Quality Assurance Engineering - Software Engineer
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 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.
WHO WE LOOK FOR
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.
As a core software developer within the Quality Assurance Engineering (QAE) group, you will partner with and develop for engineers across the firm, applications and services that enable the organization to proactively deliver quality software through:
- Enabling early identification of software quality gaps with low touch controls
- Creating transparency and accountability to drive remediation of issue
- Establishing a center of excellence to advise and guide on engineering standards and best practices
RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS
Quality Assurance Engineering is a global team empowering engineers to proactively deliver quality software and services by enabling early identification of quality gaps with low touch controls across the Goldman Sachs Technology. Partnering with colleagues from Engineering and the business, QAE provides transparency via metrics, builds applications and services used across our Engineering division to promote quality software engineering, strengthens systems by adapting testing best practices, standards and safeguards the firm's software assets and performs deep dives and recommends remediation for recurring critical issues.
HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL
- Hands-on role developing software and functionality to be used across the firm
- Produce high quality software - tested, conformant to engineering best practices, and exposes the principles that QAE upholds
- Ability to work effectively as part of a diverse multi-disciplined team
- Leverage modern practices to develop software iteratively
- Motivated, self-organized and have good time & work management skills
- Have an analytical mindset, with the confidence and ability to communicate ideas clearly and concisely
- Ability to gather requirements, design and build functionality
- Appreciate and expose Agile principles and practices such as TDD, clean code and continuous delivery
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE'RE LOOKING FOR
- Java 8 experience including lambdas and streaming collections and a Good knowledge of java libraries, for example, Jersey, Jackson, Guava and Apache-Commons is an advantage
- Experience using relational database such as PostgreSQL
- Developing Dropwizard (or similar e.g. Spring Boot) applications and managing them in a production environment.
- Excellent Communication, Influencing, Relationship building skills.
- Passionate about improving Software Quality and driving best practices.
- Experience with Agile Development methodology.
- Ability to write Python scripts for automation and ad-hoc tasks preferable
- Experience with Redis, Elasticsearch, Kafka an advantage
ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS
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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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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