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Software Engineer, VP, Ayco Engineering

Albany, NY, USA | Goldman Sachs

  • Industry:
    Financial Services
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    General Management
    IT / Information Technology
  • Experience:
    7-10 years
Job Description:
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Consumer & Wealth Management Division:

Across Consumer and Wealth Management (CWM), Goldman Sachs helps empower clients and customers around the world reach their financial goals. Our advisor-led wealth management businesses provide financial planning investment management, banking and comprehensive advice to a wide range of clients, including ultra-high net worth and high net worth individuals, as well as family offices, foundations and endowments, and corporations and their employees. Our consumer business provides digital solutions for consumers to better spend, borrow, invest and save. Across CWM, our growth is driven by a relentless focus on our people, our clients and leading-edge technology, data and design.

Wealth Management

Goldman Sachs Wealth Management is comprised of Private Wealth Management (PWM), Personal Financial Management (PFM) and Ayco, a Goldman Sachs Company. PWM serves ultrahigh-net-worth individuals, families, family offices and nonprofit institutions as a trusted advisor. In 2019, Goldman Sachs acquired United Capital (newly branded PFM), which serves high net-worth individuals across 30 states in 100 offices in the United States. Ayco works with corporate partners to provide their employees—across all wealth levels—a path to financial well-being through personalized financial counseling, investment management and family office services. Across Wealth Management, we help clients achieve their holistic goals by providing access to our insights, expertise and network.

Our Impact:

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.

How will you fulfill your potential?

You will:

Manage multiple tasks and use sound judgment when prioritizing

Develop, plan for, and lead team to execute on, clearly defined software functionality aligned with identified business objectives.

Collaborate with globally-located cross functional team in building customer-centric products

Follow standard software development guidelines and best practices

Analyze existing software implementations to identify areas of improvement and provide estimates for implementing new features

Update and maintain documentation for team processes, best practices, and software runbooks

You are:

Energetic, self-directed and self-motivated, able to build and sustain long-term relationships with clients and colleagues

Open minded when approaching problem solving within the context of a team

Analytical, with an ability to apply knowledge and experience in decision-making to arrive at creative and client-oriented solutions

Independent and comfortable in a fast paced, ambiguous and often multi-directional work environments


Bachelor's degree with a concentration in Computer Science or related field

8+ years of experience leading a cross-functional technology team

Experience with Java or other relevant Object Oriented development language

Experience with Javascript frameworks (Angular, Typescript, ReactJS)

Web development experience with HTML5, CSS3

Experience writing SQL queries

Experience building transactional systems and strong understanding of software architecture

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Ability to establish trusted partnerships with product heads, and executive level stakeholders

Preferred Qualifications

Basic knowledge of XML and JSON

Source Control Management systems (i.e., SVN, Git)

An understanding of common application architecture design patterns (i.e., MVC, MVVM)

Experience working in an Agile environment

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