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Risk - London - Associate - Software Engineering

Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs

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

Job Description

The Risk division is responsible for credit, market and operational risk, model risk, independent liquidity risk, and insurance throughout the firm.

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. We commit people, capital and ideas to help our clients, shareholders and the communities we serve to grow. Our people are our greatest asset – we say it often and with good reason. It is only with the determination and dedication of our people that we can serve our clients, generate long-term value for our shareholders and contribute to the broader public. We take pride in supporting each colleague both professionally and personally. From collaborative workspaces and ergonomic services to wellbeing and resilience offerings, we offer our people the flexibility and support they need to reach their goals in and outside the office.

Risk Division

The Risk Division identifies, monitors, evaluates, and manages the firm’s financial and non-financial risks in support of the firm’s Risk Appetite Statement and the firm’s strategic plan. Operating in a fast paced and dynamic environment and utilizing the best in class risk tools and frameworks, Risk teams are analytically curious, have an aptitude to challenge, and an unwavering commitment to excellence.

Risk Engineering

Risk Engineering, which is part of the Risk Division, is a central part of the Goldman Sachs risk management framework, with primary responsibility to provide robust metrics, data-driven insights, and effective technologies for risk management. Risk Engineering is staffed globally with offices including Dallas, New Jersey, New York, Salt Lake City, London, Warsaw, Bengaluru, Singapore, and Tokyo. As a member of Risk Engineering, you will interface with a variety of divisions around the firm as well as the other regional offices. The interaction with numerous departments and the diverse projects that ensue allow for a challenging, varied and multi-dimensional work environment.

Risk Engineering professionals are part of the value proposition of the firm and we balance our key functional responsibility of control with that of being commercial. RE has strong traditions of risk management, client service excellence and career development opportunities for our people.

Liquidity Risk Applications

Liquidity Risk Application role, which is part of the Risk Engineering group, is for a professional who is passionate about digital transformation, increasing operational efficiency through automation, reduce technical debt and develop highly scalable and reliable applications. Liquidity Risk has several reporting applications that generate data that are used for internal risk management and regulatory reporting. Data warehousing and data analytics skills will be useful as there is a significant focus on data and reporting.

What We Look Foor

  • Work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment that provides exposure to all areas of the Firm from liquidity management perspective
  • Build disruptive solutions using cutting edge technologies with measurable commercial outcomes
  • Understand business needs, facilitating and developing process workflow, data requirements, and specifications required to support implementation
  • Develop technical specifications, high level/detailed design, testing strategies, and implementation plans from business requirements
  • Manage end-to-end systems development cycle from requirements analysis, coding, testing, UAT and maintenance
  • Build strong relationships with business partners and front line risk managers
  • Lead talented software engineers who are passionate about identifying patterns and building common solutions

Skills And Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering or related technical discipline
  • 2-3 years’ experience is working risk technology team in another bank, financial institution. Experience in liquidity risk technology is a plus.
  • Experience with one or more major relational / object databases.
  • Experience in software development, including a clear understanding of data structures, algorithms, software design and core programming concepts
  • Comfortable multi-tasking, managing multiple stakeholders and working as part of a team
  • Comfortable with working with multiple programming languages
  • Should be ready to work in GS proprietary technology like Slang/SECDB
  • An understanding of compute resources and the ability to interpret performance metrics (e.g., CPU, memory, threads, file handles).
  • Knowledge of SDLC and experience in working through entire life cycle of the project from start to end
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


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