• Securities, Equities, Securitized Derivatives Strategists - Analyst/Associate/VP Sao Paulo

    Location(s) BR-SP-Sao Paulo
    Job ID
    2018-47178
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Associate
    Function(s)
    Quant/Strats
    Region
    Americas
    Division
    Engineering
    Business Unit
    EQ 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

    Our team of engineers builds solutions to the most complex problems. We develop cutting-edge systems and processes that form the core of our key business. We provide real-time access to critical deal information and crunch billions of data points each day to inform firm-wide market insights and strategies. Team members have the opportunity to work at the forefront of technology innovation alongside industry leaders and make significant contributions to the field.

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    YOUR IMPACT

    This is an exciting opportunity to work on the Equities Securitized Derivatives Strategists team. You will be collaborating with desks, strategists and engineers to improve the risk and pricing infrastructure. We are looking for a front office developer with strong technical skills and background in programming and computer science who would like to innovate, solve problems for the business, and drive our platform forwards.

     

    OUR VALUE

    The Strategists team works closely with the Securities division, which has the core value of building strong relationships with our institutional clients including 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.

     

    The Securitized Derivatives Strategists group works on developing the pricing, quoting and trading infrastructure for Structured Notes, which can be linked to a wide range of assets, such as Equities, Fx, Interest Rates and Commodities. The team is at the center of a market which is expanding and evolving globally, and which requires sophisticated technology infrastructure.

     

    HOW YOU WILL FULFIL YOUR POTENTIAL

    • Implement payoff representation for structured notes
    • Implement processes for automated pricing of derivatives, including models for bid and offer prices
    • Implement APIs for internal and external request for quotes (RFQ) and request for trades (RFT)
    • Implement pricing models and optimization processes for equity derivatives

     

    SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE’RE LOOKING FOR

    Basic Qualifications

    • Strong programmer, in either compiled or scripting languages
    • Strong knowledge of computer science concepts and applications
    • Knowledge of databases
    • Skilled communicator and collaborator, in English language (all work and communication is conducted in English)
    • Proven problem solving ability with critical and creative thinking
    • Interest in financial markets

    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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