• Securities, Credit Flow Strat, Vice President, London

    Location(s) UK-London
    Job ID
    2017-40303
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Vice President/Executive Director
    Function(s)
    General
    Region
    EMEA
    Division
    Securities
    Business Unit
    FICC Desk 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.

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    YOUR IMPACT

    Are you interested in solving complex quantitative problems with a real world impact? We are looking to make a mid-level hire in our Desk Strat team, working with the European Macro Credit Trading business. Our business trades Credit Index, Options, Tranches, Hybrids, and Bond ETFs / TRS. The role requires capabilities in modeling and statistical analysis, software development, risk and trade analysis, and capital analysis. We are a front office team, working with trading and sales in a dynamic and pressured environment.

     

    OUR IMPACT

    The Securities divisions’ 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. 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

    • Working with trading desk team to price transactions and manage risk in the front office
    • Optimizing the deployment of capital within the business
    • Developing new financial models for credit trading
    • Building and maintaining a complete trading and risk management platform
    • Assisting in the marketing and structuring of transactions where substantial analytics or infrastructure are required
    • Assisting in Firmwide Strategies initiatives

     

    Basic Qualifications

    Undergraduate Degree in a quantitative subject, e.g. math, physics, finance, computer science.

    Strong programming skills

    Familiarity with at least basic financial modelling, e.g. Black-Scholes

    Ability to work in a dynamic environment and to deliver results quickly

    Ability to solve problems and to explain the ideas that underlie them to non-technical colleagues or clients

    At least 3 years’ experience in Credit or related field

     

    Preferred Qualifications

    Good Knowledge of financial derivatives and statistics

    Advanced degree in related field

    Proficiency in C++, Python, Java

    At least 5+ years’ experience in Credit or related field

    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.

    © The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., 2018. All rights reserved Goldman Sachs is an equal employment/affirmative action employer Female/Minority/Disability/Vet.

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