Senior Software Engineer - Equities Technology

  • Goldman Sachs
  • London, UK
  • Feb 18, 2020
Full time Software Development Software Engineering Technology

Job Description

Technology is at the heart of our multi-billion-dollar business. Our engineers develop low latency, scalable, and resilient solutions which drive global equities sales and trading at Goldman Sachs.

The Systematic Trading Strategies (STS) group research, design and automate cross asset trading strategies for our clients. As this fast growing business matures, it has become increasingly important to invest in further automation across product creation, execution, client analytics and index governance, in order to enable the business to scale and ensure we offer the best platform in a competitive market place. We are looking for a technical individual to join our London STS engineering team. 

Our engineers work closely with trading, sales, structuring to develop solutions in a wide range of work-streams. These include: Development of cross asset, cross regional trade execution and electronic booking capabilities, producing trader workflow solutions to facilitating bulk order entry, automated inventory management, STP client trade bookings, digital product development, creating innovative client solutions through use of web stack and API offering, structuring governance and automation, and developing bespoke workflow processes and tools to facilitate scalable business growth.

Why STS Engineering: Work on some of the most complex technical and design challenges in technology and finance, learn from the foremost experts in finance, technology, and math who are diverse in their academic, professional and cultural backgrounds, benefit from ongoing training, development, and mentoring to advance in your career.

At Goldman Sachs, our culture is one of teamwork, innovation and meritocracy. We often say our people are our greatest asset and we take pride in supporting each colleague both professionally and personally. From collaborative work spaces and mindfulness classes to working from home and flexible work options, we offer our people the support they need to reach their goals in and outside the office.





  • You will be working with a team of highly capable, experienced engineers, in an open and meritocratic environment. Healthy discussions and consensus-building are encouraged and appreciated
  • You will gain technical expertise and business knowledge, and will apply them to deliver real-world solutions for the business. Analysis of client activity and in-depth business intelligence is a key driver of STS business growth. Your contribution will play a big role in delivering on this vision
  • You will build relationships with colleagues from various parts of the firm, from Trading, Sales, Structuring, Operations, and many other teams over the course of your career
  • You will learn how Goldman Sachs work and conduct a complex business


  • Experienced software developer: Java, Python or Slang
  • Good communicator, with experience of working with colleagues and stakeholders across regions
  • Good analytical skills and clear understanding of algorithms and data structures
  • Highly motivated, committed, self-starting and the ability to multi task
  • Prior knowledge of finance is not required but is an advantage


  • Knowledge of derivatives products and derivatives business
  • Experience in functional / scripted programming
  • Familiarity with modern web technologies


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