Software Engineer - Digital Assets

Employer
Goldman Sachs
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
30 May 2021

View more

Sector
Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Permanent

Job Details

MORE ABOUT THIS JOB
A Software Engineer within the Global Digital Assets Engineering, an opportunity to be part of the cutting-edge GS Engineering organization, with a firm-wide mandate to support the Goldman Sachs businesses across build, buy, partnership and deliver high-impact, innovative, transformative and even disruptive technology solutions and software platforms across the continuum of distributed ledger technology, public and private enterprise blockchains, cryptocurrency, digital assets and decentralized financial (DeFi).

You will work closely with other engineering teams and business stakeholders to deliver solutions that drive, improve and transform a variety of GS businesses, across Global Markets, Investment Banking, Asset Management, Consumer and Wealth Management.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS
HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL
  • Design, develop, test, deploy, maintain and improve digital assets products and software solutions using distributed ledger technology, blockchain smart contracts and networks
  • Design, develop, test, deploy, maintain and improve digital assets products and trade flows on inhouse GS technology stack, such as trading, pricing and risk management systems (e.g. SecDB), client delivery systems (e.g. Marquee), data feeds to trade processing, settlement and ledger systems, etc.
  • Lead and manage individual project deliverables, partner with business, operations and federation teams, other engineering teams to launch products, platforms and deliver business outcome
  • Research and build up deep expertise on latest distributed ledger technology protocols, programming and cryptographic algorithms

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE WE ARE LOOKING FOR
  • Engineering graduate with 6+ years of software development experience in one or more general purpose programming languages such as Java, Python or C/C++.
    Strong 3+ years of software development experience building digital asset solutions on blockchain platforms such as Ethereum, Corda, Quorum, Hyperledger Besu, Hyperledger Fabrics, Bitcoin
  • Strong proficiency in smart contract programming using Solidity, Java, Go, Rust, etc., design blockchain and DeFi applications with performance, resiliency, security and privacy
  • Experience of using a test driven development approach and associated testing tools
  • Excellent communication and follow-through, analytical, self-motivated, attention to detail

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree, further education or experience in engineering, computer science or other technical related field
  • Experience with developing decentralized applications in any of the below finance domains: Securities lifecycle processing (Issuance, Trading, Market Making, Clearing and Settlement, Custody and Financing), Cryptocurrency and Decentralized Exchanges, Digital Money and Payment
  • Deep knowledge with underlying blockchain technology and protocols in consensus algorithms, cryptography, transaction and state models


ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS
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 GS.com/careers .

We're committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with special needs or disabilities during our recruiting process. Learn more: https:// www.goldmansachs.com/careers/footer/disability-statement.html

© The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., 2021. All rights reserved.
Goldman Sachs is an equal employment/affirmative action employer Female/Minority/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert