Securities Division, Structured Notes/SIMON, Core Infrastructure Lead Engineer, VP

  • Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Goldman Sachs USA
  • 16 Aug 17

Securities Division, Structured Notes/SIMON, Core Infrastructure Lead Engineer, VP

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
As a Lead infrastructure Engineer for the Securities Division, you will play an integral role in providing architectural data-center design and implementation for infrastructure as a service (IaaS) in the Cloud for a world class FinTech divestiture. You will be involved in all aspects of IaaS including administrative tasks, dynamic scaling, network security and virtualized desktop management for both external clients and internal corporate users. In addition, you will manage network infrastructure and resiliency, along with establishing 24x7 support and monitoring protocols for the firm.
OUR IMPACT Division Description
THE SECURITIES DIVISION
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.

Team Description
Goldman Sachs' strats are world leaders in solving complex business problems using mathematics and engineering skills. Our team is specifically focused on building an electronic multi-dealer platform called SIMON which is quickly evolving in to the market standard for structuring, distributing, and trading structured notes. This is a unique opportunity for you to be part of a highly productive and motivated group of software and quant engineers, who are constantly looking to innovate and provide best-in-class FinTech platform to clients. You will collaborate on a daily basis with sales and trading involved in the SIMON effort.

HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL
As the Infrastructure Lead Engineer for a new fintech startup, you will have a direct influence over the cloud infrastructure topology, cloud security and workplace engineering from the ground up, with an opportunity to scale solutions and your team as the client-base grows.

Major responsibilities:

  • Network, OS, storage, and desktop administration
  • Infrastructure baseline imaging and patching
  • Network architecture, security and deployment (emphasis on routing and firewalls)
  • Develop application monitoring systems, escalation and triage support processes
  • Resiliency/disaster recovery model and implementation
  • Third party vendor selection and management
  • New account and workspace provisioning for all staff
  • Market data provisioning, distribution and contract management
  • Manage Technology budget
  • Hire additional team members


RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS
Basic Qualifications
  • Experience leading new infrastructure architecture and implementation for an organization of 100+ employees
  • Strong Project Management, cost tracking, team management, and optimization skills having led teams of 10+
  • Experience setting up and supporting both internal and external developer tool chain
  • Command of network architecture and deployment (emphasis on BGP, routing and firewalls), desktop support, Windows & Linux server administration, storage management, virtual machines, monitoring/alert systems, and IP telephony
  • Experience with Public Cloud (eg: AWS)
  • 10 years+ years of experience
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience setting up a FinTech company from scratch
  • AWS Cloud certifications preferred
  • Hands on experience in building and maintaining infrastructure in AWS platform
  • Extensive knowledge and hands on experience with private and public cloud architecture and cloud migration
  • Extensive knowledge and hands on experience of technology infrastructure stack; including Windows and Linux OS, Network (TCP/IP), DNS/DHCP, Active Directory/LDAP, Identity Management System, Storage and Virtualization
  • Strong understanding of web/cloud security and risk
  • Comfortable supporting both developers and traders


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.

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