Controllers - Vice President - Software Engineering

Recruiter
Goldman Sachs
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
08 May 2022
Closes
07 Jun 2022
Ref
13995462
Job Function
Accounting/Audit/Tax
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
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 .
Controllers division is responsible for financial control and regulatory obligations of the firm. They safeguard the assets of the firm through an independent scrutiny of the financial information and ensure accurate reporting to internal and external consumers. They provide critical metrics and related analysis to the firm's and divisions' leadership to navigate the evolving business strategy, including incumbent and strategic initiatives. Controllers play an important role in the changing landscape of the firm, including its new business ventures and acquisitions, and ensure that these new initiatives are in line with the regulatory expectations as well as controlled in terms of their incorporation into the firm
Engineers in the Controllers Division help ensure the firm meets all of its financial control and reporting obligations. Working in small and nimble teams, we build critical and complex software to calculate P&L, measure and monitor the firm's capital, balance sheet and liquidity metrics, and regulatory filings across the globe.
OUR Impact:
Controllers Engineering is responsible for designing and implementing solutions to manage firm's profit and loss (P&L), measure and monitor the firm's capital, balance sheet and liquidity metrics, and regulatory obligations. Our global agile teams (based across Americas, EMEA & Asia) develop and manage the platforms, calculation engines, and analytical tools that controllers, risk management, and deal-making teams use to project, monitor and report externally to regulators for both regular business activity and under stress scenarios.
YOUR Impact:
Our team of engineers builds solutions to the most complex problems. We develop cutting-edge software and platforms 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 process 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. This position provides a unique opportunity to gain subject matter expertise in both technology and finance, and to directly engage with colleagues and senior management from across the business, risk, finance, and technology.
Why join the team?
  • Tool & Technologies: You'll program in Java and model data using Pure/Legend - a data management and data governance open source platform that we will teach you. Read more on Bloomberg . Other technologies in use in our space: RESTful services, Maven/Gradle, Apache Spark, BigData, HTML 5, AngularJs/ReactJs, IntelliJ, Gitlab, Jira.
  • Cloud Technologies: You'll be involved in building the next generation of finance systems onto the cloud platforms, one of the key strategy for the division to in which you'll get exposure to technologies like AWS S3,Redshift, Snowflake, EMR etc.
  • Autonomy: You'll have significant autonomy in designing and writing solutions to help our stakeholders deliver for the firm's clients.
  • Creativity: You'll be encouraged to suggest improvements to products and to propose ways, in which we can add value for our stakeholders.
  • Interpersonal Communication: You'll engage with data producers and consumers across all areas of the business to understand their requirements and to propose solutions tailored to their needs.
  • Training: Your manager will support your professional development, allowing you time for training at work, helping you learn and grow within the organization, and providing opportunities for increasing responsibility.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • In an Agile environment manage end-to-end systems development cycle from requirements analysis to coding, testing, UAT, implementation and maintenance
  • Develop high level/detailed technical designs, testing strategies, and implementation plans
  • Work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment that provides exposure to all areas of Finance
  • Understand and respond to business needs, facilitating and developing process workflow, data requirements, and specifications required to support implementation
  • Build strong relationships with business partners
  • Identify opportunities for cross-divisional collaboration and reuse of common solutions
SKLLS AND EXPERIENCE WE ARE LOOKING FOR
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline
  • 5+ years of hands-on software development experience preferably in Java, C/C++, Python, or Scala, exposure to RDBMS and NoSQL datastores
  • Strong programming and problem solving skills
  • A clear understanding of data structures, algorithms, software design and core programming concepts
  • Strong full-stack technical design and development skills and experience
  • Comfortable with multi-tasking, managing multiple stakeholders and working as part of a team
  • Excellent communication skills including experience speaking to technical & business audiences and working globally
  • Interest in finance


ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

At Goldman Sachs, we commit our people, capital and ideas to help our clients, shareholders and the communities we serve to grow. Founded in 1869, we are a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Headquartered in New York, we maintain offices around the world.

We believe who you are makes you better at what you do. We're committed to fostering and advancing diversity and inclusion in our own workplace and beyond by ensuring every individual within our firm has a number of opportunities to grow professionally and personally, from our training and development opportunities and firmwide networks to benefits, wellness and personal finance offerings and mindfulness programs. Learn more about our culture, benefits, and people at GS.com/careers.

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