Senior Software Engineer - Futures
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.
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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.
Join us for an exciting financial technology opportunity in Qian Kun as an Engineer to be based in our Shenzhen futures trading floor. With the establishment of the China Financial Futures Exchange (CFFEX) in 2006, the Chinese futures market has become one of the fastest growing electronic trading markets in the world. In this role, you will be responsible for the ongoing expansion of our complex, real-time applications which power our electronic trading business behind the scene. HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL
• Business analysis, partnering with futures sales, trader and senior business managers to drive product development
• Response to a rapid pace of changes, driven by growing client demands, markets and regulatory changes
• Project management, liaising with regional technology teams and external technology vendors to drive implementation
• Manage day-to-day operation of the technology platform, ensuring there is high degree of resilience and automation
• Participate in external meetings in response to industry-wide initiatives, e.g. meet with exchanges on system upgrade planning SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE WE ARE LOOKING FOR
• Driven, self-starter, team player who excels in a fast paced financial technology environment
• Strong analytical skills and problem solving skills
• Minimum 1-2 years of technology experience in application development and support
• Holder of Computer Science or related Bachelor degree
• Excellent communication skills in written and spoken Chinese
• English is preferred but not required - English language training may be provided where required Preferred Qualifications
• Financial product knowledge in relation to equities and derivatives trading and processing
• Experience in managing external technology vendors and internal providers of various technology services
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