Technology, Platform, UX Senior Developer, Associate, London

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

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Job Summary & Responsibilities
WHO WE ARE

Goldman Sachs is leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of services worldwide to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high net-worth individuals.

Founded in 1869, it is one of the oldest and largest investment banking firms. The firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in London, Bangalore, Frankfurt, Tokyo, Hong Kong and other major financial centres around the world.

We are committed to growing our distinctive Culture and holding to our core values which always place our client's interests first. These values are reflected in our Business Principles, which emphasise integrity, commitment to excellence, innovation and teamwork.

BUSINESS UNIT OVERVIEW

Platform provides applications, services and libraries that make Goldman information and services accessible to employees, clients, and the public. The portfolio of offerings includes Goldman?s public-facing and institutional-client facing web sites, the Goldman intranet, frameworks for building internal and external mobile applications, collaboration toolsets and middleware technologies that provide connectivity to social media and telephony.

TEAM OVERVIEW

The User Experience team is part of the Platform organisation at Goldman Sachs. The team is diverse and global, comprising developers, business analysts, visual designers and animators ? a small, nimble, cross-disciplinary team taking deep dives into select problems, partnering with the business, clients, strategists and technologists to make the tools we deliver powerful, commercial, competitive, innovative and consumable.

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Platform User Experience (UX) team is looking for an experienced web developer.
As a member of the UX engineering team, he/she will be responsible for playing a key role in designing, developing and enhancing the Firm?s standard UI framework and its associated products that aim to standardize the experience of web, desktop & mobile applications for a variety of businesses at Goldman Sachs, including Legal, Compliance and Audit.

The developer will work with designers to conceptualize and build components and patterns that will be offered as part of the UI framework to application teams across the firm. He/She will be involved in constant and consistent improvement of the framework by researching and learning new trends and technologies.

The developer will work on building several applications and tools that support and enhance the framework. He/She will also work with the wider development community to provide guidance on usage of the framework to drive towards high quality and consistency of UI across the firm.
He/She must be innovative, analytical and a problem solver.

The candidate must have extensive experience working in an agile environment. Must have superior interpersonal skills, excellent communication and organization skills and be able to work on multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.

QUALIFICATION

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Information Technology with 7+ years of experience in developing web applications

ESSENTIAL SKILLS

? Must be an expert in JavaScript with experience on JQuery and Angular
? Must have strong background developing rich web UI with HTML5 and CSS3
? Strong communication skills with a track record of working and collaborating with global teams
? Strong analytical skills with the ability to break down and communicate complex issues, ideas and solutions
? Familiarity with JavaScript testing frameworks like Karma and Jasmine
? Familiarity with UI packaging using tools like Gulp or Grunt

BONUS SKILLS

? Experience working with ES6, ReactJS, and responsive frameworks like Bootstrap
? Experience with server-side JavaScript using ExpressJS, NodeJS and NPM
? Familiarity with SQL and NoSQL databases like Elastic Search
? An eye for detail and an understanding of user centered design

YOUR CAREER

Goldman Sachs is a meritocracy where you will be given all the tools to help you develop. At Goldman Sachs, you will have access to excellent training programmes designed to improve multiple facets of your skills portfolio. Our in-house training programme, ?Goldman Sachs University? offers a comprehensive series of courses that you will have access to as your career progresses. Goldman Sachs University has an impressive catalogue of courses which span technical, business and leadership skills training.