Software Engineer-EQ APEJ SMM

Location(s) IN-Bengaluru
Job ID
2020-61019
Schedule Type
Full Time
Level
Associate
Function(s)
General
Region
India
Division
Engineering
Business Unit
EQ SMM
Employment Type
Employee

MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

SECURITIES

 

Our core value is building strong relationships with our institutional clients, which include corporations, financial service providers, and fund managers. We help them buy and sell financial products on exchanges around the world, raise funding, and manage risk. This is a dynamic, entrepreneurial team with a passion for the markets, with individuals who thrive in fast-paced, changing environments and are energized by a bustling trading floor.

 

YOUR IMPACT

Goldman Sachs is building a new platform for systematic equities trading.  The platform includes low-latency trading components that connect to trading venues where system performance provides a competitive advantage and, additionally, a strategy research platform. The platform is live but young and needs a skilled, enthusiastic developer to build important additional capabilities.

 

OUR IMPACT

Our core value is building strong relationships with our institutional clients, which include corporations, financial service providers, and fund managers. We help them buy and sell financial products on exchanges around the world, raise funding, and manage risk. This is a dynamic, entrepreneurial team with a passion for the markets, with individuals who thrive in fast-paced, changing environments and are energized by a bustling trading floor.

Equities Systematic Market Making Strategists play a critical role in defining and running automated trading strategies.  There are complex challenges on both modelling and technological fronts.  On the modelling side, large amounts are data are analysed in order to understand market behaviour, allowing the research and backtesting of systematic strategies.  On the technology side, we operate in a latency-critical environment, building connectivity to external trading venues and developing a research platform to collect and analyse huge amounts of data. Together, our trading and research platforms allow the implementation of market making strategies.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL

  • Build low latency connectivity to external venues
  • Build high throughput tick data collection and storage
  • Enhance internal messaging systems
  • Shape aspects of our software development environment as the platform grows
  • Have the opportunity to be involved with all aspects of a highly automated, high volume trading ecosystem
  • Understand GS principal liquidity provision strategies

 

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE’RE LOOKING FOR

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong academic background with BS degree in quantitative subject such as CS, Maths or relevant experience.
  • Good basic mathematics / statistics
  • Good understanding of modern C++ development including C++11 extensions
  • Low latency C++ development (not necessarily in finance)
  • Strong algorithms and data structures
  • Analytical/problem-solving skills
  • collaborative mindset

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Multithreading
  • Knowledge of latency optimisation techniques
  • Experience with java or python

ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS


At Goldman Sachs, we commit our people, capital and ideas to help our clients, shareholders and the communities we serve to grow. Founded in 1869, we are a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Headquartered in New York, we maintain offices around the world.

We believe who you are makes you better at what you do. We're committed to fostering and advancing diversity and inclusion in our own workplace and beyond by ensuring every individual within our firm has a number of opportunities to grow professionally and personally, from our training and development opportunities and firmwide networks to benefits, wellness and personal finance offerings and mindfulness programs. Learn more about our culture, benefits, and people at GS.com/careers.

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