Goldman Sachs & Co. Technology, Prime Services Technology, Java Developer for Securities Lending Technology, Associate/Vice President, Hong Kong in Hong Kong, Hong Kong


Divisional Description

TECHNOLOGYOur 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.

Job Summary & Responsibilities

The primary role of the candidate is to design, develop maintain and support the suite of applications for Securities Lending business in Hong Kong. The candidate is expected to participate in the entire software development life cycle from definition of requirements and development through to deployment and providing support/maintenance. The successful candidate will work closely with traders, strats, operations and IT peers to define behaviour, services, and interfaces for the tools under development. The candidate is expected to work closely with colleagues and users in other regions as part of the global team structure. There will be a need to analyse the business needs, proposing and driving ideas, projects and initiatives to improve the business.


The candidate will have the opportunity to:

  • Develop a deep understanding of the Global Securities Lending business and the business flows

  • Develop project management skills & leadership skills

  • Develop strong skills in development and technical architecture

  • Develop a deep understanding of GS

  • Securities Lending and Prime Brokerage systems and related applications

  • Build close working relationships with Business users

  • Develop personal skills to a high level

  • Participate in a high work ethic environment


Basic Qualifications

  • Experience with OO design and Java implementation

  • Experience providing high quality production support to a demanding user base

  • Experience with requirement gathering from interactions with end-users

  • Experience with full project life cycleSolid communication and presentation skills

  • Demonstrate solid ability to multi-task (2-3 simultaneous projects)

  • Must be a self starter

  • 2+ years OO design/development

  • 2+ years Java

  • 2+ years RDBMS, Sybase or UDB preferred

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with real-time systems/messaging infrastructures

  • Experience leading a small team of 2+ people

  • Experience being primary contact for user base for product/regional business

  • Web development (HTML/Javascript/Angular)

  • Familiarity with build/deployment tools e.g. ANT

  • Test driven development and methodology using tools like Fitnesse a plus

  • Securities Lending or other equities knowledge a strong plus

  • Experienced project manager or tech lead on small - mid size projects Programming Languages:

  • 5+ years OO design/development

  • 5+ years Java

  • 5+ years RDBMS, Sybase or UDB preferred Goldman Sachs is an equal opportunity employer.


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.

© The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., 2017. All rights reservedGoldman Sachs is an equal employment/affirmative action employer Female/Minority/Disability/Vet.

Job ID 2017-20543

Schedule Type Full Time

Level Associate

Function(s) Technology

Location(s) HK-Hong Kong

Region Asia Except Japan

Division Technology

Business Unit Prime Services Technology

Employment Type Employee