• Engineering - Equities Technology - Equities Technology Site Reliability Engineer (all levels) - APAC - Vice President - Hong Kong

    Location(s) HK-Hong Kong
    Job ID
    2017-41264
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Associate
    Function(s)
    Technology
    Region
    Asia Except Japan
    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.
    Technology is at the heart of our multi-billion dollar business. Our engineers develop lowlatency, scalable, and resilient solutions which drive global equities sales and trading at
    Goldman Sachs.
    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.

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) at Goldman Sachs combines software and systems engineering to build run, and maintain high performant, distributed, fault tolerant trading systems. Site Reliability Engineers focus on ensuring our clients experience of the Goldman Sachs engineering platform is best in class.

    As a Site Reliability Engineer you will be filling a mission-critical role ensuring that our systems are healthy, monitored, automated, and designed to scale. You will collaborate with engineering teams to continually improve our production services, facilitating fast delivery of new services, and reducing downtime. Site Reliability Engineers utilize automation, tools and solid engineering principles to optimize existing systems, build infrastructure and eliminate operational work.

    Goldman Sachs engineering is looking for passionate, curious, driven engineers who thrive on solving operational problems and improving efficiency and would like to apply their skills to our Equities franchise.

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL
    • Proactive management of our production services by measuring and monitoring availability, latency and overall system health.
    • Support services before they go live through activities such as system design consulting, developing software platforms and frameworks, capacity planning and launch reviews.
    • Scale systems sustainably through mechanisms like automation, and evolve systems by pushing for changes that improve reliability and velocity.
    • Practice sustainable incident management in a blameless postmortem culture.
    • Identify and build improvements to system behavior, control and monitoring tools.
    • Lead projects that continue to improve the availability, stability and performance of the system (eg. Disaster recovery, stress/capacity and exchange testing).
    • Assist with planning and execution of new software releases with development teams.
    • The Asia Pac team is spread across Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, China and India. The role requires working as part of the larger global team and collaboratively working with .counterparts across the region on both local and global initiatives.

    SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE WE ARE LOOKING FOR
    • Experience in one or more of the following: C++, Java, Python and Perl.
    • Solid analytical and problem solving skills with appreciation of technical risk.
    • Experience with developing applications in a Linux environment, with sound knowledge of algorithms, data structures, complexity analysis and software design.
    • Development skills with experience in real time, highly concurrent environments.
    • Project management of tasks, issue resolution, and escalation.
    • Experience with developing test cases and ensuring appropriate test coverage through unit and automated testing.
    • Expertise in designing, analyzing and troubleshooting large-scale distributed systems.
    • Systematic problem-solving approach, coupled with effective communication skills and a sense of ownership and drive.
    • Ability to debug and optimize code and to automate routine tasks.
    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, a related technical field that involves programming, or equivalent practical experience.
    • Minimum of 5 years technology experience in a commercial environment.
    • Prior SRE experience is highly regarded.
    • Interpersonal skills.
    • Passionate about solving operational problems and constant improvement
    • Highly motivated, pro-active and capable of working under pressure without compromising development processes.
    • Strong, committed and reliable team player and strong communicator, able to take direction but also willing to contribute to discussions on design and strategy.
    • Possess client-facing skills to be able to deal with and form good relationships with the business and other technology groups through day to day support and project work.
    • Ability to multi-task and be effective working in a fast paced environment.
    • Interest in financial markets, technology and the ability to learn.

    Preferred Qualifications

    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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