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Global Banking & Markets, Controls Engineering, Bengaluru, Vice President, Software Engineering

Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs

Software Engineering
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

Job Description

Controls engineering is responsible for building the next generation firm-wide control plane for our front office desks. The successful candidate will use their deep technical skills to inform the implementation of a highly scalable message driven architecture, processing ~3bn messages per day and making ‘safe to trade’ determinations in real time. The role will also involve building out web applications that allow users to register, develop and administer controls on the platform.

Role Overview:

This role offers the opportunity to work in a competitive & nimble team of implement high performance code using open-source libraries. Candidates will work directly with a variety of stakeholders, including the product managers and Global Banking & Markets risk managers to improve our controls data platform. The team is in London and India focuses on the control data solution for Global Banking & Markets Operational Risk and delivering new features.

  • Use data to guide decision-making, developing or enhancing tools as necessary to collect it.
  • Understand market rules, regulations, exchange service offerings, front to back business functions and build systems to facilitate them.
  • Communication with traders, sales, clients and compliance officers about new systems, feature requests, explanation of existing features etc.
  • Bar raise solution design and ensure development best practices are followed within delivery teams.


  • Delivering and designing new features for Control Solutions Team.
  • Investigate incidents to review and redesign existing flows to improve platform stability.
  • Contribute to SDLC documentation and guidance including templates, patterns, and controls.
  • Actively participate as a member of a global team on larger development projects, assume responsibilities of components of global projects, depending on need
  • Collaborate with engineering leadership, developers, and operations through written and verbal presentations.


  • Bachelor’s degree Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.


  • Six (6) years of experience in the job offered or in a related data engineering, software engineering or full-stack software engineering position.


Prior employment must include six (6) year of experience with:

  • Working with software engineering principles and practices
  • Working knowledge of at least 2 High Level Programming Languages like Java or Python
  • Working knowledge of algorithms, data structures and enterprise applications
  • Formulating clear and concise written and verbal descriptions of Software and System for engineering stakeholders and tracking and managing delivery of the same
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work in a team.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to solve high performance engineering problems in a language agnostic manner.


  • Experience with Kubernetes deployment architectures
  • Experience building trading controls within an investment bank.
  • Experience in distributed systems (Kafka, Flink)
  • Experience with UI technologies like React, Javascript
  • Experience in micro services architecture
  • Experience with NoSQL (Mongo, Elastic, Hadoop), in memory (MEMSQL, Ignite), cloud (Snowflake) and relational (DB2, SybaseIQ) data store solutions.
  • Experience in data driven performance analysis and optimizations.
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