Global Markets, Equities Systematic Trading Strategies (STS) Strats, Associate, London

Recruiter
Goldman Sachs
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
05 Aug 2022
Closes
01 Sep 2022
Ref
16210426
Job Function
Banking
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Our core value is building strong relationships with our institutional clients, which include corporations, financial service providers, and fund managers. We help them buy and sell financial products on exchanges around the world, raise funding, and manage risk. This is a dynamic, entrepreneurial team with a passion for the markets, with individuals who thrive in fast-paced, changing environments and are energized by a bustling trading floor.

Job description
GLOBAL MARKETS
Our core value is building strong relationships with our institutional clients, which include corporations, financial service providers, and fund managers. We help them buy and sell financial products on exchanges around the world, raise funding, and manage risk. This is a dynamic, entrepreneurial team with a passion for the markets, with individuals who thrive in fast-paced, changing environments and are energized by a bustling trading floor.
OUR IMPACT
The Strats business unit is a world leader in developing quantitative and technological expertise to solve complex business problems. Working within the firm's trading, sales, banking and investment management divisions, strats use their mathematical and scientific training to create financial products, advise clients on transactions, measure risk, and identify market opportunities. The Systematic Trading Strategies (STS) team in particular develops systematic investment products for our clients.

YOUR IMPACT

You will join the Equities STS Strats team, and hold a key front-office role responsible for developing, maintaining the STS products with a particular focus on platform business. For example, you would work closely with other job functions including sales, trading, structurers to improve clients' experience through post-trade analytics, positions reporting, and marketing tools etc.
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE'RE LOOKING FOR
The role will cover the full spectrum of development and maintenance of STS strategies, including implementation in the front-office modelling system, product development, parameter analysis and robustness testing, integration into front-office pricing and risk models, ongoing support for production indices and risk systems, and working with the relevant sales and trading teams on marketing and platform solutions for clients.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
  • Strong academic background in a quantitative or technical discipline
  • Advanced coding and software design skills in any recognized programming language e.g. Python, Java, C++
  • Understanding of basic financial math concepts, e.g. Black Scholes pricing and strong interest in finance
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Comfortable managing multiple stakeholders, demonstrating initiative and showing commercial impact

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Experience implementing or developing systematic trading strategies

We are open to considering requests for flexible working

ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

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 GS.com/careers.

We're committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with special needs or disabilities during our recruiting process. Learn more: https://www.goldmansachs.com/careers/footer/disability-statement.html

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