Goldman Sachs & Co. Technology, FICC Technology, Pricing and Quoting Developer, Associate, London in London, United Kingdom



Our team of engineers builds solutions to the most complex problems. We develop cutting-edge systems and processes that form the core of our key business and enable transactions to move in milliseconds. We provide real-time access to critical deal information and crunch billions of data points each day to inform firm-wide market insights and strategies. Team members have the opportunity to work at the forefront of technology innovation alongside industry leaders and make significant contributions to the field.

Business Unit Overview

Fixed Income, Currency, and Commodities (FICC) Technology plays a key role in the firm’s ability to help institutional clients buy and sell financial instruments on liquidity venues around the world, an important revenue driver for the firm. In FICC Technology we use both open source industry standard and internal proprietary technologies to build cutting edge platforms for pricing, execution, and control over each of these millions of transactions.


Job Summary & Responsibilities

FICC Technology is looking for a developer to work on a strategic platform for real-time pricing and quoting for our division. This platform will be used to drive real-time decision making and trade-booking by traders and sales across a range of business lines on a daily basis.

The ideal candidate would have experience and interest in building a large scale distributed system that is fast, accurate and highly reliable. They should also have commercial experience in Java.

The successful candidate will join a team of talented developers working on this highly visible and prestigious project. The opportunity will appeal to motivated individuals who want to work directly with the trading desks.

  • Build a unified world-class risk management framework supporting all aspects of trading in various fixed income

  • Execute full stack development in all and any components of the system required to solve the business problems presented.

  • Write unit and integration tests to assert the correctness of the features you’ve implemented

  • Work directly with Trading, Sales and Strategists

  • Learn about the FICC business while working with a talented group of individuals.

Basic Qualifications

  • Honour’s degree in a STEM subject

  • 3+ years of professional Java development experience

  • Familiarity with testing tools in Java

  • Excellent object oriented analysis and design skills

  • Strong knowledge of data structures, algorithms, and designing for performance

  • Team-oriented

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in NoSQL data stores, e.g. Cassandra or MongoDB

  • Experience in modern message oriented middleware, e.g. Kafka or RabbitMQ

  • Experience in debugging distributed systems

  • Experience in developing UIs using HTML5 and JavaScript

  • Experience in developing software for Akka or Vertx


The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.

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Job ID 2017-37096

Schedule Type Full Time

Level Associate

Function(s) Technology

Location(s) UK-London

Region EMEA

Division Technology

Business Unit FICC Technology

Employment Type Employee