• Securities, Eqs Prime Services Strats – Listed Derivatives and Clearing Strategist, Associate/VP, London

    Location(s) UK-London
    Job ID
    2019-57106
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Associate
    Function(s)
    General
    Region
    EMEA
    Division
    Securities
    Business Unit
    EQ Prime Services Desk 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

    What We Do

     

    Our team is a fundamental part of the Listed Derivatives and Clearing groups which form part of the Prime Services business within the Securities Division. We drive major business decisions and run business critical systems in the following areas: Collateral Management, Client Analytics, Funding, and Capital. In this entrepreneurial role, we balance our time between building large, scalable platforms and systems and providing analysis and advice to the Desk. Our team has a direct impact on key revenue streams for the group and provides analytics that help guide business leaders’ decision making.

     

    Your Impact

     

    If you are looking for a high impact position allowing you to fully leverage your strong quantitative, programming and communication skills, then our team is the ideal opportunity for you. You will build systems and platforms, identify new revenue opportunities and help execute on them while working closely with Sales, Trading and senior management. You will establish and build on existing partnerships with colleagues across the Securities Division and the Finance Division. You will enjoy a role that rewards multi-tasking, initiative and strong execution. You will not only have a direct impact on key revenue streams within Prime Services business, but also have the chance to realize additional revenue opportunities.

     

    Responsibilities

     

    As a member of this team, you will be expected to have a broad understanding of equities, fixed income and commodity markets and will gain detailed knowledge of the revenue and capital drivers of the Listed Derivatives and Clearing businesses. You will enhance systems for efficiently managing collateral; develop client analytics platforms and use them to identify client and business-wide revenue opportunities; provide trends and factor analysis across client portfolios; and develop Capital and Funding models. At the same time, you will implement new or extend existing models to enable new activity and onboard new markets and clients.

     

    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.

     

    Basic Qualifications

    • BS/MS or PhD in a relevant field – Applied Mathematics, Engineering, Physics or Finance
    • Strong programming skills in C++, Java, Python or equivalent language
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to work as part of a global team and deliver results quickly
    • Comfortable working on multiple projects, demonstrating initiative and showing commercial impact

    Preferred Qualifications

    • 2 or more years’ experience in a quantitative role
    • Familiarity in probability and advanced statistics
    • A track record of solving quantitative problems and delivering results in a high-pressure 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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