Technology, Realty Management Division Technology, Analyst Developer,

Goldman Sachs International
02 Sep 2017
17 Sep 2017
Contract Type

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.


RMD Technology supports the Realty Management Division, a global business unit that provides loan, real estate and investment management services to multiple trading desks across the firm. The applications built by RMD Technology facilitate the life cycle of $24 billion assets under management across different regions and asset classes. The team is uniquely situated to interface with multiple groups in the front-, mid- and back-offices giving a well-rounded perspective to the flow of the data throughout the firm.


Realty Management Division Technology is seeking an Analyst Developer to support the Realty Management Division's Real Estate and Loans platforms. The successful candidate will join a team responsible for maintenance, support and enhancements of both proprietary and commercial software applications.

This is an exciting and key time to be joining a technology team whose RMD clients provide a critical function for the EMEA Special Situations Group, the Merchant Banking Division and Mortgage business, all of whom are very active in the Real Estate / Loans space.

As a member of the RMD Technology division, the applicant must be flexible in adapting to changing business priorities and comfortable filling a variety of roles and responsibilities.

The candidate is expected to work closely with the RMD business in LDN to solve day to day business problems by leveraging Technology. Implement innovative solutions for the RMD business that will help business work more efficiently.

Two of the key goals spanning 2017/2018 are to help decommission legacy Archon applications by implementing strategic firm recommended DASH and secDB applications and to migrate the firm's Real Estate positions into SecDB, the firm's primary Risk Management system.

The Candidate will collaborate as a member of a global cross functional team to address various business needs, provide technical support and would be responsible for diagnosing and resolving application issues to ensure optimal performance and usability for the various system.

  • Responsible for design and development of applications of including writing code, testing, creating system and unit tests, and bringing technical depth and creativity to projects
  • Monitors the production environment and responds to event alerts from the production monitoring tools
  • Coordinates efforts to resolve issues by communicating issues to clients, responsible IT engineers, Client Services Managers, and IT managers until resolution of the event.
  • Collaborating with business users and developers to identify, analyze, and define complex business requirements
  • Creating technical and user documentation, training end users
  • Working both individually and also with regional teams to optimize systems and resources


  • At least 2 years of software development experience
  • Solid knowledge of either secDB, Java or a similar language plus Object Oriented design and implementation experience
  • Excellent interpersonal, client relationship and communication (written and verbal) skills, including being comfortable dealing with business level VPs
  • Ability to cope with multiple demands on time and prioritize accordingly and communicate impact
  • Technically proficient with database structure and design, comfortable authoring SQL data migration scripts and building complex reports
  • Bachelor's degree in the Computer Science or a Maths / Science / Engineering discipline
  • Ability to work across diverse technologies potentially including C#, Java and proprietary GS development platforms such as SecDB and Dash.
  • Ability to follow existing standards and architecture guidelines
  • Ability to prioritize workload and manage expectations until projects are finished
  • Ability to participate in code reviews.
  • Basic relational database skills SQL / DDL

  • Object Oriented design and implementation experience
  • RDB experience is essential, Oracle/SQL or Sybase is a plus
  • Exposure to entire SDLC and Test-driven development techniques
  • Web application development
  • Strong communication, with the ability to translate between IT and business units and manage internal and external relationships
  • Basic Level understanding of Real Estate

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