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Goldman Sachs & Co. Slang SDLC Developer - Wavefront Engineering in Salt Lake City, Utah


The SecDb SDLC Engineering team provides development and deployment services to a large and diverse engineering community (circa. 3,500 engineers) that uses SecDb for running their products. We also provide services for the firm’s control functions to ensure change management adheres to our quality standards and regulatory obligations.

The SecDb platform is principally used for risk management but is also employed widely for other functions. The platform supports both compiled (C++, Java, Scala) and scripted languages (Slang, the firm’s proprietary scripting language, JavaScript and Python) and facilitates over 2,000 production releases a day across a shared codebase and runtime.

We want to modernize SecDb SDLC services to converge on vendor and open source solutions used more broadly in the firm and are seeking talented engineers to help shape the future of SecDb SDLC and deliver it to our users. Key to our success is to maintain a shared and rapid development environment while ensuring the effectiveness of the controls required for safeguarding the change activities.


How will you fulfill your potential?

  • Develop and enhance the services that underpin SecDb’s software change management and deployment processes for all the languages stacks SecDb supports.

  • Partner with colleagues across Engineering, Compliance, Risk and Audit to improve developer experience and controls.

  • Work with the broader SDLC team on convergence on a common set of vendor/open source solutions.

    Basic Qualifications

  • Strong programming skills in one or more scripted and compiled programming languages

  • Familiarity with commercial/open source build systems

  • Knowledge of distributed and centralized software change management systems

  • Excellent communication, influencing, relationship building skills.

  • Passionate about the software development process and facilitating high frequency/high quality change across a vibrant and diverse user community.


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. © The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., 2021. All rights reserved Goldman Sachs is an equal employment/affirmative action employer Female/Minority/Disability/Vet.

Location(s)US-UT-Salt Lake City

Job ID 2021-75920

Schedule Type Full Time

Function(s) Software Engineer


Division Engineering

Business UnitDeveloper Experience

Employment Type Employee