• Client Technology Solutions Junior Specialist - Prime Services Technology

    Location(s) US-NY-New York
    Job ID
    2019-57644
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Associate
    Function(s)
    Technology
    Region
    Americas
    Division
    Engineering
    Business Unit
    Prime Services Technology
    Employment Type
    Employee
  • MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

    Prime Services is a technology intensive business that aims to provide our clients with all the tools and services to run their business. In Prime Services Technology we regularly consider new technology products available in the market or in the firm to meet our clients’ needs and high trading volumes. As a result, we are constantly expanding our platform to offer clients more products, creating opportunities for people in the group to gain experience in a variety of different technologies.

     

    CLIENT SERVICES develops customized solutions that draw on GS’s professional expertise to act as a central point of contact interacting with legal, compliance, risk, operations and technology.

    Client Technology provides a range of technology solutions that focus on delivering content to our hedge fund clients. We build everything from real-time portfolio management applications to post-trade operations, utilities, and portfolio accounting reports - all available through a world-class web portal.

     

    WHO WE ARE

    The Goldman Sachs Group is a leading global financial services firm providing investment banking, securities and investment management services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high-net-worth individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in London, Frankfurt, Tokyo, Hong Kong and other major financial centres around the world. We are committed to growing our distinctive culture and holding to our core values which always place our client's interests first. These values are reflected in our Business Principles, which emphasise integrity, commitment to excellence, innovation and teamwork.

     

    BUSINESS UNIT OVERVIEW

    The Prime Services group is within the Securities division and is a fast paced technology-driven business area, with a long track record of sustained growth within Goldman Sachs and the industry. Prime Services is comprised of business units that provide, Prime Brokerage, Derivatives Clearing, Stock Loan and Risk/Margin Financing services.

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    This is an external-client technology services and management role that provides technology solutions to our clients globally across all business lines within Prime Services. As the engineering arm of the broader client services ecosystem responsibilities of the team include on-boarding new clients onto various Goldman Sachs platforms and partnering closely with sales & trading, CRMs, operations, Strats and other technology teams to provide continual technical services to existing clients in an ever-changing market. This is a role within the Engineering division with a bias towards our clients and our business. An essential part of the role is to leverage a deep understanding of the Goldman Sachs' technical flows in order to assist clients to gain the most out of GS’ technology on an ongoing basis and to provide technology solutions as required.

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL
    • The candidate will own, solve, and support external client technical issues as they pertain to the Prime Services business units
    • Bring a hands-on approach to systems integration, reporting and development tasks whilst leveraging various engineering teams
    • Manage all client technology related communications during operational incidents.
    • Liaise between the Sales team, Product Development, and Engineers by successfully blending technical and business knowledge skills
    • It is essential to seek out work and be pro-active in every aspect of this role. An eagerness to be familiar with Goldman Sachs’ client base and seek out opportunities to better serve those clients is expected.

    SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE WE ARE LOOKING FOR
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
    • Strong time management and organizational skills
    • Strong team player yet simultaneously able to work on independent initiatives
    • Experience with data management and scripting technologies such as SQL, Perl, UNIX and working with reference data including picking up new languages and bespoke scripting tools.
    • Excellent project management skills
    • Ability to balance commercial goals with good risk management
    • Highly motivated with the ability to maintain momentum on many different work-streams simultaneously under pressure

    Preferred Qualifications
    • Experience with the Financial Services Industry particularly within Prime Brokerage and Futures/OTC Clearing businesses
    • Experience of Java and C++, Python, R

    ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

    ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

    At Goldman Sachs, we commit our people, capital and ideas to help our clients, shareholders and the communities we serve to grow. Founded in 1869, we are a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Headquartered in New York, we maintain offices around the world.

    We believe who you are makes you better at what you do. We're committed to fostering and advancing diversity and inclusion in our own workplace and beyond by ensuring every individual within our firm has a number of opportunities to grow professionally and personally, from our training and development opportunities and firmwide networks to benefits, wellness and personal finance offerings and mindfulness programs. Learn more about our culture, benefits, and people at GS.com/careers.

    We’re committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with special needs or disabilities during our recruiting process. Learn more: https://www.goldmansachs.com/careers/footer/disability-statement.html



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