Securities, Equities One Delta Strats, Trading Platform Developer, Analyst/ Associate - Bengaluru

IN-Bengaluru
Job ID
2017-23645
Schedule Type
Full Time
Level
Analyst, Associate
Function(s)
Quant/Strats
India
Division
Securities
EQ Elec Exec Svcs/Strats
Employment Type
Employee

MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

SECURITIES
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.

 

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.

 

Roles within Securities Strats Securities Strats play important roles in several areas. Some Strats sit on trading desks, creating cutting-edge derivative pricing models and developing empirical models to provide insight into market behavior. Others develop automated trading algorithms for the firm and its clients, taking an active part in the increasing shift from voice to electronic trading. A third group works directly with the firm's sales force and clients, analyzing exposures, structuring transactions, and applying quantitative concepts to meet client needs.

 

Between these teams, Core Strats design and develop complex parallel computing architectures, electronic trading tools, and advanced algorithms. Liquidity Strats Liquidity Strats are responsible for smart order routing and internalization for listed options and equities. They are responsible for requirements gathering, research, design, implementation, testing and support of high performance, highly available trading systems and strategies for the firm's trading businesses. The functional domain spans order management, execution algorithms, smart order routing, crossing and exchange connectivity systems.

 

The team interfaces on a regular basis with sales, trading, technology, and other strats teams.

 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

Job Summary and Responsibilities:

  • Design, build and maintain complex, scalable, low latency and high capacity distributed software systems in C++ for real time order state management, trading and risk management, smart order routing and internalization functions.
  • Conduct statistical data analysis to identify trading performance improvements. Here having knowledge of basic statistical analysis is a plus.
  • Understand North American market rules, regulations, exchange service offerings and enhance the trading systems to incorporate any changes to these rules.
  • Participate in all aspects of the development lifecycle coupled with heavy interaction with traders, clients and compliance officers globally. The environment is dynamic and collaborative so strong communication skills are a must.

 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors or Masters degree in computer science or engineering would be ideal. We are also open to those with relevant technical experience in sectors like telecom.
  • 2 to 5 years industry experience, working on high-performance, high-availability, distributed systems
  • Broad knowledge of Java/ C++ and programming concepts (primarily on Linux)
  • Strong knowledge of data structures, algorithms and design patterns
  • Experience in load testing and performance optimizations
  • Strong time management skills and the ability to multi-task
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to work in a team

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Financial knowledge
  • Basic statistical analysis and problem solving skills
  • Knowledge of US equity and options market microstructure
  • Experience in basic project management

ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.


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Goldman Sachs is an equal employment/affirmative action employer Female/Minority/Disability/Vet.

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