Application Support - FICC Platform - Global Markets Division - Associate - London

Recruiter
Goldman Sachs
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
14 May 2022
Closes
13 Jun 2022
Ref
14895240
Job Function
Banking
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
WHO WE ARE The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global financial services firm providing investment banking, securities and investment management services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high-net-worth individuals. The firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in London, Frankfurt, Tokyo, Hong Kong and other major financial centers around the world.
Founded in 1869, Goldman Sachs has long sustained a commitment to hiring and training outstanding leaders. Our business principles are rooted in integrity, a commitment to excellence, innovation and teamwork. These values enable us to execute successfully a business strategy that is focused on extraordinary client service and superior long-term financial performance for our shareholders.
We conduct our business in increasingly complex markets. Our people must continually find new ways to provide access to capital, manage risk and provide investment opportunities for our clients to enable them to realize their goals. We judge ourselves on our ability to help clients anticipate and respond to changing market conditions and to create opportunities that merit the trust they place in us.

BUSINESS UNIT OVERVIEW
Goldman Sachs is seeking to fill a full-time position to be part of a support team in FICC Portfolio Analytics Technology, London. FICC stands for Fixed Income Currencies and Commodities and is part of Goldman Sachs Institutional Client Services business. FICC business teams transact in a variety of assets, including interest rate products, credit products, mortgages, currencies and commodities. We as part of FICC Technology are a global business unit which works closely with these business teams and are responsible for the technology needs of the franchise.
As part of Portfolio Analytics technology we build technical solution to deliver real time PnL and risk analytics business needs.
We have built next gen distributed risk computation platform to generate risk and PnL metrics and have legacy system from which we are migrating risk computations to new platform. We also have a web based application to monitor production services and tool built to support prod environment.
RESPONSIBILITIES
As a member of the support team in FICC Portfolio Analytics Technology team you will monitor production systems, build & deploy fixes to the systems, interact with users on queries on risk computations, create run books for handling of issues. Also you will be building tools to handle support issues, automate handling of issues wherever possible and performing alerts analysis and prioritize the fixes with the SMEs.

SKILLS / EXPERIENCE SOUGHT Effectively meeting the demands of our challenging mandate requires a passion for learning as well as deep understanding and experience across a wide array of technical competencies. While there is not a set formula for success in this environment, we find the following tend to be indispensable:

  • A Bachelor degree or better in Computer Science or a related discipline
  • Has excellent communication skills, experience supporting users in a high pressure environment and a dedication to providing the highest level of customer service
  • Experience in supporting large scale distributed systems and debugging code to find the root causes of prod issues
  • Experience collaborating in global teams
  • Experience in creating run books for support issues
  • Experience in creating code fixes and deploying them for prod issues is preferred

DEVELOPMENT PROSPECTS As mentioned earlier, this is an opportunity to work directly with the key stakeholders (Traders, Controllers) to manage the risk platform and make an impact. You will work with some of the best minds in the industry and learn together as we embark on this initiative.GS offers a wide range of both technical resources and structured training coursework through GS University.

ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

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