Engineering - SIMON/PIPG Strats - Senior Infrastructure Engineer - VP - NYC

Location(s) US-NY-New York
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Full Time
Vice President/Executive Director
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What We Do


Our team is specifically focused on building an electronic multi-dealer platform called SIMON which is quickly evolving in to the market standard for structuring, distributing, and trading structured notes. This is a unique opportunity for you to be part of a highly productive and motivated group of software engineers, who are constantly looking to innovate and provide best-in-class FinTech platform to clients. You will collaborate on a daily basis with sales and trading involved in the SIMON effort.



Your Impact


As a Senior Infrastructure Engineer for the Securities Division, you will play an integral role in designing, building and overseeing a wide variety of projects across a range of technology platforms.  The position will entail ensuring SIMON’s internal AWS and local infrastructure meets the highest standards for resilience, performance and security.  In this role, you will participate in gathering specifications, designing innovative solutions, implementing robust solutions, and ensuring sufficient automation and monitoring to alert on any aberrant behavior across the technology stack.




As a Senior Infrastructure Engineer you will be directly responsible for building, evolving and maintaining every aspect of the technology stack for the SIMON team.  This will require a broad technical range and the ability to work independently to create solutions and share with the larger infrastructure and engineering teams.

  • Design and build software solutions for product issuance, distribution, order management, and life cycle event processing of structured notes
  • Implement automated straight through processing solutions for structured notes transactions, including trade execution and OTC hedge booking
  • API connectivity to relevant 3rd party technology vendors, lever their solutions to boost platform functionality, scalability, and fault tolerance to meet client needs
  • Design and develop infrastructure that scales the SIMON platform up for more product classes
  • Use AWS, Docker, Kubernetes and Git to rapidly deliver features from development to production
  • Collaborate with quant engineers to make state of the art pricing and analytics electronically accessible on the platform
  • Collaborate with sales and trading on the daily basis to push the FinTech strategy and improve profitability of our business


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

  • Extensive experience with building and maintaining an AWS based architecture
  • Extensive experience with Linux administration
  • Past use of configuration management tools such as Ansible, Puppet, SaltStack, etc.
  • Leveraging Python programming skills for systems administration and AWS environment automation
  • Familiarity with networking concepts and software firewall configuration
  • 5+ years of experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous knowledge of:
    • Clustering managers (such as AWS ECS, Kubernetes, Mesos, Nomad or similar)
    • Service discovery in a cluster environment and associated automated reconfiguration of microservices routing layer
    • Building, deploying and troubleshooting Docker Images
  • Security experience in web facing technologies, with respect to detecting and responding to external threats
  • Experience with Microsoft Windows Server - Active Directory (including DNS, LDAP, Kerberos and integrations with Linux servers)
  • MongoDB administration and monitoring skills
  • Networking Experience with routing, firewall and


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.


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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