GS Accelerate Scribe – Software Engineer

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  • United States, New York, NY 10282 View on Map
  • Post Date : July 20, 2020
  • Apply Before : August 19, 2020
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Job Description

Accelerate is a firmwide initiative to foster innovation and collaboration across divisions, with a focus on the firm’s future growth. The projects we fund will focus on building brand new business ideas for GS, while offering employees the opportunity to work in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial, start-up like environment.

All of the ideas and businesses in which we are investing have key technical components to explore and develop. As such, Accelerate Engineering is focused on creating a dynamic, flexible environment that can rapidly create and deliver new products for our businesses. Many of these projects are either to deliver proofs-of-concepts or minimum viable products in exciting greenfield environments, while others are expanding current strategic platforms to integrate with one another in new, client-focused ways.

Engineers will play an integral role in helping define both the scope and direction of the businesses as they launch and grow, and they will become core owners of the platforms as they evolve. In short, we’re evolving, and we’re looking for some of the most talented engineers in the world to help us go further than ever before.

The Scribe team is building a digital backbone to transform tools for the alternatives industry. We are looking for a talented and passionate engineer who thrives in an extremely entrepreneurial, fast paced environment. This is a high visibility role, backed by some of the senior-most leaders of the firm, and as such, will require creativity and drive to deliver on an ambitious roadmap.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with CTO on designing architecture and technical execution of the core engineering platform and its services
  • Build greenfield ecosystem impacting major financial product
  • Develop in multiple parts of the stack: UI, Services, Core
  • Innovate with new technologies and existing strategic platforms to deliver quality products
  • Lead technical discussions with users on deliverables and requirements


  • Meaningful programming experience in : Java, Python, C++, or equivalent
  • Strong knowledge of data structures, OO, and algorithms
  • Experience in AWS, Google Cloud Platform is a plus
  • Experience in DLT : Blockchain, R3, Ethereum, Solidity is a plus
  • Experience in Angular, React, TypeScript or other modern front-end framework
  • Comfortable multi-tasking, managing multiple stakeholders, and working as part of a global team
  • Must be comfortable working independently and taking full ownership of the back-end build during MVP stage of a new product
  • Experience building client- and consumer-facing products is a plus
  • Knowledge of existing strategic firmwide platforms is a plus

Why GS Accelerate

  • Unparalleled responsibility and career opportunity to make a highly visible global impact
  • Opportunity to work in a start-up-like environment, while enjoying a safety of an established company
  • You will be part of a large community of like-minded technologists in a flat organization with a culture that promotes collaboration, “can do” mindsets and teamwork
  • Responsibility for requirements gathering, analysis, design and development of funding systems
  • Forge strong relationships with our clients across all of our businesses, as well as other technology teams to develop and enhance our systems and processes
  • Develop solutions that directly impact the bottom line by enabling new investment opportunities for our business partners
  • Opportunity to work on unprecedented projects both at Goldman Sachs & more broadly in the financial services industry


At Goldman Sachs, we commit our people, capital and ideas to help our clients, shareholders and the communities we serve to grow. Founded in 1869, we are a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Headquartered in New York, we maintain offices around the world.

We believe who you are makes you better at what you do. We’re committed to fostering and advancing diversity and inclusion in our own workplace and beyond by ensuring every individual within our firm has a number of opportunities to grow professionally and personally, from our training and development opportunities and firmwide networks to benefits, wellness and personal finance offerings and mindfulness programs. Learn more about our culture, benefits, and people at

We’re committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with special needs or disabilities during our recruiting process. Learn more:

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