Prime Services Technology - Prime Client Engineering - Site Reliability Engineer

  • Competitive
  • Salt Lake City, UT, USA
  • Festanstellung, Vollzeit
  • Goldman Sachs USA
  • 16 Jan 19

Prime Services Technology - Prime Client Engineering - Site Reliability Engineer


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.
Prime Services is a technology intensive business that aims to provide our clients with all the tools and services to run their business. In Prime Services Technology we regularly consider new technology products available in the market or in the firm to meet our clients' needs and high trading volumes. As a result, we are constantly expanding our platform to offer clients more products, creating opportunities for people in the group to gain experience in a variety of different technologies.


The Goldman Sachs Group is a leading global financial services firm providing investment banking, securities and investment management services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high-net-worth individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in London, Frankfurt, Tokyo, Hong Kong and other major financial centers around the world. We are committed to growing our distinctive culture and holding to our core values which always place our client's interests first. These values are reflected in our Business Principles, which emphasize integrity, commitment to excellence, innovation and teamwork.


The Prime Services group is within the Securities division and is a fast paced technology-driven business area, with a long track record of sustained growth within Goldman Sachs and the industry. Prime Services is comprised of business units that provide, Prime Brokerage, Derivatives Clearing, Stock Loan and Risk/Margin Financing services.


This is a role within the Engineering division with a bias towards our clients and our business. An essential part of the role is to leverage a deep understanding of the Goldman Sachs' technical flows that support the business deliverables across Futures Clearing, Risk, Securities Lending and Client Platforms. As a Site Reliability Engineer on the Prime Services Client Engineering team, you will be responsible for managing and supporting highly-available distributed systems, ensuring the reliability of the production environment, building tools to reduce toil and increase insight into trouble spots, and implementing effective governance controls. You will work with a number of proprietary configuration management and deployment systems in close collaboration with other GS teams.


• The candidate will own, solve, and support technical issues as they pertain to the Prime Services business units
• Bring a hands-on approach to systems integration, reporting and development tasks whilst leveraging various engineering teams
• Liaise between the engineering and platform / infrastructure teams by successfully blending technical and business knowledge
• Seek out work and be pro-active in every aspect of the role. An eagerness to be familiar with Goldman Sachs' client base and seek out opportunities to better serve those clients is expected.
• Application SDLC, deployment and runtime management with a goal of reducing product cycle time
• Infrastructure Services - DMZ, proxies, load balancing and firewalls
• Risk Management - Resiliency design & planning, collection and analysis of availability metrics


• Three or more years industry experience as a software programmer in any language(C, C++,Java,Python,Java Script etc.)
• Comfortable multi-tasking, managing multiple stakeholders and working as part of a team
• Strong communication skills, including experience working globally
• Ability to problem solve
• Strong time management and organizational skills
• Experience with data management and scripting technologies such as SQL, Perl, UNIX and working with reference data including picking up new languages and bespoke scripting tools.
• Ability to balance commercial goals with good risk management
• Highly motivated with the ability to maintain momentum on many different work-streams simultaneously under pressure
• Expert knowledge in one or more of the following: Linux | Perl/Python/Shell/JavaScript scripting | ElasticSearch and MongoDB | Networking including TCP, HTTP, DNS, SSL certificates

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience working with content delivery networks
• Experience working in a regulated environment

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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