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Goldman Sachs & Co. Quantitative Engineer - Eqs Core Platform Accelerate in Stockholm, Sweden



What We Do

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.

Who We Look For

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.



You will design, implement, test, and operate network based analysis for one of the largest global low latency trading ecosystems.

In this role, you will be part of the teams that design, build, and run these trading systems.

The code you write and deploy allows us to measure reaction times in the trading system and the resulting client experience.

It also allows us to fully understand interactions within our trading systems, with our clients, and the exchanges and peers with whom we trade.

Development is done in C++1x, Java, and Python in a stack that is simple, well structured, and positioned for quick growth.

You will help drive and maintain automated testing that allow us to move fast.

This gives you a freedom to innovate. The key is to keep things simple and to work backwards from how your improvements will help client experience.

About the team

In this role, you will be a member of a small team that also builds and maintains platform components for our trading systems as well as production simulation environments. The key to our success is that we reuse highly efficient building blocks across trading systems, trading system simulators, and monitoring systems. This team comprises seasoned platform developers and recent graduates and we all humbly learn from each other.

You will work with engineering teams in Tokyo, Sydney, Hong Kong, Bengaluru, London, and New York, in addition to your closest team members in Stockholm. You will collaborate intensely with people working in other time zones to support systems regionally.


  • Strong developer that understands computers and networks at depth and how to write highly efficient code

  • Motivated to build and deploy components for packet capture recording, network and application layer decoding, and analysis

  • Ability to efficiently work within a global team

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills

  • Able to work backwards from the client experience and let that drive delivery focus

  • Gets things done, together

  • This is an area that is equally suited to junior and senior candidates. We adapt to the right person


  • Be already productive in C++, be/become productive in Java and Python

  • Self-motivated and experienced in covering new code with a test safety net in CI so that we can move fast, over time, safely

  • Understands the principles of network protocols and how applications are built on top, or is a proven fast learner

  • Strong interest and appetite for learning and seeking opportunities to integrate best in class open source monitoring tooling

  • Experience with basic Site Reliability Engineering principles such as Service Level Indicators



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

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Job ID2021-76067

Schedule TypeFull Time

Function(s)Quantitative Engineer



Business UnitEquity GSET Strats

Employment TypeEmployee