Senior Quantitative Researcher – Credit Systematic Market Making

Location(s) US-NY-New York
Job ID
2021-69686
Schedule Type
Full Time
Level
Vice President
Function(s)
Quantitative Engineer
Region
Americas
Division
Engineering
Business Unit
FICC Am Systematic Mkt Making
Employment Type
Employee

MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

YOUR IMPACT

As a strat who sits in the Securities Division, you will play an integral role on the trading floor. You may develop automated trading algorithms for the firm and its clients or create cutting-edge derivative pricing models and empirical models to provide insight into market behavior. You might be involved in analyzing exposures and structuring transactions to meet client needs, or involved in designing and developing complex parallel computing architectures, electronic trading tools, and advanced algorithms. Throughout the Securities Division, strats are using quantitative and technological techniques to solve complex business problems.

 

THE SECURITIES DIVISION

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 Systematic Market Making (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. Team members combine their mathematical, programming and market expertise to build and generate systematic strategies. The desk looks for individuals with strong mathematical skillsets, programming experience, and who are motivated to get hands on experience with algorithmic trading.

 

Responsibilities

  • Conduct signal generation research
  • Conduct research on trading cost models, liquidity models, risk models, and portfolio construction methodology

Basic Qualifications 

  • Past experience with building quantitative signals in equities or fixed income
  • Programming experience in C++, Java, or Python
  • Masters, or PhD in a scientific or quantitative discipline

ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

At Goldman Sachs, we commit our people, capital and ideas to help our clients, shareholders and the communities we serve to grow. Founded in 1869, we are a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Headquartered in New York, we maintain offices around the world.

We believe who you are makes you better at what you do. We're committed to fostering and advancing diversity and inclusion in our own workplace and beyond by ensuring every individual within our firm has a number of opportunities to grow professionally and personally, from our training and development opportunities and firmwide networks to benefits, wellness and personal finance offerings and mindfulness programs. Learn more about our culture, benefits, and people at GS.com/careers.

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