• Equities Technology - Mission Control - London

    Location(s) UK-London
    Job ID
    2017-38240
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Associate
    Function(s)
    Engineering, Technology
    Region
    EMEA
    Division
    Engineering
    Business Unit
    Equities Technology
    Employment Type
    Employee
  • MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

    What We Do

    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.

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL

    • Handling client and desk queries and requests 
    • Business, systems and environment monitoring 
    • Maintaining the production environment, its stability, integrity, reliability and robustness 
    • Managing business continuity by directing activities of development and infrastructure teams to identify, work-around and resolve serious production issues 
    • Managing the turnover of new releases into the production environment 
    • Form strong client relationships by working closely with traders (from analyst to managing director level), strategists/quants, operations and other key users 
    • Be a strong team player, highly motivated, keen to take on responsibility, able to work independently and successfully manage and maintain a high workload in a busy environment

    SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE'RE LOOKING FOR

     

    BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

    • Experience with SQL and Database skills, ideally Sybase 
    • Experience with using UNIX/LINUX 
    • Highly motivated and capable of working under pressure without compromising support processes 
    • Strong, committed and reliable team player 
    • Strong communicator, able to take direction but also willing to contribute to discussions 
    • Good time management skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritise effectively 
    • Desire to work closely with a trading desk

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    • Experience in FIX 
    • Knowledge of Equities 
    • Previous experience in a support-facing role at a financial institution

    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.

    © The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., 2018. All rights reserved Goldman Sachs is an equal employment/affirmative action employer Female/Minority/Disability/Vet.