Goldman Sachs has a new programming language for data jobs

If this sounds like a big undertaking, it clearly is. And if you want to achieve one of these data job at Goldman – and anywhere else in finance, it might help to learn Goldman’s inhouse data coding language, known internally as PURE and now open sourced as the Legend Language.

PURE/Legend is a logical modeling language developed by Goldman to describe its data. It’s used by the firm in conjunction with a system known until yesterday as Alloy. Alloy uses PURE to interrogate Goldman’s databases and to generate models as anything from SQL, to Java and JSON. – It’s the visual frontend.

Working with Fintech Open Source Foundation (FINOS), Goldman yesterday made PURE and Alloy available on GitHub as the Legend Platform. Read more via NewsEFinancialCareers