Engineering - Equities Execution Services Strats - Associate - NYC

Location(s) US-NY-New York
Job ID
2017-39968
Schedule Type
Full Time
Level
Associate
Function(s)
General
Region
Americas
Division
Securities
Business Unit
EQ Elec Exec Svcs/Strats
Employment Type
Employee

MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

What We Do

 

The Equity Execution Services Strats team is part of the Goldman Sachs' Strats business group, which is a world leader in developing quantitative and technological solutions to analyze and solve complex business problems across the firm's trading, banking, and investment management divisions. Strats use their mathematical, scientific and software engineering training to create financial products, analyze and advise clients on transactions, measure risk, and identify market opportunities.

 

Your Impact

 

The Equity Execution Services Strats team works with Equities sales-trading desks to analyze and optimize our clients' and the firm's execution strategies across One-Delta products in the Americas. The group is responsible for the development and maintenance of a variety of pre-trade, intra-trade, and post-trade analytical tools used in the Equities cash business. These tools are used to inform pre-trade decision-making, facilitate real-time monitoring and management of order flow, and guide long-term business strategy. The team continually collects, enriches and analyzes the very large volume of data resulting from the execution of client and firm order flow.

 

Job Summary & Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop and maintain the software framework for real-time trading analytics in the Equities Division
  • Design and development of visualization techniques for presenting critical information in an easily accessible manner
  • Be responsible for the development and deployment of certified code and new functionality into the production environment 
  • Coordinate the analysis, troubleshooting, and resolution of system issues and analytical enquiries
  • Facilitate communications between trading desks, strategists, technologists, and other teams 
  • Proactively create tools and automated tests to efficiently manage day-to-day tasks

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

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.

 

 

Your Impact

 

The Equity Execution Services Strats team works with Equities sales-trading desks to analyze and optimize our clients' and the firm's execution strategies across One-Delta products in the Americas. The group is responsible for the development and maintenance of a variety of pre-trade, intra-trade, and post-trade analytical tools used in the Equities cash business. These tools are used to inform pre-trade decision-making, facilitate real-time monitoring and management of order flow, and guide long-term business strategy. The team continually collects, enriches and analyzes the very large volume of data resulting from the execution of client and firm order flow.

 

 

Responsibilities

  • Design, develop and maintain the software framework for real-time trading analytics in the Equities Division
  • Design and development of visualization techniques for presenting critical information in an easily accessible manner
  • Be responsible for the development and deployment of certified code and new functionality into the production environment 
  • Coordinate the analysis, troubleshooting, and resolution of system issues and analytical enquiries
  • Facilitate communications between trading desks, strategists, technologists, and other teams 
  • Proactively create tools and automated tests to efficiently manage day-to-day tasks

 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree with major or minor in Computer Science or related field 
  • Clear understanding of algorithms and data structures
  • Hands on experience with Unix/Linux, scripting and SQL 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid grasp of, and appreciation for, the software development life-cycle process 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment 
  • Ability to self-motivate, multi-task and work independently
  • Good project and time management skills 
  • Interest in working in the financial industry
  • Has experience working with databases and large data sets (Big Data)
  • Math/quantitative skills are a plus, but not as important as programming ability
  • Ability to work well with others and interact with sales, sales-traders, traders, clients, and other non-technical people
  • Understanding of US equities market rules and micro-structure 
  • 1 to 2 years of work experience in a similar role

 

Who We Are

 

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.

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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