• Equities, Systematic Market Making Strat, Analyst/Associate

    Location(s) UK-London
    Job ID
    2020-60178
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Analyst
    Function(s)
    General
    Region
    EMEA
    Division
    Securities
    Business Unit
    EQ SMM
    Employment Type
    Employee
  • MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

    YOUR IMPACT

     

    Are you interested in solving complex quantitative problems? Do you want to be part of a growing systematic trading desk? We are looking for a professional with quantitative skills to join the Equities Systematic Market Making team to develop market making models to facilitate client flow and investment algorithms to transact in the market place.

     

    OUR IMPACT

     

    Securities 

     

    Our core value is building strong relationships with our institutional clients, which include corporations, financial service providers, and fund managers. We help our clients buy and sell financial products on exchanges around the world. 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 very motivated trading floor.

     

    Team Description

     

    Systematic Market Making team creates principal liquidity solutions for clients and systematically unwinds principal risk. Strats and traders sit and work together to improve models and drive the business forward. Activities include ETF market making, synthetic baskets trading, benchmarked client facilitation, centralized risk management and systematic internalisation. The team uses algorithmic trading tools to transact in the market and statistical tools to make investment and execution decisions.

     

    HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL

     

    As an SMM strat, you will play an integral role in the business. You will work very closely with traders and liaise with different stakeholders to generate and implement new products. We run a flat structure, you will be exposed to the business from various angles and you will be given lots of responsibility from day one. You will work on improving our pricing and risk management models in baskets and ETFs and develop algorithmic trading tools to systematise decision making and improve execution. You will also help automate workflows by developing systematic solutions to drive efficiency in execution, pricing and risk management.

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE'RE LOOKING FOR

    Qualifications

    • Quantitative background in engineering, applied mathematics, physics, or other relevant field.
    • Advanced coding and software design skills.
    • Advanced knowledge of statistical analysis.
    • Strong appetite to understand the trading business and quantity how markets work.
    • Ability to manage multiple stakeholders, demonstrating initiative and impact.

    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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