Securities - Equities Support Engineer, Associate/VP, London

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Goldman Sachs International
  • 17 Aug 17

See job description for details

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.

GOLDMAN SACHS FIRM OVERVIEW
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 high-net-worth individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in London, Frankfurt, Tokyo, Hong Kong and other major financial centres around the world.

DIVISIONAL OVERVIEW
Goldman Sachs' Strats business unit is a world leader in developing quantitative and technological techniques to solve complex business problems. Working within the firm's trading, sales, banking and investment management divisions, strats use their mathematical and scientific training to create financial products, advise clients on transactions, measure risk, and identify market opportunities.

The Role
This is a unique opportunity to work in a dynamic support team in a fast paced front office environment that covers sophisticated applications spanning algorithmic trading, smart routing and order management. It offers the opportunity to support a trading platform front to back and interact with key users.

Team Description
The Goldman Sachs Trading Support team is a dynamic group of individuals spanning level one support and development operating across London and Bangalore. It is charged with both proactively and reactively dealing with operational risk. The team is accountable for the monitoring and support of Algorithmic, Smart Routing and Order Management systems as well as developing systems and tooling to improve the efficiency of those tasks and reduce operational risk.

Role Responsibilities
Your role will include deployment, monitoring and fault finding in the production environment including issue resolution and crisis management. You will be expected to work with global support and application teams to provide solutions that will strategically improve the operating environment.

  • Track issues to resolution
  • Work with a global support team
  • Work with both internal and external development teams to improve trading and support applications


RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS
Qualifications
  • Experience of Equities Support
  • Experience in reducing operational risk
  • Excellent knowledge of Unix/Linux environment
  • Some programming experience in C++, Python, Java or SQL
  • Application support experience of trading applications
  • Level 1 support experience
  • Excellent understanding of Equities cash markets


ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS
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.

© The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., 2017. All rights reserved
Goldman Sachs is an equal employment/affirmative action employer Female/Minority/Disability/Vet.