• Securities - STS Trading - Analyst - London

    Location(s) UK-London
    Job ID
    2018-48484
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Analyst
    Function(s)
    Trading
    Region
    EMEA
    Division
    Securities
    Business Unit
    EQ EMEA Trading
    Employment Type
    Employee
  • MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

    Application Opening Date: 08 October 2018
    Application Closing Date: 04 November 2018
    Location: London
    Salary: Competitive

     

    OUR IMPACT

     

    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.

     

    Systematic Trading Strategies (STS) trading is part of the Global Ex-otics and Structured Products trading team which trades, prices and risk manages a wide array of non-vanilla, cross asset underlying strategies and payoffs. The desk manages sizable principal exposure across multiple markets (Equities, Rates, FX, Commodities and Credit) both in volatility and one-delta space. We work very closely with the structuring and sales teams globally to create innovative structures, solutions and strategies for our franchise, while also risk managing positions that cannot be easily hedged.

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    HOW YOU WILL FULFIL YOUR POTENTIAL

     

    - Pricing derivatives on cross asset STS

    - Assisting the daily risk management of the Global STS trading book (executing hedges, developing risk management strategies and utilities)

    - Developing a cross-function, cross-asset and cross-regional network within the firm 

    - Learning how to trade a broad and complex set of products (and the models, markets, and the operational and legal framework necessary to trade)

    - Working with other traders on the desk and the strats to develop new models and products, or enhance existing ones

    - Working with sales and strats to expand overall franchise business

     

    HOW YOU WILL FULFIL YOUR POTENTIAL

     

    - Strong academic record with Bachelor’s degree, equivalent or above in Finance, Economics or a related quantitative discipline required

    - Prior investment banking/financial services industry experience required

    - Strong familiarity with electronic/single stock/portfolio trading processes required

    - Exposure to financial/operational risk management and post trade control processes required

    - Demonstrable involvement with process improvement/automation initiatives required

    - Experience with valuation computation/techniques, liquidity and cost analyses required

    - Familiarity with options and derivatives, FX, fixed income, risk/financial modelling, portfolio management, probability and statistics required

    - Proficiency in MS office package and familiarity with VBA, SQL, Matlab/R and Bloomberg required

    - Great attention to detail and ability to multi-task

    - Excellent written and verbal communication skills required

    - Must be a collaborative team-player

    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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