Technology - GSAM Tech - Core Platform Developer



Our team of engineers builds solutions to the most complex problems. We develop cutting-edge systems and processes that form the core of our key business and enable transactions to move in milliseconds. We provide real-time access to critical deal information and crunch billions of data points each day to inform firm-wide market insights and strategies. Team members have the opportunity to work at the forefront of technology innovation alongside industry leaders and make significant contributions to the field.

GSAM Engineers focus on designing and developing the global systems which drive our Asset Management Investment Strategies, Portfolio Management, Sales, Trading and Client Servicing at Goldman Sachs. These engineers work across a variety of problem domains and software stacks to create leverage in various GSAM business lines.

These problem spaces include: Order management, electronic trading and client connectivity systems Adaptable algorithmic trading platforms Modern UI/UX interfaces Adaptive, robust investment guideline controls Workflow platforms CRM Sales management systems Transaction Management Stream Processing Data Lake/Warehousing Real-Time In-Memory distributed systems Complex Event Processors

In all of these problem spaces, the general development themes are: Horizontally scalable Automated testing and release automation (CI) Service-based architecture Identify, develop and re-use common core platforms where needed Self-service model for common user requests Dedicated DevOps/Prod Support roles


  • Minimum 1 year academic or industry experience programming
  • Clear understanding of algorithms and optimization
  • Familiarity with core programming concepts and techniques (e.g. concurrency, memory management)
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Comfort with standard SDLC tools, e.g. version control systems, diff-ing tools
  • Enthusiastic, proactive and driven individual with high degree of attention to detail


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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