Transaction Banking - Initiatives and Strategy Lead

Location(s) US-NY-New York
Job ID
2021-82699
Schedule Type
Full Time
Level
Vice President
Function(s)
Software Engineer
Region
Americas
Division
Investment Banking Division
Business Unit
TxB App Dev Engineering
Employment Type
Employee

MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

WHAT WE DO

At Goldman Sachs, our Engineers don’t just make things – we make things possible. We change the world by connecting people and capital with ideas and solve the most challenging and pressing engineering problems for our clients. Our engineering teams build 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.

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

WHAT 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. Transaction Banking (TxB) aims to bring innovative solutions to traditional banking and lending activities. We are a global team of lenders, investors, risk managers, skilled marketers, web experts and banking specialists. We provide a suite of solutions to help our customers meet their financial goals. We make direct investments in and manage risk for a portfolio of corporate loans and securities. We help transform distressed communities through investments and loans of private capital.

Transaction Banking Lending

Transaction Banking Lending, a business unit within TxB, aims to provide comprehensive working capital and funding solutions for corporations. TxB Lending combines the strength and heritage of a leading financial institution with the agility and entrepreneurial spirit of a tech start-up. Through the use of modern technologies centered on data and analytics, we provide customers with powerful tools that are grounded in value, transparency and simplicity to improve funding and liquidity efficiency.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL
As part of our global team you will be responsible for leading our major initiatives and helping to define TxB’s strategy. You will oversee all major initiatives involving many different part of the organization and ensure tight coordination and dependency management between the various teams and functions involved in delivery the end to end capabilities for our clients. You will also work closely will all our senior stakeholders to help define TxB’s strategy and roadmap.

The Role

 You will report directly to TxB’s Chief Operating Officer and Head of Engineering. In this role you will lead a small team of delivery leads who oversee TxB’s major initiatives. You will ensure these initiatives are progressing well and are delivered on time. You will make sure that dependencies are tracked and each team and function is accountable for their part of the project. You will also liaise with all firmwide control function to ensure tight coordination with their part of the projects as well. You will help organize the TxB’s strategy for future roadmap items.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Manage multiple tasks and use sound judgment when prioritizing
  • Collaborate with global cross functional teams in building customer-centric products
  • Effectively lead the delivery team
  • Coordinate between engineering, product, sales, operation, risk and senior managers
  • Maintain a clear project plans for each initiatives and ensure clear ownership on various deliverables
  • Coordinate with all the control functions
  • Help define the TxB strategy for future roadmap items


SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE WE ARE LOOKING FOR

  • Minimum 10 years of relevant experience as a delivery lead of a program manager in a financial institution
  • Minimum of 5 years leading a team of delivery leads
  • Minimum of 3 years doing strategy planning


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working on budgets
  • Experience with Agile methodology and JIRA
  • Experience working in a fluid environment

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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