Prime Services Technology - Software Engineer

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Goldman Sachs International
  • 18 Sep 18 2018-09-18

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MORE ABOUT THIS JOB 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.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS JOB SUMMARY & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • The primary role of the candidate is to design, develop, and support one or more components of the distributed Client Technology platform.
  • The candidate is expected to participate in the entire software development lifecycle from definition of requirements through deployment.
  • As part of the product lifecycle, the roles include support and maintenance of the existing platform.
  • The successful candidate will work closely with IT peers and business professionals to define behaviour, functionality and expected outcomes for the products under development.
  • The candidate is expected to work closely with colleagues and users in other regions.
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE WE ARE LOOKING FOR

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
  • Strong analytical skills
  • 2+ years of Core Java development experience (solid understanding of Core Java concepts and Design Patterns). Similar expertise with equivalent object-oriented languages also considered (e.g., C++/C#).
  • 2+ years RDBMS experience (Sybase or UDB preferred - able to write and analyze complex queries with multi-table joins and aggregate functions)
  • 2+ years OO design/development
  • Strong communication skills
  • Must be a self-starter
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Unix environment working experience
  • Scripting (Perl/Python/Shell)
  • Test-Driven development
  • Javascript-based Web technology
  • Tomcat experience a plus
  • Big data technology stack
  • Financial market knowledge
  • RESTful web services


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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