Software Engineer- FICC Risk Platform Developer

    • London, United Kingdom

Your Impact

We are looking for a strong developer to join the FICC Portfolio Analytics team in London to work on the Bolt Web Risk Platform, a new infrastructure for real-time risk computation in FICC Macro. The Bolt Web Risk Platform is a highly distributed and resilient state machine that provides near real-time updates on the key metrics that traders in FICC rely on to serve the clients of Goldman Sachs. The successful candidate will work closely with our users to add new features and deploy the platform across more desks in FICC and the rest of the Global Markets Division. This candidate will also have to opportunity to work on making this same platform available to our clients over Marquee, as part of the SABR initiative that is a priority for Global Markets Division this year.

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How will you fulfill your potential?

  • The candidate is required to provide technical leadership in driving key projects on FICC trading environment as well as supporting the day-to-day business of the desk
  • Proactively engages with stakeholders through the SDLC of the projects
  • Works with global teams on projects that will have global impact
  • Influences current and future architecture choices as we are looking to adopt more modern platforms
  • Demonstrates excellent communication skills including experience speaking to technical and business audiences and working globally

Basic Qualifications
  • 3+ years of professional Java Development experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related technical discipline
  • Excellent understanding of data structures, algorithms, and designing for performance
  • Familiarity with automated testing, DevOps and Continuous Deployment
  • Comfortable multi-tasking, managing multiple stakeholders and working as part of a team
  • Strong communication skills

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in NoSQL data stores, e.g. Cassandra or MongoDB
  • Experience in modern message oriented middleware, e.g. Kafka or RabbitMQ
  • Experience in building and debugging distributed systems



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