Goldman Sachs & Co. Technology, Platform, Middleware Engineering, SWIFT Engineer, Vice President, London in London, United Kingdom

MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

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.

Candidate with strong SWIFT technical knowledge and experience is required to join SWIFT Infrastructure team. Responsibility of the candidate will be to work on upgrades, maintenance and support for GS SWIFT product set which includes – SAG, AMH, Euclid, CREST, HSM, SWP, WebAccess and webMAX. Key focus will be on Alliance 7.2 and AMH 3.6 upgrades.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL

  • Specialize in a process area (environment management, product and financial management, standards and practices or engagement)

  • Understand the common tools and practices used in managing the environment

  • Develop requirements for enhancements to our products when appropriate

  • Participate in change, incident, environment, capacity and BCP management

  • Help define strategy, manage communication and prioritization of enhancements

  • Vendor, user and business engagement

  • Understand the technical architecture of the products we support and be able to troubleshoot most issues that arise in production

  • Responsible for the health of the production environment for the product(s) owned

  • Contribute to the design and implementation of new and re-engineered tools to manage and monitor the production environment

  • Liaise with engineering team to prioritize enhancements, develop product strategy, and communicate the vision to clients

  • Provide consultation for the business and business application development teams on solutions that meet their requirements

  • Engage with vendors in all stages of their products’ life cycle including discovery, evaluation, implementation and future direction

  • Engage with greater technology team and project management in large project efforts

  • Use industry knowledge to proactively inform businesses of the impact of upcoming changes to relevant products as well as to formulate a plan of action

  • Knowledge share to rest of team

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE'RE LOOKING FOR

TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong knowledge and experience of working with SWIFT services (FIN, FileAct, Browse, Interact etc.) and SWIFT products (SAG, SAA-CREST, RMA, web-platform etc.)

  • AMH knowledge would be of huge benefit

  • Basic understanding of SWIFT message formats and Standards Releases

  • Awareness of Cyber/Infrastructure security would be of added advantage

  • Unix (shell), Perl, Python scripting

  • Experience in working with RDBMS and SQL

  • Basic Java development experience preferred

GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Solid problem solving and Technical Project Management skills

  • Significant experience with the operation of large-scale/high performance systems

  • Significant experience in operations and troubleshooting user and environmental issues

  • Understanding of the software deployment process, with preferable experience in high-volume environments

  • Strong planning, prioritisation, communication skills in the context of a team environment

  • Demonstrate knowledge of monitoring and instrumentation

  • Experience with BCP, change and incident management, operational efficiency programs

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills in order to provide support to our users in all regions. This will extend from resolving product specific queries to coordinated software rollouts and production support

  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision

  • Be able to work under pressure

  • Experience dealing with demand based support, such as a rota based system

  • Experience in working with messaging products such as TIBCO EMS or IBM MQ

  • Experience of configuration management of middleware software solutions

  • Understanding of Networking and OS (Linux/Solaris/Windows) fundamentals

  • Financial markets knowledge

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 2017-38095

Schedule Type Full Time

Level Vice President/Executive Director

Function(s) Technology

Location(s) UK-London

Region EMEA

Division Technology

Business Unit Platform

Employment Type Employee