Platform - Middleware Engineering - Senior 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.
MIDDLEWARE ENGINEERING provides software based infrastructure solutions
and subject matter expertise to application teams. This group ensures the firm is positioned
for emerging technology offerings and spans Big Data, Machine Learning, Database, Messaging, Java, App Entitlement Management, Market Data, External Financial Messaging and related engineering efforts.
Middleware Engineering covers a range of products from database management to big data platforms. The successful candidate will become familiar with all of these platforms and become proficient in several in order to drive the automation and self-service strategy for operational support. Strategic engagement with application development teams to provide timely end-to-end delivery of appropriate platform solutions. Continually evaluate the operation of the environment and assist in optimizing the delivery of the products to clients. Responsible for reduction in operational overhead by building automated / self-service tools using both scripting and high level programming languages. Driving strategic initiatives and delivery of key programs of work across Middleware Engineering.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL
• Middleware Engineering covers a range of products from messaging to BIg data. The successful candidate will become familiar with all of these platforms and become proficient in several in order to drive the automation and self-service strategy for operational support.Installation, configuration, upgrade and ongoing maintenance (including DR) of the environment Strategic engagement with application development teams to provide timely end-to-end delivery of appropriate platform solutions. Interface with application and development community to analyze and resolve escalations. Continually evaluate the operation of the environment and assist in optimizing the delivery of the products to clientsProvide technical guidance on established infrastructure best practices to IT community and business. Partner with engineering teams to understand technology offerings and how they can be applied to solve business problems.Responsible for reduction in operational overhead by building automated / self-service tools using both scripting and high level programming languagesDriving strategic initiatives and delivery of key programs of work across Middleware Engineering

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE WE ARE LOOKING FOR
• Analytical, problem solver - ability to articulate thoughts clearly and influence. Ability to perform trend/gap analysis and provide recommendation to address risks. Strong experience in Java/Perl or Python. Working knowledge of the Unix/Linux Operating systems Understanding and familiarity of database management systems i.e. Sybase/DB2/Oracle. Ability to work as part of a Global team

Preferred Qualifications
• B. Tech

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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