Technology - FICC Tech - Commodities Application Developer - Vice President - New York

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TECHNOLOGYOur team of engineers builds solutions to the most complex problems. We develop cutting-edge systems and processes that form the core of our key business and enable transactions to move in milliseconds. We provide real-time access to critical deal information and crunch billions of data points each day to inform firm-wide market insights and strategies. Team members have the opportunity to work at the forefront of technology innovation alongside industry leaders and make significant contributions to the field.

OUR IMPACT 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. Our team of engineers builds solutions to the most complex problems. We develop cutting-edge systems and processes that form the core of our key business and enable transactions to move in milliseconds. We provide real-time access to critical deal information and crunch billions of data points each day to inform firm-wide market insights and strategies.

YOUR IMPACT We are looking for a senior developer to play a key role in leading a range of projects for the New York Commodities Franchise technology team. The candidate will be partnering with technologists, strategists, traders and salespeople in the Goldman Sachs FICC trading environment to provide solutions to the Commodities business. The team is responsible for trading and sales desk support and critical desk deliverables. The ideal candidate would have experience and interest in leading execution of projects to build enterprise systems that are highly reliable and require low maintenance. The successful candidate will join a team of talented developers working on visible and prestigious projects. The opportunity will appeal to motivated individuals who want to work directly with the trading desks and leverage as well as develop strong technical skills while learning about the Commodities business. Team members have the opportunity to develop next generation systems that are at the forefront of technology innovation alongside industry leaders and make significant contributions to the field.

HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL

  • Liaise with Traders, Sales, Strategists and developers to determine development requirements and lead project execution to deliver solutions to complex business problems
  • Gain experience in a variety of technologies, including Java, Slang/SecDb (GS proprietary language), web technologies (JavaScript, Angular etc.), and real-time cluster technologies like SPARK and NoSQL data stores like MongoDB.
  • Fantastic opportunity to learn the business while leading projects.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE ARE LOOKING FOR

Basic Qualifications

  • Strong technical and analytical skills
  • 5+ years of experience with programming in Java, C#, Python or SecDB
  • Strong object oriented analysis and design skills
  • Excellent communication skills including experience speaking to technical and business audiences and working globally
  • Comfort with multi-tasking, managing multiple stakeholders and working as a part of a team
  • Ability to apply an entrepreneurial approach and passion to problem solving and product development.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of trading technologies in the front-office of a trading organization
  • Experience in fixed income asset classes

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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