• Senior Production Engineer - FICC SMM Engineering

    Location(s) US-NY-New York
    Job ID
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Associate, Vice President/Executive Director
    Business Unit
    FICC Technology
    Employment Type

    What We Do

    Fixed Income, Currency, and Commodities (FICC) Engineering plays a key role in the firm’s ability to provide liquidity and execution services for institutional clients around the world, two important revenue drivers for the firm. FICC Technology teams build cutting edge platforms for pricing, execution, and control over millions of transactions. The FICC Systematic Market Making (SMM) business consolidates and expands the firm’s electronic market making and algorithmic trade execution.


    Who We Look For

    As a Senior Production Engineer, you would partner with SMM Trading to develop and support the pricing and execution services for the firm and its clients. You would be primarily focused on site reliability engineering, including driving automation, improving real-time monitoring, developing metrics to track performance, and managing the release and deployment lifecycle. You will also be interacting closely with Trading & Sales business users; supporting the day-to-day operations of the trading desk and the electronic trading systems. In addition, this team will develop FICC SMM post-trade systems, including trade booking, reconciliation and STP.


    As a Senior Production Engineer we will expect you to triage and resolve complex production issues and operate well in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment. A propensity to automate manual tasks, appreciation for large-scale, distributed computing systems, and a willingness to develop using a wide range of languages and frameworks will be necessary to succeed in the role.


    Job Summary 

    • Software development focused on creating sustainable systems and services that meet uptime and performance requirements through automation
    • Significant business interaction across FICC front office
    • Managing the balance between feature development velocity and reliability with well-defined SLOs
    • Technical and operational risk management of a fast-paced, multi-asset electronic trading business
    • Finding opportunities for efficiency and cost savings in support process and physical environment
    • Participation in system design consulting, platform management, and capacity planning
    • Partnering with software and infrastructure owners to solve hardware/network issues





    Basic Qualifications 

    • Aptitude for algorithms, data structures, and software design
    • Proficiency in several of the following: Java, Python, C++, and shell scripting
    • Experience with Linux operating system internals and/or networking concepts
    • Experience with distributed systems design, maintenance, and troubleshooting.
    • Hands-on experience with debugging and optimizing code, as well as automation.
    • Coding beyond simple scripts.
    • Solving novel problems from first principles.
    • STEM degree with 5 to 10 years of relevant work experience.


    Preferred Skills 

    • Knowledge of financial markets



    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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