• Software Engineer - Systematic Trading Strategies - Warsaw

    Location(s) PL-Warsaw
    Job ID
    2019-57711
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Associate
    Function(s)
    Technology
    Region
    EMEA
    Division
    Engineering
    Business Unit
    Equities Technology
    Employment Type
    Employee
  • MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

    Do you think that computer algorithms can outperform market benchmarks? In Systematic Trading Strategies (STS) group we believe they can.
    We start by distilling academic papers in this area to create automated algorithms that are designed to achieve a profitable returns by investing in carefully selected set of assets on the market.
    This has some similarities to the hedge funds, but we can operate at lower cost, using more objective signals and ultimately making the investment process much more transparent.

    STS group is a part of Technology department which is the heart of our multi-billion dollar business. Our engineers develop low latency, scalable, and resilient solutions which drive global equities sales and trading at Goldman Sachs.
    We are looking for a technical individual to join our new Warsaw engineering team to focus on building our client reporting and analytics platform. The developers have ownership of the full SDLC of the platform including end-client delivery.

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    Strategic development - Driving the business towards automation and client self-service through innovation and product development.
    Client delivery – Implementing complex/bespoke client analytics in support of new business/revenue opportunities.
    Support – Working as a team to ensuring the continuous, accurate, timely delivery of sensitive client reporting.

    Why STS Engineering:

    • Develop one of the most complex financial products offered globally while working locally in Warsaw Office.
    • Build state-of-the-art architecture that effectively captures common aspect of reporting, but still allows for a rich customization.
    • Liaise with front office/sales team. Have a personal satisfaction that your work helps to secure multi millions transactions.
    • As we work with many stakeholders on a daily basis and facilitate different reporting needs, one can in relatively short term see a broad overview of how an investment bank operates.
    • Learn from the foremost experts in finance, technology, and math who are diverse in their academic, professional and cultural backgrounds.
    • Benefit from ongoing training, development, and mentoring to advance in your career.

    HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL:

    • You will be working with a team of highly capable, experienced engineers, in an open and meritocratic environment. Healthy discussions and consensus-building are encouraged and appreciated
    • You will gain technical expertise and business knowledge, and will apply them to deliver real-world solutions for the business. Analysis of client activity and in-depth business intelligence is a key driver of STS business growth. Your contribution will play a big role in delivering on this vision
    • You will build relationships with colleagues from various parts of the firm, from Trading, Sales, Structuring, Operations, and many other teams over the course of your career
    • You will learn how Goldman Sachs work and conduct a complex business

    SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

    • Solid professional software development experience (exact programming language is of lesser importance)
    • Ability to work in a very complex environment with many stakeholders and various technologies
    • Very rigid architectural and design skills that allow for building scalable solutions which incorporate different reporting requirements in one aligned platform
    • Ability to bring innovation and progress by integrating new technologies into current technology software stack.
    • Good analytical skills and clear understanding of algorithms and data structures
      Prior knowledge of finance is not required but is an advantage

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Knowledge of derivatives products and derivatives business
    • Experience in functional / scripted programming
    • Familiarity with modern web technologies
    • Experience with MongoDB

    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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