Goldman Sachs & Co. Technology, Equities Technology, GSET Quant Technology, Developer, Associate/VP, Hong Kong/Tokyo/Sydney in Hong Kong, Hong Kong

MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

TECHNOLOGYOur team of engineers builds solutions to the most complex problems. We develop cutting-edge systems and processes 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 crunch 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.

YOUR IMPACT

As a developer in the Goldman Sachs Electronic Trading (GSET) in Equity Technology, your focus will be to partner closely with the business to develop the cutting edge low latency and high throughput trading systems for our Quant clients. The successful candidate will apply a variety of technologies to tackle technical challenges, and will be rewarded the opportunity to shape the low latency trading platform in the future.

OUR IMPACT

Our engineers develop cutting-edge low latency, scalable, and resilient solutions which drive the business of GSET (Goldman Sachs Electronic Technology). Team members have the opportunity to work at the forefront of technology innovation alongside industry leaders and make significant contributions to the field.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

Successful candidates will:

  • Design, develop, test and document low latency and high throughput trading systems for the business

  • Form strong client relationships with traders, coverage desk, (from Analyst to Managing Director level), operations and other key partners

  • Maintain the stability and integrity of the system while suggesting improvements and optimizations to the system (e.g. Stress Testing)

  • Be a strong team player, highly motivated, keen to take on responsibility, able to work independently and successfully manage and maintain a high workload in a fast-paced environment

Technical Skills:

  • Excellent proven development skills and experience in server side development using C++ or C

  • Excellent proven development skills and experience in script development using Python or shell scripts

  • Experience of automated testing and build processes

  • Excellent proven development skills and experience in Client Connectivity / Order Management / Exchange Connectivity / Smart Routing platform is the plus

  • Understand of FIX protocol is the plus

  • Understand of various Asia Exchange protocols (e.g Arrowhead / ITCH / OMX / Orion) is the plus

Interpersonal skills:

  • Be a strong team player, highly motivated, keen to take on responsibility, able to work independently and successfully manage and maintain a high workload in a fast-paced environment

  • Strong interpersonal skills and able to work well with both technology groups and trading desks

  • Strong analytical skills and motivation to develop a deep understanding of the equities business, its revenue channels, and workflows

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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Location(s)HK-Hong Kong | JP-Minato-ku | AU-Sydney

Job ID2017-24733

Schedule TypeFull Time

LevelVice President/Executive Director

Function(s)Technology

RegionAsia Except Japan

DivisionTechnology

Business UnitEquities Technology

Employment TypeEmployee