• Securities, FICC & Equity Derivatives Automation Engineer, Associate/VP, London

    Location(s) UK-London
    Job ID
    2019-57506
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Associate
    Function(s)
    General
    Region
    EMEA
    Division
    Engineering
    Business Unit
    EQ Desk Strats
    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.

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    We are a team of desk engineers who work to transform the FICC and Equity Derivatives businesses at Goldman Sachs by automating the key decisions taken every day.  Our team has a wide remit covering workflow systems to track our interactions with clients and the market, rich user interfaces for pricing and hedging derivatives, automated booking and record keeping.  We focus on designing market leading systems with strong APIs and a service oriented architecture.  What we do is critical to the derivatives businesses at Goldman Sachs, is client facing and a significant growth area for the firm.

     

    Role Responsibilities

    • Design, implement, test and support distributed systems tracking business workflows for derivatives quoting, hedging and booking
    • Build rich user applications using the latest web and server side technologies
    • Integrate with external platforms, markets and clients using industry standard protocols such as FIX and REST
    • Capture data and analytics, used to improve business decision making and client experience
    • Ensure systems can handle high data volumes using established and emerging technologies, techniques and processes.
    • Work closely with sales and trading, support our automated pricing and trading systems.
    • Be involved with all stages of the software development life cycle with a range of technologies, and collaborate closely with engineering teams who support the underlying infrastructure and frameworks,

     

    Basic Qualifications

    • Excellent academic record in a relevant technical such as computer science, physics, mathematics or engineering
    • Strong programming skills in an object oriented or functional paradigm such as C++, Java or Python.
    • At least 2 years’ experience.
    • Self-starter with strong self-management skills, ability to manage multiple priorities and work in a high-pressure environment.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
       

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Previous technical role working on or with a derivatives trading desk (irrespective of asset class),
    • Experience designing and implementing distributed systems modelling complex and electronic workflows in finance

    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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