AWM – London – Associate – Software Engineer

Goldman Sachs Published: June 13, 2024
London, United Kingdom
Job Type


Asset & Wealth Management

Across Asset & Wealth Management, Goldman Sachs helps empower clients and customers around the world to reach their financial goals.

Our advisor-led wealth management businesses provide financial planning, investment management, banking and comprehensive advice to a wide range of clients, including ultra-high net worth and high net worth individuals, as well as family offices, foundations and endowments, and corporations and their employees.

Our direct-to-consumer business provides digital solutions that help customers save and invest. Across Wealth Management, our growth is driven by a relentless focus on our people, our clients and customers, and leading-edge technology, data and design.

Marcus by Goldman Sachs

The firm's direct-to-consumer business, Marcus by Goldman Sachs, combines the entrepreneurial spirit of a start-up with more than 150 years of experience.

Today, we serve millions of customers across multiple products, leveraging innovative design, data, engineering and other core capabilities to provide customers with powerful tools and products that are grounded in value, transparency and simplicity.

Role Overview

This role offers the opportunity to work in a competitive & nimble team of engineers building and supporting the firm's direct to consumer deposits business.

Candidates will work directly with a variety of stakeholders, including the product organization / team, UX & visual design team and various engineering teams across the division to build and enhance the state of the art, industry leading, & best in class online and phone banking platform.

The ideal candidate will have expertise in designing and creating Java Web Services using leading open source and industry standard technology stacks.

The individual will be able to operate in an Agile environment and oversee the full life cycle development for the services, working with development, DevOps, BA, PM and QA teams following the Agile / SCRUM methodology.

Duties & Responsibilities :

  • Facilitating requirements gathering sessions and be able to translate business needs into proper solutions.
  • Participate with architecture team in technical evaluations, solution and design approaches discussions.
  • Design, build, test and deploy highly scalable, high-volume Java based Web Services following a traditional REST model.
  • Perform code reviews and mentor other team members on the proper approaches to web services development.
  • Able to work both in a team environment and as an individual contributor.
  • Responsible for actively supporting complex projects or programs from the Software development standpoint to drive the development of multiple applications.
  • Responsible for supporting the team in achieving priorities, goals and strategies with key stakeholders.
  • Provides objective advice, expertise and specialist support skills with the aim of creating value and maximizing growth or improving the business performance of their clients.
  • Ensures that development activities are on a path to deliver benefits realization.
  • Ensures collaboration with key functional partners in the implementation of initiatives.
  • Readily recognizes solution and determines at what point issues require escalation to management

Technical Skills and Qualifications :

  • 4+ years of experience with Java 8+ in all phases of software development
  • Hands on development background and recent experience developing and implementing Java based Web Services, primarily in a REST model
  • Experience with Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI / CD)
  • Experience with AWS Cloud Platform (EC2, ECS, APIGW, Route53, S3, etc.)
  • Experience with major open-source tools and frameworks such as Spring, Docker, Hibernate, Angular
  • Experience developing, deploy, test and maintain technical assets in AWS cloud
  • Experience with build and development tools like Gradle and Maven
  • Experience with Linux / Unix environments
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Enthusiasm for learning new technologies and applying them to improve our products

About Goldman Sachs

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.

We believe who you are makes you better at what you do.

We're committed to fostering and advancing diversity and inclusion in our own workplace and beyond by ensuring every individual within our firm has a number of opportunities to grow professionally and personally, from our training and development opportunities and firmwide networks to benefits, wellness and personal finance offerings and mindfulness programs.

Learn more about our culture, benefits, and people at / careers.

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