• Operations Engineering – Control Engineering – Java Software Developer

    Location(s) PL-Warsaw
    Job ID
    2018-47081
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Analyst
    Function(s)
    Engineering
    Region
    EMEA
    Division
    Engineering
    Business Unit
    Operations 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.

    ABOUT THE TEAM
    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.


    The Operations Division is the engine room that powers Goldman Sachs, and Operations Technology is driving their industrialization through automation, digitization and orchestration


    The Control Engineering team is responsible for developing and enhancing control implementations and tooling to allow preventative, longitudinal, bilateral, and detective controls to be supported across the front-to-back architecture across Operations Engineering. We undertake a key role in the architecture of the control platforms, and our success contributes directly to the efficient functioning of the firm's trading and sales operations on a day-to-day basis. 

    The team is responsible for the build out of Front-to-Back Trade Search platform

     

    Front-to-Back Trade Search platform is a trade search tool across Derivative and Security asset classes. It enables Sales, Traders and Operations teams to have a Google-style search UI with a FedEx-like tracking of trades through front-to-back trade processing flow. Platform enables teams to support client queries and trade data analysis significantly uplifting the efficiency. Upcoming enhancements include support for graph based model of trade flows, real-time event streaming search, data enrichment and aggregation and continued build out across all derivatives and securities asset classes. Platform is built with ElasticSearch, Kafka, Node.JS, AngularJS, Selenium, graph database and many more. 

    We are an Agile (Scrum) self-organised team. We are running Scrum sprints with iterative feedback loops with our clients and continual improvement of the team’s processes. We are looking for talented engineers who have an insatiable appetite for learning, passionate about building commercial/innovative solutions and developing highly effective teams.


    As a member of our team you will work closely with business and technical colleagues locally in London, Warsaw, New York and Bengaluru, to solve challenging technical problems, and deliver cutting-edge technical solutions to meet evolving business demands. Effective problem-solving, consensus building, and a highly-developed analytical and technical skill set are essential to your success. 

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR

    • Driven individual with strong analytical, design and architecture skills
    • Ability to efficiently work within a global team
    • Effective written and verbal communication skills
    • Good team player and good interpersonal skills
    • Self starter and able to work in a high paced environment
    • Must be willing to handle first line support calls and work on a support rota
    • Maintain a focus on quality, attention to detail, communication and delivery to tight timescales

    SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE WE ARE LOOKING FOR

    • Full Stack Developer with 3+ years of experience in developing web applications using Java + HTML5/AngularJS/Angular
    • Good knowledge of core Java and JavaScript/TypeScript
    • Strong skills in Web services, JDBC, Spring, Hibernate (or similar ORM)
    • Strong OO design skills and experience
    • Design Patterns knowledge
    • Familiarity with testing frameworks (JUnit/TestNG/Mokito/Fitnesse/Cucumber) and concepts (Test Driven Development, Regression and Parametric Testing)
    • Linux / Unix skills including scripting (shell)

     

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Working experience with ElasticSearch or other NoSQL databases
    • Experience in developing distributed real-time systems
    • Knowledge of financial markets would be an advantage

    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.

    © The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., 2018. All rights reserved Goldman Sachs is an equal employment/affirmative action employer Female/Minority/Disability/Vet.