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

Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs

Software Engineering
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
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.

Engineering, which is comprised of our Technology Division and global strategists groups, is at the critical centre 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.

Unique Opportunity

This is a unique opportunity to work on converging multiple legacy systems and execute on the Ledgers strategy to move a single Unified Data source and provide ledgers as a service across the firm. Our current technology drives processing across the firm, and we have started a multi-year convergence program to deliver a single, highly scalable platform for providing core ledgers services, to enable business growth with reduced operational costs.

We’re looking for highly technical, commercially minded, software engineer who enjoy seeing things done differently to join us on this exciting journey.

About the team

We are a part of a growing team in Bengaluru that will collaborate with colleagues around the world to support our legacy platforms as well as deliver our new strategic post trade portfolio platform. We are responsible for keeping the books and records for the firm. All our projects are cross-location and cross-function, meaning we work directly with Front office, Mid-office, Operations, Legal, Tax, Client Reporting and Regulatory Reporting and Engineering colleagues from those areas, across the wider firm.

We work directly with Global Control, different business lines to design and implement a wide range of functions including Core Ledgers services, Exception detection processing, Client statements & interest accruals.

Our strategic new platform is a brand new/greenfield initiative to converge all our businesses onto a single technology platform, to proving much better scalability, improved resiliency and reducing the time needed to develop and deliver new features. The programme is sponsored by our division’s senior leadership and is one of the key strategic deliveries of the next few years.

Highly developed analytical and technical skills, combined with a commercial and collaborative approach to problem solving, are essential to our success.



  • Self-guided pragmatic individual with a proven track record in designing and delivering complex software solutions in the financial services industry.
  • Motivated by the opportunity to make impactful deliveries for our businesses and clients
  • Strong analytical, design and architecture skills
  • Hungry to learn new concepts and technologies
  • Ability to efficiently work within a global team
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to keep a commercial outlook while maintaining a focus on technical quality and attention to detail


  • 5+ years of strong programming experience and code design in Java
  • Comfortable multi-tasking, managing multiple stakeholders and working as part of a global team.
  • Experience building and maintaining scalable and distributed systems.
  • Experience of designing for extremely high throughput and low latency
  • Familiarity with Test Driven Development and Business Driven Development
  • Experience with OO design, performant data structures and algorithms
  • Experience of databases (SQL, NoSQL)
  • Linux / Unix skills including scripting (shell)
  • Experienced leader with ability to guide/grow junior talent in the team
  • Knowledge of financial markets, asset classes and market infrastructure
  • Basic experience in SRE practices and Incident Management.
  • Participates in code reviews and provide constructive feedback to peers.
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