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Software Engineer, Transaction Banking, Payments

Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs

Software Engineering
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

Job Description

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.

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. Want to push the limit of digital possibilities? Start here.

Transaction Banking (TxB) aims to bring innovative solutions to traditional banking and lending activities. We are a global team of lenders, investors, risk managers, skilled marketers, web experts and banking specialists. We provide a suite of solutions to help our customers meet their financial goals. We make direct investments in and manage risk for a portfolio of corporate loans and securities. We help transform distressed communities through investments and loans of private capital.

Within TxB, our Payments team is at the heart of what we are doing in Corporate Cash Management and our mission is to build a market-leading payment platform that meets our corporate client's needs. We are starting with a clean slate and one singular goal in mind: build a highly scalable, resilient, 24x7 available cloud-based payment platform that our corporate clients can run rely on to run and grow their businesses.

Who We Look For

As part of our global team, you will work on various technologies and components as an application developer. Your role includes specification, development, as well as the testing and roll-out of new features focusing on code quality, automation, testability and security. Payment systems, due to their criticality, present unique engineering challenges around resiliency, availability, and scale.

You will be able to contribute to our vision, roadmap, and world-class engineering culture, while integrating business value and client experience within the team.

This initiative is of critical importance to the success of the organization and our roadmap. Services like liquidity analytics, billing, client onboarding, reporting and others will rely on the data platform. Accurate, granular, complete and timely data is a key differentiator and competitive advantage in the market.

We expect a successful candidate to have excellent communication skills, deliver high quality software and to be passionate about cutting edge data engineering.

HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL

  • Manage multiple tasks and use sound judgment when prioritizing
  • Must be passionate about technology and engineering
  • Must be independent and comfortable in a fast paced, ambiguous and often multi-directional work environment
  • Collaborate with global cross functional teams in building customer-centric products
  • Exceptional analytical skills and ability to apply knowledge and experience in decision-making to arrive at creative and commercial solutions
  • Analyze existing software implementations to identify areas of improvement and provide deadline estimates for implementing new features
  • Establish trusted partnerships with peers, product heads, and executive level stakeholders
  • Ability to leverage technology to deliver business value

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • B.S. or higher in Computer Science (or equivalent work experience)
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant professional experience using a modern programming language (preferably Java)
  • SQL/RDBMS Skills as required
  • Experience leveraging test-driven development methodologies
  • Comfort with Agile operating models (practical experience of Scrum/Kanban)
  • Team oriented; strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Energetic, self-directed, and self-motivated

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

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

ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

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

© The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., 2023. All rights reserved.

Goldman Sachs is an equal employment/affirmative action employer Female/Minority/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Benefits
Goldman Sachs is committed to providing our people with valuable and competitive benefits and wellness offerings, as it is a core part of providing a strong overall employee experience. A summary of these offerings, which are generally available to active, non-temporary, full-time and part-time US employees who work at least 20 hours per week, can be found here.