• People Technology - Services Technology - Developer

    Location(s) US-NJ-Jersey City
    Job ID
    2018-44563
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Vice President/Executive Director
    Function(s)
    Technology
    Region
    Americas
    Division
    Engineering
    Business Unit
    HCM, CA, Svcs, EDGE
    Employment Type
    Employee
  • 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.


    Partner with Corporate Services and Real Estate (CSRE) to deliver in-house, and vendor based applications, in support of CSRE's management of the firm's global real estate infrastructure and services.

     

    This is a rare opportunity to join a newly forming team based in London. We are seeking a senior software engineer to lead the technical delivery of projects leveraging Java and JavaScript across all tiers of our business-facing systems. The Candidate is expected to oversee and implement best development practices/methodologies in an Agile environment to deliver high quality software throughout the development stack.

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL


    The candidate should have a strong engineering background with experience encompassing the full software development lifecycle across a variety of architectural stacks. The candidate will be involved in requirements gathering, design, architecture, implementation, testing and support for software solutions in the Technology Division. The candidate must have solid oral and written communication and organisational skills, and be comfortable in a technical role in a geographically diverse environment.

    SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE WE ARE LOOKING FOR


    • Strong academic record with Bachelor’s level or equivalent in Technology, Computer Science, Engineering or a related discipline required
    • Strong development experience with Java and full web-stack development; Java, JavaScript, Web Services (REST) experience
    • A successful track-record of delivering applications and the full software development lifecycle
    • Intellectual curiosity and motivation to learn new technologies/skills
    • Object-oriented analysis and design skills. Ability to use these methods in understanding business requirements and build sound solutions
    • Able to apply knowledge and experience in decision-making to arrive at creative and commercial solutions for the business
    • Demonstrated leadership in delivering quality technology solutions / development processes
    • Can manage multiple projects and use judgment to prioritize and escalate to influence objectives
    • Ability to integrate into and work well within a global team and strong verbal and written communication skills

    Preferred Qualifications


    • Using Agile methodologies
    • Using Agile methodologies
    • Continuous builds & associated tooling (Maven, Gradle)
    • Database skills
    • Mobile Development would be a plus
    • Automated testing & tools (JUnit, JMeter, Cucumber, etc.)
    • Secure Coding experience a plus

    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.

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