Java Developer, Associate, Warsaw

  • Competitive
  • Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Goldman Sachs International
  • 17 Aug 17

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MORE ABOUT THIS JOB
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.

WHO WE ARE
The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global financial services firm providing investment banking, securities and investment management services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high-net-worth individuals. The firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in London, Frankfurt, Tokyo, Hong Kong and other major financial centres around the world

BUSINESS UNIT OVERVIEW
Federation Technology attracts people from diverse technical skill sets including Analyst Developers, Technical Architects and Business Analysts. The breadth of the areas supported by Federation systems provides exposure to many business functions and financial products as well as many complex technical challenges. Cross-team initiatives and mobility opportunities enable employees to build deep business understanding and develop technical, team and leadership skills. Such is the size and complexity of many of the cross-divisional projects that Federation has a specialist team to handle this which is one of the largest teams of business analysts in technology.

Within Federation Technology, the Financial Risk Technology comprises of three areas: Credit Risk, Market Risk and Liquidity Risk. This role offers the opportunity to contribute directly to the Credit Risk Technology team which is responsible for systems that assess, monitor, and control the firm's counterparty credit risk. The group is a talented mix of developers, architects, functional analysts, and quants who maintain a technology friendly environment where quality software is emphasized over excessive documentation and user satisfaction is the goal. We leverage test-driven development and other agile development practices to deliver quality software the first time out.

The team collects transactions from across the firm, leverages a compute farm to complete 30 billion re-pricings each day to calculate forward-looking exposure, and then summarizes that data on-the-fly using an in-memory caching architecture running on massively parallel custom hardware. We deliver web-based applications and do most development in Java.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS
RESPONSIBILITIES

We are looking for talented Java developers to build and maintain the applications which manage the firm's credit risk. You will gather functional requirements, participate in technical design sessions, and interact with other technology teams within our Risk, Legal, and Controller areas to deliver consistent, accurate risk measurements to our Credit users. The role will allow you to gain an understanding of credit risk and the broad array of products traded at the firm, including our OTC derivatives, loans, and funding businesses. The successful candidate will participate in all phases of a project life-cycle and work with extremely bright, motivated individuals, who focus on Java development and strive for continuous process improvement.

DEVELOPMENT PROSPECTS

The role provides the opportunity for a candidate with an interest in finance to gain a full understanding of Credit Risk and learn how Credit calculates and manages exposures across various risk types and risk measurements. Credit's interaction other business units in the firm provides the candidate with the chance to learn many aspects of the Goldman Sachs businesses.

SKILLS / EXPERIENCE
MANDATORY

  • 5+ years Java experience
  • Proficiency in Object Oriented Design and Analysis
  • Solid understanding of core Java concepts, memory model and Design Patterns
  • Experience in principles of test-driven development, hands on experience with testing frameworks such as JUnit
  • 4 years RDBMS experience
  • Demonstrated history of technical project ownership and successful delivery
  • Self-directed
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong Analytical skills required
  • Dedication and concern for delivering quality solutions to our users

PREFERRED
  • Multi-threading programming experience
  • Hibernate and Spring experience
  • JavaScript and AngularJS experience

QUALIFICATIONS

Candidate must be degree educated (or equivalent)

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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