Goldman Sachs & Co. Technology, Equities Technology, Mission Control, Associate, London in London, United Kingdom
MORE ABOUT THIS JOB
TECHNOLOGYOur team of engineers builds solutions to the most complex problems. We develop cutting-edge systems and processes that form the core of our key business and enable transactions to move in milliseconds. We provide real-time access to critical deal information and crunch billions of data points each day to inform firm-wide market insights and strategies. Team members have the opportunity to work at the forefront of technology innovation alongside industry leaders and make significant contributions to the field.
Technology is at the heart of our multi-billion dollar business. Our engineers develop lowlatency, scalable, and resilient solutions which drive global equities sales and trading at Goldman Sachs.
We are looking to hire a key individual into our Mission Control team, as part of the European Equity Technology business unit. The role will provide interfaces with the local and global technology teams, infrastructure support teams as well as front line and business teams.
HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL
Handling client and desk queries and requests
Business, systems and environment monitoring
Maintaining the production environment, its stability, integrity, reliability and robustness
Managing business continuity by directing activities of development and infrastructure teams to identify, work-around and resolve serious production issues
Managing the turnover of new releases into the production environment
Form strong client relationships by working closely with traders (from analyst to managing director level), strategists/quants, operations and other key users
Be a strong team player, highly motivated, keen to take on responsibility, able to work independently and successfully manage and maintain a high workload in a busy environment.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE'RE LOOKING FOR
Experience with SQL and Database skills, ideally Sybase
Experience with using UNIX/LINUX
Highly motivated and capable of working under pressure without compromising support processes
Strong, committed and reliable team player
Strong communicator, able to take direction but also willing to contribute to discussions
Good time management skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritise effectively
Desire to work closely with a trading desk
Experience in FIX
Knowledge of Equities
Previous experience in a support-facing role at a financial institution
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.
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Job ID 2017-25305
Schedule Type Full Time
Business Unit Equities Technology
Employment Type Employee