Job ref no.: CT3114386-01#4961

Engineering - Platform - Deployment and Runtime Platform - Systems Reliability Engineer - China - Associate - Hong Kong

Goldman Sachs



What We Do
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.
Deployment and Runtime is responsible for Goldman Sachs' mission critical production platforms including:
  • Core data centre platforms including network and storage
  • Private and Public Cloud computing platform
  • Entitlements platform
  • Security and critical infrastructure services
  • Linux and Windows engineering
  • Distributed scheduling


You will be part of a diverse global technical team focusing on critical business problems interacting with multiple businesses, operations and technology teams. We are responsible for a critical client facing function and aim to innovate and drive solutions through technology that will impact the bottom line for the firm.


Job Summary
  • Day to day technology system support and troubleshooting
  • Maintain services by measuring and monitoring availability, latency and overall system health.
  • Participate in system design consulting, platform management and capacity planning.
  • Work with China and regional technology teams on project implementation
  • Interact with the engineering teams to ensure solutions satisfy the requirements of the Gao Hua businesses and China regulations including but not limited to usability, productivity and controls
Basic Qualifications
  • 3 or more years of experience in a relevant role (DevOps, Reliability Engineering, Systems Administration, etc)
  • Team player, eager to work in a global organization
  • Energy, self-motivation and independence to manage multiple tasks
  • Good knowledge of Linux or Windows platform running key business applications
  • Knowledgeable of many other areas of technology (networking, hardware, etc)
  • Highly self-motivated and ability to work independently in a global team environment.
  • Highly entrepreneurial and motivated
  • Strong interpersonal skills - good client facing skills as well as excellent oral and written communication
Preferred Qualification
  • Exposure to Linux / Unix environment and advanced knowledge and experience of automating / scripting tasks
  • Knowledge of at least one programming language (Erlang, Python, Perl, C++, C, Java, SQL) beyond basic scripting is a key advantage
  • Knowledge of best practices and IT operations in a highly available and mission critical service
  • Experience managing performance, availability and scale of mid- to large-sized systems (Experience of building and running high availability systems is an advantage)
  • Experience with all stages in the lifecycle of large distributed systems: inception, analysis, design, implementation, runtime, maintenance
• Experience with at least one database product (Oracle, SAP/Sybase ASE) • Knowledge of Oracle Data Guard or Sybase Replication would be an added advantage
  • Possesses good knowledge of different software systems, client/server architectures and various compatibility requirements
  • Knowledge on Software Development Lifecycles and methodologies, Release Management Process & Products are added advantage
  • Familiarity with open source automation / configuration tools such as Chef, Puppet, Ansible or SaltStack would be an advantage
  • Passed examination of Securities Association of China (证券从业资格考试)


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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Job ref no. CT3114386-01#4961
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  • Full-time
  • 3 years - 8 years
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  • Non-management level
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