Engineering - IMD - Fixed Income Strats - Associate/VP - NYC

Location(s) US-NY-New York
Job ID
2017-37926
Schedule Type
Full Time
Level
Associate
Function(s)
Investment Management
Region
Americas
Division
Investment Management Division
Business Unit
Fixed Income Strats
Employment Type
Employee

MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

What We Do

 

Within the Investment Management Division, strategists (also known as ‘Strats’) play important roles in research, valuation, portfolio design and construction, surveillance and risk management analytics. A strategist will apply quantitative and analytical methods to come up with solutions that are accurate, robust and scalable.

 

Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) delivers innovative investment solutions through a global, multi-product platform that offers clients the advantages that come with working with a large firm, while maintaining the benefits of a boutique. GSAM is one of the pre-eminent investment management organizations globally. Critical to the success of GSAM is our ability to leverage a global team of talented professionals to define solutions and lead change across the operational infrastructure.

 

GSAM Fixed Income is an investment team with a global suite of products that delivers fixed income portfolio solutions and manages assets for a broad range of clients such as pension funds, endowments, foundations, financial institutions, insurers and high net worth individuals.  We focus on investing and advising clients across all sectors of the fixed income market, ranging from traditional investment grade products to more opportunistic/distressed investing.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

Responsibilities

Strat team members will assume responsibility for the developed analytics, and are given ample opportunity to provide creative solutions and develop novel analytical methods. The daily interactions with other team members across geographies demands an ability to communicate clearly about complex financial, business, and mathematical concepts.

 

A strategist within GSAM Fixed Income will apply quantitative methods and industry knowledge to develop investment strategy and risk management analytics that will be used in managing portfolios in our GSAM Fixed Income business.

 

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

  • Outstanding background in a quantitative discipline (eg mathematics, physics or computer science at PhD or advanced Masters level)
  • Programming expertise (e.g. C++, Python, R, Matlab)
  • Strong general and technical communication skills, with an ability to effectively articulate complex financial and mathematical concepts
  • Creativity and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment

 

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.

 

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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