FICC Technology - Credit Trading Technology



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.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

Your Impact

The Global Credit Technology organization is a global team responsible for the technology needs of multiple businesses in the micro space of the Fixed Income, Currencies & Commodities (FICC) Division -- including Credit, Mortgages, Municipals, Emerging Markets, and Bank Loans.

We are looking to grow our team with motivated and experienced technologists who are eager to work in a fast-paced environment. The candidate will be responsible for building new and innovative solutions in addition to enhancing and supporting our existing trading systems and desktop applications. We have a deep pipeline of business driven project requests aimed at automating trading workflows and increasing our competitive advantage with our clients.

Our team utilizes a rich software stack comprised of both open source and proprietary technologies (Slang/SecDb). We use Java to build distributed services and are in the process of redefining how we perform inter-process communication in our services oriented architecture. We are actively migrating away from conventional enterprise solutions like TIBCO Rendezvous (RV) to modern solutions for scalable microservices architectures - like Kafka, REST, Web sockets (Dropwizard, Vert.X). Our architecture's middle tier is migrating towards in-memory data grids like Hazelcast We are investing in HTML5, JavaScript, Angular to build modern desktops for market making, market data aggregation, trade booking, risk, and data analytics.

The candidate will have a unique opportunity to learn the Credit business through close interactions with traders, sales, strategists, and Franchise managers.

How will you fulfill your potential?

  • Opportunity to learn and utilize different software stacks, in-house and open source, to build distributed server side and desktop solutions
  • Opportunity to acquire in depth knowledge of trading workflows
  • Play a big part in design and implementation in a team oriented environment
  • Interact directly with the business and other tech teams to build innovative trading solutions
  • Considerable growth potential for highly motivated developers


Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering or related technical discipline
  • Experience in software development, including a clear understanding of data structures, algorithms, software design and core programming concepts
  • Expertise in object oriented language ( preferably Java )
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Interest in fixed income products and building trading systems
  • Team player
  • Motivation to learn about trading workflows and financial markets


Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience building distributed trading systems
  • Experience building dynamic desktop applications with Java/HTML5/Javascript/Angular
  • Knowledge of fixed income markets and trading workflows
  • Great communication skills


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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