• Investment Management Division - Alternative Investments & Manager Selection (AIMS) Strats - Associate

    Location(s) IN-Bengaluru
    Job ID
    2017-23654
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Associate, Analyst
    Function(s)
    Quant/Strats
    Region
    India
    Division
    Investment Management Division
    Business Unit
    AIMS Strats
    Employment Type
    Employee
  • MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

    INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT
    We’re a team of trusted advisors who provide innovative investment solutions to help our clients meet their financial goals. From private wealth to asset management, we work with specialists and groups from around the firm to help high-net-worth individuals and institutions across various industries navigate changing markets and make smart investments. We value self-starters with an entrepreneurial spirit, but still provide the support and resources to ensure your success.

     

    The Alternative Investments & Manager Selection (AIMS) group provides investors with investment and advisory solutions across leading hedge fund managers, private equity funds, public equity strategies, fixed income strategies, and real estate managers. The AIMS group manages globally diversified programs, targeted sector-specific strategies, customized portfolios, and offers a range of advisory services. Our investors access opportunities through new fund commitments, fund-of-fund investments, strategic partnerships, secondary-market investments, co-investments, and seed-capital investments. With 270 professionals across 9 offices around the world, the AIMS group provides manager diligence, portfolio construction, risk management, and liquidity solutions to investors, drawing on Goldman Sachs’ market insights and risk management expertise. We extend these global capabilities to the world’s leading sovereign wealth funds, pension plans, governments, financial institutions, endowments, foundations, and family offices, for which we invest or advise on alternative investments.

    Within AIMS, Strategists (also known as ‘Strats’) develop analytical and quantitative methods for manager selection and portfolio design and construction. These analytics are made available to the broader AIMS team. As such, the tools strategists develop need to be accurate, robust, and allow scalable, widespread use.

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    Strat team members will assume responsibility for the developed analytics, and are given ample opportunity to provide creative solutions and develop novel analytical methods. The daily interactions with other AIMS team members demands an ability to communicate clearly about complex financial, business, and mathematical concepts.

     

    Basic Qualifications:

    • Masters or PhD level qualification in a quantitative discipline
    • Strong mathematical and analytical skills
    • Programming expertise, ability to transform concepts and ideas into robust software
    • Excellent communication skills
    • A self-starter, should have ability to work independently as well as thrive in a team environment

    Preferred:

    • Financial services experience
    • Proficiency with data science fundamentals

    ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

    The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.

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