continuous delivery and deployment
    • Proficient at working with large and complex code bases

    ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

    ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

    At Goldman Sachs, we commit our people, capital and ideas to help our clients, shareholders and the communities we serve to grow. Founded in 1869, we are a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Headquartered in New York, we maintain offices around the world.

    We believe who you are makes you better at what you do. We're committed to fostering and advancing diversity and inclusion in our own workplace and beyond by ensuring every individual within our firm has a number of opportunities to grow professionally and personally, from our training and development opportunities and firmwide networks to benefits, wellness and personal finance offerings and mindfulness programs. Learn more about our culture, benefits, and people at GS.com/careers.

    We’re committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with special needs or disabilities during our recruiting process. Learn more: https://www.goldmansachs.com/careers/footer/disability-statement.html



    © The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., 2020. All rights reserved.
    Goldman Sachs is an equal employment/affirmative action employer Female/Minority/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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