Software Engineer - Technology Risk - Security Engineering

Location(s) IN-KA-Bengaluru
Job ID
Schedule Type
Full Time
Software Engineer
Business Unit
Technology Risk
Employment Type


Goldman Sachs Technology Risk is leading threat, risk analysis and data science initiatives
that are helping to protect the firm and our clients from information and cyber security risks. Our team equips the firm with the knowledge and tools to measure risk, identify and mitigate threats and protect against unauthorized disclosure of confidential information for our clients, internal business functions, and our extended supply chain.
GLOBAL RISK MEASUREMENT & ANALYTICS identifies control weakness, adherence to regulatory requirements, and allows for the continuous control monitoring of individual key performance indicators that demonstrate the value of information security. This program
leverages tools and modeling to ensure technology policies and standards address critical risks and adequately address regulatory expectations throughout the Firm.
Business Unit Overview
Led by the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), Technology Risk secures Goldman Sachs against hackers and other cyber threats. We are responsible for detecting and preventing attempted cyber intrusions against the firm, helping the firm develop more secure applications and infrastructure, developing software in support of our efforts, measuring cybersecurity risk, and designing and driving implementation of cybersecurity controls. The team has global presence across the Americas, APAC, India and EMEA. Within Technology Risk, Tech Risk Engineering creates targeted solutions to solve thematic control gaps across the firm. We are a team of security, software, and data engineers that identify and curate technology data, provide technology solutions in the threat management space, and drive real-time response processes to meet regulatory and management requirements. We build exciting, novel solutions and identify gaps to bridge platforms across Core Engineering.

The Measurement engineering team follows a data driven approach to build-out auto-measurements to valid audit critical IT general controls (ITGC) and beyond. As a member of Measurement engineering, you will be part of a team that is responsible for designing, building, and managing data infrastructures to delivery and process large datasets from a variety of data platforms including but not limited to RDBMS, NoSQL, Data lake, Public cloud, etc. The ideal candidate must be able to deal with ambiguity as they collaborate with the business users to understand the business objectives, drive requirements and develop auto-measurement metrics (data refiners) on an in-house platform using Spark and Scala.


• Job Responsibilities:
• The candidate will be expected to operate in an established architecture and leverage existing patterns but also come up with new ones that help in automating and increasing the efficiency of existing security engineering systems. Additionally, s/he will collaborate with the Advisory, and Software Development LifeCycle Engineering teams to develop applications in the security engineering space. Candidate will join a highly motivated and technically savvy team of engineers with a diverse skillset. S/he will fill a crucial role designing and building within a microservices architecture.

• Knowledge of data management fundamentals and data storage principles
• Knowledge of distributed systems as it pertains to data storage and computing
• Experience in building and optimizing ‘big data’ data pipelines, architectures and datasets.
• Experience in building processes supporting: data extraction/ingestion, data transformation and REST APIs
• Knowledge about API design standards, patterns and best-practices especially Swagger and REST, SOAP, JSON, Microservices etc.
• Proficiency in one or more of the following languages - Python, Java, or similar
• Excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills, and an ability to effectively communicate with both business and technical teams

Preferred Qualifications
• #TechRiskCybersecurity


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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