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Experienced Software Engineer - Equity Derivatives Engineering - Global Banking & Markets

Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs

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

Job Description

Experienced Java Software Engineer - Global Banking & Markets - New York City

We are looking for an Associate or Vice President level Software Engineer to join our team. The Equity Derivatives Engineering team works very closely with Equity Derivatives business at Goldman Sachs and has a wide set of responsibilities across a variety of products to scale automation of quoting, pricing and booking.

Automation is at the core of our derivatives business, with clients pushing for more electronic flows, increased volumes on a daily basis, better data and analytics tools, while at the same time demanding high quality client experience throughout the entire execution. Our team focuses on building market leading engineering platforms with solid APIs, high throughput and service orientated architecture. The innovative solutions we develop are externalized to our clients as part of the core Marquee offering. Our function is critical to the future of the business at Goldman Sachs and represents a significant growth area across the firm.

This is a great opportunity to join a dynamic team where you will both learn about and transform the business by applying your engineering skills to automate key business decisions.

Role Responsibilities

  • Develop unified global cross-asset derivatives quoting platform with electronic and client connectivity
  • Integrate with external platforms and clients using industry standard protocols such as FIX and REST
  • Build rich, distributed, high-throughput and performance-sensitive user applications in Java
  • Use both open source and internal proprietary technologies to build cutting edge platforms
  • Work closely with sales and trading to deliver innovative solutions to automate their manual workflows
  • Be part of the vibrant global automation team and use your engineering skills to impact business decisions

Technology stack

  • Java
  • Vert.x
  • Jersey
  • Kafka
  • Mongo
  • Hazelcast
  • ElasticSearch


  • Gitlab CI/CD
  • One click deployment
  • Prometheus
  • Grafana

Basic Qualifications

  • Strong programming skills in an object orientated language such as Java or C#
  • Excellent object oriented or functional analysis and design skills
  • Good knowledge of design and architectural patterns
  • Experience with concurrency and memory management.
  • Entrepreneurial individual with self-management skills, able to handle multiple tasks and interact with global stakeholders
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in designing and implementing distributed systems
  • Experience in modelling complex workflows

Nice to have

  • JavaScript (ideally React) experience
  • NoSQL databases such as MongoDb and Elastic Search.
  • Previous technical role working on or with a derivatives trading desk (irrespective of asset class)

Salary Range
The expected base salary for this New York, New York, United States-based position is $115000-$180000. In addition, you may be eligible for a discretionary bonus if you are an active employee as of fiscal year-end.

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.