Engineering - FICC Systematic Market Making - Electronic Trading Contr

Recruiter
Goldman Sachs International
Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Mar 2018
Closes
15 Mar 2018
Sectors
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS More About This Job

What We Do
We are a global team operating a cross-asset systematic market making business covering FX, commodities, interest rates, and credit. Team members combine engineering, research and trading expertise to deliver liquidity solutions for our clients and advance the division's electronic trading goals.

Your Impact
As a strategist in the Securities Division, you will play an integral role on the trading floor. You may create models to provide insight into market behavior, or develop automated trading algorithms for the firm and its clients. You might be involved in designing and developing complex parallel computing architectures, electronic trading tools, and advanced algorithms. Throughout the Securities Division, strategists are using quantitative and technological techniques to solve complex business problems.
Responsibilities and Qualifications

Responsibilities
As a Controls Engineer, you will collaborate closely with other engineers and traders to maintain an orderly, safe and reliable trading system. Analyze trading software logic, controls and procedures, and generate ideas to improve the safety and reliability of trading systems. Document algorithmic trading controls and activities for consumers both inside and outside of the team. Handle ongoing dialogue and coordinate with control functions across the firm, e.g. compliance, legal, risk and audit. Typical tasks include designing and implementing new controls, responding to information requests from control function stakeholders, and managing work to address follow-ups to production incidents and other operational risk events.

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.

Basic Qualifications
  • At least 2 years of experience in either an electronic trading business role or a related control function
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of risk and controls in the context of capital markets
  • Strong software engineering background, a hands-on developer
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, able to comfortably discuss technical topics with non-specialist audiences and produce lucid technical documentation
  • Independently driven and highly organized, able to prioritize and meet simultaneous competing demands


Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with an object oriented programming language in an enterprise environment
  • Experience of managing projects, and building and maintaining stakeholder relationships
  • Existing experience of, or a willingness to learn about, market dynamics and conventions, and of different products' behaviors and specifications
  • Knowledge of, and an interest in, developments in the global financial regulatory environment
  • Knowledge of data and statistical analysis
  • Associate / VP level


Who We Are
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.
Engineering, which is comprised of our Technology Division and global Strategists groups, is at the critical center of our business, and our dynamic environment requires innovative strategic thinking and immediate, real solutions. Want to push the limit of digital possibilities? Start here.
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.

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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