Goldman Sachs & Co. Technology, Operations Engineering, Ops Tech - Derivatives Trade Processing - Analyst - London in London, United Kingdom

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TECHNOLOGY

Our 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.

WHO WE ARE

Goldman Sachs serves the financial needs of clients around the world in a complex and every changing environment for which having the right technology is the key to success. The Firm's ten thousand software engineers provide solutions and expertise on an immense range of problems, from harnessing big data and providing large scale computational power down to the fine details needed to support new businesses and clients. We are committed to growing our distinctive Culture and holding to our core values which always place our client's interests first. These values are reflected in our Business Principles, which emphasise integrity, commitment to excellence, innovation and teamwork.

BUSINESS UNIT OVERVIEW

Operations Engineering supports all the firms products and markets, including its banking, sales, trading and asset management capabilities, as well as its risk management and control functions. We are looking for a driven individual to join our Loans Trade Processing and Structured Products team. We are building on a rich and varied technology stack, owning everything from the business focused user interfaces to the high availability servers that orchestrate complex interactions. This is an exciting time to join the team as we are currently building the next generation Loans Servicing System, moving to a highly automated low touch user experience; while targeting the scalability of the platform to support business growth into retail and corporate loans. This is an exciting challenge because loans vary from simple bilateral to complex bespoke syndicated loans with potentially thousands of lenders, and present many complex software challenges. Our designs need to preserve flexibility while providing a rich yet simple and intuitive user experience. Our team is also a front runner in the firm's big data strategy as we evolve loan reporting and analytics to the firm's Data Lake platform. You will be interacting with our users globally; they have presence in New York, Dallas (USA), London, Bengaluru and Tokyo. Our team is currently 13 people strong based across New York, Bengaluru and London.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

WE ARE LOOKING FOR EXCEPTIONAL PEOPLE WHO:

  • Are enthusiastic and willing to learn. This is one of the more complex business areas within Goldman Sachs, a detailed understanding will be required to help us drive the design and build of our architecture in a nimble, agile way.

  • Bring proven technical expertise ready to take advantage of in house and open source technologies to facilitate rapid application development.

  • Enjoy or want to learn full stack development working across a breadth of technologies: Java 8, Angular, Javascript, Elastic Search, Spring, Dropwizard, Hibernate, Vertx, Maven, Hadoop, JSON, Sybase, DB2, Kafka, .Net, Linux, and other no-SQL DB's.

  • Are interested in a deep understanding of scalable enterprise system design, service orientated and microservice architecture.

  • Are up for stretching challenges. Your technical expertise will be coupled with superior soft skills enabling you to partner with our business users directly, translating their needs into innovative technical solutions.

  • Want to be part of a high performing team. The team is part of a large community of like-minded technologists in a very flat organisation with a culture that promotes collaboration and teamwork.

  • Are ready to contribute to analysis, design and review of software solutions, and understand how our teams fit into the wider technical strategy, and how to bring that strategy to bear on the work we do.

  • Is motivated by having complete product ownership; identifying requirements, design, coding, testing and deployment. We run a low friction SDLC where you learn from peer code review. You will help us progress toward our goal of continuous build and cloud deployment everywhere.

  • Is passionate about the wider community. We have a culture of giving back; last year over 25,000 of our people volunteered on 1,600 community projects across the world.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience in Java, C# or similar language

  • Exposure to DB2 or other relational database, alongside SQL

  • Willingness to explore new technologies

  • Strong analytical and communication skills

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment with a disciplined approach to software development Preferred

  • Strong core Java skills, Maven, Spring, with .NET UI experience a plus

  • Experience working in Financial Technology

  • Experience with high volume applications

  • Experience with HTML5, Angular, JavaScript

  • Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a similar Systems Engineering degree Please note that the build out of a strategic platform (24x6) involves performing support, therefore, the candidate should be willing to be part of second line of support rota, and provide assistance in case in the event of production issues.

YOUR CAREER

There are many opportunities for career development and growth. You will have opportunities through leading projects, technology innovation, quality control and design. In addition, our area provides continuous opportunities to learn different skill sets and interact with multiple teams across the Firm. Goldman Sachs is a meritocracy where you will be given all the tools to help you develop. At Goldman Sachs, you will have access to excellent training programmes designed to improve multiple facets of your skills portfolio. Our in-house training programme, Goldman Sachs University's offers a comprehensive series of courses that you will have access to as your career progresses. Goldman Sachs University has an impressive catalogue of courses which span technical, business and leadership skills training. This includes free access to Pluralsight, Safari books, Harvard Business Review and Egghead training platforms. We run regular technical briefings by senior leadership and an external speaker series by leading industry experts. In order to help you navigate the organisation, you will be given a mentor from outside of your immediate department. This person will be positioned to provide you with objective advice and guidance on your career development. We value internal mobility. The chance to take on new challenges in the firm over time will ensure that you remain stimulated and will help in your continued professional and personal development.

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 2017-25319

Schedule Type Full Time

Level Analyst

Function(s) Technology

Location(s) UK-London

Region EMEA

Division Operations

Business Unit Operations Engineering

Employment Type Employee