Engineering - Platform - Workplace Eng Developer - Vice President - Dallas

Location(s) US-TX-Dallas
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Full Time
Vice President/Executive Director
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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.


Job Summary & Responsibilities:


The Workplace Engineering Tools Development team creates platforms and solutions for interacting with core workplace infrastructure including e-mail, voice, multimedia, and many other domains.

Our software is the backbone of many foundational services that power work across all divisions of the firm. We work closely with engineering groups to identify opportunities for automation, risk reduction, and enablement of new productivity-enhancing products.


  • The candidate should possess strong software engineering skills, including skills in the following disciplines: software architecture and design, debugging, and automated testing.
  • The candidate will excel in by being able to carefully evaluate difficult technical and operational tradeoffs and communicate them clearly to all levels of management.
  • Because our team works directly with our clients, being able to gather requirements and explain software development topics to non-developers is important.
  • In addition, as the team posesses employees of all experience levels, a candidate must be able to work efficiently with a diverse set of individuals.
  • Further, being able to mentor more junior employees and being able to receive direction from team members at all levels are key skills that will enable success in both the short and long term.


Basic Qualification: 


  • At least 3-5 years of software development experience
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Ability to handle several competing priorities at once


Preferred Qualification:


  • Experience with both server-side and UI development
  • Strong proficiency with Java, C#, or similar OO languages
  • Profieciency with Javascript, including for both UI and server-side development. (Node.js experience is a plus)
  • Experience with client-side web UI frameworks, for instance ReactJS and AngularJS


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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