• FICC - Flow Credit Strats

    Location(s) US-NY-New York
    Job ID
    2018-45501
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Analyst, Associate, Vice President/Executive Director
    Function(s)
    General
    Region
    Americas
    Division
    Securities
    Business Unit
    FICC Desk Strats
    Employment Type
    Employee
  • MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

    What We Do

     

    Goldman Sachs’ Strats business unit is a world leader in developing quantitative models and technologies to solve complex business problems. Flow Credit Strats sits within the firm’s Securities Division and works directly with sales and trading desks to provide commercial solutions in a wide range of areas.

     

    Your Impact

     

    As a Desk Strat on the credit desk, you will be working directly with the firm’s Investment Grade, High Yield, Distressed Credit, Municipals and Latam trading desks. You will be building cutting-edge pricing and quoting models, large-scale real-time risk systems, generating prediction models for capital and liquidity, and developing strategies.

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    Responsibilities

    As a member of this team, you will be expected to have a deep understanding of credit products and derivatives. You will work on developing large scale quoting and real-time risk systems, building pricing, risk, and capital models, and creating data driven prediction models for bond and derivative quoting. You will be working directly with traders on creating strategies to navigate rapidly changing market and risk conditions.

     

    Who We Look For

    An ideal candidate would have strong quantitative and technical problem solving skills, drive to investigate and learn new ideas, and good judgement to deliver quick yet robust solutions.

     

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelors/MS or PhD in a quantitative field - Applied Mathematics, Physics, Engineering, Computer Science
    • Meaningful experience coding in an object oriented programming language (Java, C++, Python)
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to work in a dynamic and fast- paced environment and deliver accurate results quickly
    • Ability to solve problems and to explain underlying ideas

     

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Minimum of 2 years in a financial / programming role
    • Knowledge and understanding of financial markets, financial modeling, a quantitative understanding of probability

    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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