Senior C++ Software Engineer - SecDB Architecture

The SecDb Platform team is responsible for the engineering and management of a business critical pricing and risk calculation platform used by all the revenue generating and federation divisions. As a developer in the team, you will be responsible to partner with developers in strategies and business-aligned technology teams globally, to create solutions, develop new features or improve existing services to meet business requirements. Our team is actively looking into migrating services from the proprietary platform to modern solutions for scalable microservices architecture. You will have the opportunity to join a rapidly expanding team at the early stage and to make decisions that would affect the shape of the platform for the next 5-10 years, creating innovative technology solutions to support the evolving needs of the global business.

We are looking to grow our team with a motivated technologist who is:

  • A self-learner, curious, inquisitive, always striving to improve one's skill and knowledge.
  • Willing to learn new technologies, such as those related to the cloud, databases or programming languages implementation.
  • Not afraid to dig into 20-year old code to refactor and uplift it into the new century.
  • Unwilling to compromise on code quality, test coverage, or controls.


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  • An opportunity to work on the core of a strategically important system at GS, used by both revenue generating and federation divisions
  • Interact directly with the business and other tech teams to build innovative solutions to support the GS business.
  • Considerable growth potential for highly motivated developers
  • Play a big part in design and implementation in a team oriented environment

  • A Bachelor, Master, or PhD in a math or science degree
  • Solid understanding and algorithms and data structures
  • C++ or any other OO for 7+ years or willing to learn to high level of expertise
  • A dynamically typed language (e.g. Python) for 1+ years
  • Experience in working with large software systems, distributed computing, and databases (SQL and NoSQL)
  • Experience in leading projects and team management
  • Strong organizational skills; ability to multi-task and work under pressure and prioritize
  • Team player

  • Motivation to learn about either of programming languages, clould or database platforms



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