Technology - Platform - UX Developer - Vice President - New York

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TECHNOLOGY

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.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

JOB SUMMARY & RESPONSIBILITIES

The User Experience team is part of the Platform organization at Goldman Sachs. The team is diverse and global, comprising developers, business analysts, visual designers and animators – a small, nimble, cross-disciplinary team taking deep dives into select problems, partnering with the business, clients, strategists and technologists to make the tools we deliver powerful, commercial, competitive, innovative and consumable.

  • The Platform User Experience (UX) team is looking for an experienced web developer
  • As a member of the UX engineering team, he/she will be responsible for playing a key role in designing, developing and enhancing the Firm's standard UI framework and its associated products that aim to standardize the experience of web, desktop & mobile applications for a variety of businesses at Goldman Sachs, including Legal, Compliance and Audit
  • The developer will work with designers to conceptualize and build components and patterns that will be offered as part of the UI framework to application teams across the firm. He/She will be involved in constant and consistent improvement of the framework by researching and learning new trends and technologies
  • The developer will work on building several applications and tools that support and enhance the framework. He/She will also work with the wider development community to provide guidance on usage of the framework to drive towards high quality and consistency of UI across the firm. He/She must be innovative, analytical and a problem solver
  • The candidate must have extensive experience working in an agile environment. Must have superior interpersonal skills, excellent communication and organization skills and be able to work on multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Information Technology with 7+ years of experience in developing web applications
  • Must be an expert in JavaScript with experience on JQuery and Angular
  • Must have strong background developing rich web UI with HTML5 and CSS3
  • Strong communication skills with a track record of working and collaborating with global teams
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to break down and communicate complex issues, ideas and solutions
  • Familiarity with JavaScript testing frameworks like Karma and Jasmine
  • Familiarity with UI packaging using tools like Gulp or Grunt

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience working with ES6, ReactJS, and responsive frameworks like Bootstrap
  • Experience with server-side JavaScript using ExpressJS, NodeJS and NPM
  • Familiarity with SQL and NoSQL databases like Elastic Search
  • An eye for detail and an understanding of user centered design

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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