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

Employer
Goldman Sachs
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 08, 2022
Closes
Jun 07, 2022
Ref
14074328
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.

YOUR IMPACT
Are you passionate about solving complex quantitative problems with a real world impact? Do you have what it takes to engineer the next generation risk management and execution platform in the firm's Securities Division?
We are looking for a professional to join the Systematic Trading Strategy (STS) Strat team. This person will hold a key front-office role responsible for developing trading strategies, risk management, execution and analytics tools for this fast growing business, working with trading, sales and other strategists.
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.
HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL
  • Deliver direct commercial impact through developing and improving trading strategies and risk management
  • Exposure to various asset classes our clients transact in, with a focus on FX and Rates
  • Connectivity with traders, salespeople, and multiple areas of strategists
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE'RE LOOKING FOR
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
  • Academic background in a quantitative or technical discipline
  • Advanced object oriented coding and software design skills
  • Understanding of financial math concepts, e.g. Black Scholes pricing
  • High standards for work quality, high level of rigor and discipline
  • Team player, learning from others as well as sharing knowledge, desire to keep improving communication effectiveness
  • Can apply an entrepreneurial approach and passion to problem solving and product development
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Experience in research and development of signals and systematic trading strategies
  • Theoretical and practical knowledge of derivative pricing, preferably in space of FX and Rates derivatives
  • Knowledge of developing and supporting risk systems


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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