Software Engineer - Securities Lending Technology

Location(s) IN-Bengaluru
Job ID
2021-83416
Schedule Type
Full Time
Level
Associate
Function(s)
Software Engineer
Region
India
Division
Engineering
Business Unit
Prime Services Technology
Employment Type
Employee

MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

ENGINEERING

 

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.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

Responsibilities

 

This is an exciting opportunity to join an expanding team leveraging technology to transform the way we conduct derivatives business and to deliver the most complex transactions for our clients. The role will be suited to a strong technologist with a keen interest in business workflows, derivative products and financial markets.

The successful candidate will need to:

  • Develop an in-depth understanding of Equity Derivatives front office business, flows and systems, with particular focus on Exotics, Fund Products and Structured Transactions
  • Form strong partnerships with trading, operations, quants, and other engineering teams
  • Drive commercially impactful engineering projects to deliver key desk initiatives
  • Strive for continuous improvement in the effectiveness and stability of the front office stack
  • Maintain a strong risk and control mindset to mitigate operational & technology risks
  • Become proficient in Goldman Sachs’ proprietary database and scripting language (SecDB and Slang) and other languages as necessary

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field
  • Strong technical, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong programming skills in at least one OO/scripting language (e.g. Java, Python, C++) 
  • Experience working with databases and datasets (modelling, querying)
  • Experience in software development, including a clear understanding of data structures, algorithms, software design and core programming concepts 
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills and ability to work across teams
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment whilst maintaining strong attention to detail
  • Highly motivated with a strong sense of ownership and desire for impact

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience in a business-facing, front office engineering role in the finance industry
  • Knowledge of equities markets and experience with derivatives products such as options, swaps or exotics

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.

We’re committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with special needs or disabilities during our recruiting process. Learn more: https://www.goldmansachs.com/careers/footer/disability-statement.html



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