Associate-Research - SEC112117AAEQES

US-NY-New York
Job ID
2017-41021
Schedule Type
Full Time
Level
Associate
Function(s)
Quant/Strats
Americas
Division
Securities
EQ Elec Exec Svcs/Strats
Employment Type
Employee

MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

Associate-Research with Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC in New York, NY.

 

Work Schedule: 40 hours per week (9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.)

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

Duties: Associate-Research with Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC in New York, NY. Apply data science principles to study market micro-structure and model market impact, information leakage, adverse selection and price attractiveness. Calibrate short term liquidity and price signals and devise ways to incorporate these in the Firm’s automated trading and routing algorithms. Develop statistical techniques to measure and identify improvements to execution quality and evaluate the results of structured experiments. Implement new models and trading strategies in the production environment and see these through the full calibration, development, testing, release and monitoring cycle. Document model insights and performance enhancements for in-depth conversations with clients on the Firm’s electronic trading products.

 

Job Requirements: Master’s degree (U.S. or foreign equivalent) in Financial Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Operations Research, or a related field. One (1) year of experience in the job offered or a related quantitative finance position. Prior work experience must include one (1) year: utilizing understanding of U.S. market micro structure; developing quantitative routines in Python or R; model calibration using linear, non-linear and non-parametric regression techniques; utilizing optimization techniques such as dynamic, linear and non-linear programming; organizing, querying and manipulating large data sets using SQL; utilizing machine learning techniques such as Bayesian learning, neural networks, Markov chain models and principal component analysis; applying knowledge of equity markets and market structure and conducting analysis of large trades and complex strategies; communicating quantitative concepts to specialized and non-specialized audiences. FINRA Series 7 or 57. Travel required.

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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