• Equities - Prime Services Strats - Securities Lending and Funding

    Location(s) US-NY-New York
    Job ID
    2017-41009
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Associate
    Function(s)
    General
    Region
    Americas
    Division
    Securities
    Business Unit
    EQ Desk Strats
    Employment Type
    Employee
  • MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

    What We Do

     

    Our global team is a fundamental part of the Prime Brokerage and Clearing Services groups under the Prime Services umbrella within the Securities Division. We drive major business decisions and run business critical systems in the following areas: Client Analytics, Securities Lending & Funding, and Risk. This position focuses Securities Lending & Funding and sits directly on the Securities Lending Desk in Prime Brokerage. In this entrepreneurial role, we build and maintain real-time and scalable trading, pricing, risk, inventory management and funding platforms. While 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.

     

    Your Impact

     

    If you are looking for a high impact position allowing you to fully leverage your strong quantitative, programming and communication skills, then our team is the ideal opportunity for you. You will work closely with securities lending & funding traders. You will establish and build-on partnerships with colleagues across the Securities Division and the Finance Division. You will enjoy a widely scoped role that rewards multi-tasking, initiative and strong execution. You will not only have a direct impact on key revenue stream in Equities and Prime Services business but also have the chance to realize additional revenue opportunities.

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    Responsibilities

                                                                                                                                                                                          

    As a member of this team, you will be expected to have a deep understanding of equities markets. You will have good knowledge of equities options, futures and interest rates. You will work on securities lending trading, pnl estimation and risk management platforms; optimizing inventory; developing analytics for pnl, trade flows and supply/cost of borrowing securities. You will spend time understanding the trade flows and business, and implement logic to automate them. At the same time, you will implement new or enhance existing models to enable new activity, onboard new markets and clients.

     

    Who We Look For

     

    Basic Qualifications

    • BS or MS in Computer Science/Physics/Engineering background, including a solid understanding of statistics and probability
    • Programming skills in Python, C++, Java or equivalent language
    • Analytical thinking
    • Ability to work as part of a global team and deliver results quickly
    • Comfortable working on multiple projects

     

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Equities market and front office experience working with Trading & Sales
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • 3 or more years of programming experience

     

    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 center 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.

    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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