Global Lead Platform Manager (AWS) - Accelerate X25 - Birmingham in Birmingham - Goldman Sachs

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Birmingham, England
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Full Time
Date Posted
9 days ago

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GS Accelerate is a firmwide platform to foster innovation across Goldman Sachs, with a focus on the firm’s future growth. Accelerate focuses on building brand new businesses for GS, while offering employees the opportunity to work in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment. We are building a new digital business that is built ground up on AWS. As such, we are focused on creating a dynamic, flexible environment that can rapidly create and deliver. Engineers are driving the new business, delivering the proofs-of-concepts or minimum viable product in an exciting greenfield environment, using AWS, Python, Terraform Typescript, JavaScript & React. They are defining the scope and direction of the businesses as it grows. We are looking for a talented and passionate engineer who thrives in an extremely entrepreneurial, fast paced environment to lead our platform team. This is a high visibility role, backed by some of the senior-most leaders of the firm, and as such, will require creativity and drive to deliver on an ambitious roadmap.Joining GS Accelerate offers:unparalleled responsibility and the opportunity to make a highly visible global impact;the chance to join a large community of like-minded technologists in a flat organization with a culture that promotes collaboration, “can do” mindsets and teamwork;the freedom to develop solutions that directly impact the bottom line by enabling new growth opportunities for our business, andthe opportunity to work on greenfield projects that impact Goldman Sachs and the financial services industry broadly.RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONSWhat you will do:Lead a team of engineers across 3 regions.Be responsible for the team that builds and maintains our CICD pipelines and production observability.Develop core libraries and services for the application development team to build web applications and services that are responsive, scalable and always available.Communicate with the global team, share your knowledge and learn from others.Demonstrate a keen interest to continuously understand our business domain and our customer needs.Show passion for technology by keeping up to date with the latest innovations in cloud based solutions.What we are looking for:10+ years experience in software engineering.Demonstrable experience leading global engineering teams.Deep experience managing platforms on Amazon Web Services.Able to develop software in a modern programming language (e.g. Python or Java)A proven track record working with mission critical software systems.Expertise in Infrastructure as Code (IaC).Experience working in a Git based CI/CD SDLC environment.ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHSAt 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: The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., 2021. All rights reserved.Goldman Sachs is an equal employment/affirmative action employer Female/Minority/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender IdentityNo


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