Software Engineer - Merchant Banking Engineering

The Merchant Banking Division (MBD) invests in private equity and debt across corporate securities, real estate, and infrastructure-related assets. It operates on a global platform and works in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with individuals with versatile skills and a passion for strategic investing.

The Merchant Banking Engineering team collaborates with investing and finance professionals to create quantitative models and applications supporting all aspects of the investing and lending activities. Members of our team hold Bachelors, Masters and Doctoral degrees in Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Economics, among other fields. The team's responsibilities include creating quantitative models and developing software applications to help structure, value, hedge, risk manage the investments and portfolios, and assist processes and reporting.

For this role, we are interested in individuals who have strong coding skills and an interest to learn about finance. As a Business Software Engineer in Merchant Banking Engineering, you will have the opportunity to work on many different types of projects including:

  • Developing portfolio management and risk monitoring tools for senior investment leaders
  • Creating software platforms to assist investment selection, streamline the investing process, and scale growing strategies
  • Developing systems for trade booking and risk management
  • Developing tools for data collection, analysis, and visualization


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.

Goldman Sachs Engineering is a leading developer of quantitative models and cutting edge systems to solve complex business problems. Working with the firm's trading, operations, finance, sales, banking and investing businesses, engineers use their mathematical and scientific training to create financial products, advise clients on transactions, identify market opportunities, assist managing risks, and provide technical solutions to facilitate all business activities.


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in engineering, computer science, math, physics, or other related field
  • Strong coding and software design skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Computer Science: Experience building web-based applications or large-scale distributed systems, implementing fundamental algorithms, working in different programming languages and databases
  • Mathematics: Understanding of time series analysis, statistics, numerical techniques, partial differential equations, stochastic calculus
  • Finance: Understanding of market dynamics and conventions, and of different products' behaviors and specifications. Although the work performed by our team is financial in nature, applicants need not have specific financial knowledge or experience to apply.


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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