Goldman Sachs & Co. Securities, EQ1D Strats Low Latency Developer, Associate/VP, London in London, United Kingdom

MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

SECURITIESOur core value is building strong relationships with our institutional clients, which include corporations, financial service providers, and fund managers. We help them buy and sell financial products on exchanges around the world, raise funding, and manage risk. This is a dynamic, entrepreneurial team with a passion for the markets, with individuals who thrive in fast-paced, changing environments and are energized by a bustling trading floor.

YOUR IMPACT

Are you excited about building out a new high throughout and low latency trading system to enhance our client's equity trading experience? We are looking for a professional to join our Equities One Delta Strats team in the Low Latency development group who wants to use their technical skills and ideas to increase functionality and performance of our direct market access product. This is an opportunity to help significantly expand the capabilities and scope of the new trading platform which will form the basis for future development.

OUR IMPACT

The Securities division's core value is building strong relationships with our institutional clients, which include corporations, financial service providers, and fund managers. We help them buy and sell financial products on exchanges around the world, raise funding, and manage risk. This is a dynamic, entrepreneurial team with a passion for the markets, with individuals who thrive in fast-paced, changing environments and are energized by a bustling trading floor. The Equities One Delta Strategists build and maintain Goldman Sach's equities execution service for our high and low touch clients. Our product allows clients to access liquidity from a large range of European, Middle Eastern and African venues in a variety of trading styles such as Macro and Micro Automated Trading, Direct Market Access and Principal Liquidity. Electronic trading is a detail oriented business with high transaction volumes and values which requires robust and predictable solutions. This gives our clients confidence in our ability to deliver on their instructions.

HOW YOU WILL FULFIL YOUR POTENTIAL

Join our Low Latency development group to help grow our market share by building out our direct market access (DMA) and smart order routing (SOR) platform utilising modern tooling and techniques through:

  • Adding feature-rich functionality to help clients leverage the platform such as increasing venue connectivity coverage, enhancing our risk controls and resiliency strategy

  • Analysing performance and tuning our code execution to reduce latency and increase determinism

  • Managing your own projects from initial requirements, building consensus, implementation, quality assurance and deployment

  • Providing level two support and consultation on systems and processes covered by the group

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE'RE LOOKING FOR

  • Strong experience developing C++ based, large-scale, high-performance, low-latent software

  • High desire to produce organised, readable and maintainable software

  • Effective communicator in both written and verbal mediums

  • Proven problem solving ability with critical and creative thinking

  • Knowledge of JavaScript, Java, SQL, CPU micro-architecture and/or Linux would be beneficial

  • Ability to balance multiple, time-sensitive projects while maintaining a longer term, strategic focus

  • A passion for taking ownership and delivering on goals

  • Prior experience working on electronic trading components, e.g. order managers and exchange connectivity

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., 2017. All rights reservedGoldman Sachs is an equal employment/affirmative action employer Female/Minority/Disability/Vet.

Job ID 2017-24967

Schedule Type Full Time

Level Associate

Function(s) General

Location(s) UK-London

Region EMEA

Division Securities

Business Unit EQ Elec Exec Svcs/Strats

Employment Type Employee