• STS Volatility Structuring Strats

    Location(s) UK-London
    Job ID
    2018-46469
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Vice President/Executive Director
    Function(s)
    General
    Region
    EMEA
    Division
    Securities
    Business Unit
    EQ Franchise Sales Strats
    Employment Type
    Employee
  • MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

    SECURITIES

    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.

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    OUR IMPACT

     

    We are part of the Systematic Trading Strategy (STS) team. The STS team develops systematic investment strategies for our clients. Our sub-team, the STS Volatility team, is focused on developing option based strategies such as systematic option selling and/or systematic option buying strategies.

     

    YOUR IMPACT

     

    You will be part of the STS Volatility team and hence focus on researching new strategy ideas and working with sales & clients to come up with customised solutions for them. Once an idea is developed and/or a client has decided on a specific solution for them, you will also work on the implementation of the strategies in combination with the STS legal and trading strat team.

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

     

    SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE'RE LOOKING FOR

     

    We are looking for an experienced professional that has some background in options and ideally in developing systematic trading strategies already.

     

     

    BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

    • Strong academic background with MS/PhD degree; ideally in quantitative subject such as mathematics, statistics, financial mathematics
    • Strong motivation to turn research into commercial impact
    • High standards for research work quality, high level of rigor and discipline
    • Intellectual curiosity, demonstrated interest in quantitative trading, market structure and behaviour
    • Team player, learning from others as well as sharing knowledge, desire to keep improving communication effectiveness

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    • Coding skills
    • Experience in quantitative strategies/alternative risk premia
    • Multiple (European) languages

    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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