FICC SMM - Electronic Trading Controls Engineer


We are an electronic market making business covering foreign exchange, commodities, interest rates, and credit. Our team combines engineering, research and trading expertise to deliver liquidity solutions for our clients and advance the firm's electronic trading goals.


As an electronic trading controls engineer in our team you will collaborate closely with other engineers and traders to maintain an orderly, safe and reliable trading system. You will analyze trading software logic, controls and procedures, and generate ideas to improve the safety and reliability of these systems. Your day may include: designing and implementing new controls, responding to information requests from control function stakeholders, and managing work to address follow-ups to production incidents and other operational risk events. You will be key to documenting algorithmic trading controls and activities for consumers both inside and outside of the team. And you will handle ongoing dialogue and coordinate with control functions across the firm, e.g. compliance, legal, risk and audit.


Who We Look For

  • Passion for technology. You must have an interest in becoming a hands-on developer
  • Background in audit or compliance, preferably with an understanding of electronic trading risks and controls
  • Desire to become an integral part of our electronic trading business
  • Faculty to lead conversations on technical topics with non-specialist audiences
  • Experience managing projects, and building and maintaining stakeholder relationships
  • Proficiency in creating technical documentation and flow diagrams
  • Ability to prioritize and meet simultaneous competing demands
  • Interest in developments in the global financial regulatory environment

Who We Are

At 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.


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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