• Database Administrator - Transaction Banking

    Location(s) US-NY-New York
    Job ID
    2019-50680
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Vice President/Executive Director
    Function(s)
    Technology
    Region
    Americas
    Division
    Investment Banking Division
    Business Unit
    Commercial Banking Technology
    Employment Type
    Employee
  • MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

    INVESTMENT BANKING

    Our division works on some of the most complex financial challenges and transactions in the market today. Whether advising on a merger, providing financial solutions for an acquisition, or structuring an initial public offering, we handle projects that help clients at major milestones. We work with corporations, pension funds, financial sponsors, and governments and are team of strong analytical thinkers, who have a passion for producing out-of-the-box ideas.

     

    Transaction Banking

    We aim to build a modern and digital-first cash management solution to serve our clients. Our business combines the strength, heritage, and expertise of a 150-year-old firm with the agility and entrepreneurial spirit of a tech start-up. Our goal is to provide a best-in-class digital product that helps clients to succeed by giving them a holistic view of their business. Through the use of modern technology built on the cloud, we are the alternative to legacy platforms. We’re a team of diverse experts helping our clients to build the future of their Treasury.

     

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

     

    HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL

    • Energetic, self-directed and self-motivated, able to build and sustain long-term relationships with clients and colleagues
    • Intuitively coalesce towards problems with an open mind, within the context of a team
    • Exceptional analytical skills, able to apply knowledge and experience in decision-making to arrive at creative and commercial solutions
    • Strong desire to learn and contribute solutions and ideas to a broad team
    • Independent and comfortable in a fast paced, ambiguous and often multi-directional work environments
    • Can manage multiple tasks and use sound judgment when prioritizing
    • Ensures accuracy of the information entered into the production scheduling systems
    • Ensures accuracy and timeliness of information entered in problem management system

    SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE WE ARE LOOKING FOR

    Corporate Cash Management has a variety of database platforms, some of which are currently in use and others which are planned to meet future requirements.  These include (but are not limited to): RDS Oracle, RDS Aurora PostgreSQL and MySQL, Snowflake Data Warehouse, and MongoDB.  We are looking to build a team of DBAs to manage these products, including the following responsibilities:

    • Automated provisioning of database resources through Hashicorp Terraform and other Infrastructure-as-Code solutions
    • Ensuring that all Cash Management databases comply with regulatory requirements
    • Engineering and continuous testing of database high availability, but intra-region and inter-region
    • Ensuring adequate segregation of environments
    • Engineering the required transparency into database platforms for all stakeholders (capacity, alerting, security, availability)

     

    We are building a team in multiple locations and have positions at multiple levels and regions.

     

     BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

    • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
    • Experience with Software Development in a Linux environment, Shell scripting, Perl/Python
    • Deep understanding of the Agile development methodology and DevOps
    • Experience in instrumenting AppDynamics monitors and reporting on platform performance using Splunk
    • Experience with engineering incident prevention automation and automatic failover solutions
    • 3+ years of experience in Production Engineering for the Finance and Tech industries
    • +5 years professional experiencE

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    • Comfort operating in a matrix environment
    • Exceptional analytical skills, able to apply knowledge and experience in decision-making to arrive at creative and commercial solutions
    • Strong desire to learn and contribute solutions and ideas to a broad team
    • Independent and comfortable in a fast paced, ambiguous and often multi-directional work environments
    • Can manage multiple tasks and use sound judgment when prioritizing
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills

     

    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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