• Engineering - Management & Strategy - CoS Support - Vice President - Bengaluru

    Location(s) IN-Bengaluru
    Job ID
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Vice President/Executive Director
    Business Unit
    Tech Management & Strategy
    Employment Type

    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.


    Job Summary & Responsibilities:


    • Work closely with the chief of staff to drive the strategy, key initiatives and projects of the Bengaluru Technology Division
    • Create, plan and manage divisional strategies for the Technology Division in Bengaluru
    • Develop content for leadership to leverage for various purposes – strategy, business planning, reporting and monitoring
    • Liaise across various divisions, BUs and disciplines as needed on variety of projects, to drive strategic outcome for the division
    • Program management comprising a set of weekly, quarterly and annual responsibilities, like reporting on key notables across business units on a periodic basis
    • Branding and communication both internally and externally. Manage leadership’s communication to the staff, and information flow into and out of the division/ region
    • Drive BCP related initiatives aimed at managing organization, functional, country and application risks
    • Own or co-own and execute management strategic, risk and compliance initiatives across the division
    • Strong analytical skills and comfortable handling large volumes of data and present information to senior management
    • Excellent presentation skills with the ability to drive discussions
    • Research the Technology footprint/trends in the financial sector, identify areas to invest based on observation and feedback
    • Generate ideas to make Goldman Sachs Technology division a differentiator among other peers and global Technology companies
    • Stay up-to-date with major global, regional and local events and work, and in turn communicating these to the right stakeholders
    • Very good networking skills required – should be able to leverage established networks to deliver work

    Basic Qualifications:


    • Post-graduation in business management, through recognised professional body and preferably graduation in technology or engineering
    • Preferably, prior experience in chief of staff role firms with coverage in the technology space
    • Strong analytical and presentation skills, with a  minimum 8 years of work experience, preferably already working in similar role and shown exceptional impact
    • Adept at researching on new and trending technologies and translating the industry knowledge to applying it at the firm
    • Excellent interpersonal, client relationship and communication (written and verbal) skills, including being comfortable dealing with people at a senior level
    • Energetic and passionate about the chief of staff responsibility
    • Sound management judgement and potential to lead team in future
    • Motivated self-starter, inquisitive, enthusiastic with impeccable attention to detail
    • Courage to challenge current practice and initiative to suggest new ways of working
    • Ability to cope with multiple demands on time and prioritize accordingly



    Preferred Qualifications:


    • Functional Expertise  - Keeps up-to-date with emerging business, economic, and market trends
    • Technical Skills - Demonstrates strong technical skills required for the role, pays attention to detail, takes initiative to broaden his/her knowledge and demonstrates appropriate financial/analytical skills
    • Drive and Motivation - Successfully handles multiple tasks, takes initiative to improve his/her own performance, works intensely towards extremely challenging goals and persists in the face of obstacles or setbacks
    • Client and Business Focus - Effectively handles difficult requests, builds trusting, long-term relationships with clients, helps the client to identify/define needs and manages client/business expectations
    • Communication Skills - Communicates what is relevant and important in a clear and concise manner and shares information/new ideas with others
    • Judgement and Problem solving - Thinks ahead, anticipates questions, plans for contingencies, finds alternative solutions and identifies clear objectives.  Sees the big picture and effectively analyses complex issues
    • Creativity/Innovation - Looks for new ways to improve current processes and develop creative solutions that are grounded in reality and have practical value
    • Influencing Outcomes - Presents sound, persuasive rationale for ideas or opinions.  Takes a position on issues and influences others' opinions and presents persuasive recommendations


    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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