• Securities, Equities, Franchise Data Strats Developer, Associate/VP, London

    Location(s) UK-London
    Job ID
    2019-57417
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Associate, Vice President/Executive Director
    Function(s)
    General
    Region
    EMEA
    Division
    Engineering
    Business Unit
    EQ 1D Trdg Strats & Data Strat
    Employment Type
    Employee
  • MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

    SECURITIES

    Our core value is building strong relationships with our institutional clients, which include corporations, financial service providers, and fund managers. We help them buy and sell financial products on exchanges around the world, raise funding, and manage risk. This is a dynamic, entrepreneurial team with a passion for the markets, with individuals who thrive in fast-paced, changing environments and are energized by a bustling trading floor.

     

    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

    YOUR IMPACT

     

    This is an exciting opportunity to take on the challenge of the capture and analysis of high-volume real-time market data. With capture rates of over 1Tb per day, and data stores containing over 1Pb, this requires highly efficient, scalable software. We are looking for a developer with strong technical skills, who would like innovate using the latest ideas in distributed computing to solve problems for the business and drive our data platform forwards.

     

    OUR VALUE

     

    The Franchise Data Strategies team is dedicated to the data needs and requirements of Goldman Sachs' front office including the Marquee digital platform. We deliver technology driven solutions for normalizing and analyzing real-time and reference data from a large number of sources, both inside and outside of the firm. 

     

    HOW YOU WILL FULFIL YOUR POTENTIAL

    • Develop the core of our in-house C++ distributed database so it can fulfil its goals in terms of performance and scalability
    • Work with the front office to meet the business needs for data analytics and performance
    • Develop and improve our operational tools to solve infrastructure issues and analyse performance bottlenecks.
    • Provide support for our global infrastructure

     SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE’RE LOOKING FOR

     

    Basic Qualifications

    • 1 - 5 years’ experience developing high-performance software in C++ or Java
    • A strong desire to produce organised, readable and maintainable software 
    • Effective communicator in both written and verbal mediums 
    • Proven problem solving ability with critical and creative thinking
    • Ability to balance multiple, time-sensitive projects while maintaining a longer term, strategic focus 

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Knowledge of Java, Python, Javascript, SQL/No-SQL databases, Docker, Kubernetes
    • Knowledge of Strong Linux knowledge
    • A passion for taking ownership of a software stack and developing it to its full potential
    • Prior experience working on electronic trading systems or data feeds

    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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