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Java Software Engineer - Securities Trade Processing - Associate - Warsaw

Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs

Software Engineering
Warsaw, Poland
Posted on Monday, June 10, 2024

Job Description


About the team

We are the engine room that powers the Global Markets Division by enabling our clients to buy and sell financial products, raise funding and manage risk. We make markets and facilitate client transactions in fixed income, equity, currency and commodity products on exchanges worldwide and our technology is driving industrialization through automation, digitization and orchestration on an incredible scale!

How will you make the difference

In our team you will have opportunity to:

  • Work on a greenfield project aiming to re-architect equity trading post-execution stack on a low-latency/zero-GC based platform to provide scale, resiliency and faster time to market of new features to drive growing business and client demand.
  • Gain experience in building mission-critical, stream processing systems which process large volumes of trades with minimal latencies.
    The heart of the platform is called “Atlas” which is a scalable messaging backbone which ensures rapid and reliable distribution of messages to a horizontally scalable set of processing nodes. These nodes provide functional processing, interfaces to upstream and downstream systems and user workflow.
  • Be part of agile, self-organized global team, and work closely with the global business and technical colleagues to deliver value to clients and business.
  • Learn technology stack and paradigms such as: low-latency/zero-GC Java, messaging (e.g. Kafka), Agrona, financial markets protocols (e.g. FIX, SWIFT), event-driven architecture, event sourcing, actor-based programming, distributed caching, NoSQL (MongoDB), React JS (front-end).

Who are we looking for

  • Core Java Developer with 2 - 7 years of experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field (e.g. Computer Science, Mathematics, Automation & Robotics, Physics)
  • Self-motivating individual with strong problem solving and analytical skills, attention to detail and focus on quality
  • Working experience with storage technologies (relational and NoSQL databases, distributed caching)

Nice to have:

  • Experience in messaging technologies: Kafka, Rabbit MQ, JMS etc.
  • Familiarity with design aspects of high-throughput systems
  • Experience in building distributed real-time and transaction processing systems would be an advantage
  • Interest and/or knowledge of financial markets would be an advantage
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