Software Engineer – API Platform

September 24, 2022
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Job Description

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.

API Management Platform provides a platform to advertise and discover Services/APIs, formalize contracts and SLOs, and automated controls to enforce them. API Gateway being the center of platform, it is a simple and highly scalable technology-agnostic reverse proxy designed to integrate seamlessly with microservices, monolithic apps, and serverless architectures.

 What we work with:

  • Securing internet facing services
  • Java based ReST services
  • Kong, Nginx, AWS API Gateway
  • Terraform/Infrastructure as Code
  • Docker, Kubernetes, AWS ECS
  • OWASP and other Security controls
  • Elastic Search, messaging
  • HTTPS, HTTP2, OAuth, mTLS
  • Open API, PACT
  • Private and Public Cloud deployments
  • Dev tools, build and runtime controls

 Preferred skillsets:

  • Knowledge of data structures, algorithms and design patterns
  • Strong understanding of core programming concepts and proficiency in Java
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as thrive in a team environment.
  • Familiarity with AWS will be a great advantage
  • Basic understanding of C++ and build systems

For AWS Cloud Developer, below mentioned skillset is preferred:

  • AWS Infra management using Terraform
  • EC2, ECS, Lambdas
  • Certificate Management, Secret Management
  • CloudWatch, Datadog, PagerDuty


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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