Associate Software Engineer

Goldman Sachs
Job LocationUK
Job TagGlobal Jobs


Location: Birmingham, U.K.

In this role, you will be challenged to design and implement innovative solutions to enable the Global Currencies and Emerging Market business to manage their risk and positions, bring in new revenue and streamline workflows. You will be part of a development pod (electronic quoting, post execution automation, data and risk management), working closely with a number of internal clients including Sales, Trading and Operations. You will also work on enhancements to reduce both technical and operational support through automation. You will be able to work on all stages of the software development life-cycle. Given the global nature of the business, you will often work with counterparts in other regional offices on projects and learn about different local markets and different financial products.


  • Interact with users to understand business flows and define requirements
  • Work with other engineers
  • Implement new software and enhancements to existing systems.
  • Contribute to Quality Control (Code/Design reviews).
  • Provide L3 application support to L1/L2 team.
  • Review incidents and identify root causes and follow-ups for applications.


  • This is a mid-level role; we’d expect it to be suitable for someone with 4+ years of work experience.
  • Experience in software development is required, including a clear understanding of data structures, algorithms, software design and core programming concepts.
  • Strong programming skills in one or more languages. (Python, Java or C/C++ would be beneficial, but not specifically required).
  • Solid communication and interpersonal skills are a must given that the role will involve interacting with traders & salespeople.
  • Ability to work well in a team setting often with developers in other regions.
  • Adaptability to different technologies to suit the problem including some proprietary technologies
  • Strong analytical skills, ability to quickly identify scope and impact of issues

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