GSAM Technology - UI Developer

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Goldman Sachs International
  • 19 Mar 19

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MORE ABOUT THIS JOB Application Opening Date: 21 February 2019
Application Closing Date:
20 March 2019
Location: London
Full time

Level: Executive Director


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 centre 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.

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.

Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) is one of the world's leading asset management institutions. GSAM Technology is directly aligned to the business. Software is engineered in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, adapting to market and customer needs to deliver robust solutions in an ever-changing business environment. GSAM Technology builds on top of cutting edge in-house platforms complimented with a strong focus on leveraging open source solutions.

Opportunities will be available to increase technical & professional skills as well as investment management knowledge. The role requires innovative & strategic thinking on a new technical platform. With a strong ethos of collaborating with teams in Enterprise & Client Platforms, as well as other technology teams in GSAM, we have been early adopters of various platforms in GS & are committed to improving them for the benefit of both our users & the wider firm. The team works in an agile manner, with a focus on innovation & user experience.


An exciting opportunity to work on greenfield projects on GSAM's new research platform, Fluent, with a variety of technologies (Java, HTML 5, Javascript, RESTful services, MongoDB, Elastic Search).

The successful candidate will have strong analytical thinking skills and be comfortable working with different technology platforms used within the team; develop software in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, adapting to market and customer needs to deliver robust solutions in an ever changing business environment; strong verbal and written communications skills are a pre-requisite, as well as ability to form strong client relationships by working closely with the various GSAM desks.

Working as a front office developer partnering directly with research analysts across all of GSAM's desks, the candidate will build functionality to help them make better investment decisions. The candidate will be responsible for understanding requirements, then designing & implementing solutions. They will also build a unified world-class platform supporting all aspects of investment research and will have great opportunity to learn the business while working with a talented group of individuals.


- Strong academic record with Bachelor's level, above or equivalent in Computer Science, Engineering or a related discipline required
- Prior experience gained from working within investment banking/financial services industry required
- Significant experience as a User Interface architect/developer/engineer required
- Familiarity with a host of modern web-frameworks, testing, responsive design, page load optimisation required required
- Experience in Angular, TypeScript required
- Familiarity with JavaScript, ES6/ES2015, Java, PHP, jQuery, HTML 5, HTML, CSS, SQ/MySQL required
- Experience in the interpretation of graphic visual/interaction design in browser readable code required
- Solid analytical skills and appreciation of technical risk
- Project management skills with knowledge of Agile methods required
- Highly motivated, committed and capable of working to timelines
- Strong communication skills required
- Must be a collaborative team-player
- Strong stakeholder/customer relationship management skills required

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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