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.

OUR IMPACT

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.

YOUR IMPACT

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

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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.

© The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., 2017. All rights reservedGoldman Sachs is an equal employment/affirmative action employer Female/Minority/Disability/Vet.

Job ID 2017-25305

Schedule Type Full Time

Level Associate

Function(s) Technology

Location(s) UK-London

Region EMEA

Division Technology

Business Unit Equities Technology

Employment Type Employee