Securities, FICC, STS Strats, Trading, Associate/VP, London

UK-London
Job ID
2017-40424
Schedule Type
Full Time
Level
Associate
Function(s)
General
EMEA
Division
Securities
EQ 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 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) Desk Strat team. This person will hold a key front-office role responsible for developing end of day and real time risk management tools, and execution tools for this fast growing business, working with trading 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

 

Exposure to various asset classes our clients transact in, with a focus on commodities

Connectivity with traders, salespeople, and multiple areas of strategists

You will be challenged to think strategically, proposing new business design, analytics and/or solutions to meet traders’ needs. As you gain expertise in the dynamics of the trading business, you will have the opportunity to dive deeper into your areas of interest

 

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
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Comfortable multi-tasking and working as part of a team
  • Can apply an entrepreneurial approach and passion to problem solving and product development

           

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience within Commodities Derivatives
  • Knowledge of developing and supporting risk systems

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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