Equities Technology - Post Execution Engineering Software Developer

  • Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Goldman Sachs USA
  • 15 Oct 18

Equities Technology - Post Execution Engineering Software Developer

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.
Technology is at the heart of our multi-billion dollar business. Our engineers develop lowlatency, scalable, and resilient solutions which drive global equities sales and trading at
Goldman Sachs.
Engineers are responsible for constructing systems to enrich and analyze data sets for the equity trading flows. These pipelines drive the machinery that processes the increasing volumes for the Equity Division. Engineers analyze and architect solutions for the myriad of the functionality areas including but not limited to revenue analytics, post trade enrichment and commission management. They interact and work with Securities division sponsors to develop software solutions. These solutions leverage current modern technologies for large scale ETL and transport of large data. Currently the developers use Kafka, HDFS, Spark and Apache Beam to build these systems. Engineers and their team will leverage these technologies or external managed cloud equivalents to provide cost transparent, scalable solutions.

• Ability to identify solutions that breakdown complex systems.
• Solutions that are parallelizable and scalable solutions running on commodity hardware
• Ability to leverage modern webstacks for visualization and analysis
• Manipulate and organize data, structured and unstructured
• Understanding and applying the principles surrounding test engineering
• Software controls and SDLC

• Experience programming in a compiled language (e.g. C, C++, Java)
• Clear understanding of algorithms and data structures
• Familiarity with core programming concepts and techniques (e.g. concurrency, memory management)
• Comfort with standard SDLC tools, e.g. version control systems, diff-ing tools
• Strong written, oral communication and analytical skills
• Enthusiastic, proactive and driven individual with high degree of attention to detail

Preferred Qualifications
• Bachelor's degree / Master's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field
• Experience developing in a Linux or UNIX environment
• Experience with several of the following: Real-time systems; Large-scale, distributed systems; Operating systems design; Compilers; User interface technologies; Modern webstacks; Databases; Functional programming; Test engineering

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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