• Securities, Equity Derivatives Trader, Analyst/Associate, New York

    Location(s) US-NY-New York
    Job ID
    2019-55441
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Analyst
    Function(s)
    General
    Region
    Americas
    Division
    Securities
    Business Unit
    EQ Americas Trading
    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

    We are looking for a quantitative trader for the Equity Derivatives team. Responsibilities include market making index, ETF, and single stock derivatives as well as risk managing the portfolio. The focus is on macro and emerging markets, and a passion for markets is important. Developing strong relationships with sales and clients makes our traders more effective making prices and managing risk.

     

    Skills and Experience Required

    • 1-4 years of Trading experience
    • Excellent academic record, preferably in a quantitative field
    • Some experience with options theory/options market making
    • Ability to operate and handle risk in a fast-paced environment
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
    • Can employ creativity in problem solving
    • Highly motivated, intellectually curious and an interest in working in an entrepreneurial environment
    • Programming background a plus

    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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