Technical Architect - Pre/Post Trade API Eng

Location(s) US-NY-New York
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Schedule Type
Full Time
Vice President
Software Engineer
Business Unit
Operations Engineering
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Your Impact

Do you want to be a part of a new and exciting initiative? Do you want to help drive the strategy of further digitalizing the clients’ interaction with the firm? Do you want to learn how securities processing works? Do you want to build a framework which will help the firm to achieve “One GS” vision?

The newly established Pre/Post-Trade API Engineering team is looking for a technical architect who we will at the forefront of shaping our Pre/Post-Trade API strategy. In this role, you will collaborate with our external clients, business partners and other engineering teams across the firm; interface with senior stakeholders; design, communicate and get consensus on the architecture required for the strategic solution.  We will together explore the transformation of the pre/post trade landscape in financial industry which is experiencing a significant shift in the industry itself with emerging technology like Blockchain; innovative solutions provided by FinTech companies; as well as investment from other industry incumbents. Goldman Sachs has a unique advantage as one of the industry leaders to influence the future.

Who We Are

Global Markets Operations organization is at the center of global financial markets and serves our institutional clients. It handles all the asset classes Goldman Sachs transacts across a broad range of pre/post trade capabilities including Client Onboarding, Clearing, Settlement, Margin, Asset Servicing, Ledger etc.  This Engineering team is responsible for establishing and implementing the API strategy to expose these capabilities; serving as the center of excellence of API development for Global Markets Operation Engineering and help accelerate the delivery of APIs.  The team will work in partnership with the Marquee Engineering team, Operation Engineering teams and Core Engineering team.  

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.

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.



  • Collaborate with the owners of various Pre/Post-Trade systems and Operation partners to design the APIs for internal/external client to integrate with
  • Design and build platform components for Pre/Post-Trade APIs and participate in review with senior stakeholders across the firm
  • Act as a hands-on chief developer of the team to write, test and deploy software
  • Provide technical guidance and leadership to junior members
  • Enforce robust tests, help formulate deployment strategies and ensure software is scalable, resilient and performant
  • Apply analytical and problem solving skills and utilize software development best practices with a commitment to quality


Skills and Experience we are looking for:

  • Independent, self-motivated and comfortable in a fast paced, dynamic work environment
  • Proven track record in architect, design and build a large scale distributed system
  • Expert knowledge on API design and integration, integration patterns, and thorough understanding of industry trends, frameworks and best practices
  • Experience with Agile software delivery methodology
  • Experience in domain modeling
  • Understanding of DevOps, continuous build and continues deployment
  • Knowledge of security (authentication, authorization and encryption)
  • Strong interpersonal skills and communication skills
  • Bachelor/Master’s degree (US or foreign equivalent) in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math field (Computer Science preferred)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Web development (HTML5, Angular JS, React/Redux, JSON), RESTful service development
  • Scripting languages & shell scripting
  • Experience with at least one code repository such as SVN
  • Hands-on experience of test driven development
  • Automated testing & tools (JUnit, JMeter, Cucumber, etc.)
  • Continuous builds & associated tooling (Maven, Gradle)
  • Experience with BPMN modeling and Workflow solutions
  • Experience with ORM tools like Hibernate, MyBatis
  • Experience with Automation Testing tools like Selenium, Cucumber, DB Unit
  • Experience with Cloud integration
  • Exposure to Financial products and understanding of trade flow


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.

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