Quantitative Engineer - Eqs GSET Platform Accelerate

Location(s) US-NY-New York
Job ID
Schedule Type
Full Time
Vice President
Quantitative Engineer
Business Unit
Equity GSET Strats
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.


Your Impact

GSET Trading Platform Strats are responsible for building order management system, exchange connectivity, and internalization for Equities, Listed Options and Swap. They are responsible for requirements gathering from Sales/Trading, research, design, implementation, testing, support, and monitoring trading performance for strategies running on trading platforms. The team interfaces on a regular basis with Sales, Trading, Compliance, Legal and other Strats or Technology teams.

The team is accountable for platform architecture evolution to meet the evolving needs of different business lines with rapid software deployment. As stewards of critical components in order execution, the team is accountable for a high degree of software quality. The team consists of self-guided pragmatic individuals who are motivated to change the status quo in calculated ways.



  • Design, build and maintain a high-performance, high-availability, high-capacity, yet nimble and adaptive trading platform to internal and external clients.
  • Use data to guide decision-making, developing or enhancing tools as necessary to collect it.
  • Understand North and South American market rules, regulations, exchange service offerings and implement changes to these on an on-going basis.
  • Communication with traders, sales, clients and compliance officers about new feature requests, explanation of existing features etc. 

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor or Master degree in STEM with 5 to 10 years of relevant work experience.
  • Proficiency in either Java or C++
  • Aptitude for algorithms, data structures, and software design
  • Linux systems programming experience including memory management, concurrent programming infrastructure, and the networking stack
  • Experience in data driven performance analysis and optimizations
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work in a team

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with distributed systems design, maintenance, and troubleshooting
  • Low latency or real time software development
  • Order/execution management system and exchange connectivity experience for Equities and Listed Options
  • Strong interpersonal skills, drive, and ownership
  • Knowledge of financial markets
  • Experience with sequencer-based architecture



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.

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