Goldman Sachs & Co. Engineering - Equities Technology - Risk Engineer Role - Associate/Analyst in Bengaluru, Indiana



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 FORGoldman 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.

Equities Risk Management team is a group of engineers that cover all Equities Trading business around the globe at Goldman Sachs by helping them measure and manage risk and profitability for firm trading books. The team has a broad mandate which includes development of risk engines, reliable scheduling of trading desk risk computations, data warehousing and aggregation of business metrics including profit/loss and market risk. In addition to evolving the risk platform they are involved in specific exercises to optimize the business including analytics to understand capital and regulatory risk cost drivers as well as commercial optimizations based on intraday analytics and hedging tools. The team works closely with desk-specific quants and senior traders in the division to help maximize the profitability of Goldman Sachs' Equities franchise.

Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) at Goldman Sachs combines software and systems engineering to build run, and maintain high performant, distributed, fault tolerant trading systems. Site Reliability Engineers focus on ensuring our clients experience of the Goldman Sachs engineering platform is best in class.

As a Site Reliability Engineer in the Risk Management team, you will be filling a mission-critical role ensuring that our systems are healthy, monitored, automated, and designed to scale. You will collaborate with engineering teams to continually improve our production services, facilitating fast delivery of new services, and reducing downtime. Site Reliability Engineers utilize automation, tools and solid engineering principles to optimize existing systems, build infrastructure and eliminate operational work.



  • As a DevOps / Site Reliability Engineer on the Risk Engineering team, you will be responsible for managing and supporting highly-available distributed systems, ensuring the reliability of the production environment, building tools to reduce toil and increase insight into trouble spots, and implementing effective governance controls.

  • Support services before they go live through activities such as system design consulting, developing software platforms and frameworks, capacity planning and launch reviews.

  • Scale systems sustainably through mechanisms like automation, and evolve systems by pushing for changes that improve reliability and velocity.

  • Identify and build improvements to system behaviour, control and monitoring tools.

  • Lead projects that continue to improve the availability, stability and performance of the system (eg. Disaster recovery, stress/capacity and exchange testing).

  • Assist with planning and execution of new software releases with development teams.

  • Provide impact in a variety of tactical work by being close to the day-to-day activity on the trading desks.

  • Be a part of a new team located in our Bengaluru office, which will own important parts of the equities risk management platform, working as part of a larger team present in New York, London and Warsaw.



  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant work experience in Computer Science, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering or related technical discipline.

  • 1+ years of industry experience in a DevOps or Site Reliability Engineer role

  • Experience in one or more of the following: C++, Java, Python and Perl.

  • Good understanding of industry-wide build and deployment tools

  • Experience with developing applications in a Linux environment, with sound knowledge of algorithms, data structures, complexity analysis and software design.

  • Ability to explain the appropriate benefits and drawbacks of the tools available

  • Development skills with experience in real time, highly concurrent environments.

  • Project management of tasks, issue resolution, and escalation.

  • Experience with developing test cases and ensuring appropriate test coverage through unit and automated testing.

  • Expertise in designing, analyzing and troubleshooting large-scale distributed systems.

  • Systematic problem-solving approach, coupled with effective communication skills and a sense of ownership and drive

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills.

  • Interest in and commitment to clean code principles and good coding practices

  • Ability and willingness to participate in code review process and other forms of knowledge sharing.

  • Comfortable multi-tasking, managing multiple stakeholders and working as part of a diverse, global team.


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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Job ID2018-46276

Schedule TypeFull Time





Business UnitEquities Technology

Employment TypeEmployee