Technology - Prime Services Technology - Analyst - New York

US-NY-New York
Job ID
2017-39760
Schedule Type
Full Time
Level
Analyst
Function(s)
Technology
Americas
Division
Technology
Prime Services Technology
Employment Type
Employee

MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

TECHNOLOGY

Our team of engineers builds solutions to the most complex problems. We develop cutting-edge systems and processes that form the core of our key business and enable transactions to move in milliseconds. We provide real-time access to critical deal information and crunch billions of data points each day to inform firm-wide market insights and strategies. Team members have the opportunity to work at the forefront of technology innovation alongside industry leaders and make significant contributions to the field.

 

YOUR IMPACT

The Prime Services Clearing Technology team creates and enhances a suite of applications used to clear, process  and report global listed and over-the-counter derivatives traded by Hedge Funds, Institutional investors, and internal firm trading desks. This includes both external connectivity to global clearing houses and exchanges, and internal trade matching, lifecycle management, and billing/reporting. The team works closely with our business and operations counterparts on product specifications and workflows. This gives team members the opportunity to learn about the wide variety of asset classes our clients trade, as well as having a direct impact on business efficiency in a technology-intensive business in which Goldman Sachs is a market leader. Client demands and high trading volumes put a constant pressure on us to look at new technology products available in the market place or in the firm.  As a result, Prime Services is constantly expanding its platform to offer clients more products, creating opportunities for people in the group to gain exposure to the latest technologies.

This will be a fantastic learning opportunity to work with cutting edge technologies applied at scale, get exposure to the business and operations, innovate and make a real impact the bottom line. We’re looking for self-motivated people, driven to learn about technology and the business it supports, who voice their opinions, and drive the team forward through innovation and new ideas.

 

OUR IMPACT

Prime Services is a technology intensive business that aims to provide our clients with all the tools and services to run their business. In Prime Services Technology we regularly consider new technology products available in the market or in the firm to meet our clients needs and high trading volumes. As a result, we are constantly expanding our platform to offer clients more products, creating opportunities for people in the group to gain experience in a variety of different technologies.

SECURITIES LENDING facilitates the short sale of securities, helping our clients manage risk and maintain liquidity. We offer industry-leading insights into global securities lending flow, superior access to supply, and unparalleled borrow protection.

Securities Lending builds the technology that powers the Securities Lending business, in which GS is the global market leader. We partner with Strats & Prod Dev to design and develop world-class in-house platforms that provide pretrade and trade functionality, trading analytics, reporting, and post trade operational functionality, ensuring our business maintains its competitive edge.

 

HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL

 

A wide variety of projects are active in the Prime Clearing Operations space and we have a long pipeline of proposed business solutions
The primary role of the candidate is to design, develop, and support one or more components of the distributed Listed Derivatives Clearing System
The candidate is expected to participate in the entire software development life cycle from definition of requirements through deployment and support
The successful candidate will work closely with IT peers and Operations professionals to define behaviour, services, and interfaces for the tools under development
The candidate is expected to work closely with colleagues and users in other regions

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE WE ARE LOOKING FOR

 

Basic Qualifications

 

Strong analytical skills
2+ years of Core Java development experience (solid understanding of Core Java concepts and Design Patterns). Similar expertise with equivalent object oriented languages also considered (e.g. C++/C#).
2+ years RDBMS experience (Sybase or UDB preferred - able to write and analyze complex queries with multi-table joins and aggregate functions)
2+ years OO design/development
Strong communication skills
Must be a self-starter

 

Preferred Qualifications

 

Unix environment working experience
Scripting (Perl/Python/Shell)
Test Driven development
Javascript-based Web technology
Big data technology stack
Financial market knowledge
RESTful web services

ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.


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