• Securities, EQS Quant Researcher, Analyst/Associate, London

    Location(s) UK-London
    Job ID
    2018-49192
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Analyst
    Function(s)
    General
    Region
    EMEA
    Division
    Securities
    Business Unit
    EQ SMM
    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

    Goldman Sachs’s 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.

    Equities Systematic Market Making Group is in Securities Division. As a market maker, SMM provides clients a variety of principal liquidity products through electronic access as well as provides liquidity on external trading venues. Our activities include building and running low latency, highly automated trading systems, building connectivity to external trading venues, as well as alpha and risk management research which drives the business logic updates. Due to the large amount of data consumed in the activity, there are great challenge and potential to leverage the proprietary research platform and utilize statistical tools for data analysis and understanding market behavior.

     

    HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL

    EMEA Equities SMM is a compact team with a collaborative environment, where we expect you to work closely with other researchers, developers and traders on different fronts.

    • Research on signals and risk management through statistical tools and simulations working with other researchers
    • Help to improve the research platform and real time analytics working with developers
    • Developing reports for post-trade analysis, comparing expected and realized performance of strategies working with traders

     

    SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE’RE LOOKING FOR

    BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

    • Strong academic background with BS/MS/PhD degree in quantitative subject
    • Data analysis techniques
    • Experience of programming a data-driven environment using, for example, Python or R
    • Analytical/problem-solving skills
    • Commercially focused
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    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    • Scientific use of Python
    • Previous experience in an automated trading business, or quantitative research in a commercial environment

    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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