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Goldman Sachs
in Dallas, TX, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Goldman Sachs
in Dallas, TX, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Competitive
Applications Engineer
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ENGINEERING

What We Do

At Goldman Sachs, our Engineers dont 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.

Transaction Banking Lending

Transaction Banking Lending, a business unit within TxB, aims to provide comprehensive working capital and funding solutions for corporations. TxB Lending combines the strength and heritage of a leading financial institution with the agility and entrepreneurial spirit of a tech start-up. Through the use of modern technologies centered on data and analytics, we provide customers with powerful tools that are grounded in value, transparency and simplicity to improve funding and liquidity efficiency.

HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL
As part of our global team you will be responsible for the specification, development, testing, delivery and support of our brand new Lending Orchestration and Execution Platform. Lending solutions are at the heart of liquidity and capital management for any corporation. Our mission is to build a market leading lending platform that meets our corporate client's needs. We are starting with a clean slate and one singular goal in mind: build a highly scalable, resilient, 24x7 available cloud-based lending platform that our corporate clients can rely on to fund their businesses. This role offers a unique opportunity to be involved in the inception phase of a brand new business within Goldman Sachs and you will be required to contribute to the vision, propose ideas and drive the implementation of our platform. Our flat structure requires and enables team members to evolve through the entire spectrum of the software life-cycle and closely collaborate with product owners, business and operations users. We are looking for someone with lots of energy that enjoys engineering challenges, has a passion to deliver high quality technology products and is able to operate in a highly fluid, rapidly changing environment. If that's you, we would like to hear from you.

As part of our global team you will work on various components as a Software Engineer. Your role includes specification, development, as well as the testing and rollout of new features. You are expected to contribute to the vision, understand our product roadmap, integrate business value with experience and contribute to building an engineering culture within the team. We expect the successful candidate to deliver high quality software and to be passionate about software engineering. You must have a proficient understanding of software development concepts. A good understanding of the Cloud concepts is a plus. You will also be responsible to develop easy to support software and liaise with our SRE (Site Reliability Engineering) team to factor in their requirements. 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Manage multiple tasks and use sound judgment when prioritizing
  • Collaborate with global cross functional teams in building customer-centric products
  • Analyze existing software implementations to identify areas of improvement and provide deadline estimates for implementing new features
  • Update and maintain documentation for team processes, best practices and software runbooks
  • Establish trusted partnerships with peers, product heads, and executive level stakeholders
  • Must be passionate about technology and engineering
  • Exceptional analytical skills and ability to apply knowledge and experience in decision-making to arrive at creative and commercial solutions
  • Ability to leverage technology to deliver business value
  • Must be independent and comfortable in a fast paced, ambiguous and often multi-directional work environment


SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE WE ARE LOOKING FOR

  • Minimum 7 years of relevant professional experience using a modern programming language (preferably Java/Scala)
  • Proven ability to lead engineering teams and deliver complex products with multiple stakeholders
  • Prior experience with working on high availability, mission critical systems
  • S. or higher in Computer Science (or equivalent work experience)
  • Experience leveraging test-driven development methodologies
  • Comfort with Agile operating models (practical experience of Scrum / Kanban)
  • Team oriented, strong interpersonal and communication skills


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with microservice architectures (SOA)
  • Experience with Kafka, MongoDB, Hadoop, Cassandra
  • Experience with Transaction Banking, Consumer or corporate Lending systems
  • Experience with SQL databases (PostgreSQL/Oracle/Sybase)
  • Experience with AWS/Azure
  • Experience in Financial Services or Fintech
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