• Securities, FICC – Credit Systematic Market Making Trader, Analyst/Associate

    Location(s) US-NY-New York
    Job ID
    2019-56285
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Associate
    Function(s)
    General
    Region
    Americas
    Division
    Securities
    Business Unit
    FICC Am Systematic Mkt Making
    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

    Job Summary

    Candidates joining the Credit SMM Trading desk are engaged in market making and its related functions in US Credit and Muni products. The desk offers liquidity primarily in a principal capacity and trade with clients via vendor platforms and directly with clients intermediated by sales. The desk looks for individuals with strong communication, both written and verbal, strong mathematical skillsets, programming experience, and who are motivated to get hands on experience with algorithmic trading.

     

    Responsibilities

    • Managing desk risk
    • Working with developers to automate common desk workflows, streamline trading process
    • Understanding and analyzing market microstructure, incorporating findings into trading strategies
    • Interfacing with sales, operations, and other internal constituents

     

    Basic Qualifications 

    • Interest in capital markets
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and think clearly under pressure
    • Programming experience in C++, Java, or Python
    • Bachelors, Masters, or PhD in a STEM area
    • Strong communication both written and verbal
    • Interest in algorithmic trading

     

    Preferred Qualifications 

    • Prior trading or sales experience in Credit or Muni products

    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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