Technology, Platform, Enterprise Reference Date Developer, Analyst, London

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Goldman Sachs International
  • 26 Jun 17

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Job Summary & Responsibilities

Enterprise Platforms is a global, multi-disciplinary team responsible for researching, designing, testing and building world-class tools, practices and systems used across Goldman Sachs. Partnering with colleagues from Technology and the business, EP solves critical problems, maintains and strengthens essential systems, provides training and internal consultancy, and safeguards the firm?s culture of high-caliber software engineering.

The Reference Data Technology team is unusual in the breadth of exposure it offers to diverse GS businesses. Our applications and data tend to be integral to the innovation of new products and flows, new markets, and industry initiatives.

You will enjoy a diverse range of challenges, and the opportunity to build knowledge and relationships in many parts of the organisation.


- Engage with application development teams to provide timely end-to-end delivery of appropriate platform solutions
- Collaborate with application development teams - and the development community at large - to analyze and resolve escalations
- Provide technical guidance on established best practices to IT community and the business
- Partner with engineering teams to understand technology offerings and how they can be applied to solve business problems
- Design and implement mid to large scale systems management software to automate existing tasks, streamline operations and improve productivity



- Team player, eager to work in a global organization
- Energy, self-motivation and independence to manage multiple tasks
- Programming expertise in one or more of the following languages: Python, Ruby, Java, .NET, C++, Erlang (knowledge of Haskell, Lisp, Clojure, Scala or Prolog is a strong plus)
- Analytical mindset, creativity and commercial focus to deliver optimal solutions for the business
- Experience building and sustaining long-term relationships with clients and colleagues
- Judgment to prioritize and escalate issues in order to influence objectives and outcomes
- Strong oral and written communication skills


- Hands on experience with Java 8, Sybase (preferred), Multi-tenant/cloud based application architectures, Familiarity with development SDLC