Front Office Engineer – Investing & Lending Tech

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MORE ABOUT THIS JOB RMD Technology supports the Realty Management Division, a global business unit that provides loan, real estate and investment management services to multiple trading desks across the firm. The applications built by RMD Technology facilitate the life cycle of $24 billion assets under management across different regions and asset classes. The team is uniquely situated to interface with multiple groups in the front-, mid- and back-offices giving a well-rounded perspective to the flow of the data throughout the firm.

For the Investing & Lending businesses, Technology is transforming all stages of our deal lifecycle. We need engineers to build cutting edge platforms to help drive opportunity discovery, pricing, execution, deal management and STP risk representation, to name a few. Automation and efficiency tooling are no longer a luxury, they are essential to stay competitive in the markets we operate in. The team uses a mix of both open source industry standard (Java, JavaScript, React, Angular, SQL, MongoDB), and internal proprietary (SecDB/Slang) technologies for product deliveries to our users. Investing and
Lending encompasses three main businesses at Goldman Sachs:

  1. A multi-asset principal investing desk focused primarily on distressed situations in both the public and private markets including investments in real estate and non-performing loan portfolios
  2. Mortgages Loans trading desk, who both originate and trade mortgage loans on the secondary market
  3. Structured Finance Investing & Lending, who provide funding solutions to clients

Our unique seat means we are exposed to complex financial products and a diverse range of deals. Given the exotic nature of the businesses, we solve new problems not only for our own business unit, but sometimes for the whole firm. Your time will be split between contributing to the long-term engineering vision for the business, executing on that strategy by building well-designed and tested software, and day-to-day deal support to ensure our risk is appropriately captured in our systems.

The team sits directly with the desk, so you will be working closely with the research analysts, Traders, Strats and Operations on both strategic initiatives and tactical enhancements. As such strong, two-way communication skills are critical to success in this seat. If you enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, producing highly impactful engineering solutions, collaborating with other smart and driven colleagues, then this is the role for you.


  • Identify opportunity for engineering solutions to advance the businesses
  • Deliver commercially impactful and well-designed technology products
  • Ownership across the whole delivery lifecycle including requirements gathering, design, implementation, testing and deployment
  • Ensure business continuity and improve production stability
  • Demonstrate effective stakeholder management whilst prioritizing competing requirements or projects


Basic Qualification

  • Bachelor degree in a technical (computer science, mathematics, science, engineering) discipline
  • 2+ years’ experience of commercial software development
  • Pro-active, sense of ownership and responsibility
  • Strong communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with Java, web development and SQL would be beneficial
  • Foundation knowledge of financial products

ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS 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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