Global Markets Quant Developer (Python) - Macro Systematic Trading Strategies - Global Markets - Lon

Recruiter
Goldman Sachs
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Jun 2022
Closes
15 Jul 2022
Ref
15436171
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.
Python Developer - Inventa Strats
Job: Full Time
London, United Kingdom
Employer Description
The Inventa team works closely with trading to develop quantitative medium-frequency signals and trading strategies for risk management, by processing a wide range of data sets and applying cutting-edge modelling techniques. Python is our primary language and we draw heavily on its ecosystem of services and libraries such as pandas, sklearn, scipy, numpy, jupyter, streamlit, matplotlib, bokeh and pymongo. We make use of the best technology for each problem and we are always keen to move forward, upgrade/update our tech stack and explore new solutions available.
Job Description
In this role, your impact will be to design and build services, libraries and tools for both signal research and execution. This will include building resilient data processing pipelines (both streaming and batch), a backtesting/simulation framework, tools for portfolio analytics and integrations with firm systems. Key challenge will be to develop solutions that are both reliable and scalable and make it possible to explore new ideas and seize commercial opportunities quickly. While your focus will be tech enhancement and innovation, you will be working along with the business within a close-knit team and get exposure to signal development front-to-back, including financial markets, modelling and research.
Responsibilities
  • Work very close to the business to design and build key components of our tech ecosystem for both quantitative investment signal research and execution;
  • Work closely with investment team to develop and backtest models;
  • Design and develop infrastructure for next generation systems, to be rolled out on a periodic basis;
  • Develop an understanding of financial markets and the particular signals the team is building;
  • Think commercially and identify solutions that maximize return on investment, considering utility as well as costs (incl maintenance costs);
  • Work in a fast-paced environment within a diverse team as a self-starter
Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelors or Master's degree in computer science, mathematics, statistics, physics, engineering, or equivalent degree
  • Proficiency in Python, with an understanding of data structures and algorithms
  • Experience working with NoSQL databases (e.g. MongoDB)
  • Understanding of statistical concepts and application of statistics to investing
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work in a team
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience designing scalable and reliable systems, with a focus on APIs / modularity / testability.
  • Experience using libraries from Python's data science ecosystem (e.g. pandas, sklearn, matplotlib, bokeh, flask, streamlit)
  • Experience with containerised workflows: linux, gitlab (or equivalent) ci/cd pipelines, docker images , kubernetes , airflow scheduling

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., 2021. All rights reserved.
Goldman Sachs is an equal employment/affirmative action employer Female/Minority/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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., 2021. All rights reserved.
Goldman Sachs is an equal employment/affirmative action employer Female/Minority/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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