• Securities, FICC Workflow and Risk Platform Strats, London

    Location(s) UK-London
    Job ID
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Business Unit
    FICC Desk Strats
    Employment Type


    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.


    What We Do


    Goldman Sachs’ Strats business unit is a world leader in developing technologies and models to solve complex business problems. Strats work with the firm’s trading, sales, banking and investment management professionals. You will work directly with sales and trading desks to provide cutting-edge technical solutions in a wide range of areas.


    Your Impact


    As a Workflow and Risk Strat on the credit desk, you will be working directly with the firm’s Investment Grade, High Yield, Distressed Credit, Municipals and Latam trading desks. You will be building massively scalable software and systems, developing efficient pricing and risk models, building services for quoting and analytics,and architecting low latency infrastructure solutions.



    • Developing large scale quoting and real-time risk systems for credit products
    • Building efficient pricing models for bonds using numerical and stochastic methods
    • Developing services to facilitate swift analytics across large portfolios
    • Working directly with traders to navigate rapidly changing market and risk conditions
    • Moving the credit desk to more scalable and robust systems as the market transitions to a more automated environment


    Who We Look For

    An ideal candidate would have strong a strong technical background and problem solving skills, drive to investigate and learn new ideas, and the judgement to deliver quick yet robust solutions.


    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelors/MS or PhD in a quantitative field - Engineering, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Physics
    • Strong programming background
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to work in a high-pressure environment and deliver accurate results quickly
    • Ability to solve problems and to explain the ideas that underlie them


    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience working with real-time systems
    • Knowledge of financial markets / basic financial modeling



    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.


    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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