Java Developer - Critical Infrastructure - Authentication

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 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. .


• Partner with engineering teams to understand technology offerings and how they can be applied to solve business problems
• Partner with colleagues from across technology and risk to ensure an outstanding, usable and unobtrusive experience for authentication
• Build critical authentication solutions to integrate with existing and new systems
• Help to provide frictionless integration with the firm's runtime, deployment and SDLC technologies
• Manage the full lifecycle of software components, from requirements through design, testing, development, release and demise
• Help to communicate and promote best practices for authentication across the firm
• Engage in production troubleshooting and engineer product improvements to eliminate manual investigation were possible

• Experience designing and implementing mission critical software using Java or similar language
• Experience with modern frameworks, libraries and tooling (eg., Dropwizard, Spring/Guice, MongoDB, ElasticSearch, Kafka, etc)
• Experience with Java, Spring/Guice, NoSql, ELK, Kafka, Automated testing frameworks; optionally some UI experience (eg., Angular, JS and/or React)
• Experience creating resilient, low latency and robust services through a combination of high availability infrastructure and transaction management
• Ability to troubleshoot and diagnose performance, security, and process interactions in complex distributed systems
• Ability to understand and effectively debug both new and existing software
• Experience managing a product code base through a Continuous Delivery life-cycle model
• Solid experience of version control, continuous integration, deployment and configuration management tools
• Ability to communicate technical concepts effectively and possessing the interpersonal skills required to collaborate effectively with colleagues across diverse technology teams

Preferred Qualifications
• 5 or more years of experience developing in an enterprise environment in Java, JEE or equivalent
• Experience monitoring, measuring, auditing and supporting software
• Some background in security concepts, including authentication, authorization, encryption and secure coding practices
• Familiarity with security products such as Kerberos, PingFederate, Okta
• Scripting skills using Python or Bash
• Experience designing, installing and operating security products and infrastructures
• Some background in Linux client-server application environments
• Some background in Windows client-server application environments
• Strong analytical, reporting and presentation skills
• Strong Unix skills
• Experience with AWS tooling/solutions


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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