Securities - PIPG Structuring and Origination - Associate - Bengaluru

Location(s) IN-Bengaluru
Job ID
2020-59952
Schedule Type
Full Time
Level
Associate
Function(s)
Quantitative Engineer
Region
India
Division
Securities
Business Unit
EQ Franchise Sales 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.

 

Who We Are


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.

 

What We Do
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.


Your Impact


As a strategist who sits in the Securities Division, you will play an integral role on the trading floor. You may create cutting-edge derivative pricing models and empirical models to provide insight into market behavior, or develop automated trading algorithms for the firm and its clients. You might be involved in analyzing exposures and structuring transactions to meet client needs, or involved in designing and developing complex parallel computing architectures, electronic trading tools, and advanced algorithms. Throughout the Securities Division, strategists are using quantitative and technological techniques to solve complex business problems.

 

 

PIPG

  •  The Private Investors Product Group is part of the Securities Division and focuses on the creation, market making, distribution and trading of securitized & OTC derivatives and structured funds. Its main client bases are either institutional clients or private banks, retail banks, online brokers and other distributors that provide structured solutions to high net worth or retail investors. PIPG offers structured derivatives solutions to clients globally across Americas, EMEA and Asia.
  • PIPG has dedicated trading, sales, marketing, technology, strategies, structuring and operations teams. The group brings together the Equities, Fixed Income & Currencies structuring and issuance capabilities with the objective of providing investors with a front-to-back integrated multi-asset investment opportunities.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

 

Primary Responsibilities

  • The Structuring and Origination Team has to work with all other groups to develop and maintain issuance programs and products for PIPG. The group has primary responsibility for the creation of mass issued public distribution portfolios as well as tailor made securities issued in response to a client lead order.
  • Pricing of equity derivatives and hybrid structures.
  • Ownership of deal execution on a day-to-day basis.
  • Be responsible for product portfolio maintenance and own the cost side of this business.
  • Drive projects related to expansion of business lines in terms of offering Structured Products in new jurisdictions and in terms of offering new Structured Product types.
  • Playing key roles in managing and coordinating global automation initiatives with Technology, Operations and other such concerned teams.
  • Work with Technology in close coordination on document generation solutions to create documents templates in relation to the issuance of Structured Products. 

Experience / Skills

  • MBA (preferably in Finance)
  • Hands-on approach and engineering mindset. Strong desire required to solve technical or quantitative problems
  • Preferable to have 2 years’ experience in the Industry (preferably an Investment Bank) in an Equity Structuring Role
  • Good understanding of securities business and products in particular with exotic derivatives
  • Candidate needs to have a commercial mindset; a good understanding of the cost and revenue side of the business will be developed and the candidate is supposed to act as an entrepreneur within the setup of PIPG structuring
  • Inquisitive, enthusiastic flexible self-starter with a strong analytical mind-set and capability able to work well under pressure
  • Strong interpersonal and communication (written and verbal) skills and ability to interact with global stake-holders
  • Ability to work in a team-based environment, and adapt to a dynamic and changing organization
  • Self-motivated team player, ownership, accountability, organizational/prioritization skills, proactive, ability to multitask, independent, focus on meeting deadlines
  • Strong system skills, Advanced Excel, Visio and Access and proficiency in the use of information systems like Bloomberg, Telekurs or Reuters
  • Good to have pre-existing programming experience                                                                                                                         
  • Language skills beyond English are beneficial. (Japanese, Mandarin or Cantonese)

ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

At Goldman Sachs, we commit our people, capital and ideas to help our clients, shareholders and the communities we serve to grow. Founded in 1869, we are a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Headquartered in New York, we maintain offices around the world.

We believe who you are makes you better at what you do. We're committed to fostering and advancing diversity and inclusion in our own workplace and beyond by ensuring every individual within our firm has a number of opportunities to grow professionally and personally, from our training and development opportunities and firmwide networks to benefits, wellness and personal finance offerings and mindfulness programs. Learn more about our culture, benefits, and people at GS.com/careers.

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