Core Engineering - Data Intelligence - Market Data Vendor Manager

  • Competitive
  • Jersey City, NJ, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Goldman Sachs USA
  • 17 Jan 19

Core Engineering - Data Intelligence - Market Data Vendor Manager

At Goldman Sachs, our Engineers don't just make things - we make things possible. Change the world by connecting people and capital with ideas. Solve the most challenging and pressing engineering problems for our clients. Join our engineering teams that build massively scalable software and systems, architect low latency infrastructure solutions, proactively guard against cyber threats, and leverage machine learning alongside financial engineering to continuously turn data into action. Create new businesses, transform finance, and explore a world of opportunity at the speed of markets .

Engineering, which is comprised of our Technology Division and global strategists groups, is at the critical center of our business, and our dynamic environment requires innovative strategic thinking and immediate, real solutions. Want to push the limit of digital possibilities? Start here.

Who We Look For
Goldman Sachs Engineers are innovators and problem-solvers, building solutions in risk management, big data, mobile and more. We look for creative collaborators who evolve, adapt to change and thrive in a fast-paced global environment.


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.

Market Data delivers analytics and reference data, both real-time and historical reflecting all major markets and financial instruments to our internal and external clients.


The Market Data Vendor Management team at Goldman Sachs are responsible for negotiating all data licensing and commercial terms with third party vendors. The team coordinates directly with internal business sponsors on data requirements; legal counsel for defining contractual terms; Technology Risk, Compliance and the Vendor Management Office to ensure vendor solutions meet Firm policies and Standards; Divisional and Technology Leadership for budgetary approvals and signings.

The successful candidate will join a global team of people responsible for over four hundred vendor relationships. The market data team is based in the Americas, EMEA and Asia, along with vendors and exchanges located across those regions. As the primary representative for Firm, you will be accountable for maintaining the Firm's reputation with our suppliers.


The role will require you to be directly responsible for a number of high profile Vendor relationships for new contract negotiations, renewals and all other vendor oversight activities. The role provides the opportunity to identify cost saving opportunities and build relationships with all divisions in the Firm.


Basic Qualifications/Experience

  • 3 years minimum experience of vendor management
  • General understanding of market data licensing terms
  • Index and/or Exchange experience preferred
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience of the MDSL MDM inventory system

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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