Software Engineer - Payments Platform

Location(s) US-TX-Dallas
Job ID
2020-68527
Schedule Type
Full Time
Level
Vice President
Function(s)
Software Engineer
Region
Americas
Division
Engineering
Business Unit
Regulatory & Business Services
Employment Type
Employee

MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

At Goldman Sachs, our culture is one of teamwork, innovation and meritocracy. We often say our people are our greatest asset and we take pride in supporting each colleague both professionally and personally. From collaborative work spaces and ergonomic services to wellbeing and resilience offerings, we offer our Engineering professionals the flexibility and support they need to reach their goals in and outside of the office. 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 centres around the world. We commit people, capital and ideas to help our clients, shareholders and the communities we serve to grow. Our people are our greatest asset –we say it often and with good reason. It is only with the determination and dedication of our people that we can serve our clients, generate long-term value for our shareholders and contribute to the broader public. We are Goldman Sachs Engineering and the driving force behind the firm's technology innovation which has led the industry for many decades. Attracting and investing in the very best engineering talent is how we maintain this position. We are continuously looking for engineers who share our values of collaboration, creativity, motivation, commercial awareness and an obsession for quality.

 

At Goldman Sachs, our Engineers don’t just make things – we make things possible. We change the world by connecting people and capital with ideas and solve the most challenging and pressing engineering problems for our clients. Our engineering teams build 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. Engineering, which is comprised of our Technology Division and global strategist groups, is at the critical centre of our business. Our dynamic environment requires innovative strategic thinking. Want to push the limit of digital possibilities? Start here. 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. Payment processing has recently become one of the key areas of focus for financial services and fintech industry. It is at the centre of innovation for automating and streamlining flows to meet the needs of a variety of clients across the globe.

 

Our Payments Engineering team builds and supports the systems that provide a comprehensive payment solution to the firm’s needs across institutional, consumer (Marcus) and internal (treasury) clients. These systems manage the entire payment lifecycle – from initiation to execution - of all inbound and outbound cash flows for the firm across 60 currencies spanning multiple payment electronic networks and platforms globally. Governing these critical flows is not a responsibility we take lightly. We, therefore, are seeking capable engineers who are up to the task of designing, building, testing, deploying and supporting these systems with a special focus on scale, resiliency and high availability. Our technology stack includes AWS/Azure, Java, Hibernate, Spring Boot, Angular, DB2, MongoDB, Oracle, GS Search (proprietary search tool), Elastic search, and Kafka. Our global team is well-balanced in size and experience levels, enabling you to maximize your potential. We have both the senior and junior developers who will work with you, challenge you, and teach you along the way.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL
• Take ownership of the design, development, testing, and documentation of our systems
• Collaborate with business users and developers on a global scale
• Acquire an understanding of our business domain and requirements

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE WE ARE LOOKING FOR
• B.S. or higher in Computer Science (or equivalent work experience)
• 4+ years of professional experience coding in object oriented or functional languages
• Proven track-record of excellent system design
• Experience with AWS/Azure and cloud-native software development
• Experience in database technologies
• Comfort with Agile operating models (practical experience of Scrum/Kanban)
• Experienced team manager
• Strong technical, analytical, and communication skills
• Energetic, self-directed, and self-motivated

Preferred Qualifications
• Experience with microservice architectures (SOA)
• Experience with Kafka, MongoDB, Hadoop, Cassandra
• Experience with Payments systems (understanding of the various payment networks)
• Experience with SQL databases (PostgreSQL/Oracle/Sybase)
• Experience in Financial Services or Fintech

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.

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