• Engineering - Securities - FICC - IRP/FX STS Strats - Analyst/Associate/VP - Bengaluru

    Location(s) IN-Bengaluru
    Job ID
    2018-43060
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Analyst
    Function(s)
    Quant/Strats
    Region
    India
    Division
    Securities
    Business Unit
    EQ Desk Strats
    Employment Type
    Employee
  • MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

    Engineering

     

    What We Do

     

    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.

     

    Who We Look For

     

    Goldman Sachs Engineers are innovators and problem-solvers, building solutions in risk management, big data, mobile and more. We look for creative collaborators who evolve, adapt to change and thrive in a fast-paced global environment.

     

    Strats 

    Goldman Sachs’ Strats business unit is a world leader in developing quantitative and technological techniques 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.

     

    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.

     

    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.

     

    Your Impact

     

    Are you passionate about solving complex quantitative problems with a real world impact? Do you have what it takes to research, develop and maintain systematic strategies and indices for investors in interest rates and currencies?

     

    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 will you Fulfill your Potential

     

    We are looking for a professional to join the Macro Systematic Trading Strategy (STS) Desk Strat team. This person will hold a key front-office role responsible for creating tools for research, back-testing, development and maintenance of systematic strategies and indices for investors in interest rates, and currencies.

    You will be challenged to think strategically, proposing new business design, analytics and/or solutions to meet clients’ needs. You will be connected with salespeople, traders and multiple areas of strategists

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    Basic Qualifications:-

    • Academic background in a quantitative or technical discipline
    • Advanced coding and software design skills
    • Understanding of financial math concepts, e.g. Black Scholes pricing
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Comfortable managing multiple stakeholders, demonstrating initiative and showing commercial impact
    • Can apply an entrepreneurial approach and passion to problem solving and product development
    • Experience within FX or Interest Rate Derivatives

    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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