Technology, Equities Technology - Client FIX Onboarding, Associate/VP, Hong Kong/Tokyo

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Goldman Sachs International
  • 20 Sep 17

Technology, Equities Technology - Client FIX Onboarding, Associate/VP, Hong Kong/Tokyo


Technology is at the heart of our multi-billion dollar business. Our engineers develop lowlatency, scalable, and resilient solutions which drive global equities sales and trading at Goldman Sachs.


The FIX Connectivity team is the primary client facing engineering team for Goldman Sachs and its clients. The team specifically focuses on the technical aspects of on-boarding clients to trade electronically (using the FIX Protocol) for all products and markets offered by Goldman Sachs. The role is in the Equities Technology FIX on-boarding team covering global markets with a focus on Asia Pacific.

Equities Technology FIX Onboarding engineering team is looking for experienced software engineers and client onboarding specialists to join a growing team in a fast-paced front office environment with high level of direct interaction with external clients, vendors, trading desks and internal platform engineering teams.

Key responsibilities will include utilizing in-house developed tools to make changes to FIX configuration for existing and new GSET clients, perform required maintenance and support including troubleshooting of production and pre-production issues, and participate in software development activities focused on improving efficiency and further automation of the onboarding processes and tools.

We work closely with stakeholders from the initial request to go-live. This includes gathering requirements, evaluating specifications, coordinating testing, managing the change process, implementing client specific rules and set-up. The team has strong relationships with the business and other engineering team and provides professional solutions for Goldman Sachs electronic trading for our clients.


An experienced FIX on-boarding engineer, with a proven track record in the on-boarding of clients to electronic trading. With a strong understanding of the FIX protocol and UNIX skills. Previous experience of working with business, vendor and clients.

  • Excellent communication skills, particularly with external clients
  • Excellent knowledge of the FIX protocol
  • Solid experience in project management
  • Solid experience in technical support in a distributed environment, including experience of FIX support
  • Strong understanding of Asia Pacific Equities markets and products
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong FIX certification and testing experience
  • Good knowledge of connectivity, Networks and TCP/IP, Firewalls
  • Good knowledge of UNIX/Linux
  • Good knowledge of SQL and databases
  • The ability to work effectively with local and global technology and business teams
  • The ability to work well under pressure to provide high quality, accurate and timely solutions
  • Programming or scripting knowledge desirable
  • Experience of software release and version control systems desirable

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