FICC Technology - Commodities Tech Frontline Developer
What We Do
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.
Who We Look For
Goldman 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.
Fixed Income, Currency, and Commodities (FICC) Technology plays a key role in the firm's
ability to help institutional clients buy and sell financial instruments on liquidity venues
around the world, an important revenue driver for the firm. In FICC Technology we use both open source industry standard and internal proprietary technologies to build cutting edge platforms for pricing, execution, and control over each of these millions of transactions.
The candidate will be partnering with technologists, strategists, traders and salespeople in the Goldman Sachs FICC trading environment. Candidate will be primarily responsible for managing the production environment which includes providing high quality support to our users, coordinating changes to the production environment, and automating production systems support.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS
The Commodities desk is a key trading desk within the Goldman Sachs FICC (Fixed Income Currency and Commodities) Division. The Commodities business is global in nature, and the Technology teams work alongside the businesses in London, New York and Singapore.
The Commodities Technology team interacts directly with Trading and Sales to develop trading systems to achieve their business goals. It is a fast paced environment where individuals with strong development and interpersonal skills gain a unique insight into how financial markets work.
Our team of engineers builds solutions to the most complex problems. We provide the systems and tools for the Commodities business to trade, to manage their risk, and to generate trade ideas. Our team members have the opportunity to work at the forefront of technology innovation.
We are seeking a dynamic, entrepreneurial individual to join the Singapore Commodities Technology team and work within our front office development team. The Commodities business is extremely focused on Technology, so this role provides many challenging and rewarding opportunities for the successful candidate.
The candidate will work directly with engineers, traders and salespeople in the Goldman Sachs FICC trading environment. Candidate will be primarily responsible for managing the production environment which includes providing high quality support to our users, coordinating changes to the production environment, and automating production systems support.
The role will involve working on a wide range of projects, including trading and risk management applications, new business development and electronic trading. There will be opportunities to work on brand new projects, with the latest full stack web technologies, Java and the GS object oriented database (SecDB).
The candidate will directly experience the impact of their work as they see the Commodities business use their systems on a daily basis.
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE ARE LOOKING FOR
- Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering or related technical discipline
- 2+ years of commercial experience
- Strong analytical and programming skills in any language
- Ability to quickly learn new languages and technologies
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
- Comfortable multi-tasking, managing multiple stakeholders and working as part of a team
- Can apply an entrepreneurial approach and passion to problem solving and product development
- Background in finance preferred but not mandatory.
ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS
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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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