Data Platform Lead (VP)

Location(s) US-TX-Dallas
Job ID
2021-86305
Schedule Type
Full Time
Level
Vice President
Function(s)
General
Region
Americas
Division
Engineering
Business Unit
TxB App Dev Engineering
Employment Type
Employee

MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

ENGINEERING

 

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 strategist 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.

 

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.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

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 strategist 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.

 

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.

Transaction Banking

Transaction Banking, a business unit within IBD, aims to provide comprehensive cash management solutions for corporations. Transaction Banking combines the strength and heritage of a 148-year-old financial institution with the agility and entrepreneurial spirit of a tech start-up. Our goal is to provide the best client experience. 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 cash flow management efficiency.

 

The Team:

Data Platform is a global engineering team with pods across New-York, Bangaluru, and now Dallas. We are responsible for detailed technical design and development of data-intensive capabilities using existing and emerging technologies.

 

The Role:

In this role you will grow and lead the Data Platform pod in Dallas, TX. Serving as both the local manager and as the Senior Developer and Architect, you will oversee and balance delivery and engineering excellence. This role reports to the Global Head of Data Platform in Transaction Banking.

 

As a manager, you will lead hiring and develop talent. As a technical lead, you will be expected to drive the design of critical components in the data platform stack as well as oversee the implementation of new features, focusing the team on code quality, automation and testability. You will be expected to contribute to the vision, understand our product roadmap and contribute to building an engineering culture within our global team. Our flat structure requires and enables team members to evolve through the entire spectrum of the software life-cycle and closely collaborate with product owners, business and operations users. You must have a proficient understanding of software development concepts, especially distributed real-time systems. We are looking for someone with lots of energy that enjoys engineering challenges and has a passion to deliver high quality technology solutions and is able to operate in a highly fluid, rapidly changing environment. Prior experience within the financial domain, and data engineering is a plus.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Grow and Manage the Dallas team
  • Manage multiple tasks and use sound judgment when prioritizing
  • Collaborate with global cross functional team in building customer-centric products
  • Analyze existing software implementations to identify areas of improvement and provide deadline estimates for implementing new features
  • Update and maintain documentation for team processes, best practices and software runbooks
  • Establish trusted partnerships with peers, product heads, and executive level stakeholders
  • Let your passionate for technology and engineering shine through your team’s output
  • Apply analytical skills, knowledge and experience in decision-making to arrive at creative and commercial solutions

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum 7 years of relevant professional experience building distributed systems in a scale-out micro-service architecture using Java or Python
  • Proven ability to lead engineering teams and deliver complex products with multiple stakeholders
  • Prior experience with working on high availability, mission critical systems
  • BS. or higher in Computer Science (or equivalent work experience)
  • Experience leveraging test-driven development methodologies
  • Comfort with Agile operating models (practical experience of Scrum / Kanban)
  • Team oriented, strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Energetic, self-directed, and self-motivated

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Apache Flink, Apache Airflow, Snowflake, GraphQL
  • Experience with Cloud Platforms like AWS
  • Experience in Financial Services or Fintech

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.

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