Quantitative Engineer - FICC Systematic

  • Goldman Sachs & Co.
  • Salt Lake City, UT, USA
  • Jun 18, 2021

Job Description

MORE ABOUT THIS JOB GLOBAL MARKETS 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. WHAT WE DO Engineers in the Systematic Market Making (SMM) team play an integral role on the trading floor. We develop and employ automated trading strategies for the firm and its clients. We build complex parallel computing architectures,electronic trading tools,and models to help us explain market behavior and predict price movement. Throughout the Global Markets Division,Electronic Trading Engineers are using quantitative and technological techniques to solve complex business problems. As an Electronic Trading Engineer,you will be building the foundational technologies to run those algorithms on markets around the world,and to enable the research and analysis that support them. We are looking for developers who are interested in applying bleeding-edge technologies to solve problems in electronic trading. In a team of energetic,self-motivated individuals,we need someone who can take the initiative at any stage of the software cycle,from inception,through development,to release and support. This role also interacts with a variety of other engineering,trading and sales teams. The structure is flat and the successful candidate will be able to manage his or her time to have maximum impact. YOUR IMPACT You will be taking forward the technologies and platforms that all SMM engineers and production systems depend on to build,deploy and run across our plant around the world. You will be responsible for making the developer experience within the team productive,efficient and enjoyable,by delivering solid technical solutions as well as helping to improve the way our engineers build software. You will have the opportunity to drive and help define the strategy for software builds and deployments,whilst being a hands-on engineer solving hard problems across our stack. You will also be responsible for building and scaling critical core technologies and platforms used by all of our systems in production. You will work with SMM and firmwide engineers to define and deliver enhancements to our core platforms,frameworks and libraries,and you will work with our production engineering team to enhance,develop and implement production deployment and monitoring strategies for all of our SMM software systems. If you have a keen interest in making a great developer experience,want to tackle complex software engineering problems,and help to define how we deploy & run software in production,we would love to hear from you. The successful candidate will be able to drive real engineering improvements to software systems and practices that will have meaningful impact across our electronic trading business and will interface with every part of Systematic Market Making to have maximum impact. RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS Principal Responsibilities + Hands on design,development,testing and deployment of existing and new technologies,platforms and software across the SMM business + Design,develop and deploy improvements to the SMM software development lifecycle,including build and deployment systems,development workflows,and tooling + Help to drive,agree and implement the software build,deployment and scheduling strategy for SMM + Implement,test and deploy software enhancements to core electronic trading systems + Improve the reliability and resiliency of our deployments and production plant + Work constructively in collaboration with other engineers inside and outside of SMM + Manage work to balance the short-term needs of our business with strategic enhancements Experience/Skills + Strong academic background in Computer Science or an analytical field such as Mathematics,Physics,Engineering,etc. + Strong practical software engineering experience in one or more languages (e.g. Java,C++,etc). + Experience making software changes and deploying software to production + Interested in making the experience of building and deploying software easy,efficient and simple by engineering technical solutions and being hands-on + Interested in working on core technologies and platforms used by other engineering teams + Comfortable communicating technical topics to non-specialist audiences + History of productive interaction with other groups,for example other engineers,trading,sales,operations + Experience with a version control system (e.g. git,svn,cvs,etc) + Know your way around a Linux terminal Preferred Experience + Experience defining and implementing software lifecycles for large engineering teams + Practical experience with one or more software build systems (e.g. Bazel,Gradle,Maven,Ant,etc) + Advanced knowledge of Linux tools and architecture (e.g. kernel/OS internals) + Advanced knowledge or experience of git or similar distributed version control systems a plus but not required + Experience building software tooling for engineers + Financial engineering experience is a plus but not required + Networking protocols & network I/O,firewalls + Multi-threaded/concurrent programming,lock-free algorithms ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS 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 . We're committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with special needs or disabilities during our recruiting process. Learn more: https://www.goldmansachs.com/careers/footer/disability-statement.html The Goldman Sachs Group,Inc.,2021. All rights reserved. Goldman Sachs is an equal employment/affirmative action employer Female/Minority/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity Location(s)US-UT-Salt Lake City Job ID 2021-78640 Schedule Type Full Time Level Vice President Function(s) Quantitative Engineer RegionAmericas Division Engineering Business UnitFICC SMM Strats Employment Type Employee