Merchant Banking Quantitative Financial Engineer

Location(s) US-NY-New York
Job ID
2020-59419
Schedule Type
Full Time
Level
Analyst
Function(s)
Engineering
Region
Americas
Division
Engineering
Business Unit
MBD Engineering
Employment Type
Employee

MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

The Merchant Banking Division (MBD) invests in private equity and debt across corporate securities, real estate, and infrastructure-related assets. It operates on a global platform and works in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with individuals with versatile skills and a passion for strategic investing.

 

The team is comprised of quantitative financial engineers (Strats) and software engineers, collaborates with investing and finance professionals to create quantitative models and applications supporting all aspects of the investing and lending activities. Members of our team hold Bachelors, Masters and Doctoral degrees in Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Economics, among other fields.

 

Your Impact

 

As a Quantitative Financial Engineer in Merchant Banking Engineering, you will have the opportunity to work on many different types of projects including:

  • Assisting investment decisions across a variety of asset classes
  • Providing analytics to optimize investment structure and pricing
  • Creating systems to streamline the investing process and scale growing strategies
  • Developing portfolio management tools for senior investment leaders
  • Creating models for valuing investments and projecting returns
  • Advising on fund structuring and strategy to maximize profits for our investors and firm

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

Responsibilities

 

Create quantitative models and developing software applications to help structure, value, hedge, risk manage the investments and portfolios, and assist processes and reporting.

 

 Who We Look For

 

For this role, we are interested in individuals who have strong quantitative and coding skills and an interest to learn about finance. You should be excited about working in a collaborative team environment and interacting with stakeholders directly.

  

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in engineering, computer science, math, physics, or other related field
  • Strong coding and software design skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Computer Science: Experience building web-based applications or large-scale distributed systems, implementing fundamental algorithms, working in different programming languages and databases
  • Mathematics: Understanding of time series analysis, statistics, numerical techniques, partial differential equations, stochastic calculus
  • Finance: Understanding of market dynamics and conventions, and of different products’ behaviors and specifications. Although the work performed by our team is financial in nature, applicants need not have specific financial knowledge or experience to apply.

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



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