Software Engineer, VP - Search & Retrieval (New York, NY)

    • Goldman Sachs & Co.
  • New York, NY
  • Posted 31 days ago | Updated moments ago


On Site
USD 150,000.00 - 250,000.00 per year
Full Time


Google Cloud Platform
Machine Learning (ML)
Computational finance
Risk management
Big data
Language models
Continuous improvement
Software architecture
Computer science
Spring Framework
Cloud computing
Problem solving
Information retrieval
Artificial intelligence
Software development
Amazon Web Services
Microsoft Azure

Job Details

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.

Who We Look For

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 Search & Retrieval Team is seeking an experienced Senior Java Engineer to join our rapidly-growing AI Team. As a Senior Java Engineer, you will be responsible for designing, developing, and implementing software solutions for our clients. You will be part of a team that collaborates with other engineers, product managers, and business stakeholders to deliver high-quality, scalable software solutions.

How You Will Fulfill Your Potential:

  • Developing and implementing techniques for improving search and retrieval algorithm using language models.
  • Design, develop, and maintain software solutions using Java, Spring, and other related technologies
  • Collaborate with other engineers, product managers, and business stakeholders to ensure software solutions meet requirements and are delivered on time
  • Mentor and coach junior team members to promote growth and learning
  • Participate in code reviews and contribute to the development of best practices and coding standards
  • Research and evaluate new technologies and software solutions to drive innovation and continuous improvement
  • Lead and contribute to software architecture and design decisions

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 5+ years of experience in Java development
  • Strong understanding of Spring Framework, JPA/Hibernate, and other related technologies
  • Experience with cloud computing platforms such as AWS, Google Cloud Platform, or Azure
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to work independently
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, as well as the ability to work independently and manage multiple projects simultaneously.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in designing and implementing large information retrieval systems using embeddings (ex: MiniLM), vector stores like (Faiss, PineCone, Vespa), similarity match & ranking techniques.


At 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

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Salary Range

The expected base salary for this New York, New York, United States-based position is $150000-$250000. In addition, you may be eligible for a discretionary bonus if you are an active employee as of fiscal year-end.


Goldman Sachs is committed to providing our people with valuable and competitive benefits and wellness offerings, as it is a core part of providing a strong overall employee experience. A summary of these offerings, which are generally available
to active, non-temporary, full-time and part-time US employees who work at least 20 hours per week, can be found .