Software Engineer (Securities Lending) - Prime Services Technology
Prime Services is a technology intensive business that aims to provide our clients with all the tools and services to run their business. In Prime Services Technology we regularly consider new technology products available in the market or in the firm to meet our clients' needs and high trading volumes. As a result, we are constantly expanding our platform to offer clients more products, creating opportunities for people in the group to gain experience in a variety of different technologies.
SECURITIES LENDING facilitates the short sale of securities, helping our clients manage risk and maintain liquidity. We offer industry-leading insights into global securities lending flow, superior access to supply, and unparalleled borrow protection.
Securities Lending builds the technology that powers the Securities Lending business, in which GS is the global market leader. We partner with Strats & Prod Dev to design and develop world-class in-house platforms that provide pre-trade and trade functionality, trading analytics, reporting, and post trade operational functionality, ensuring our business maintains its competitive edge.
Our Securities Lending role involves working in a dynamic front-office trading environment as a part of the global team. You'll be responsible for designing, writing, reviewing, testing and implementing a variety of scalable applications leveraging the latest firm wide technologies. The applications we develop include inventory and risk management, calculating client accruals, and facilitating internal/external trading flows. You will undertake development across all tiers of our business-facing systems in a global team. You will be expected to implement and suggest best development practices/methodologies to deliver high quality software throughout the development stack. Our primary technologies are Java and Web development. Our end to end technology stack runs the firm's Securities Lending business. We build innovative tech solutions for our business, allowing them to serve their hedge fund clients and institutional lenders. Our highly technical team, sitting close to our traders, work together delivering solutions with a particular focus on micro services and trader UX. We're agile, global and diverse. We currently have a strong focus on further automating our flows to enable us to increase our volumes to various electronic venues in a way that provides scale, transparency and control.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS
HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL
- You will be relied upon to be proactive in your approach, managing both daily tasks and a project role
- You will work closely with the global Sec Lending tech team demonstrating strong communication skills and initiative
- You work closely with the Sec Lending and other GS execution desks to understand business requirements and objectives
- You will look to drive technical decisions and design, empowered to deliver highly testable and scalable solutions
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE WE ARE LOOKING FOR
- Distributed caching such as Hazelcast
- Elastic Search
- noSQL datastores such as MongoDB
- Slang (proprietary)
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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