Quantitative Execution Services - Analyst/Associate

Location(s) UK-London
Job ID
2020-61395
Schedule Type
Full Time
Level
Analyst
Function(s)
Quantitative Engineer
Region
EMEA
Division
Securities
Business Unit
EQ Elec Exec Svcs/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

Goldman Sach's Quantitative Execution Services (QES) is a global team responsible for execution algorithm research, portfolio research, client execution solutions and generation of quantitative content and data.

 

Leaders in a competitive environment, we ensure that we remain at the cutting edge of academic advancements, innovation, and technology/infrastructure.

This role is part of the portfolio research pillar in QES.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Research and implementation of algorithmic portfolio execution strategies based on academic and in-house research as well as incorporating novel data sources and models
  • Research can encompass but not limited to further advancements on intraday risk, transaction cost, volume prediction and optimisation models
  • Customised client analysis of portfolio trades
  • Communication with clients on both high-level ideas and deep dives in research and implementation rationale

Qualifications:

  • Master/PhD in quantitative fields such as Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Science, Operations Research, Statistics
  • Solid background in Information/Signal Processing/Control Theory/Optimisation preferred
  • Experience in Execution, Market/Trading Dynamics (equities) preferred for recent grads; required for those with 2+ years industry experience
  • Excellent written/verbal communication skills
  • Hard-working, self -motivated personality
  • Team player, great attention to detail, ability to multi-task
  • Python knowledge required / Java knowledge an advantage​

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.

We’re committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with special needs or disabilities during our recruiting process. Learn more: https://www.goldmansachs.com/careers/footer/disability-statement.html



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