Securities, Site Reliability/Production Engineer, Analyst/Associate/VP, London/Stockholm



SECURITIES

Our core value is building strong relationships with our institutional clients, which include corporations, financial service providers, and fund managers. We help them buy and sell financial products on exchanges around the world, raise funding, and manage risk. This is a dynamic, entrepreneurial team with a passion for the markets, with individuals who thrive in fast-paced, changing environments and are energized by a bustling trading floor.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

Securities Strats play important roles in several areas. Some Strats sit on trading desks, creating cutting-edge derivative pricing models and developing empirical models to provide insight into market behaviour. Others develop automated trading algorithms for the firm and its clients, taking an active part in the increasing shift from voice to electronic trading. A third group works directly with the firm's sales force and clients, analysing exposures, structuring transactions, and applying quantitative concepts to meet client needs. Between these teams, Core Strats design and develop complex parallel computing architectures, electronic trading tools, and advanced algorithms.

Execution Services Strats are responsible for the quantitative and technical aspects of electronic execution. This ranges from exchange connectivity, smart order routing, algorithmic trading, pre- and post-trade analysis and quantitative research.

THE ROLE

The Site Reliability Engineering team within Execution Services Strats builds the technology that ensures the smooth running of our equities electronic trading business. As a member of this team you will design, create and use the tools required to test, deploy and monitor our applications, systems, and business performance. Automation in this area is critical for the expansion of a business that executes billions of dollars a day, so this role is an opportunity to be a key contributor to an important, high profile set of products for the firm.

Responsibilities

-Ownership of the production plant.
-Work closely with the engineering, product and trading services teams to build a production plant that provides superior availability and performance for our clients.
-Demonstrate plant health through technical and functional plant monitoring, alerting provisioning and capacity management.
-Serve as level two support and drive continuous improvement through root cause analysis.
-Automation of repetitive maintenance and troubleshooting tasks.
-Deploy, communicate and document production changes.

Basic Qualifications

-Experience managing a UNIX/Linux production plant at scale.
-Good knowledge of Python, SQL and shell scripting.
-Effective communicator in both written and verbal mediums.
-Proven problem solving ability with critical and creative thinking.

Preferred Qualifications

-Working knowledge of C++ or Java.
-Understanding of equities cash markets and trading systems.
-Experience working with execution venues and their protocols.

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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