Engineering - Operations Engineering - Securities Trade Processing - Vice President - New York

US-NY-New York
Job ID
2017-40045
Schedule Type
Full Time
Level
Vice President/Executive Director
Function(s)
Technology
Americas
Division
Technology
Operations Engineering
Employment Type
Employee

MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

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.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

YOUR IMPACT

 

The Securities Trade Processing Technology team maintains and develops the post-execution trade processing platform that interface directly with the front office to process firm and customer transactions. 


Key responsibilities include allocation capture, trade figuration, trade explosion, trade aggregation, reporting of trades to exchanges or other venues, customer confirmation generation & transmission, and booking the completed transactions downstream to the firm's books & records, and for settlement.

A diverse and increasing set of product types are handled by MO systems across cash equities, futures, options, warrants & convertible bonds. In addition, expanding the team's focus to cover fixed income products is a major focus for the coming year and beyond.

The position of Middle Office systems at the heart of the trade flow provides the opportunity to see and understand the entire securities trade flow. There are interactions with technology teams from those looking after trading and sales functions to teams responsible for supporting settlement and maintaining the firm's books and records. On the technical side, there is a close partnership with the Technology Infrastructure organisation to ensure that the best use is made of hardware and database resources.

 

OUR IMPACT

 

The Operations Division is the engine room that powers Goldman Sachs, and Operations Technology is driving their industrialization through automation, digitization and orchestration

 

HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL

  • The primary role of the candidate is to design, develop, and support one or more components of the Securities Trade Processing platform. 
  • Translate business and technical requirements into well-engineered business applications based on object oriented design. 
  • Interface with internal clients/end users and other development teams 
  • Participate in the full SDLC for software written with Java, SQL, RESTful web services, RMI, JMS messaging and web UIs.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE WE ARE LOOKING FOR

 

Basic Qualifications

  • 6-10 years of experience with object oriented programming in Java, SQL 
  • Analytical skills to perform technical and functional analysis with strong communication skills. 
  • Experience in test driven development. 
  • Experience leading small to medium-sized engineering or devops teams. 
  • Experience leading and delivering complex development projects. 
  • Experience with complex debugging and root-cause analysis.

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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