Full Stack Software Engineer (Synthetics Products Group) - Equities Technology
August 1, 2020
MORE ABOUT THIS JOB 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.
Goldman Sachs Electronic Trading Goldman Sachs Electronic Trading (GSET) has launched an initiative to become the top provider in electronic trading by building superior technology and delivering high quality products. This vision is a multi-year investment in people, platforms and products. Join the team, and participate in the development and launch of best in class products for top clients across the industry. We are looking for eager, nimble and ambitious engineers to join our growing team of visionaries, and drive Goldman Sachs Electronic Trading to achieve and exceed our goals. Your Impact
This team is accountable for platform architecture evolution to meet the evolving needs of different business lines globally with rapid software deployment. As stewards of critical components in order execution and post-trade, the team is accountable for a high degree of software quality. The team consists of self-guided pragmatic individuals who are motivated to change the status quo in calculated ways.
As a member of the team, you will play an integral role on the trading floor. This is a dynamic, entrepreneurial team with a passion for technology and the markets, with individuals who thrive in a fast-paced changing environment. The team takes a data driven approach to decision making and you should be willing to participate in the full product lifecycle from requirements gathering, design, implementation, testing, support, and monitoring trading performance for systems and strategies used by our clients.
At Goldman Sachs, our culture is one of teamwork, innovation and meritocracy. We often say our people are our greatest asset and we take pride in supporting each colleague both professionally and personally. From collaborative work spaces and mindfulness classes to working from home and flexible work options, we offer our people the support they need to reach their goals in and outside the office
RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS The Synthetics Product Group (SPG) organization is part of a front to back alignment where engineers are embedded with the revenue generating part of the business. This provides opportunities to partner closely across the SPG organization to deliver the firm even more effectively and efficiently to our clients
Design, build and maintain a high-performance, high-availability, high-capacity, yet nimble and adaptive platform for order management, exchange connectivity, processing high volumes of ticking data and post-trade processing
Develop highly reliable data ingestion processes to consume large volumes of data emitted by trading and market data systems
Design distributed computation infrastructure to run parallelized queries over large volumes of data
Use data to guide decision-making, developing or enhancing tools as necessary to collect it
Communication with traders, sales, clients and compliance officers about new feature requests, explanation of existing features etc
Bachelors or Master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Quantitative Research or equivalent experience
7+ years of professional experience developing deterministic high performance, low latency systems (in single digit microseconds)
Experience developing distributed architecture systems and messaging protocols
Strong communication skills and the ability to work in a team
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Experience in data driven quantitative analysis and optimization
Working experience in the financial industry
Financial knowledge and good understanding of Equities Synthetic products
Prior experience with Python programming languages
Experience building state management systems, complex event processing and transaction sequencing architectures
JVM internals, tuning for low-latency, GC-free real-time operation
Prior experience with event sourcing (sequenced core stream) based architecture
Linux systems programming experience including memory management, concurrent programming infrastructure, and the networking stack
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