IBD - Office 365 - VP

Location(s) US-TX-Dallas
Job ID
Schedule Type
Full Time
Vice President
Application/Systems Administrator
Business Unit
IBD Digital Platform Eng
Employment Type


Investment Banking

The Investment Banking Division (IBD) works on some of the most complex financial challenges and transactions in the market today. Whether advising on a merger, providing financial solutions for an acquisition, or structuring an initial public offering, we handle projects that help clients at major milestones. We work with corporations, pension funds, financial sponsors, and governments and are team of strong analytical thinkers, who have a passion for producing out-of-the-box ideas

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


 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 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!

The Team:

The Digital Platform team is a global team responsible for engineering the next generation digital platform foundation for IBD that consists of a set of well integrated public cloud platforms and allows us to serve our clients better.  

In this role you will be working in close partnership with the digital product function as well as across the engineering organization with the application teams building specific functional components.

Digital Platform Engineers are responsible for driving the API integration architecture across all the functional spaces in IBD, designing the zero trust implementations across multiple cloud platforms both PaaS and SaaS, digitizing the client onboarding and client servicing workflows into a coherent end user-experience, and building a highly resilient and scalable platform that will allow a quick time to market for new capabilities.

The Role:

We are looking for an experienced Microsoft and Office 365 engineer to provide technical leadership and hands on delivery. This is an opportunity to be part of a global team responsible for digitally transforming the document management and collaboration workflows for 3000+ users in the Investment Banking Business.

We are seeking highly collaborative, creative and intellectually curious engineers who are passionate about forming and building on top of the premier cloud platforms. Candidates should be comfortable working in a fast-paced Agile environment and be able to build and run a highly technical team of engineers.



  • Defining Microsoft/Office 365 deployment and migration strategy.
  • Providing guidance on the architecture and engineering of Microsoft/Office 365 Groups as well as providing technical knowledge on various Teams architecture elements deployed in an Enterprise environment.
  • Liaise with multiple engineering teams for required system integrations.
  • Assist in the architecture of security policies encompassing all Microsoft/Office 365 and Azure services.
  • Lead and mentor junior engineers.
  • Act as a catalyst for change and driving innovation throughout the organization.
  • Utilizing strong scripting (PowerShell) skills to effectively automate the on premise and cloud services.
  • Design, develop and manage services in public cloud
  • Partner with colleagues from across technology and risk to ensure an outstanding, useable, and unobtrusive experience for development teams building and deploying their applications into public cloud environments.
  • Help to define, communicate and promote best practices for public cloud application development across the department.
  • Apply functional knowledge and technical expertise in the Microsoft Productivity offerings and promote innovative solutions for the Investment Banking Business; advising on best practices of use and third-party integrations.




  • 5+ years of experience working in a Microsoft Systems Engineering role within a high paced IT environment.
  • Proven experience with Microsoft/Office 365 Suite, Azure AD and Exchange Online
  • Experience with configuring, deploying and managing Office 365 workloads for Microsoft Teams
  • Knowledge of Authentication, Identity and Access Management (IAM), and Conditional Access Policies.
  • Strong understanding of the latest Microsoft desktop, server and cloud platforms.
  • Solid understanding of Windows administration and PowerShell scripting
  • Ability to communicate technical concepts effectively, both written and orally, as well as the interpersonal skills required to collaborate effectively with colleagues across diverse technology teams.
  • Strong team player and ability to work with diverse stakeholders and colleagues to ensure successful upgrades, installations or integration activities.
  • Experience analyzing Microsoft/Office 365 usage data to identify issues and usage patterns
  • Knowledge and experience of software development lifecycle and infrastructure-as-code tooling, such as CloudFormation, Terraform, CDK or Kubernetes
  • Proficiency in designing, developing, and testing software in one or more of Python, Java, Groovy, or golang; open to using and learning multiple languages
  • Strong sense of ownership and responsibility for the overall product and the success of the business, not just the infrastructure under your direct control.
  • Ability to understand and effectively debug both new and existing solutions.
  • Ability to reason about performance, security, and process interactions in complex distributed systems.
  • Experience with version control, continuous integration, deployment, and configuration management tools in a DevOps environment.
  • Ability to rapidly and effectively understand and translate requirements into technical solutions.





  • Possess strong verbal and written communication skills and ability to present, persuade and influence peers, vendors and executives.
  • Energetic, self-directed, and self-motivated, able to build and sustain long-term relationships across a multitude of stakeholders in a fast paced, multi-directional work environment.
  • Exceptional analytical skills, able to apply expertise to drive complex, technical and highly commercial solutions.
  • Experience supporting complex production application environments.
  • Experience with Kafka, MongoDB, Hadoop, Cassandra
  • Experience with ETL pipelines
  • Experience with AWS, Snowflake, Google, SalesForce
  • Experience with security, isolation and multi-tenant design of distributed cloud services
  • Understanding of RESTful API design best practices and experience in developing them
  • Technical leadership experience of 2+ years
  • Expertise with Linux, containers, system security and automation with scripting languages
  • Experience integrating Microsoft/Office 365 with SalesForce (eg. optimizing email association with Lightning for Outlook app, scheduling meetings from SF, etc.)


At Goldman Sachs, we commit our people, capital and ideas to help our clients, shareholders and the communities we serve to grow. Founded in 1869, we are a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Headquartered in New York, we maintain offices around the world.

We believe who you are makes you better at what you do. We're committed to fostering and advancing diversity and inclusion in our own workplace and beyond by ensuring every individual within our firm has a number of opportunities to grow professionally and personally, from our training and development opportunities and firmwide networks to benefits, wellness and personal finance offerings and mindfulness programs. Learn more about our culture, benefits, and people at GS.com/careers.

We’re committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with special needs or disabilities during our recruiting process. Learn more: https://www.goldmansachs.com/careers/footer/disability-statement.html

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