Java Software Engineer - Controls Engineering - Vice President

Recruiter
Goldman Sachs
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 May 2022
Closes
18 Jun 2022
Ref
14560524
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
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
The Front Office Controls Engineering 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 in extending PODIUM platform across the division. 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 risks for systems and strategies used by our clients .

Java Lead Engineer - Front Office Control Engineering

Responsibilities
  • Provide technical leadership to deliver control solutions for risk monitoring, blocking trade in booking, post trade execution and e-trading platforms
  • Design, build and maintain a high-performance, high-availability, high-capacity, yet nimble and adaptive platform for building supervisory controls.
  • Use data to guide decision-making, developing or enhancing tools as necessary to collect it.
  • Understand market rules, regulations, exchange service offerings, front to back business functions and build systems to facilitate them.
  • Communication with supervisors, traders, sales, clients and compliance officers about new systems, feature requests, explanation of existing features etc.
Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelors or Masters degree in computer science or engineering or equivalent experience
  • Hands-on Java technical lead with 8+ years of experience in developing Java systems with strict requirements for low-latency and deterministic performance.
  • Prior experience with Event Sourcing (Kafka, Flink, Akka, Spark) and Data Distribution based architecture
  • Experience with NoSQL (Mongo, Elastic, Hadoop), in memory (MEMSQL, Ignite) and relational (Sybase, DB2, SybaseIQ) data store solutions
  • Strong knowledge of data structures, algorithms and design patterns
  • Experience in data driven performance analysis and optimizations.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work in a team
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to solve high performance engineering problems in a language agnostic manner.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Linux systems programming experience including memory management, concurrent programming infrastructure, and the networking stack
  • Off-heap memory management,
  • Distributed server software experience
  • JVM internals, tuning for low-latency
  • Hardware stack and hardware architecture from a latency perspective
  • Exposure to container platforms
  • Exposure to Cloud(AWS, GCP)
  • Exposure to Micro Service


ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

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