FICC Technology - Developer - London
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 Fixed Income, Currencies and Commodities (FICC) Technology group develops technology to enable trading across a diverse set of businesses under FICC within Goldman Sachs' Securities Division. As such, it plays a key role in the firm's ability to help institutional and corporate clients trade a variety of financial instruments on electronic venues and over-the-counter.
FICC Technology uses open source industry standard and internal proprietary technologies to build platforms for pricing, risk, lifecycle management and control functions. Developers have exposure to some of the latest web and platform technologies in order to help deliver high-profile projects that are strategically important to the growth of both the FICC businesses and the firm?s technical strategy. We work directly with our partners in the Securities Division to help drive innovative offerings in some of the firm's most profitable lines of business.
We are looking for smart and highly motivated developers who love to analyze problems, build products and collaborate with others to realize the full potential of our products and services. You will work alongside a team of driven and passionate engineers who enjoy working with the best and brightest talent, pushing technological boundaries and discovering new possibilities on a day-to-day basis.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS
HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL
- You like writing elegant, readable and well-documented code, with unquestionable test coverage
- You enjoy working as part of a team responsible for the development and ownership of a key functional business deliverable
- You thrive when engaged in complex problem solving or analyzing large datasets, and excel at optimizing systems/software for performance, availability, scalability and maintainability
- You exhibit a hunger to learn new things (business/technologies) and are excited to engage in GS developed platforms and languages
- You excel at building strong relationships with our business partners, implementing quality improvements to our products
- You are excited to grow your career with us, inclusive of opportunities to lead projects and teams over time
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE WE'RE LOOKING FOR
- 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
- Can apply an entrepreneurial approach and passion to problem solving and product development
- Comfortable multi-tasking, managing multiple stakeholders and working as part of a team
- Excellent communication skills including experience speaking to technical and business audiences and working globally
- Strong problem solving and analytical skills
- Interest in fixed income products
- Experience in fixed income asset classes
- Knowledge of trading technologies in the front-office of a trading organization
- Strong programming experience in at least one compiled language (e.g. C++, Java)
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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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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