Securities - FICC Mortgage Structuring Strats - Analyst/Associate - Bengaluru

Location(s) IN-Bengaluru
Job ID
Schedule Type
Full Time
Business Unit
FICC Franchise Sales Strats
Employment Type




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.


Department Summary
FICC Mortgage Structuring

Strats use their mathematical and scientific training to create financial products, advise clients on transactions, measure risk, and identify market opportunities.


The European mortgage desk makes markets in European Asset Backed securities, and increasingly places a large amount of focus on purchasing whole loan pools, originating new loan assets (e.g. mortgages / consumer loans) to create new securities which can be distributed to our clients. In this way the desk and structurers, in particular, are very much at the heart of a changing European banking / capital-markets landscape, and designing ways in which Goldman can be a long-term participant in these new flows of capital.


Summary of the Role


The candidate should demonstrate strong quantitative and programming skills as well as excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills. A successful candidate will:

  • Understand the components of end to end analysis of structured portfolio trades including underlying assert performance, ratings agencies’ models and methodology, prevalent market and regulatory environment
  • Perform scenario analysis of desk’s PnL and RoE under various trade formats
  • Work together with the counterparts in trading, sales, banking and strategic investments divisions
  • Make a direct contribution to firm’s PnL through development of standard processes and improving desk’s ability to take on new business

Basic Qualifications

  • 1-5 years of work experience
  • Work experience in data analysis is preferable
  • Basic fixed income& bond mathematics knowledge is preferable
  • Work experience in development of models for bespoke financial products is preferable
  • Bachelor or Masters in applicable field e.g. computer science, mathematics, physics, engineering, computational finance, quantitative finance



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