Senior Real-Time Market Data Engineer

Location(s) US-UT-Salt Lake City
Job ID
Schedule Type
Part Time
Vice President
Data Engineer
Business Unit
Data Engineering
Employment Type


Market Data provides critical input for all trading decisions that take place at Goldman Sachs. The Market Data Engineering team is responsible for the consumption and timely, accurate distribution of all real-time and historical data provided by global stock exchanges, brokers and data vendors including Bloomberg and Refinitiv (Reuters). Our core service provides the firm with high volume of real-time streaming data that is globally accessible. It has high availabilty, is highly scalable with single digit millisecond latency SLAs for the most sensitive clients. This is engineered with a ticker plant that consists of hundreds of nodes, thousands of application instances, thousands of consumers, and updates peaks of millions of messages per second. 


We are a dynamic, entrepreneurial team with a passion for technology. We look for engineers, with a growth mindset who are driven to automate and improve. Essential Skills include solid Network and OS (Linux/Solaris) fundamentals, SDLC experience (e.g. scripting, coding, git, svn) and the role would be a good fit for someone who feels they would thrive in a fast-paced, changing environment.






  • Level 2 and 3 Support Day to Day operation of Market Data Platform (TREP)
  • Plan and execute changes to the environment based on project and business requirements
  • Provide consultation for the business and business application development teams on market data solutions that meet their requirements
  • Engage with vendors and exchange to execute changes or new implementations
  • Engage with global team to establish standard product and service offerings
  • Use industry knowledge to proactively inform businesses of the impact upcoming changes to relevant market data products as well as to formulate a plan of action
  • Delivery of production solutions that minimize day to day support effort taking into account system instrumentation/monitoring to provide a robust, resilient and efficient operating model
  • Knowledge share to rest of team


  • Expert knowledge (5Y+) of market data products from Refinitiv (TREP)
  • Significant experience with the operation large-scale/high performance market data systems.
  • Direct exchange feed experience
  • Knowledge of monitoring and instrumentation tools and their implementation e.g. ITRS, Hawk, Corvil, custom
  • Strong understanding of Network and OS (Linux/Solaris) fundamentals.

  • Significant experience as System Admin, DevOps Engineer or equivalent role.
  • Experience in network, server, and application-status monitoring.
  • Scripting / coding SDLC experience (e.g. bash/python/git/svn)
  • Strong planning, prioritization, communication skills in the context of a team environment.
  • Problem-solving attitude and can work independently and as part of a team.
  • Project Management skills
  • Dedicated willingness to invest time to learn new technologies and products


  • Understanding of Market Data APIs: e.g. SFC, RFA, UPA, OpenFin
  • Experience with other market data platforms, e.g. Vela, Activ Financial, BPIPE, ICE/IDX
  • Experience working on follow-the-sun global team
  • Low latency / high frequency trading business knowledge
  • Financial markets knowledge
  • Experience in large scale distributed applications, e.g. enterprise messaging, cloud computing.


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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