• Engineering - Finance Engineering - EMEA Market Risk Analyst Developer -London

    Location(s) UK-London
    Job ID
    2017-40102
    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

     

    The role is primarily application development on a Global Market Risk System which produces risk metrics, including VaR (Value at Risk) and Stress Tests for the Market Risk Department, used for both for internal risk management and risk analysis for regulatory requirements. The role is in London and requires collaboration with a global regulatory stress test and platform engineering team. Development includes distributed processing, aggregation of Big Data for risk analysis and controls, workflow, building analytical tools and developing reconciliations with front office and upstream systems. The role includes capture of requirement from clients, development of design and implementation of technical solutions both on strategic and current architecture. The role will report into a local manager who is also the global technical lead for the team. The role also includes periodic third level support of the production environment.

     

    SKILLS & EXPEREICNE WE'RE LOOKING FOR

    • At least 2 years’ experience in application development, either in Java or C++ and Advanced SQL and strong database skills
    • A track record of detailed technical analysis, architectural and development pattern and familiarity with SDLC and tools
    • Experience of effective team working, on multiple projects and collaborating with a global team
    • Experience of working to tight deadlines in an iterative and fast paced and changeable environment
    • Basic understanding of financial products, front office flows
    • Very strong analytical skills, ability to undertake hands-on investigations, identify trends and anomalies and design and implement appropriate technical solutions
    • Ability to form strong functional understanding of complex business requirements

    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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