Engineering - FICC Technology - FX Frontline Developer - Associate - New York

Location(s) US-NY-New York
Job ID
Sales, Technology
Business Unit
FICC Technology
Employment Type


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.




Our team of engineers builds solutions to the most complex problems. We develop cutting-edge systems and processes that form the core of our key business and enable transactions to move in milliseconds. We provide real-time access to critical deal information and crunch billions of data points each day to inform firm-wide market insights and strategies. Team members have the opportunity to work at the forefront of technology innovation alongside industry leaders and make significant contributions to the field.


Fixed Income, Currency, and Commodities (FICC) Technology plays a key role in the firm’s ability to help institutional clients buy and sell financial instruments on liquidity venues around the world, an important revenue driver for the firm. In FICC Technology we use both open source industry standard and internal proprietary technologies to build cutting edge platforms for pricing, execution, and control over each of these millions of transactions.




FX Frontline developers focus on two main areas, workflow automation and rapid business enhancements. Developers directly face the business by providing day to day application support to FX sales and trading desks.  The team is backed up by a separate Level 1 support team that leverage the tools and documentation created by the frontline team to handle Level 1 support.  This position is ideal for developers who are passionate about using technology to improve business efficiency and want to gain a deep understanding of the world’s largest financial market.



  • Build and support trading and risk management systems for the foreign exchange and emerging markets businesses


Basic Qualifications

  • 2 to 4 years of work experience
  • Strong programming skills in one or more languages (Java/C#)
  • Working knowledge of UNIX
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical skills, ability to quickly identify scope and impact of issues


Preferred Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of SQL


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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