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Senior Java Developer - Global Banking & Markets - VP - Birmingham

Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs

Software Engineering
Birmingham, UK
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

Job Description

We are hiring people who want to work on extremely interesting challenges with a global impact in the financial sector. We are seeking a strong technologist and leader to join a dynamic team in developing various applications supporting Regulatory Reporting function. A successful candidate will have strong hands on technical and problem-solving skills as well as providing technical oversight and leadership to the team. The role will involve all aspects of project lifecycle including development, testing and deployment. The role includes interaction with business users, architects, developers, and functional analysts globally both within the team and with other GS groups.

About Regulatory Engineering

Regulatory Operations and the associated Engineering team are responsible for protecting this reputation through taking responsibility for the reporting of all the firm’s activities to many regulators throughout the world. To achieve this, the team processes all the firm’s activity, securities, or derivatives within each of the jurisdictions in which the firm operates and deliver to regulators in complete, accurate and timely manner. The team utilises the latest technologies to achieve regulatory compliance.

Responsibilities and Qualifications:

- Bachelor’s degree in relevant field (e.g. Computer Science)

- Minimum of 7 years of experience in designing and developing Java-based applications using industry-standard technologies

- As a VP Senior Java Engineer in Regulatory engineering, you will design and implement reports and controls on the new trade reporting platform supporting all global regulatory initiatives

- Take ownership of delivery of the regulatory initiatives across the full software development lifecycle

- Design, develop and maintain Java-based applications

- Good understanding of Spring

- Expectation is that you will be heavily hands on coding daily

- Familiar with debugging and performance tuning along with a good understanding of installing, maintaining, and monitoring complex Java applications

- Know software development tools such as Git, SVN, Artifactory and Jira

- Show familiarity with continuous integration tools such as Jenkins or TeamCity

- Deal with big data - millions of rows a day

- Experience of SQL including query optimization

- Evaluate, engineer, customize and extend solutions

- Enthusiastic about learning new technologies and not afraid to roll up their sleeves to help reach the team’s challenging objectives.

- Gain a comprehensive understanding of financial instruments across multiple asset classes ranging from high volume FX trades to complex Commodities, Credit, Equities and Interest Rate derivatives

- Build relationships with users and facilitate requirements gathering and negotiating project scope

- Strong team collaboration and communication skills, cross-region experience would be advantageous

- Excellent communication, analytical and problem-solving skills

- Dedicated self-starter with an ability to own, drive and deliver projects through their lifecycle

Below skills and qualifications are nice to have. If you do not possess these skills, you will have a chance to develop your expertise in these areas as they are other technologies used with the team:

- Experience or a strong interest in financial products is a plus

- Experience with near real time transactional systems with NoSQL databases (Kafka, Elastic Search)

- Experience with big data concepts

- Experience with Scala

- Experience in BPMN and user workflow-based systems


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