• CCBD Technology - Front End Application Developer

    Location(s) US-IL-Chicago
    Job ID
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Vice President/Executive Director
    Business Unit
    CCBD 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.



    Consumer and Commercial Banking (CCBD)
    Consumer and Commercial Banking brings innovative solutions to traditional banking activities. We are a global team of lenders, investors, risk managers, skilled marketers, web experts and banking specialists. We provide a suite of solutions to help our customers meet their personal financial goals. We make direct investments in, and risk manage, a portfolio of corporate loans and securities. And we help transform distressed communities through investments and loans of private capital.

    Digital Finance
    Digital Finance, a subdivision of CCBD, is composed of the firm's digitally-led consumer businesses which include the global online consumer deposits business and the US online consumer lending business, the firm's first-ever direct-to-consumer platform built from the ground up. Digital Finance combines the strength and heritage of a 147-year-old financial institution with the agility and entrepreneurial spirit of a tech start-up. This unique dynamic allows us to help our customers achieve financial progress through customizable solutions that are grounded in value, transparency and simplicity.

    As a Front End Developer you will be working closely with our marketing team and UX designers to build HTML/CSS/JS web experiences which will be A/B tested for effectiveness and impact to our clients. The code you write will reach millions and help redefine the firm. The successful candidate will have a proven track record leading the delivery of web application platforms using his/her knowledge of Java, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript framework/methodologies.

    The candidate will get to work with modern technologies, such as HTML5, CSS3, RESTful web services, JavaScript libraries (e.g. JQuery), frameworks (e.g. Backbone or (React/Redux/Webpack) or Angular), and Enterprise content management (AEM) and utilize them to build cutting edge software They should be comfortable working with Agile


    Job Summary

    • Help to drive a new, strategic, business line 
    • Integrate with best in class strategic partners 
    • Drive funnel optimization and client acquisition 
    • Create a differentiated customer experience 
    • Analyze existing software implementations to identify areas of improvement and provide estimates for implementing new features 
    • Update and maintain documentation for team processes, best practices, and software runbooks




    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor in Software Engineer, Computer Science, or the equivalent in demonstrable work experience 
    • Strong knowledge of HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript (ES6) 
    • Hands-on experience of modern JavaScript, front-end frameworks, and preprocessors (React, Redux, Angular2, Backbone, Bootstrap, LESS, webpack, babel, ES6) 
    • Experience with JavaScript unit test frameworks (Jasmine) 
    • Experience with RESTful Services and API's 
    • Knowledge of single page application architecture 
    • Knowledge of MVC pattern 
    • An appreciation of design and the ability to asses technical feasibility of UX/UI 
    • Experience translating UX/UI design into functional components 
    • Has worked in an Agile SCRUM environment


    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience with multiple JS frameworks 
    • Developing Single Page App 
    • Familiarity with SEO and Site Analytics 
    • Knowledge of Adobe Experience Manger is plus 
    • Active on CodePen, Github, or StackOverflow


    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.

    © The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., 2018. All rights reserved Goldman Sachs is an equal employment/affirmative action employer Female/Minority/Disability/Vet.