Core Engineering - Digital Experience - Productivity and Web - Web Developer

  • Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Goldman Sachs USA
  • 21 Nov 18

Core Engineering - Digital Experience - Productivity and Web - Web Developer

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.

Engineer open systems that allow collaborative development from all individuals at the firm. Deliver unified social and collaboration strategy and product set. Enhance the productivity of our engineers by integrating social tools into their business workflows. Enable connectivity between our people and our clients.

The Digital Experience's Productivity and Web team is responsible for building and delivering the tools which power the firm's revamped intranet and award-winning public website. The team is seeking an experienced full stack Web developer to focus on extending and expanding the firm's intranet platform. The application stack---a microservices architecture comprising modern homegrown and open-source components---currently serves upwards of 1 million page views per day, defining and delivering a newly redesigned Web experience for all Goldman Sachs employees across the firm.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL
• The right candidate will use their experience to help us build a high quality web experience which delights our users. Leveraging expert knowledge, modern frameworks, and partnering with our developers and designers, he/she will deliver best in class solutions which will ultimately enhance our employees experience and productivity.
• The ideal candidate would be a highly-motivated self-starter for the group's front-end application development activities, as well as serving as a thought leader for cross-team projects and the team's developer-outreach activities.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE WE ARE LOOKING FOR
• Expertise in Web display technologies, particularly modern JavaScript libraries frameworks (e.g., React/Redux, Angular, Backbone/Marionette), CSS (including experience with SASS, LESS, and/or PostCSS), and HTML. Demonstrated experience implementing a scalable, responsive website or web application is a strong plus.
• Back-end development skills, ideally in Java or a similar OO language.
• Working knowledge of databases (NoSQL and/or relational), RESTful service architectures, and Web architecture components (e.g., NGINX, Varnish, Apache, etc.)
• Experience collaborating with Web designers or working within the constraints of a specifically designed Website.
• Candidates should understand how a site functions visually, be able to execute new functionality within a design's grammar, and show the capability to spot and correct visual defects.

Preferred Qualifications
• Strong communication skills, including experience working with other development teams and business users.
• Prior experience working with content management systems (e.g., Craft, Drupal etc.,) and content-driven website development.
• Experience coding accessible websites (particularly experience with Semantic HTML5 and/or WCAG Compliance).
• Knowledge of modern JavaScript language constructs and variants (e.g., ES6/7, TypeScript, etc.).
• Experience with front-end build pipelines and tools (e.g., Grunt, Gulp, WebPack)
• Hands-on experience with Node.js.

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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