Relationship Manager (Data Vendors) - Marquee VP

Location(s) US-TX-Dallas
Job ID
Schedule Type
Full Time
Vice President
Vendor Management
Business Unit
Marquee Engineering
Employment Type




What We Do

At Goldman Sachs, our Engineers don’t just make things – we make things possible.  Change the world by connecting people and capital with ideas.  Solve the most challenging and pressing engineering problems for our clients.  Join our engineering teams that build massively scalable software and systems, architect low latency infrastructure solutions, proactively guard against cyber threats, and leverage machine learning alongside financial engineering to continuously turn data into action.  Create new businesses, transform finance, and explore a world of opportunity at the speed of markets.


Engineering, which is comprised of our Technology Division and global strategists groups, is at the critical center of our business, and our dynamic environment requires innovative strategic thinking and immediate, real solutions.  Want to push the limit of digital possibilities?  Start here.


Market Data Team

The MARKET DATA team at Goldman Sachs delivers analytics, pricing and reference data, both real-time and historical reflecting all major markets and financial instruments to our internal and external clients.

The Market Data Vendor Management sub-team is responsible for negotiating all data licensing and commercial terms with third party vendors. The team coordinates directly with internal business sponsors on data requirements as well as legal counsel, Technology Risk, Compliance and the Vendor Management Office - to ensure vendor solutions meet firm policies and standards. The role provides the opportunity to identify cost saving opportunities and build  strong relationships with all divisions in the Firm while supporting strategic projects.


Who We Look For

Goldman Sachs Engineers are innovators and problem-solvers, building solutions in risk management, big data, mobile and more. We look for creative collaborators who evolve, adapt to change and thrive in a fast-paced global environment.


Why join the team?  

  • We are a collaborative and global team of 10, responsible for over 400 vendor relationships 
  • Opportunity to work closely with business stakeholders across all areas of the Goldman Sachs business to understand  client requirements and support strategic projects
  • We are at the forefront of driving industry change in digital rights and are building a Digital Rights Management (DRM) platform to revolutionize data licensing 
  • Exposure to a broad array of products as well as many different aspects of the business since market data is a critical enabler for our businesses.
  • As the primary representative for Firm, you will be accountable for maintaining the Firm’s reputation with our suppliers
  • Ownership of high profile Vendor relationships for new contract negotiations, renewals and all other vendor oversight activities 



  • project or product management experience in global and/or large-scale delivery environment
  • A solid understanding of PMO fundamentals (e.g. project planning, risk management, stakeholder engagement, reporting)
  • Highly motivated individuals who enjoy fast-paced environments and have a track-record of meeting agreed timelines
  • Strong experience in vendor negotiation and relationship management 
  • Senior stakeholders engagement; ability to confidently communicate with and influence 
  • General understanding of market data licensing terms


Preferred Qualifications

  • Vendor management, procurement and/or exchange licensing experience
  • Experience of managing projects and deliverables within Jira
  • Business analysis experience 
  • Market data industry awareness 



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