Technology - GSAM Technology - Software Engineer - Associate - Jersey City

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TECHNOLOGY

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. Team members have the opportunity to work at the forefront of technology innovation alongside industry leaders and make significant contributions to the field.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

Job Summary & Responsibilities

YOUR IMPACT

Goldman Sachs Asset Management is one of the world's leading asset management institutions. GSAM delivers innovative investment solutions on a global, multi-product platform. Our products include Hedge Funds, Private Equity, Fund of Funds, Quantitative Strategies, Fixed Income, Fundamental Equity and a Global Portfolio Solutions Business. GSAM Technology is directly aligned to the business. Software is engineered in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, adapting to market and customer needs to deliver robust solutions in an ever-changing business environment. GSAM Technology builds on top of cutting edge in-house platforms complimented with a strong focus on leveraging open source solutions.

GSAM Operations Technology team partners with Operations, Portfolio Managers and other teams to design, implement and support solutions for critical business processes such as Trades Processing, Portfolio Accounting, Reconciliations, Cash Management and Regulatory/Client Reporting.

We are looking for smart technologists who want to join a global team motivated to provide scalable solutions to our diverse set of clients.

OUR IMPACT

Goldman Sachs Asset Management is one of the world's leading asset management institutions. GSAM delivers innovative investment solutions managing more than One Trillion US Dollars on a global, multi-product platform. Our products include Hedge Funds, Private Equity, Fund of Funds, Quantitative Strategies, Fixed Income, Fundamental Equity and a Global Portfolio Solutions Business. GSAM Technology is directly aligned to the

business. Software is engineered in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, adapting to market and customer needs to deliver robust solutions in an ever-changing business environment.

GSAM Technology builds on top of cutting edge in-house platforms complimented with a strong focus on leveraging open source solutions.

Design and develop systems to facilitate efficient execution of post trade functions. Implement strategic solutions to manage operational risk and meet the firm's regulatory obligations.

HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL

This role will focus on building out a strategic platform for pushing Portfolio Accounting data into GSAM Data Lake and other downstream systems with a view to horizontally scale the infrastructure to meet the requirements of a fast growing business. This role will provide an opportunity to work on technologies, such as JAVA, Hadoop, Kafka, Spark, Scala, RDBMS and internal GS platforms such as EP Workflows and Datastream/Feedbase.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering or related technical discipline
  • Experience in software development, including a clear understanding of data structures, algorithms, software design and core programming concepts
  • Comfortable multi-tasking, managing multiple stakeholders and working as part of a team
  • Excellent communication skills including experience speaking to technical and business audiences and working globally
  • Expertise in Java development & Relational Databases
  • Can apply an entrepreneurial approach and passion to problem solving and product development
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong programming experience in at least one compiled language (e.g. C, C++, Java)
  • In-depth knowledge of relational and columnar SQL databases, including database design
  • Experience with continuous delivery and deployment
  • Proficient at working with large and complex code bases
  • Comfortable working in highly dynamic and rapid development environment (Agile development experience)

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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