Global Markets, Equities Systematic Trading Strategy (STS), Associate, London

Recruiter
Goldman Sachs
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
08 May 2022
Closes
07 Jun 2022
Ref
14253537
Job Function
Banking
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
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.
JOB DESCRIPTION
GLOBAL MARKETS
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.
OUR IMPACT
We are part of the Systematic Trading Strategy (STS) team. The STS team develops systematic and client led investment strategies for our clients.

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.

YOUR IMPACT

We are looking for a professional to join the Equities STS Strats team, with a specialization on the iSelect platform. iSelect is a fast growing product line, which provides gives our clients with the ability to allocate holdings among various asset classes: single stocks, futures, options, GS indices etc. This is a key front-office role responsible for developing and maintaining iSelect strategies. You would work closely with products developers, sales, trading and fellow strat to develop and implement a robust and scalable platform which can accommodate hundreds of actively managed indices.
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE'RE LOOKING FOR
The role will cover the full spectrum of index development and support, including implementation in the front-office modelling system, index methodology documentation, product development, parameter analysis and robustness testing, integration into front-office pricing and risk models, ongoing support for production indices and risk systems, and working with the relevant sales and trading teams on marketing and risk management.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong academic background in a quantitative or technical discipline
  • Advanced coding and software design skills in any recognized programming language e.g. Python, Java, C++
  • Understanding of basic financial math concepts, e.g. Black Scholes pricing and strong interest in finance
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • High level of diligence and discipline
  • Comfortable managing multiple stakeholders, demonstrating initiative and showing commercial impact
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Experience within Equities, specifically single stocks
  • Experience implementing or developing systematic and actively managed strategies
  • Experience developing and supporting risk systems

We are open to considering requests for flexible working

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.

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