Engineering - FICC Technology - Commodities - Software Engineer - Vice President - Singapore

Location(s) SG-Singapore
Job ID
Schedule Type
Full Time
Asia Except Japan
Business Unit
FICC Technology
Employment Type



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.



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.




The Commodities desk is a key trading desk within the Goldman Sachs FICC (Fixed Income Currency and Commodities) Division. The Commodities business is global in nature, and the Technology teams work alongside the businesses in London, New York and Singapore.


Commodities are an incredibly diverse business, trading an array of products – from metals, oil and gas to agricultural products. Our activities range from large refinery deals to low latency electronic trading systems. Coupled with the drive towards increased use of Technology, this role provides many challenging and rewarding opportunities for the successful candidate.


The Commodities Technology teams works directly with the Commodities Trading and Sales teams to develop next generation systems to achieve their business goals. It is a fast paced environment where individuals with strong development and interpersonal skills gain a unique insight into how financial markets work. Our team builds solutions to a wide variety of problems facing the Commodities business. We work on risk systems, regulatory issues, electronic trading and automation, and deal work. Our impact spans systems which are used for liquid, high volume products, complex transactions, and everything in between. Team members have the opportunity to work at the forefront of technology innovation alongside industry leaders and make significant contributions to the field.


We are seeking a dynamic, entrepreneurial individual to join the Commodities Technology team. The role will involve supporting and developing production trading platforms. The candidate will be partnering with senior technologists, strategists, traders and salespeople. They will be working on desk support requests as well as development projects.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering or related technical discipline
  • Experience in software development, including a clear understanding of data structures, algorithms, software design and core programming concepts
  • Can apply an entrepreneurial approach and passion to problem solving and product development
  • Comfortable multi-tasking, managing multiple stakeholders and working as part of a team
  • Excellent communication skills including experience speaking to technical and business audiences and working globally
  • Expertise in one or more programming languages (e.g. Java, C++, C#, Scala, JavaScript/HTML5)
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills



  • Experience in banking or commodities an advantage but not mandatory as full training will be given.
  • Knowledge of trading technologies in the front-office of a trading organization



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