Global Markets, Prime Strats Quantitative Engineering, Associate, London

Employer
Goldman Sachs
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 08, 2022
Closes
Jun 07, 2022
Ref
14009243
Job Function
Banking
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
WHO WE ARE
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 centre 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.
THE GLOBAL MARKET DIVISION
In Global Market Division, we help our clients buy and sell financial products around the world, raise funding, and manage risk. Our core value is building strong client relationships and serving our clients. The strategist team (strats) plays an integral role on the trading floor. We create cutting-edge derivative pricing models to provide insight into market behaviour, develop automated trading algorithms for the firm and clients, and structuring transactions to meet client needs. The dynamic environment requires innovative strategic thinking and immediate, practical solutions.
THE PRIME SERVICES STRATEGIST TEAM
Our global team is a fundamental part of the Prime Services Business in Global Market Division. We drive major business decisions and run business critical systems in the many areas. We analyse large data sets to inform business decision making, build quantitative models to optimize resource allocation, and develop scalable inventory management platforms to bring the model logic into actions. We are also in charge of developing external and internal client performance and profitability metrics which are used to identify the best ways to serve our clients' needs.
While organized in different locations, we pride ourselves in our teamwork across the globe teams to find solutions that help our business thrive around the world. Our team members have a wide variety of quantitative academic and cultural backgrounds. This diversity helps us to find innovative solutions for our complex business problems.
CLIENT ANALYTICS
Our client analytics strats are in charge of developing external and internal client performance metrics across various dimensions of the Prime Brokerage Business. These metrics are heavily relied on by senior management and drive many discussions between clients, sales, and strats to identify the best ways we can serve our clients' needs.
Our global quant dev team is a fundamental part of the Prime Services business within Global Markets Division. We help drive major business decisions and run business critical systems in Client Analytics area.
In this engineering and entrepreneurial role, we build and manage data analytics and large scale web-based applications including first principles PnL models, balances, market analysis, sales tools for projections and tracking and various other tools that help in improving business of the division.
Whilst organized in different teams and locations, we pride ourselves in our teamwork across the globe and teams to find solutions that help our business thrive around the world. Our team members have a wide variety of quantitative academic and cultural backgrounds. This diversity helps us to find innovative solutions for our complex business problems.
Responsibilities
If you are looking for a high impact position allowing you to fully leverage your strong engineering and communication skills, then our client analytics strats dev team is the ideal opportunity for you.
You will be expected to have strong software engineering and analytical skills, with a desire to learn and understand global markets across equities and fixed income. The team works on a range of analytics systems, web applications and services for delivering high quality metrics such as revenue, market share, opportunities, consumption to sales and management. Our primary focus is helping our Sales teams and management make sense of their clients performance and wider opportunities by presenting content in a form that enables them to better run the business.

You will have the opportunity to:
  • Work on Client Analytics platforms to manage first principles PnL equities & financing products, Analyse market share; manage sales targets, trend analysis, identify opportunities using data triangulation etc.
  • Build cutting edge web applications and services to deliver revenue, opportunity and other client metrics to sales, traders and senior management
  • Work on large scale data analysis and provide best in class solutions using the latest technologies
  • Implement tools/ models to help identify new business opportunities, provide market insights, and streamline the workflow of our sales functions.

Who We Look For
Basic Qualifications
  • Strong academic background in Computer Science / Engineering / Physics / Mathematics.
  • Strong programming skills in any of Python, C++, Java or equivalent modern languages
  • Web development experience using AngularJS or similar JS frameworks
  • Strong knowledge of data structures, algorithms and design patterns
  • Strong knowledge in database/data warehousing technologies such as ASE/Oracle/IQ
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work and collaborate in a fast paced global environment
  • Comfortable working on multiple projects, demonstrating ownership, initiative and commercial impact
Preferred Qualifications
  • Full stack development experience involving frontend and backend services a real plus
  • Knowledge of service orientated architectures and SASS will be a plus
  • Strong data analysis and visualization skills
  • Experience in design and implementation of scalable server side applications
  • Experience in Kubernetes, Docker, CI/CD
  • Experience in Datalake and cloud storage technologies
  • Knowledge and experience of capital markets, asset classes and financial services


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.

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