Software Engineer - Securities Lending

Employer
Goldman Sachs
Location
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 26, 2022
Closes
Jun 03, 2022
Ref
15070285
Job Function
Other
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 .
Engineering, which is comprised of our Technology Division and global strategists groups, is at the critical center of our business, and our dynamic environment requires innovative strategic thinking and immediate, real solutions. Want to push the limit of digital possibilities? Start here.
Who We Look For
Goldman Sachs Engineers are innovators and problem-solvers, building solutions in risk management, big data, mobile and more. We look for creative collaborators who evolve, adapt to change and thrive in a fast-paced global environment.
Our Impact
Our Securities Lending role involves working in a dynamic front-office trading environment.
Our end to end technology stack runs the firm's Securities Lending business. We build innovative tech solutions for our businesses, allowing them to serve their Hedge Fund clients and Institutional Lenders. Our highly global technical team, sitting close to our traders, work together delivering solutions with a particular focus on micro services and trader UX. We're agile, global and diverse. We currently have a strong focus on re-engineering and further automating our flows to enable us to increase our volumes to various electronic venues in a way that provides scale, transparency and control for trading.
Your Impact
You'll be responsible for being innovative, creative in solving real world problems related to trading and financial markets. This role will involve data analysis, designing, writing, reviewing, testing and implementing a variety of scalable applications leveraging the latest technologies. The applications we develop include inventory and risk management, calculating client pnl, and facilitating internal/external trading flows.
You will undertake development across all tiers of our business-facing systems within a global team (NY, LDN, Warsaw, Bengaluru, SLC). You will be expected to implement and suggest best development practices/methodologies to deliver high quality software throughout the development stack. Our primary technologies are Java, kafka, databases (MongoDB, Sybase, DB2, DataLake) and Web (reactJS, TypeScript).
How will you fulfill your potential?
  • Develop a deep understanding how markets function front-to-back in the finance domain covering trading, client flow and transaction management
  • Develop good project management skills & leadership skills
  • Develop strong skills in programming and technical architecture design
  • Build close working relationships with Business users covering Front Office Traders, Middle Office Operations and Back Office users.
  • Develop personal skills to a high level
  • Participate in a high work ethic environment
Basic Qualifications
  • Experience with OO design and Java implementation
  • Experience providing high quality production support to a demanding user base
  • Experience with requirement gathering from interactions with end-users
  • Experience with full project life cycle and agile style development
  • Solid communication and presentation skills
  • Demonstrate solid ability to multi-task (1-2 simultaneous projects)
  • Must be a self-starter
  • 3 to 8 years of OO design/development experience
  • 3 to 8 years of years Java experience
  • 3 to 8 years database experience preferred
  • Experience with test driven development and methodology
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with real-time systems/messaging infrastructures
  • Experience with full stack development
  • Familiarity with build/deployment/runtime tools e.g. Gradle, Maven, Git, Spring, Kubernetes, Cloud
  • Finance, Securities Lending and Equities knowledge a strong plus
  • Familiarity with building and running resilient and scalable systems

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