Securities, FICC Commodities, Quantitative Sales Strategist, Analyst/Associate

US-NY-New York
Job ID
2017-39759
Schedule Type
Full Time
Level
Associate
Function(s)
General
Americas
Division
Securities
FICC 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.

 

YOUR IMPACT

As a Sales Strategist who sits in the Securities Division, you will play an integral role on the trading floor and via working with clients directly. You may create cutting-edge client solutions via leveraging the latest in data science and web based technologies, or structuring transactions to meet client needs. Throughout the Securities Division, strategists are using quantitative and technological techniques to solve complex business problems. In this role you will to get to leverage your uniquely versatile skillet that spans quantitative, engineering, and business functional domains.

OUR IMPACT

Division Description
THE SECURITIES DIVISION

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.

 

Team Description

The Commodities Sales Strat team focuses on marketing and structuring in a Quantitative approach. This requires leveraging a diverse skillset across Quantitative, Engineering, and Business disciplines, with the ultimate goal of delivering cutting edge client solutions. You will also structure transactions to meet client needs and work in a close globally connected team centric environment. You will work directly with clients in collaboration with your Sales colleagues. This broad mandate will require you to be an agile intrapreneur in solving complex problems both creatively and quickly at times.

 

HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL 

 

You will be at the forefront of data science, machine learning, structuring, and systematic trading. Your work will directly impact the Securities Division and help shape the next generation platforms that determine how clients will interface with the firm in the future. You will directly be a part of firm’s strategy to provide web based solutions and opening up internal systems via API’s for clients. Furthermore, you will also get to apply quantitative concepts to meet client needs and be nimble in solving complex problems in collaboration with Sales & Trading colleagues. This is a fast paced highly challenging environment that will push you to fulfill your fullest professional potential.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

Basic Qualifications

  • Strong academic background in a scientific discipline - Computer Science, Machine Learning, Financial Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Physics
  • Foundation of applied statistical techniques
  • Full Stack Developer with hands-on experience with modern webstack technologies, such as but not limited to NodeJS, React, AngularJS, Redis, Kubernetes, Docker, and AWS.
  • Hands-on experience using modern data science toolkits in Python, such as  Scikit-Learn, NLTK, Gensim, TensorFlow, etc.
  • Strong programming background in object oriented languages and/or functional languages
  • Interest in learning about the underpinnings of capital markets
  • Quick learner that can thrive in a fast paced entrepreneurial environment
  • Team player

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience and passion for working with clients directly
  • Knowledge of financial markets / products (Commodities)
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills
  • Passion for developing a RESTful microservices architecture and delivering solutions directly to clients via web services.
  • Knowledge of strategy backtesting and creation
  • Working knowledge of derivatives, options, structured notes and exotic options.

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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