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



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.

Goldman Sachs is changing the way we collaborate with our clients and with each other. The User Experience team is responsible for helping build the tools which power the firm's many internal and customer-facing web and mobile applications. The team is seeking an experienced JavaScript developer extend and enhance the platform's capabilities, both for end users of the site and application development teams who leverage the stack. By defining the next generation of UI tools the candidate swill play a critical role in improving the client experience.


The ideal candidate will serve as lead developer and architect for the group's front-end platform development activities, as well as serving as a thought leader for cross-team projects and the team's developer-outreach activities.



Basic Qualifications

  • Experience collaborating with UX designers, be able to execute new functionality within a visual design language, and spot visual and interaction defects.
  • Experience with building coherent design language in code
  • Strong communication skills, including experience working with other development teams and business users.
  • Expertise in modern JavaScript frameworks (e.g., Bootstrap, Angular1&2 ,React/Redux, Backbone/Marionette), CSS (including experience with SASS, LESS), and HTML.
  • Demonstrated experience implementing a scalable, responsive website or web application.
  • Back-end development skills, ideally in Java or a similar OO language.
  • Working knowledge of databases (NoSQL and/or relational), RESTful service architectures, and Web architecture components (e.g., NGINX, Varnish, Apache, etc.), and Node.js

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience coding accessible websites (particularly experience with Semantic HTML5 and/or WCAG Compliance).
  • Knowledge of modern JavaScript language constructs and variants (e.g., ES6/7, TypeScript, etc.).
  • Experience with front-end build pipelines and tools (e.g., Grunt, Gulp, WebPack)


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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