• Securities - FICC Strats - Bolt Web - Vice President

    Location(s) IN-Bengaluru
    Job ID
    2018-43679
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Vice President/Executive Director
    Function(s)
    Quant/Strats
    Region
    India
    Division
    Securities
    Business Unit
    FICC Desk Strats
    Employment Type
    Employee
  • MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

    Engineering

    What We Do

     

    At Goldman Sachs, our Engineers don’t just make things – we make things possible.  Change the world by connecting people and capital with ideas.  Solve the most challenging and pressing engineering problems for our clients.  Join our engineering teams that build massively scalable software and systems, architect low latency infrastructure solutions, proactively guard against cyber threats, and leverage machine learning alongside financial engineering to continuously turn data into action.  Create new businesses, transform finance, and explore a world of opportunity at the speed of markets.

     

    Engineering, which is comprised of our Technology Division and global strategists groups, is at the critical center of our business, and our dynamic environment requires innovative strategic thinking and immediate, real solutions.  Want to push the limit of digital possibilities?  Start here.

     

    Who We Look For

     

    Goldman Sachs Engineers are innovators and problem-solvers, building solutions in risk management, big data, mobile and more. We look for creative collaborators who evolve, adapt to change and thrive in a fast-paced global environment.

     

    Strats 

    Goldman Sachs’ Strats business unit is a world leader in developing quantitative and technological techniques 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.

     

    Roles within Securities Strats

     

    Securities Strats play important roles in several areas. Some Strats sit on trading desks, creating cutting-edge derivative pricing models and developing empirical models to provide insight into market behavior. Others develop automated trading algorithms for the firm and its clients, taking an active part in the increasing shift from voice to electronic trading. A third group works directly with the firm’s sales force and clients, analyzing exposures, structuring transactions, and applying quantitative concepts to meet client needs. Between these teams, Core Strats design and develop complex parallel computing architectures, electronic trading tools, and advanced algorithms.

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    Responsibilities

     

    As a member of the Bengaluru and Global team, you are expected to have a deep understanding of the risk management and pricing aspects of a wide range of products, models and asset classes. You will be an integral part of the design and implementation of the risk management, quoting infrastructure within the Fixed Income division and as such will be required to understand infrastructure management, its design and proper maintenance. This role requires interfacing with many different teams: desk trading strategists from all asset classes, business partners (trading, sales), technologists, and senior managers of the bank.

     

    As a manager of the local team in Bengaluru, you are expected to locally manage, hire and mentor local talents, as well as interface with the global strategy and initiatives working alongside other senior members of the team.

     

     

     

    Basic Qualifications

    • Strong academic background in a relevant field - Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, Physics
    • Strong communication skills
    • Strong applied programming skills
    • Commercial awareness
    • Enthusiastic, proactive and driven individual
    • 5+ years of relevant professional experience in a quantitative field 

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Knowledge of infrastructure architecture/design, release procedures
    • Project management skills
    • Risk management skills
    • Prior financial experience
    • Prior management experience

    Who We Are

     

    At Goldman Sachs, our Engineers don’t just make things – we make things possible.  Change the world by connecting people and capital with ideas.  Solve the most challenging and pressing engineering problems for our clients.  Join our engineering teams that build massively scalable software and systems, architect low latency infrastructure solutions, proactively guard against cyber threats, and leverage machine learning alongside financial engineering to continuously turn data into action.  Create new businesses, transform finance, and explore a world of opportunity at the speed of markets.

     

    Engineering, which is comprised of our Technology Division and global Strategists groups, is at the critical center of our business, and our dynamic environment requires innovative strategic thinking and immediate, real solutions.  Want to push the limit of digital possibilities?  Start here.

    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.

    © The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., 2018. All rights reserved Goldman Sachs is an equal employment/affirmative action employer Female/Minority/Disability/Vet.