• FICC Technology - Credit Trading Tech - Client and Production Support

    Location(s) UK-London
    Job ID
    2018-47827
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Vice President/Executive Director
    Function(s)
    Engineering
    Region
    EMEA
    Division
    Engineering
    Business Unit
    FICC 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. Fixed Income, Currency, and Commodities (FICC) Technology plays a key role in the firm’s ability to help institutional clients buy and sell financial instruments on liquidity venues around the world, an important revenue driver for the firm. In FICC Technology we use both open source industry standard and internal proprietary technologies to build cutting edge platforms for pricing, execution, and control over each of these millions of transactions.


    FICC is a fast-paced trading environment with a wide variety of financial products. We are looking for candidates who are passionate about learning and working with the business to resolve day to day technical issues. You must have strong communication skills as you will be working with many different teams front to back across both the business and technical organizations. You will be working with developers to debug issues and find root causes so some experience with coding is required. You will make impact by resolving issues efficiently, managing incidents, identifying recurring issues and coming up with recommendations on where to make investments to bring down support costs. Lastly, you will help train new users and developers by creating clear and concise documentation for applications and processes.

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL

    •  Help users to quickly resolve issue
    •  Create user documentation for applications and processes
    • Create runbooks for faster issue resolution 
    • Debug code and determine where changes need to be made to resolve root causes
    • Manage support tickets to track recurring issues and support cost
    • Perform start of day checks to ensure that systems are operational before the trading day starts
    • Use tools to execute configuration changes, modify production data and entitle users to applications
    • Execute BCPs to ensure that backup plans are up to date

    SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE WE ARE LOOKING FOR

    • 5+ years of support experience and incident management
    • Strong communication skills
    • Strong analytical skills

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    • Experience with SQL
    • Basic knowledge of Linux
    • Knowledge of Fixed Income products (Interest Rates, Credit, Foreign Exchange)
    • Experience with Java/Python/C++

    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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