Technology, Finance Engineering, Finance & Risk Platform Engineer, Analyst, London

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Goldman Sachs International
  • 15 Dec 17 2017-12-15

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MORE ABOUT THIS JOB TECHNOLOGY

Our team of engineers builds solutions to the most complex problems. We develop cutting-edge systems and processes that form the core of our key business and enable transactions to move in milliseconds. We provide real-time access to critical deal information and crunch billions of data points each day to inform firm-wide market insights and strategies. Team members have the opportunity to work at the forefront of technology innovation alongside industry leaders and make significant contributions to the field.

OUR IMPACT

In Finance & Risk Engineering, you'll find an exciting confluence of computer science, finance and mathematics being used to solve for what our shareholders would like from us - a high return for the right risk taken. Our Data, Platform, Infrastructure and Risk engineers work with multiple Finance businesses to drive consistency, efficiency and reuse across Finance & Risk Engineering solutions via the delivery of common services, tools, frameworks, and practices.

YOUR IMPACT

Are you interested in learning about risk and finance or perhaps expanding what you know, while still staying close to your roots as a software engineer? As a business software engineer in the Finance & Risk Engineering organization under the Technology Division, you will have the opportunity to impact one or more aspects of risk management and financial reporting, while working in small, nimble teams.

The Platform Engineering team is responsible to identify common problems across finance and engineer solutions that can be reused by multiple teams. The team builds solutions that are offered as a software product or as a hosted service. The current focus is in developing self-service tools, distributed calculations, web components, and data transport. We are a dynamic team of talented developers and architects who partner with business areas and other technology teams to deliver high profile projects using a raft of technologies such as Spark/Hadoop, HTML5/JavaScript and Java.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL

  • Work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment that provides exposure to all areas of Finance
  • Build disruptive solutions using cutting edge technologies with measurable commercial outcomes
  • Understand business needs, facilitating and developing process workflow, data requirements, and specifications required to support implementation
  • Develop technical specifications, high level/detailed design, testing strategies, and implementation plans from business requirements
  • Manage end-to-end systems development cycle from requirements analysis, coding, testing, UAT and maintenance
  • Build strong relationships with business facing technology teams and business partners
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE'RE LOOKING FOR

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering or related technical discipline
  • Experience in software development, including a clear understanding of data structures, algorithms, software design and core programming concepts
  • Comfortable multi-tasking, managing multiple stakeholders and working as part of a team
  • Excellent communication skills including experience speaking to technical and business audiences and working globally
  • Expertise in full stack front end Web Development or server side Java development with Relational Databases
  • Can apply an entrepreneurial approach and passion to problem solving and product development
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Strong programming experience in at least one language (preferably Javascript or Java)
  • Demonstrate front end design aesthetics with focus on User Experience
  • Technologies: Web/RESTful service development: HTML 5, JavaScript/AngularJS/React/Redux, JSON
  • Technologies: TDD (JUnit), build tools (Maven/Gradle/Ant), Scala, Java, Spark, Tableau, Linux and shell scripting
  • Experience with continuous delivery and deployment
  • Proficient at working with large and complex code bases


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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