AWM – London – Associate – Software EngineeringWHAT WE DO
The PWM Trading Engineering team creates software which enables the Goldman Sachs Wealth Management business and its clients to transact in global markets across a variety of asset classes. We continuously evolve our capabilities to unlock scale, reduce risk, and provide an application environment which ispliant with required trading practices and relevant controls. The mission critical software the team works on has an immediate and direct impact on the ability to service the trading needs of our private wealth client base.
Be a part of our embedded engineering team, that works as a unit with our business partners. Collaborate with trading, sales, asset management, banking, finance, and others, to build and automate solutions to keep our firm’s position on the cutting edge. Innovate with UI/UX designers, data scientists, cloud engineers, and more in a collaborative, agile environment where your enthusiasm to take on new problems and learn will have an immediate impact.
As part of the PWM Trading Engineering team you will be responsible for the specification, development, testing, delivery, and support of features in our multi asset trading platform.
You will work on interesting technical challenges, provide input into design discussions, and contribute to the evolution of all aspects of our open architecture platform. This will include working across numerous software services, build and deployment infrastructure, integrations with different trading venues, observability, and control considerations. There are full stack opportunities to work across both back end and UI layers, and a focus on continuous learning and development spanning both functional business context, and technical skillsets.
You will get to know the trading userbase who we collaborate with closely and frequently. This includes PWM sales teams, product teams and operational experts, and other teams across the organisation. Strongmunication and collaboration skills are key, as we work as part of a global team.
We are looking for someone with lots of energy that enjoys engineering challenges and has a passion to deliver high quality technology solutions, whilst beingfortable operating in a dynamic and fast paced environment. Prior experience with trading systems is a plus but not a requirement.
Our mission is to continually evolve the trading capabilities for the growing PWM business, to meet the various needs of our internal userbase and external clients, and enable the business to scale. Our engineers are key to driving the direction and development of this strategy. As a software engineer, you are a change agent that helps transform Goldman Sachs by applying your technical know-how and creative thinking.
We want people who feel a strong sense of ownership and naturally look to understand all aspects of the software which we’re creating. We want to proactively think about how things could go wrong, how we’d respond to issues, and champion transparency to ensure problems don’t go untracked. We value thoroughness and attention to detail, to maintain a culture of high quality delivery. We foster an open, inclusive, and supportive atmosphere within the team, where ideas and discussion are encouraged.

Basic qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant work experience inputer Science, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering or related technical discipline.
  • Excellent object oriented or functional analysis and design skills.
  • Knowledge of data structures, algorithms, and designing for performance.
  • Excellent written and verbalmunication skills.
  • Ability to solve problems and apply analysis to make data driven decisions.
  • Can apply an entrepreneurial approach and passion to problem solving and product development.
  • 3+ years of software development experience.
  • Experience delivering with one or more of

  • Programming in aplied language such as Java or C++, or an interpreted language such as Python and experience with concurrency and memory management.
  • Responsive web development, with professional React/Angular/Redux experience and advanced JavaScript proficiency.
  • NoSQL databases such as MongoDb and Elastic Search.
  • Trading system integration architectures and protocols ( FIX), or other relevant financial services software engineering experience.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge or interest in trading technologies in the front-office of a trading organization

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