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Senior Java Developer - GBM - Vice President - Warsaw

Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs

Software Engineering
Warsaw, Poland
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

Job Description

Job Summary – Securities Lending Technology

Our Securities Lending role involves working in a dynamic front-office trading environment as a part of the global team. You'll be responsible for designing, writing, reviewing, testing and implementing a variety of scalable applications leveraging the latest firm wide technologies. The applications we develop include inventory and risk management, calculating client accruals, and facilitating internal/external trading flows.

You will undertake development across all tiers of our business-facing systems in a global team. You will be expected to implement and suggest best development practices/methodologies to deliver high quality software throughout the development stack. Our primary technologies are Java and Kafka. We also have a footprint in SecDb and own multiple TBs of data.

Our end to end technology stack runs the firm’s Securities Lending business. We build innovative tech solutions for our business, allowing them to serve their hedge fund clients and institutional lenders. Our highly technical team, sitting close to our traders, work together delivering solutions with a particular focus on micro services and trader UX. We’re agile, global and diverse. We currently have a strong focus on further automating our flows to enable us to increase our volumes to various electronic venues in a way that provides scale, transparency and control.

Your Impact

You'll be responsible for being innovative, creative in solving real world problems related to trading and financial markets. This role will involve data analysis, designing, writing, reviewing, testing and implementing a variety of scalable applications leveraging the latest technologies. The applications we develop include inventory and risk management, calculating client PnL, and facilitating internal/external trading flows.


  • You will be relied upon to be proactive in your approach, managing both daily tasks and a project role
  • You will work closely with the global Sec Lending tech team demonstrating strong communication skills and initiative
  • You will work closely with the Securities Lending and other GS execution desks to understand business requirements and objectives
  • You will look to drive technical decisions and design, empowered to deliver highly testable and scalable solutions


  • Strong programming expertise in Java software development
  • Experience of using and developing RESTful web services
  • Experience with relational databases (SQL)
  • Familiar with CI/CD, DevOps, and SRE principles

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in microservices architecture and messaging systems (preferably Kafka and AMPS)
  • Experience with runtime containers (e.g. Kubernetes, Docker)
  • Experience or interest in building mission critical and highly available systems
  • Experience of end-to-end design and implementation of software products
  • Creating distributed platforms for optimal performance, scalability, availability, and reliability
  • Finance, Securities Lending and Equities knowledge is a strong plus
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