Software Engineer - Prime Services Technology

    • London, United Kingdom


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 is at the centre 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. Prime Services is a technology intensive business that aims to provide our clients with all the tools and services to run their business. In Prime Services Technology we regularly consider new technology products available in the market or in the firm to meet our clients' needs and high trading volumes. As a result, we are constantly expanding our platform to offer clients more products, creating opportunities for people in the group to gain experience in a variety of different technologies.

Risk Management and Financing provide financing solutions and risk models that allow fund managers to execute a wide range of investment strategies within a framework that is predictable and reliable across all market conditions.

Risk Technology provides products and services covering margin lending risk, clearing risk and trading risk for Prime Services clients across their PB, Futures, GSEC, and DCS businesses. We implement complex house and regulatory margin calculators, provide real time monitoring for client trading activity and build a suite of tools, reports, and risk analytics for internal Risk Managers, Margin Operations and our clients.




  • You will work in partnership with Risk Managers and Strategists to create solutions that meet our clients' needs, delivering commercial impact while managing risk.
  • You will establish and build on relationships with colleagues across Risk, Engineering and Operations teams to refine complex asks into scalable products.
  • You will be relied upon to contribute to technical design decisions and apply best practices to deliver highly testable solutions.
  • You will be empowered to identify and act on opportunities to improve our products and ways of working that accelerate change and enhance developer experience.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, a related technical field that involves programming, or equivalent practical experience.
  • Proficiency in one or more of Java, Python, C, C++ or similar languages.
  • Comfortable working on planned development as well as reacting to incidents.
  • Ability to work as part of a global team and deliver results quickly, demonstrate initiative and show commercial impact.

  • Practical experience with distributed systems design and development.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and drive. Excellent communication skills, able to contribute to global discussions on design and strategy.
  • Knowledge of one or more asset classes (Equities/FX/Credit/Rates/Commodities), pricing or risk a plus.



At Goldman Sachs, we commit our people, capital and ideas to help our clients, shareholders and the communities we serve to grow. Founded in 1869, we are a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Headquartered in New York, we maintain offices around the world.

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