• Securities - FICCS - Credit Structuring Strats - Analyst

    Location(s) IN-Bengaluru
    Job ID
    2018-45687
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Analyst
    Function(s)
    Quant/Strats
    Region
    India
    Division
    Securities
    Business Unit
    FICC Franchise Sales 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.

     

    The Credit Structuring Team is part of the Fixed Income department within the Securities Division. The team is responsible for originating, structuring and distributing products that enable clients to access financing or to invest.

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL

    You will

    • Come in at the Analyst/Associate level and be part of the Credit Structuring and Marketing Team
    • Be involved in the pricing and structuring of derivatives instruments across credit (and related) underlyings
    • Follow market trends and come up with new product ideas for clients based on relevant/current themes as well as reverse enquiry.
    • Market products internally to sales, and externally with clients including creating marketing material for new products, helping make products as transparent and clear as possible and explaining them internally and externally.
    • Assist with the development of portfolio analysis and automation tools
    • Assist with termsheets & presentations to outline trades

    SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE WE'RE LOOKING FOR

    • Strong quantitative/analytical ability
    • Coding background- doesn't need to be Computer Science graduate but needs to have at least some experience with basic/functional coding and interest to learn/do more
    • Communication/presentation (written as well as verbal)
    • Candidate would need to communicate extensively with sales and trading (and sometimes clients) in other geographical locations.
    • Interest in finance (macro business/economic news) would help in better career growth
    • Knowledge of financial derivatives is added advantage though not necessary

    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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