Software Support Specialist - Financial Crime Compliance / Ecomm Tech

Location(s) CH-ZH-Zurich
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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.


Your Impact

  • We are looking for an experienced professional to be part of the Financial Crime Compliance Technology team in Zurich.
  • The team works to deliver the committed Technology road map as agreed with the Senior Compliance sponsors.
  • The team is responsible for 2nd level support of local compliance systems in Zurich.
  • The team is also responsible for project and Vendor Management ensuring that all Project and support commitments are met.
  • The team also interfaces with the Compliance users to define requirements and project goals.

How will you fulfill your potential?

  • Build and operate a suite of platforms and applications that prevent, detect, and mitigate regulatory and reputational risk across the firm.
  • Opportunity to build / manage new compliance and technology driven projects across the regulatory Financial Crime and Communication surveillance technology space
  • Partner globally across multiple divisions and engineering teams to create end-to-end solutions
  • Provide 2nd line support for technology issues as well as responding quickly to user queries from AML / FCC Compliance locally in Zurich
  • Close collaboration with external Vendors

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science Computer Engineering, or a similar field of study
  • Knowledge of Windows/UNIX programming/scripting languages such as Perl, Python, bash shell scripting, PowerShell
  • Proficiency in SQL and data manipulation
  • Experience in software development and software integration
  • Strong business analysis skills
  • Good collaborative and team work skills are key to be successful in this role
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) due to exposure to senior business people locally and in the global organization of Goldman Sachs
  • The ability (and tenacity) to clearly express ideas and arguments in meetings and on paper.
  • 2-4 years of experience in AML and Communication Surveillance Technologies


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in software development (Java, Java Script, C++ or similar)
  • Experience in web technologies such as JBoss, Apache and Tomcat
  • Knowledge and experience of 'Actimize' and 'Accuity Compliance Link' products are desirable
  • Experience in design, deployment and support of small office setups
  • 2-4 years of experience within the Financial Industry, preferably in Switzerland​



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