Goldman Sachs & Co. Engineering - Platform - NetEng-EMEA Network Engineer - Vice President - London in London, United Kingdom


What We DoAt Goldman Sachs, our Engineers don’t just make things – we make things possible. Change the world by connecting people and capital with ideas. Solve the most challenging and pressing engineering problems for our clients. Join our engineering teams that build massively scalable software and systems, architect low latency infrastructure solutions, proactively guard against cyber threats, and leverage machine learning alongside financial engineering to continuously turn data into action. Create new businesses, transform finance, and explore a world of opportunity at the speed of markets.Engineering, which is comprised of our Technology Division and global strategists groups, is at the critical center of our business, and our dynamic environment requires innovative strategic thinking and immediate, real solutions. Want to push the limit of digital possibilities? Start here.Who We Look ForGoldman Sachs Engineers are innovators and problem-solvers, building solutions in risk management, big data, mobile and more. We look for creative collaborators who evolve, adapt to change and thrive in a fast-paced global environment.

Network Engineering is a global organisation that is part of the Technology Infrastructure Division and is based in multiple locations around the world. The EMEA team develops products and solutions including networks hosting critical market data, exchange connectivity and e-commerce services, the design of the physical network supporting the London campus and inter-connectivity to regional offices across Europe and the Middle East. The team ensures that knowledge, best practises and expertise are shared between regions promoting teamwork and collaboration.



• • Developing new solutions for internal clients o Working with internal clients to understand their requirements o Translating client requirements into technology solutions o Communicating the important technical and commercial attributes of solutions to clients in ways the client can understand

• • Introduction, communication and development of strategic networking technologies to provide additional scalability and functionality.

• • Take an active role in the product lifecycle; new technology introduction through to demise

• • Owning the delivery of a variety of concurrent projects in varying scale from small to very large

• • Provide subject matter expertise when collaborating on cross platform projects with teams responsible for Voice, Video, Market Data, Compute, Storage, Information Security and Data Centre.

• • Provide technical escalation for complex problems

• • Working with networking product vendors and telecoms service providers with regards to all of the above


•  Understanding of network engineering and implementing networking technologies within a large Enterprise, preferably with some exposure to the Financial Sector.

•  Understanding of WAN/LAN topologies and protocols, networking technologies. (Ethernet, TCP/IP, BGP, OSPF, PIM, SNMP, MPLS)

•  Understanding of data centre design principles, products and protocols

•  Appreciation of Network Security architectures, models and methodologies, Authentication schemes, Encryption techniques and standards

•  Basic experience using any of the following: Cisco Routers, Switches, Nexus, ASR, ISR product lines, Layer4-7 switching / High Availability (Citrix Netscaler preferred), Cisco IOS, IOS-XE, NX-OS, IOS-XR, Juniper JunOS, Arista EOS

•  Good analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills.

•  Understanding of network management, internetworking design and implementation of networks

•  Good communication, presentation and interpersonal skills

•  Good project management skills (large network deployments and cross-discipline project deliverables)

•  Appreciation of neighbouring technologies: Market Data, Voice, Virtualisation Computing and Multimedia

Preferred Qualifications

•  Desirable – software scripting and development experience, e.g. Automation & accessing web based services via APIs

•  Desirable - experience of application performance optimisation and troubleshooting through packet level analysis


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 ID2018-44630

Schedule TypeFull Time

LevelVice President/Executive Director




Business UnitTech Infrastructure - Staff

Employment TypeEmployee