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POST DATE 8/12/2016
END DATE 11/16/2016

Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. New York, NY

New York, NY
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)


Consumer Finance Technology (CFT) is a new division within the firm focused on bringing state of the art Goldman technology to the consumer market enabling a complete new line of business. We are building a best of breed platform that is both elegant and powerful meeting the needs of our clients seamlessly while allowing deep integration into our technical partners in the future.

We are looking for an expert web front end developer to work on a greenfield enterprise-grade project delivered on desktop browser and iOS platforms. This will be a large delivery that will be rolled out globally tied to specific business functionality. Our goal in engineering is to facilitate the creative, iterative, and data driven creation of our all digital retail bank. As a Front End Developer you will be working closely with our marketing team and UX designers to build HTML/CSS/JS web experiences which will be A/B tested for effectiveness and impact to our clients. The code you write will reach millions and help redefine the firm.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record leading the delivery of web application platforms using his/her knowledge of Java, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript framework/methodologies.

The candidate will get to work with modern technologies, such as HTML5, CSS3, RESTful web services, JavaScript libraries (e.g. JQuery) and frameworks (e.g. React), and utilize them to build cutting edge software that will include advance visualizations of data. They should also demonstrate knowledge and interest in the mobile ecosystem (both web and native paradigms).

They should be comfortable working with Agile processes, with an emphasis on writing good quality, easily testable code. They should also be able to collaborate and contribute estimates to the planning process.

Knowledge of Consumer Finance is not essential but experience in any of these areas may provide a candidate with some advantage.

Clear verbal and written communication skills will be crucial since the candidate must be able to gather requirements as well as influence and gain consensus for their designs with the global technology team.? Bachelor in Software Engineer, Computer Science, or the equivalent in demonstrable work experience
? 3-8 years of front end web development experience
? Strong knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript (React, Angular, jQuery)
? Knowledge of MVC pattern
? An appreciation of design? Experience with multiple JS frameworks
? Programmed games in HTML5
? Knows the strengths and weaknesses of VanillaJS
? Programmatically built SVGs
? Knowledge of the Linux command line including git
? Active on CodePen, Github, or StackOverflow

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