Technology, GIR Technology, Data Platform Team Lead, Vice President, London

UK-London
Job ID
2017-38232
Schedule Type
Full Time
Level
Vice President/Executive Director
Function(s)
Technology
EMEA
Division
Technology
GIR Technology
Employment Type
Employee

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.

 

YOUR IMPACT

 

As a data platform engineer, you will be responsible for being part of a team building a green field distribution platform for the firm?s clients to access Research data.  Breaking new ground for Goldman Sachs, our new data platform will provide clients with access to over 3bn data points through streaming data services, state-of-the-art database technologies and web-scale, industry-standard APIs.  You will be leading a growing, global team based in Singapore, London & New York engaged in all stages of software development from requirements gathering through to development and deployment.  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 engineers who have an insatiable appetite for learning, passionate about building commercial solutions innovatively and developing highly effective teams.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL

  • Drive decision making across the team?s development cycle 
  • Seek to improve team performance and managing team member?s career growth 
  • Proactively identify efficiency and design improvements to existing systems and processes 
  • Work with clients across regions to gather requirements and manage development of solutions 
  • Work with senior technology stakeholders communicating project challenges and progress 
  • Research, conceive and develop with new technologies and their application to upcoming projects

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE'RE LOOKING FOR

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • BSc degree in Computing or Engineering 
  • Experience of working in Agile teams 
  • Experience of working in a global team 
  • Team (career, project and technical) management experience 
  • Java development experience 
  • Team-oriented with strong communication and collaborative skills

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • A background in Research or Publishing 
  • Investment banking experience 
  • Development experience with distributed data platforms, HTML, Javascript, Data Analytics and Visualisation

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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