Technology, Platform, Runtime and Development Desktop Developer, Associate, Tokyo

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Our team of engineers builds solutions to the most complex problems. We develop cutting-edge systems and processes that form the core of our key business and enable transactions to move in milliseconds. We provide real-time access to critical deal information and crunch billions of data points each day to inform firm-wide market insights and strategies. Team members have the opportunity to work at the forefront of technology innovation alongside industry leaders and make significant contributions to the field.



The Desktop Development team is part of the Runtime and Development organization at Goldman Sachs. The teams main focus is defining and driving the product roadmap and development across all user access infrastructure components. This includes NDS, our Network Desktop Solution, a virtual offering leveraged firm wide that allows our people to access their workplace desktop from any computer, and Login GS, our at home solution, which allows the same level of access from personal computers. The group also develops and maintains all underlying front end and mid-tier components that service the above.


Primary Responsibilities:

Software design, development and maintenance for products associated with the Windows runtime environment.

Automation of operational processes.

Cross-product integration.

User interfaces for interaction with products.

Data analysis and reporting.



Focus on developing an integrated approach for the firmwide cloud infrastructure. This includes capability build-out, provisioning, and adoption of an integrated experience across all compute platforms within GS as well as enabling innovative commercial opportunities through public cloud access and Cloud Platforms client APIs.



We are looking for a self-motivated, goal oriented developer to join our expanding team. Working collaboratively and aligning with cross-divisional teams, critical thinking is required to manage technical dependencies/relationships to drive deliverables. Our applications are built with our thousands of internal and external end users in mind. You must have a good sense of user interaction and usability design.  Fault tolerance is a critical aspect of our business. You will design, develop, test against disaster scenarios, and maintain sets of applications built with the latest HTML5, JavaScript, CSS, JQuery technologies. Knowledge of the software development and operations life cycle and experience building highly available web applications using modern technology stacks is preferred. 


Responsibilities include:               

  • Design, develop and maintain web applications, specifically RESTful services       
  • Architect highly available distributed systems    
  • Design simple user experience and generate supporting user documentation   
  • Write specifications and drive design meetings with various stakeholders for consensus               
  • Work with several teams and manage technical dependencies  
  • Support the application on a global scale



  • Bachelor’s Degree or similar experience, in Computer Science, Information Technology, Electronics or Communication
  • Experience in .NET Core and C#
  • Experience Javascript - NodeJS, React, AngularJS
  • Experience with SDLC Concepts, Jenkins, JIRA, Confluence
  • Experience working in complex and large-scale runtime environments, and integration of technical products into those environments
  • Knowledge and experience of Linux & Windows Desktop and Servers



  • Ability to innovate and strategize
  • Strong planning and communication skills with a track record of working and collaborating with global teams
  • Must possess the ability to handle multiple on-going assignments and be able to work independently in addition to contributing as part of a highly collaborative and globally dispersed team
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to break down and communicate complex issues, ideas and solutions
  • Project management skills and experience in handling large and medium scale Technology Infrastructure Projects
  • Experience in release management of software into production environments


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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