Discover your dream Career
For Recruiters
Google has lifted another Goldman Sachs employee in London.

Now Google is hiring Goldman Sachs technologists for its sales roles

If you're a technologist who aspires to leave Goldman Sachs and work for Google, you might be interested to know that you don't necessarily have to be a software engineer at the technology firm: Google is also hiring ex-Goldman people for sales jobs.

Yinka Fasawe is a case in point. The ex-Goldman Sachs technology analyst has just joined Google's London office as a 'customer engineer' for Google Cloud, working with financial services clients. Google's customer engineers help inform Google's clients on how to use the company's products to achieve faster growth. In Fasawe's case, he seems to be steering banks towards greater use of Google Cloud.

Google already boasts HSBC and Charles Schwab as clients for its cloud services and is keen to sell its ability to offer machine learning products and data solutions to banking clients. For this reason, Fasawe could yet find himself at the forefront of banks' use of artificial intelligence. At Goldman Sachs he was working on the fixed income currencies and commodities (FICC) technology team.

As we reported last week, Goldman also recently lost one of its systematic trading 'strats' to Google. Chandan Nath left Goldman after eight and a half years to become a Google software engineer. Google has around 150 jobs to fill in London as it prepares to move into a £1bn London HQ near Kings Cross which will be able to house up to 7,000 staff.

A move to Google may not be for everyone though. Some Google employees are attempting to escape in order to work in banking after being frustrated by the technology company's complex 'ladders' promotion system. 

Have a confidential story, tip, or comment you’d like to share? Contact: in the first instance. Whatsapp/Signal/Telegram also available.

Bear with us if you leave a comment at the bottom of this article: all our comments are moderated by human beings. Sometimes these humans might be asleep, or away from their desks, so it may take a while for your comment to appear. Eventually it will – unless it’s offensive or libelous (in which case it won’t.)

AUTHORSarah Butcher Global Editor

Apply for jobs

Find thousands of jobs in financial services and technology by signing up to eFinancialCareers today.

Boost your career

Find thousands of job opportunities by signing up to eFinancialCareers today.
Latest Jobs
Eng Program Manager- Application Frameworks
New York, United States
Java OMS Developer
Jersey City, United States
Senior Developer C++
New York, United States
Ameriprise Financial, Inc.
Regional Annuity Sales Consultant
Ameriprise Financial, Inc.
Minneapolis, United States
Amber Group
Quant Researcher - US
Amber Group
New York, United States