Engineering - Finance Engineering - Finance & Risk Platform Engineer - Analyst - London

Location(s) UK-London
Job ID
2017-39852
Schedule Type
Full Time
Level
Analyst
Function(s)
Engineering, Technology
Region
EMEA
Division
Engineering
Business Unit
Finance & Risk Engineering
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

  • Work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment that provides exposure to all areas of Finance 
  • Build disruptive solutions using cutting edge technologies with measurable commercial outcomes 
  • Understand business needs, facilitating and developing process workflow, data requirements, and specifications required to support implementation 
  • Develop technical specifications, high level/detailed design, testing strategies, and implementation plans from business requirements 
  • Manage end-to-end systems development cycle from requirements analysis, coding, testing, UAT and maintenance 
  • Build strong relationships with business facing technology teams and business partners

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE'RE LOOKING FOR

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering or related technical discipline 
  • Experience in software development, including a clear understanding of data structures, algorithms, software design and core programming concepts 
  • Comfortable multi-tasking, managing multiple stakeholders and working as part of a team 
  • Excellent communication skills including experience speaking to technical and business audiences and working globally 
  • Expertise in full stack front end Web Development or server side Java development with Relational Databases 
  • Can apply an entrepreneurial approach and passion to problem solving and product development 
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong programming experience in at least one language (preferably Javascript or Java) 
  • Demonstrate front end design aesthetics with focus on User Experience
  • Technologies: Web/RESTful service development: HTML 5, JavaScript/AngularJS/React/Redux, JSON 
  • Technologies: TDD (JUnit), build tools (Maven/Gradle/Ant), Scala, Java, Spark, Tableau, Linux and shell scripting 
  • Experience with continuous delivery and deployment 
  • Proficient at working with large and complex code bases

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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