• CIMD - GSAM, QIS Macro Alpha Portfolio Management and Research, Analyst – New York City

    Location(s) US-NY-New York
    Job ID
    2019-56194
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Analyst
    Function(s)
    Investment Management
    Region
    Americas
    Division
    Consumer and Investment Management Division
    Business Unit
    QIS
    Employment Type
    Employee
  • MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

    Are you a quick-thinking self-starter with a passion for the financial markets and investing?  Do you have a desire to be part of a team that focuses on portfolio management and research?  We are seeking an Analyst who has the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment where attention to detail, strong communication skills, and client service are essential to maintaining and enhancing our business.

      

    OUR IMPACT

    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. We value self-starters with an entrepreneurial spirit, but still provide the support and resources to ensure your success.

     

    Within GSAM, the Quantitative Investment Strategies (QIS) group is responsible for managing client assets, and is a market leader in quantitative portfolio management.  We use advanced quantitative methods to structure, manage, and monitor investment portfolios including hedge funds, mutual funds, and separately managed accounts.  QIS offers multi-asset strategies, as well as equity strategies, including both actively managed portfolios and portfolios that closely track an index.   Clients include public, corporate and charitable institutions, high net-worth individuals, retail investors, and various portfolio management groups within the division.

     

    CONSUMER AND INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT DIVISION (CIMD)

    The Consumer and Investment Management Division includes Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM), Private Wealth Management (PWM) and our Consumer business (Marcus by Goldman Sachs). We provide asset management, wealth management and banking expertise to consumers and institutions around the world. CIMD partners with various teams across the firm to help individuals and institutions navigate changing markets and take control of their financial lives.

     

    GSAM

    Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) is one of the world’s leading investment managers. GSAM provides institutional and individual investors with investment and advisory solutions, with strategies spanning asset classes, industries, and geographies.  We help our clients navigate today’s dynamic markets, and identify the opportunities that shape their portfolios and long-term investment goals. We extend these global capabilities to the world’s leading pension plans, sovereign wealth funds, central banks, insurance companies, financial institutions, endowments, foundations, individuals and family offices.

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL

    The ideal candidate is passionate about investments. We welcome individuals who are excited by the prospect of implementing quantitative models in macro asset classes. Strong programming skills, solid understanding of statistics and financial markets, familiarity working with data, and attention to detail are required.

     

    Key responsibilities include:

    • Alpha research: Generate creative research ideas, explore new datasets, conduct rigorous analysis, and implement quantitative investing strategies 
    • Portfolio management: Assume full responsibility for alpha models, portfolio risk and performance. Oversee day to day systematic trade generation and execution

    QUALIFICATIONS

     

    SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE’RE LOOKING FOR

     

    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

     

    • 0-2 years of experience in quantitative research and/or portfolio management
    • Passion for quantitative investing and an intuitive understanding of financial markets
    • Broad understanding of finance, accounting, economics, statistics, linear algebra and computer science
    • Strong programming skills in a statistical language (i.e. Python, Matlab, R) 
    • Creativity and ability to think outside of the box 

     

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

     

    • Knowledge of machine learning and natural language processing
    • Knowledge of macroeconomics and fundamental investing

    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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