Quantitative Strat - GSAM - Alternative Investments & Manager Selection (AIMS) Strats

Location(s) US-UT-Salt Lake City
Job ID
2020-65073
Schedule Type
Full Time
Level
Analyst
Function(s)
Investment Management, Quantitative Engineer
Region
Americas
Division
Consumer and Investment Management Division
Business Unit
AIMS Strats
Employment Type
Employee

MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

 

The Alternative Investments & Manager Selection (AIMS) group provides investors with investment and advisory solutions across leading hedge fund managers, private equity funds, public equity strategies, fixed income strategies, and real estate managers.  The AIMS group manages globally diversified programs, targeted sector-specific strategies, customized portfolios, and offers a range of advisory services.  Our investors access opportunities through new fund commitments, fund-of-fund investments, strategic partnerships, secondary-market investments, co-investments, and seed-capital investments.  With over 400 professionals across 15 offices around the world, the AIMS group provides manager diligence, portfolio construction, risk management, and liquidity solutions to investors, drawing on Goldman Sachs’ market insights and risk management expertise.  We extend these global capabilities to the world’s leading sovereign wealth funds, pension plans, governments, financial institutions, endowments, foundations, and family offices, for which we invest or advise on over $250bn of alternative and long only investments.

 

YOUR IMPACT

 

Within AIMS, Strategists (also known as “Strats”) work closely with all parts of the business to develop analytical and quantitative methods for manager selection, portfolio construction, and risk management.  Strat team members are responsible for developing these analytics, and are given ample opportunity to develop creative and novel solutions.

 

Successful Strats are analytical, driven, and can communicate with precision and clarity about complex financial, business, and mathematical concepts.  AIMS Strats is looking for applicants with degrees in a quantitative field such as financial engineering, physics, statistics, applied mathematics, and others, or with relevant professional experience. 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

 

HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL

 

  • Work closely with AIMS Investment Team and Portfolio Managers to develop new analytics using advanced quantitative, statistical, or econometric techniques to continue to enhance our manager selection and portfolio construction processes
  • Research, propose, and implement portfolio construction frameworks that take into account portfolio-specific constraints, exposures, and risk objectives
  • Partner with AIMS client teams to develop automated and ad-hoc client-facing analytics
  • Develop and deliver presentations summarizing proposed solutions to senior AIMS management
  • Implement analytics and mathematical models in production-quality software

 

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE WE ARE LOOKING FOR

  • Strong mathematical and analytical skills, including a degree in a quantitative discipline and/or related work experience
  • A demonstrated ability to transform concepts and ideas into robust software.  Proficiency in Python, Java, C++, Matlab, or an equivalent language strongly desired
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to clearly articulate complex financial and mathematical concepts to both technical and business audiences globally
  • An entrepreneurial approach and passion for problem solving and product development, that can also thrive in a team environment
  • Familiarity with financial markets and assets preferred

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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