Goldman Sachs & Co. Engineering - Technology Risk - Tech Risk Advisory App Security Associate - Associate - Warsaw in Warsaw, Poland


What We DoAt 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 ForGoldman 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.

Goldman Sachs Technology Risk is leading threat, risk analysis and data science initiativesthat are helping to protect the firm and our clients from information and cyber security risks. Our team equips the firm with the knowledge and tools to measure risk, identify and mitigate threats and protect against unauthorized disclosure of confidential information for our clients, internal business functions, and our extended supply chain.

RISK ADVISORY delivers best in class advisory support and technology solutions across the information security risk domain including scalable uplifts of common core security solutions for use across Goldman Sachs. Prevents the misuse, unauthorized disclosure, or loss of firm data across e-mail, file transfer, and the Internet. Ensures business continuity and technology resilience by safeguarding Goldman Sachs from major operational disruptions through preventativemeasures including business planning, capability design,and the testing of mitigants.

Role DescriptionYou will join one of the most progressive Technology Risk teams in the industry which continues to push the development of risk in preference to security within technology and the business.You will interact with all parts of the firm giving you the opportunity to grow within the Technology Risk team itself, but also gain the breadth of experience and knowledge to facilitate future career moves into risk & control management roles in other divisions within the firm.


Job Summary

• Support the Technology Risk Advisory function by performing application penetration testing, educating development teams on secure coding practices, and evaluating system designs for potential weaknesses.

Basic Qualifications

• Experience in application vulnerability assessment and penetration testing of either web, thick-client, or mobile applications.

• Expert knowledge of security risks related to web, mobile, web services, and client/server architectures.

• Experience in analysing and decomposing application architectures to identify security gaps

• Working knowledge of application security tools such as fuzzers, scanners, debuggers, decompilers, proxies, simulators, etc.

• Experience in performing code review of popular web application programming languages (Java, Javascript, C++, C#, Python, Perl, optionally Objective-C, etc.)

• Familiarity with common web stack technologies (e.g. HTTP, HTML5, AJAX, REST, etc.) and platforms (e.g. DropWizard, AngularJS, Tomcat, .Net, Sybase, MS SQL, MongoDB, etc.)

• Understanding of core cryptography concepts (encryption, hashing, HMAC, digital signature) and how they are applied and attacked in web applications (e.g. TLS attacks, CBC attacks).

Preferred Qualification

• Proficient verbal and written communication skills.

• Experience with penetration testing tools such as BURP suite, Zap or similar.

• Experience in crafting custom proof of concept application exploits using testing tools/frameworks or scripting exploits in Python, Perl, JavaScript, Shell scripting, etc.

• Expert knowledge of network, application and operating system security risks.

• Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, System/Computer Engineering, Cyber-Security, or Information Security is preferred.

• Experience or trainings in related disciplines e.g. computer science, computer security, software development, system design, open source frameworks, encryption schemes, etc.


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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Job ID2017-39603

Schedule TypeFull Time





Business UnitTechnology Risk

Employment TypeEmployee