• Platform - Market Data Developer - London

    Location(s) UK-London
    Job ID
    2017-40449
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Vice President/Executive Director
    Function(s)
    Engineering, Technology
    Region
    EMEA
    Division
    Engineering
    Business Unit
    Platform
    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

    • You will thrive in a work environment that requires strong problem solving skills and independent self-direction, coupled with an aptitude for team collaboration and open communication 
    • Use your strong development skills in the design and development of server-side technical offerings to support the end-to-end delivery of appropriate platform solutions
    • Interface with application and development community to analyze and resolve escalations 
    • Continually evaluate the operation of the environment to assist in optimizing and automating through the use of technology 
    • Provide technical guidance on established infrastructure best practices to IT community and business 
    • Partner with engineering teams to understand technology offerings and how they can be applied to solve business problems 
    • Driving strategic initiatives and delivery of key programs of work across Market Data and the broader division

    SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE'RE LOOKING FOR

     

    BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

    • 5+ years of software development experience 
    • Strong development background in object oriented programming such as Java and Python (C++ would be a bonus) 
    • Experience working in the full Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) with a focus around Test Driven Development (TDD 
    • Very focused on usability, scalability, maintainability, quality and building for the long term 
    • Analytical, problem solver - ability to articulate thoughts clearly and influence 
    • Used to UNIX/Linux environments and Subversion 
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills 
    • Ability to work as part of a global team

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    • Experience developing REST and/or websocket based solutions 
    • Experience developing user interfaces with AngularJS 
    • Experience with distributed system and multi-tier architectures and microservices 
    • Experience with low-latency/high-performance environments 
    • Experience with high-availability systems 
    • A background or understanding of financial markets is a plus

    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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