Technology - Platform - Edge Team - Java Developer - Associate - Jersey City

MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

OUR IMPACT

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.

Deliver platforms to the Division and the Firm that increase transparency accountability, and efficiency. Transform the Technology Division into a product-centric organization financially, operationally, and culturally, in order to achieve efficiencies and to empower our consumers in the business.

YOUR IMPACT

Enterprise Platforms is a global, multi-disciplinary team responsible for researching, designing, testing and building world-class tools, practices and systems used across Goldman Sachs. Partnering with colleagues from Technology and the business, EP solves critical problems, maintains and strengthens essential systems, provides training and internal consultancy, and safeguards the firms culture of high-caliber software engineering.

HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL

  • Engage with application development teams to provide timely end-to-end delivery of appropriate platform solutions
  • Collaborate with application development teams and the development community at large to analyze and resolve escalations
  • Provide technical guidance on established best practices to IT community and the business
  • Partner with engineering teams to understand technology offerings and how they can be applied to solve business problems
  • Design and implement mid to large scale systems management software to automate existing tasks, streamline operations and improve productivity

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE WE ARE LOOKING FOR

  • Strong programming expertise in Java to an advanced level (with knowledge of the latest Java concurrency, streaming, non-blocking and functional language programming primitives and libraries) is a core requirement.
  • Ideal candidates will possess one or more of the following additional areas of expertise: JavaScript, HTML 5 and Web Frameworks (e.g. Angular or React), C# and the .NET platform, Business and decision modeling (e.g. BPMN 2.0 and DMN 1.1), Functional programming (e.g. Scala), Reactive systems programming (e.g. Akka)
  • Team player, eager to work in a global organization.
  • Energy, self-motivation and independence to manage multiple tasks.
  • Analytical mindset, creativity and commercial focus to deliver optimal solutions for the business. Experience building and sustaining long-term relationships with clients and colleagues
  • Judgment to prioritize and escalate issues in order to influence objectives and outcomes.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Masters or PhD in Computer Science or related field
  • Computer Science skills in one or more of the following considered a plus: machine learning, compilers, formal methods, lambda calculus, hardware engineering, concurrency
  • Proven experience with all stages in the lifecycle of large distributed systems: inception, analysis, design, implementation, runtime, maintenance
  • Experience managing performance, availability and scale of mid- to large-sized systems
  • Academic or commercial experience developing software for Windows and Linux

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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