• Securities, Equities, Franchise Data Strategies, Associate/VP, London

    Location(s) UK-London
    Job ID
    2019-57203
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Vice President/Executive Director
    Function(s)
    General
    Region
    EMEA
    Division
    Securities
    Business Unit
    EQ 1D Trdg Strats & Data Strat
    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

    This is an exciting opportunity to work on the PAD (portfolio, analytics and data) platform. You will be collaborating with strategists, trading and engineers to help create systematic strategies and quantitative analysis for clients. We are looking for a front office developer with strong technical skills and a background in financial single stock data who would like to innovate, solve problems for the business, and drive our platform forwards.

     

    OUR VALUE

    The Securities Division’s 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 Franchise Data Strategies group is a team of dedicated people who target the data needs and requirements of Goldman Sachs' front office. We deliver technology driven solutions for normalizing and analyzing real-time and reference data from a large number of sources, both inside and outside of the firm. These include: Refinitiv (Worldscope, IBES, Starmine, Tick data, etc), Bloomberg, MarkIT, MSCI, Computstat, CapIQ, and Axioma to name but a few.

     

    HOW YOU WILL FULFIL YOUR POTENTIAL

    • Utilizing your deep knowledge of financial data and its application, you will extend and enhance the PAD research and analytics data platform
    • Work with the front office to meet the business needs for data
    • Source, model and curate new data feeds and APIs
    • Consult and provide support for our global data platform
    • Source and support alternative datasets in collaboration with front office teams

     

    SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE’RE LOOKING FOR

    Basic Qualifications

    • Knowledge of financial, fundamental data
    • Experienced SQL developer with database design and modelling skills
    • Strong programmer, in either compiled or scripting languages
    • Skilled communicator and collaborator
    • Proven problem solving ability with critical and creative thinking
    • For VP level: expertise in Fundamental datasets such as Worldscope, Compustat, IBES

     

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Knowledge of equities and corporate actions
    • Data feed handling experience – e.g. Bloomberg, Refinitiv, MSCI, FTSE, Markit
    • Knowledge of alternative data stores – g. ElasticSearch, NoSql databases
    • Knowledge of a cloud platform – e.g. AWS, GCP, Azure

    ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

    ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

    At Goldman Sachs, we commit our people, capital and ideas to help our clients, shareholders and the communities we serve to grow. Founded in 1869, we are a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Headquartered in New York, we maintain offices around the world.

    We believe who you are makes you better at what you do. We're committed to fostering and advancing diversity and inclusion in our own workplace and beyond by ensuring every individual within our firm has a number of opportunities to grow professionally and personally, from our training and development opportunities and firmwide networks to benefits, wellness and personal finance offerings and mindfulness programs. Learn more about our culture, benefits, and people at GS.com/careers.

    We’re committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with special needs or disabilities during our recruiting process. Learn more: https://www.goldmansachs.com/careers/footer/disability-statement.html



    © The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., 2020. All rights reserved.
    Goldman Sachs is an equal employment/affirmative action employer Female/Minority/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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