SRO/Production Engineer - Equities - Vice President - London

Goldman Sachs
London, United Kingdom
19 Nov 2022
02 Dec 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
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.
The team
We are a team at the heart of the electronic trading. We own the production plant and manage the systems that process billions of dollars' worth of trades every day. Working as part of the Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) function, Site Reliability Operations (SRO) team members proactively and reactively deal with operational risk. SRO are accountable for the monitoring and support of Algorithmic, Smart Routing and Order Management systems.
We use and evolve the techniques, tools and applications to monitor systems, application and business performance. We work closely with the developers, the products managers, the business support team and the technology team to deliver electronic execution services. We ensure the availability, performance and flexibility of the service, today and in the future.
Responsibilities and qualifications
Role Responsibilities
  • Own the production environment
  • Serve as level one support on issues
  • Demonstrate plant health through plant monitoring, alerting provisioning and capacity management
  • Deploy applications to production
  • Automate repetitive maintenance and troubleshooting tasks
  • Communicate and document production changes, improve the change management process and tooling
  • Drive continuous improvement through incident follow-ups and root cause analysis
  • Challenge other teams to improve production-related practices
  • Coordinate and run emergency drills
Essential Experience
  • Running a production plant in financial markets
  • Understanding of order management and downstream processes
  • Hands on working in large-scale Unix/Linux environments
  • Using and maintaining application monitoring, performance and capacity management in large-scale systems
  • Good experience writing SQL queries
  • Scripting in Python, Bash or similar language
Desired Experience
  • Working in equities cash markets and trading systems
  • Writing C++, Python, Java, Javascript


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