Engineering - FICC Systematic Market Making - Electronic Trading Engineer - Associate/VP - NYC

Location(s) US-NY-New York
Job ID
2017-40270
Schedule Type
Full Time
Level
Associate
Function(s)
General
Region
Americas
Division
Securities
Business Unit
FICC Am Systematic Mkt Making
Employment Type
Employee

MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

What We Do

 

We are a global team that develops Credit & Rates trading workflow automation software for the firm and its clients, playing an active role in the shift from voice to electronic trading.  Team members combine engineering expertise, close daily collaboration with trading / sales, and capital markets / client business expertise to deliver solutions that advance the division’s electronic trading goals.

 

 

Your Impact

 

As a strategist who sits in the Securities Division, you will play an integral role on the trading floor. You may create cutting-edge derivative pricing models and empirical models to provide insight into market behavior, or develop automated trading algorithms for the firm and its clients. You might be involved in analyzing exposures and structuring transactions to meet client needs, or involved in designing and developing complex parallel computing architectures, electronic trading tools, and advanced algorithms. Throughout the Securities Division, strategists are using quantitative and technological techniques to solve complex business problems.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

Responsibilities

 

Participate in all project lifecycle phases: analyze, design, test, research, support & maintain. You will build expertise in front-office e-trading software, capital markets/client service, and trading automation strategies. Collaborate closely with traders, salespeople and other strategists. Typical projects include writing software to automate trading workflow, reacting to market developments by covering new trading protocols/product types, and building safety controls into electronic trading systems.

 


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.

 

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelors, Masters or Doctoral degree in a STEM discipline
  • At least 2 years of experience with an object oriented programming language in an enterprise environment
  • Strong communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong Java developer
  • Existing experience of, or a willingness to learn about, market dynamics and conventions, and of different products’ behaviours and specifications
  • Experience building large-scale distributed systems
  • Associate / VP level

 

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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