• Production Engineer - GIR Engineering

    Location(s) US-NY-New York
    Job ID
    2020-60350
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Vice President/Executive Director
    Function(s)
    Technology
    Region
    Americas
    Division
    Engineering
    Business Unit
    GIR Engineering
    Employment Type
    Employee
  • MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

    Enabling Goldman Sachs’ research analysts to model investment ideas efficiently and accurately, whilst ensuring that clients can access these ideas when, where and how they choose. GIR Technologists leverage the latest in cloud, mobile and big data technologies to help define and deliver our digital investment research strategy.


    From macroeconomic forecasts to individual stock analysis, our team develops tools and insights to help shape investment strategies for clients and the firm. Our analysts work on client-focused research in the equity, fixed-income, currency, and commodities markets, mining big data that enters markets around the world each day to identify game-changing insights. You’ll be part of a team that is intellectually curious, creative, analytical, and passionate about performing market research. Production Engineer in GIR is responsible for the availability, reliability, latency and efficiency of our most critical platform services, and ensures they meet the requirements of our internal and external customers. You will be responsible for the observability of how our systems relate to each other; we use a breadth of tools and approaches to solve a broad spectrum of problems. You will drive practices such as limiting time spent on operational work, blameless post mortems and proactive identification of potential outages will factor into iterative improvement that is key to both product quality and dynamic day-to-day work. GIR’s culture of diversity, intellectual curiosity, problem solving and openness is key to its success.

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL
    • Run the Production environment by monitoring Service Level Objective (SLOs) and taking a holistic view of system health.
    • Drive incident management process and blameless post-mortems.
    • Collaborate with software engineering teams to improve services through performance improvements and automation
    • Collaborate with software engineering teams to balance feature development velocity and reliability with well-defined SLOs
    • Collaborate with software engineering teams on solving business problems focused on creating sustainable systems and services that meet uptime and performance requirements
    • Participate in system design consulting, platform management, and capacity planning.
    • Engage with the larger Site Reliability Engineering and Core Engineering organizations to adopt best operational practices
    • Collaborate with our information security teams on the identification, analysis, and mitigation of risks related services

    SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE WE ARE LOOKING FOR
    • Strong analytical skills, with an ability to quickly identify scope and impact of issues during high-pressure situations
    • Ability to communicate technical concepts effectively, both written and orally, as well as the interpersonal skills required to collaborate effectively with colleagues across diverse technology teams
    • Ability to reason about performance, security, and process interactions in complex distributed systems
    • Ability to understand and effectively debug both new and existing solutions
    • Strong interpersonal skills, drive, and ownership
    • BS degree in Computer Science or related technical field involving coding and / or systems engineering
    • 5+ years experience in software engineering

    Preferred Qualifications
    • Experience with distributed systems design, maintenance, and troubleshooting
    • Hands-on experience with debugging and optimizing code, as well as automation
    • Experience architecting, designing, administering, or developing applications in Amazon Web Services
    • Familiarity with Linux OS engineering, configuration management, and troubleshooting
    • Proficiency in one or more of the following: Go, Python, C, C++, Java, Perl, Ruby or shell scripting

    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.

    © The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., 2020. All rights reserved Goldman Sachs is an equal employment/affirmative action employer Female/Minority/Disability/Vet.