• Equities Technology Derivatives Engineer - VP - EQT EMEA

    Location(s) UK-London
    Job ID
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Vice President/Executive Director
    Business Unit
    Equities Technology
    Employment Type

    Equity Derivatives Automation Engineering team works very closely with Equity Derivatives business at Goldman Sachs and has a wide set of responsibilities across a variety of products to scale automation of quoting, pricing and booking. 

    Automation is at the core of our derivatives business, with clients pushing for more electronic flows, increased volumes on a daily basis, better data and analytics tools, while at the same time demanding high quality client experience throughout the entire execution. Our team focuses on building market leading engineering platforms with solid APIs, high throughput and service orientated architecture. The innovative solutions we develop are externalized to our clients as part of the core Marquee offering. Our function is critical to the future of the business at Goldman Sachs and represents a significant growth area across the firm.

    This is a great opportunity to join a dynamic team where you will both learn about and transform the business by applying your engineering skills to automate key business decisions.


     Role Responsibilities

    • Develop unified global cross-asset derivatives quoting platform with electronic and client connectivity 
    • Integrate with external platforms and clients using industry standard protocols such as FIX and REST
    • Build rich, high-throughput and performance-sensitive user applications using the latest web and server side technologies such as React/Java
    • Use both open source and internal proprietary technologies to build cutting edge platforms
    • Work closely with sales and trading to deliver innovative solutions to automate their manual workflows
    • Be part of the vibrant global automation team and use your engineering skills to impact business decisions

    Basic Qualifications

    • Excellent academic record in a relevant technical field such as computer science, physics, mathematics or engineering
    • Strong programming skills in an object orientated or functional paradigm such as Java, C#, C or Python
    • Entrepreneurial individual with self-management skills, able to handle multiple tasks and interact with global stakeholders
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Previous technical role working on or with a derivatives trading desk (irrespective of asset class)
    • Experience designing and implementing distributed systems modelling complex and electronic workflows in finance


    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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