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MORE ABOUT THIS JOB ENGINEERING What We Do At Goldman Sachs, our Engineers don't just make things - we make things possible. Change the world by connecting people and capital with ideas. Solve the most challenging and pressing engineering problems for our clients. Join our engineering teams that build massively scalable software and systems, architect low latency infrastructure solutions, proactively guard against cyber threats, and leverage machine learning alongside financial engineering to continuously turn data into action. Create new businesses, transform finance, and explore a world of opportunity at the speed of markets .
Engineering, which is comprised of our Technology Division and global strategists groups, is at the critical center of our business, and our dynamic environment requires innovative strategic thinking and immediate, real solutions. Want to push the limit of digital possibilities? Start here. Who We Look For Goldman Sachs Engineers are innovators and problem-solvers, building solutions in risk management, big data, mobile and more. We look for creative collaborators who evolve, adapt to change and thrive in a fast-paced global environment.
Synthetic Product Group (SPG)
The Synthetic Product Group (SPG) business offers institutional and hedge fund clients products which are optimal with respect to tax, balance sheet and funding. Business revenues come from commissions, financing and dividends through the trading of CFD and Equity Swap OTC instruments alongside futures, options, ETFs and structured products. The Synthetics business, a key growth area for the Global Equities, is undergoing a transformational change. It is a complex and nuanced global business, operating with low latency at scale, requiring significant technological investment to make our platform the best in class.
SPG engineering team is a dynamic and innovative front office team that partners directly with trading, sales, quants, operations, prime services and other engineering teams. We focus on building and enhancing the applications and workflows that support the SPG business and our clients. The platforms we develop cover trading workflow, inventory optimization, funding strategies, client reporting and post-trade functions. Many of our platforms are used across multiple equities business areas.
We are working on revamping our funding strategies by leveraging the latest leading edge technology together with our business principal to build a best in class optimization engine for our clients and the firm. If you are interested in learning about the SPG business model and how to apply your expertise to build the leading industry product to make a great impact to the business, this will be the best position for you.
With this role, you will be getting lots of exposure to the business model principals, and learn how to help the clients and the firm by using your business and technical expertise. You will have the opportunity to liaise and work with lots of talented people in business, engineering, clients and operations around the world. You would learn what is the one GS concept is and how we work as a team. You would excel your knowledge to make broader impacts to the firm and industry.
If you are looking for new challenges and opportunities, this is the role that you should apply for.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS The SPG organization is part of a front to back alignment where engineers are embedded with the revenue generating part of the business. This provides opportunities to partner closely across the SPG organization to deliver the firm even more effectively and efficiently to our clients.
The role requires strong analytical skills, communication skills, as well as excellent programming skills. You'll be responsible for requirement gathering, solution design, implementation, testing and review on a variety of scalable and low latency applications leveraging the latest firm wide technologies and open source technologies. You will also communicate with trading, sales, clients, compliance and operations on the projects.
Design, build, and maintain a best-in-class high-performance, high-availability, high-capacity, yet nimble and adaptive platform for order management and workflow, support business growth and new products, in a holistic front-to-back approach
Use data to guide intelligent decision-making, developing or enhancing tools as necessary to collect it
Communicate and partner with traders, sales, strategists, operations and compliance officers to gather new requirements, design workflow, and deliver features
Coach and provide guidance to junior team members; promote and drive a high standard of programming to the team
Provide technical support for existing systems
Bachelor or Master degree, preferably in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent technical background on programming and software design.
5+ years of professional experience in hands on development in object oriented programming and system design experience. Programming language Java is preferable.
Strong programming skills, producing high quality code
Excellent on analytical skills and problem solving
Excellent on communication skills, business presentation and liaise with business stakeholders
Interest or experience in financial services and trading businesses
Willing and open to learn new competencies
Experience in Big Data analytics and processing
Experience in using SDLC tools and methodologies (Git, Jira, Confluence, kanban, etc.)
Experience in design and developing optimization and decision making algorithm
Experience on order management system
Over 2+ years of experience on building high performance, scalable and low latency systems
Over 2+ years of experience in working with financial industry background
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