Technology, Technology Management & Strategy, Software Developer, Associate, Moscow

Goldman Sachs

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TECHNOLOGY

 

Our team of engineers builds solutions to the most complex problems. We develop cutting-edge systems and processes that form the core of our key business and enable transactions to move in milliseconds. We provide real-time access to critical deal information and crunch billions of data points each day to inform firm-wide market insights and strategies. Team members have the opportunity to work at the forefront of technology innovation alongside industry leaders and make significant contributions to the field.

 

YOUR IMPACT

 

Moscow Technology Team is a member of the firm's European Technology organization. The team provides technical solutions to a number of businesses located in the Moscow office such as Equity and Bond trading, Derivatives trading, Clearing and Settlement, as well as to non-revenue divisions.

The team supports local accounting and reporting to external bodies such as the Central Bank of Russia, Moscow Exchange, Ministry of Finance and Tax Authorities. The Moscow architecture consists of the Diasoft vendor package integrated with global GS systems, 3rd party regulatory software and in-house developed solutions.

Our group can offer unique opportunities for talented individuals with a desire to contribute with innovative ideas.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Primary job focus will be development of optimal solutions for the Moscow middle and back-offices including regulatory and financial reporting, streamlining and automating tasks. Further integration of the local applications with the global GS systems will be also a key function of the role. 
  • The candidate will participate in projects directed to adjust GS global systems to meet Russian regulations and support workflow in Moscow. As a member of international team, candidate will perform wide range of activities from analysis, software development, testing and implementation to providing end-user support. 
  • The candidate will have extensive interaction with users in Moscow Finance, Operations and Compliance departments, other GS IT areas (Technology Infrastructure, Front Office Technology, Treasury, Settlements etc.) as well as external vendors and Russian regulators. 
  • The candidate will report to Technology management in Moscow and London. While working on projects, he or she will have the opportunity to learn key aspects of the firm?s trading business, and understand both accounting practice and regulatory reporting.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL

  • An excellent opportunity to learn about Equity, Fixed Income, FX and derivative products. 
  • Gain direct hands-on experience in all aspects of back-office applications and workflows. 
  • As part of a growing, global technology team there will be much exposure to other businesses and teams in other regions. 
  • Work in a team of highly capable, experienced developers which encourages open discussion and is focused on the delivery of robust, reliable software. 
  • Significant opportunities for personal development (technical and non-technical skills) through challenging projects, informal on the job mentoring and formal development through the GS University career development program.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE'RE LOOKING FOR

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Four years of software development experience in a commercial environment or equivalent working with financial applications in Russia
  • Development experience - knowledge of object oriented analysis and design 
  • Must: proven experience in developing desktop applications using C# including WPF, WCF and Entity Framework
  • Must: knowledge of relational databases MSSQL and Sybase ASE. Ability to write and tune complex SQL queries and stored procedures 
  • Unix/Linux platforms? knowledge including Shell and Perl scripting is a big plus
  • Knowledge of Java/C++/Powershell is a plus
  • Source control SVN and Git
  • Good technical troubleshooting skills
  • Basic understanding of networks 
  • Knowledge of software development life cycle principles and best practices for long term performance, extensibility, security and functionality

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Prior experience working with Diasoft systems is a plus
  • Knowledge of Russian accounting, statutory and tax reporting is a plus

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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Goldman Sachs is an equal employment/affirmative action employer Female/Minority/Disability/Vet.

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