IBD - M&A Data Science - Associate

Location(s) US-TX-Dallas
Job ID
Schedule Type
Full Time
Quantitative Engineer
Business Unit
M&A Group
Employment Type


What We Do

At Goldman Sachs, our Engineers don’t just make things – we make things possible.  Change the world by connecting people and capital with ideas.  Solve the most challenging and pressing engineering problems for our clients.  Join our engineering teams that build massively scalable software and systems, architect low latency infrastructure solutions, proactively guard against cyber threats, and leverage machine learning alongside financial engineering to continuously turn data into action.  Create new businesses, transform finance, and explore a world of opportunity at the speed of markets.

Engineering, which is comprised of our Technology Division and global strategists groups, is at the critical center of our business, and our dynamic environment requires innovative strategic thinking and immediate, real solutions.  Want to push the limit of digital possibilities?  Start here.


Who We Look For

Goldman Sachs Engineers are innovators and problem-solvers, building solutions in risk management, big data, mobile and more. We look for creative collaborators who evolve, adapt to change and thrive in a fast-paced global environment.

We are looking for a candidate to join the Investment Banking M&A Engineering team in Dallas. Our team members are financial engineers, software engineers, and data scientists who share a passion for investment banking and the financial markets.

The position involves solving business, data, and technology-related problems using large and complex financial datasets, and working in tandem with Investment Bankers. The role requires a combination of the following competencies: an understanding of the financial markets, strong communication skills, data and statistical analysis including machine learning, and software engineering.

A successful candidate will apply their financial and technical knowledge to developing tools and analysis to help identify opportunities within the M&A landscape.  The candidate will also apply quantitative and analytical methods to advising clients and building financing and risk management solutions across products and industries.


  • Bachelor’s or advanced degree in a quantitative discipline
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in developing data analytics, data science and/or software engineering
  • 2+ years of experience in finance, preferably in an investment banking context 
  • Strong quantitative/analytical reasoning and problem-solving abilities
  • Strong technical and computer programming skills
  • Prior implementation experience of enterprise-level data and software platforms
  • Strong oral and written communicator, and ability to summarize complex issues and situations concisely and clearly
  • Strong team player and ability to work with diverse stakeholders and colleagues
  • Results-oriented work ethic based upon responsibility, enthusiasm, and pride in work


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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