Data Analyst / Project Manager - Operations Risk Engineering

  • Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Goldman Sachs USA
  • 24 Mar 19

Data Analyst / Project Manager - Operations Risk Engineering

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.
The Operations Division is the engine room that powers Goldman Sachs, and Operations Technology is driving their industrialization through automation, digitization and orchestration
As an Operations Risk engineer, you will be responsible for being part of a team that develops scalable and robust technology solutions which help risk managers drive an efficient risk and control framework in Operations Division. Technology that enables them to monitor, assess, report and prevent various types of risks related to people, processes and events in Operations.

As a member of our team you will work closely with business and technical colleagues locally in London, Warsaw, New York and Bengaluru, to solve challenging technical problems, and deliver cutting-edge technical solutions to meet evolving business demands. Effective problem-solving, consensus building, and a highly-developed analytical skill set are essential to your success.

We run an Agile (Scrum) team with iterative feedback loops with our clients and continual improvement of the team's processes. We are looking for talented business analyst who have an insatiable appetite for learning, passionate about building commercial/innovative solutions and developing highly effective teams.

• Building long term, productive relationships, and engage effectively with all key internal clients and partners. Drive consensus amongst multiple clients
• Deliver detailed project business and technology data / business analysis.
• Contribute to analysis and decision-making of strategic functional architecture objectives of specific projects
• Manage complex projects from inception to implementation focus on software quality, stakeholder communication and product delivery
• Self starter and able to work in a high paced environment.
• Identify new business opportunities, prepare business plans, structure and execute on externalizing data analytics

• Minimum 2 years of relevant experience working in financial services and/or technology company - Bachelor's degree required
• Understanding and experience of project management from initiation to implementation (risk / issue management, project)
• Contribute to analysis and decision-making of strategic functional architecture objectives of specific projects
• Strong knowledge and appreciation of technology change. Software development experiences a plus but not essential
• Proficient with spreadsheets and presentation tools and ability and willingness to learn new tools and procedures
• Strong verbal and written communications skills
• Strong working knowledge of ETL and RDBMS (Sybase / DB2) skills including SQL

Preferred Qualifications
• Experience with Agile Scrum project management methodology (Stand-ups, Sprint Planning, Backlog Management and many more)
• Knowledge of visualisation tools (Tableau, ZoomData, Kibana)
• Knowledge of financial markets would be an advantage
• Working knowledge of Big Data and NoSQL Solutions (Elastic Search, Hadoop) includes MapReduce, Hive, Spark

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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