Engineering in Financial Services: Breaking Through With Goldman Sachs

Event Starts In:


Goldman Sachs welcomes you to join us for the second of a two-part webinar series all about breaking into the world of Engineering in Financial Services. Engineering is at the critical centre of the firm and is now placed in our new segment, Platform Solutions. Our Engineers build and deploy the innovations that drive our business and extend boundaries. Across these two webinars you will hear from our talented engineers about their journey into the space and how they make things possible at the Goldman Sachs. Our aim is to provide you with a comprehensive insight into the world of Engineering and illustrate why we are so excited about this space.

3 Key Takeaways

  1. Gain an in-depth insight into Engineering at Goldman Sachs
  2. Discover the career trajectory of an Engineer in Financial Services
  3. Understand how Engineering will be central to the future of the Financial Services industry

Meet the Speakers

Soinda Keen – Vice President, Software Engineer, Platform Solutions

Soinda is a Vice President Software Engineer in the Engineering Excellence team, within the Platform Solutions division. She is responsible for the development of tooling to measure and improve code quality and project hygiene across her division. She joined Goldman Sachs as an intern in 2014, before re-joining in 2016 as an analyst. Prior to joining the firm, Soinda earned her BSc (Hons) in Mathematics at the University of Bath.

Outside of her role, Soinda advocates for increasing representation within the technology sector. She is a volunteer CodeFirst: Girls (CF: G) instructor, where she leads technology training courses to women and non-binary participants. She has also volunteered as a mentor with Coding Black Females.

She enjoys long-distance running and Hot Yoga.

Babafikayomi Bob-Soile – Vice President, Middleware Engineer, Core Engineering

Baba is an Engineering Vice-President in the Middleware Engineering team under the Core Engineering division and a co-head of the EMEA Black Engineer’s Network Recruitment Pillar. He joined the firm in 2017 as an analyst in the Engineering division in his current team where he we works on developing and supporting platforms used by other engineers in the firm for data management and distribution. Prior to joining the firm, Baba earned a BA and MEng in Electrical & Electronic Engineering from University of Cambridge. Baba spends his free time playing basketball, listening to music, attending concerts and reading.

David Obazuaye – Vice President, Global Market Engineer, Global Banking & Markets

David is a Vice President Software Engineer in Global Markets Engineering at Goldman Sachs and is based in London. His responsibilities include building sales and execution trading applications that drive the global Equities trading business and serve their clients.

Prior to his current role, he spent 4 years in the Market and Liquidity Risk Technology teams at Goldman Sachs. He’s a graduate from the University of Bath with a degree in Computer Science whose interests lie in football (Manchester United supporter) as well as studying the application of cryptocurrencies & blockchain technology.

About Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs is a leading global financial institution that delivers a broad range of financial services across investment banking, securities, investment management and consumer banking to a large and diversified client base that include corporations, financial institutions,governments and individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centres around the world.

Invite your Friends
and enjoy a shared experience
Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin

How to contact the organiser

BYP Network

About Host

Join us virtually for an unmissable evening to hear from our partners and your potential employers, discussing insights into their company and career paths. We’re covering Creative, Finance, Technology and much more. Be the first to hear about new roles and build relationships with recruiters.

We’re excited to welcome Black professionals from across the globe to connect with our partners so stay tuned, tell a friend and be the first to learn more!

This is THE chance to step away from the day-to-day and immerse yourself in the latest expertise to reimagine the world around us. You’ll leave with jam-packed insight and personal tactics to elevate your career while uplifting those around you.

Cisco and Capco want you! Submit your resume here today.

BYP Network is bringing the format of its celebrated annual BYP Leadership Conference across the Atlantic with a physical event in both New York and Atlanta.

Please submit your details and one of our sales team will reach out to you