• Middleware Engineer - Middleware Engineering

    Location(s) UK-London
    Job ID
    2019-56362
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Vice President/Executive Director
    Function(s)
    Engineering
    Region
    EMEA
    Division
    Engineering
    Business Unit
    Data Architecture
    Employment Type
    Employee
  • MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

    Make data a strategic asset for the enterprise by providing a platform that enables the structuring, management, integration, control, discovery, usage, and governance of our Data Assets.


    MIDDLEWARE ENGINEERING provides software based infrastructure solutions and subject matter expertise to application teams. This group ensures the firm is positioned for emerging technology offerings and spans Big Data, Machine Learning, Database, Messaging, Java, App Entitlement Management, Market Data, External Financial Messaging and related engineering efforts.


    Middleware Engineering covers a range of database products. The successful candidate will become familiar with all of these products and become proficient in several in order to drive the Application engagement, troubleshooting, automation and self-service strategy for operational support. Database engineer will work with application teams and DBMS vendor troubleshooting and advising on Sybase ASE, DB2 UDB, Postgres and Sybase IQ.

     

    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

    • Installation, configuration, upgrade and ongoing maintenance (including DR) of the environment Strategic engagement with application development teams to provide timely end-to-end delivery of appropriate platform solutions.
    • Interface with application and development community to analyze and resolve escalations.
    • Continually evaluate the operation of the environment and assist in optimizing the delivery of the products to clients
    • Provide technical guidance on established infrastructure best practices to IT community and business.
    • Partner with engineering teams to understand technology offerings and how they can be applied to solve business problems.
    • Responsible for reduction in operational overhead by building automated / self-service tools using both scripting and high level programming languages

    SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE WE ARE LOOKING FOR

     

    BASIC QUALIFICATIONS 

    • Advanced database administration skills with Sybase ASE or DB2 UDB
    • Advanced skills in troubleshooting, performance & tuning, DB modelling
    • Experience in MongoDB/Oracle/SAP IQ is a big plus
    • Strong communication - ability to articulate thoughts clearly and influence
    • Working knowledge of scripting languages, ie Python, Perl, Shell
    • Working knowledge of the Unix/Linux Operating systems
    • Strong ability to work as part of a global team

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    • Python coding skills a plus.

    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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