Equities Technology - Electronic Trading Quant Technology


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.

Goldman Sachs Electronic Trading, is at the critical center 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.


Goldman Sachs Engineers are innovators and problem-solvers, building solutions in risk management, big data, mobile and more. We look for creative collaborators who evolve, adapt to change and thrive in a fast-paced global environment.
Technology is at the heart of our multi-billion dollar business. Our engineers develop low latency, scalable, and resilient solutions which drive global equities sales and trading at
Goldman Sachs.
Equities Engineers focus on designing, developing and maintaining the global infrastructure which underpins Equities sales and trading at Goldman Sachs. These engineers work across a variety of problem domains and software stacks to create leverage in our various Equities cash and derivatives business lines. These problem spaces include:

  • High-throughput, low latency order management and electronic trading platform
  • Client Connectivity of all clients to the various GS platform via FIX
  • Exchange Connectivity of all the various Asia Exchanges using native exchange protocol
  • Adaptable algorithmic trading platforms
  • Smart Order Routing and Internalization Trading Platform
  • Adaptive, robust trading controls
  • Workflow management platforms
  • Pricing, risk and booking systems


• Systems software
• Compilers
• User interfaces and modern webstacks
• Data, structured and unstructured
• Pricing, risk and analytics
• Test engineering
• Software controls and SDLC

• Minimum 1 years of industry experience programming in a compiled language (e.g. C, C++, Java)
• Clear understanding of algorithms and data structures
• Familiarity with core programming concepts and techniques (e.g. concurrency, memory management)
• Comfort with standard SDLC tools, e.g. version control systems, diff-ing tools
• Strong written and oral communication skills
• Enthusiastic, proactive and driven individual with high degree of attention to detail

Preferred Qualifications
• Bachelor's degree / Master's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field
• Experience developing in a Linux or UNIX environment
• Experience with several of the following: Real-time systems, Large-scale, distributed systems, Operating systems design, Compilers, User interface technologies, Modern webstacks, Databases, Functional programming, Test engineering


The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.

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