• Engineering - Prime Services Technology - Java Developer for Securities Lending Technology - Analyst/Associate - Hong Kong

    Location(s) HK-Hong Kong
    Job ID
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Asia Except Japan
    Business Unit
    Prime Services Technology
    Employment Type


    At Goldman Sachs, our Engineers don’t just make things – we make things possible.  Change the world by connecting people and capital with ideas.  Solve the most challenging and pressing engineering problems for our clients.  Join our engineering teams that build massively scalable software and systems, architect low latency infrastructure solutions, proactively guard against cyber threats, and leverage machine learning alongside financial engineering to continuously turn data into action.  Create new businesses, transform finance, and explore a world of opportunity at the speed of markets.

    Engineering, which is comprised of our Technology Division and global strategists groups, is at the critical center of our business, and our dynamic environment requires innovative strategic thinking and immediate, real solutions.  Want to push the limit of digital possibilities?  Start here.



    Goldman Sachs Engineers are innovators and problem-solvers, building solutions in risk management, big data, mobile and more. We look for creative collaborators who evolve, adapt to change and thrive in a fast-paced global environment.



    • Work with a broad range of cutting edge technologies
    • Engineer advanced Technology platforms
    • Build a deep understanding of the Global Securities Lending business and its related flows
    • Make great impact on the business flows leveraging strong technical, analytical skills and innovative thinking
    • Develop professional skills to high level across leadership, project management, and communications
    • Further strengthen technical knowledge and analytical skills to next level
    • Build partnerships with colleagues across the firm
    • Participate in a high work ethic environment



    The primary role of the candidate is to design, develop maintain and support the suite of applications for Securities Lending business in Hong Kong. Goldman Sachs is one of the world’s leading institutions in the Prime Brokerage business conducting borrowing and lending activities with clients. 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. Developing complex global systems primarily in JAVA and building trader desktop applications in ReactJS the candidate will be exposed to a plethora of modern technologies such as Elastic Search, GS dynamic compute farms, Rabbit MQ, Rest Service architecture, cloud based storage and many more. The successful candidate will work closely with traders, Strats, operations and technology peers to define behavior, 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 analyze the business needs, proposing and driving ideas, projects and initiatives to improve the business.


    Basic Qualifications

    • Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or other related technical discipline
    • 1+ years’ Java development experience with strong programming skills
    • 1+ years’ experience in SQL and database technologies, Sybase or UDB preferred
    • Team-oriented with strong communication and user-facing skills
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
    • Experience with the full software development lifecycle
    • Highly self-motivated, committed and multi-tasking
    • Experience providing high quality production support to a demanding user base

    Preferred Qualifications

    • 2+ years’ JAVA/Spring/JDBC development experience
    • Experience with real-time systems/messaging infrastructures (e.g. EMS, JMS, RabbitMQ)
    • Experience with big data analytic tools (e.g. Elasticsearch, Kibana, Data Lake) is a plus
    • Familiarity with modern web technologies (e.g. JavaScript, HTML, ReactJS, AngularJS, RESTful)
    • Experience working in a global team
    • Experience being primary contact for user base for product/regional business is a plus
    • Experience leading a small team of 2+ people, or small-mid size projects is a plus
    • Securities Lending or other equities knowledge is a plus


    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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