Quantitative Strategist - MBD Engineering

Location(s) US-TX-Dallas
Job ID
2021-74485
Schedule Type
Full Time
Level
Analyst
Function(s)
Quantitative Engineer
Region
Americas
Division
Engineering
Business Unit
MBD Engineering
Employment Type
Employee

MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

Goldman Sachs Quantitative Engineering is a leading developer of quantitative models and cutting edge systems to solve complex business problems. Working with the firm’s trading, operations, finance, sales, banking and investing businesses, engineers use their mathematical and scientific training to create financial products, advise clients on transactions, identify market opportunities, assist managing risks, and provide technical solutions to facilitate all business activities.

 

Goldman Sachs Asset Management Division (AMD) is one of the four key revenue generating Divisions of the Firm. AMD Alternatives is the private side of AMD. It invests in a wide range of global asset classes including: Private Credit, Real Estate, Corporate Private Equity, Growth Equity and Infrastructure worldwide. The AMD Alternatives Strategists collaborate with investing and finance professionals to create quantitative computer models and web applications to support all aspects of the investing and lending life cycle. We create quantitative models and develop software applications to help structure, value, hedge, and risk manage the investments in our portfolios. Members hold advanced degrees in Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics and Physics. The team proactively collaborates with colleagues globally to ensure that the best solutions are implemented.

 

The ACMS Strategists are part of the AMD Alternatives Strategists group and are focused on the Alternatives Capital Markets and Strategy (ACMS) team needs. ACMS team is accountable for driving institutional capital markets, capital raising, and client strategy for alternative investments throughout Goldman Sachs. As a strategist on the team you will be focused on enhancing how we serve our investing clients, by helping design alternative investment products as well as provide quantitative analytics and market insights.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

RESPONSIBILITIES

We seeking individuals who have strong quantitative and coding skills and a passion for finance. As a Quantitative Financial Engineer in AMD Alternatives, you will have the opportunity to work on many different projects including:

  • Advise on fund structure and strategy to maximize profits for our investors and the Firm
  • Tackle urgent bespoke investor requests and provide quantitative analytics
  • Benchmark fund performance and analyze track record
  • Build systems to streamline investor reports and communications with internal stakeholders

 

Basic Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in engineering, computer science, math, physics, or other related field
  • Excellent programming and software design skills in object-orientated programming languages [e.g. Java / Python / C++ / Etc.] and experience with database technologies
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with an ability to present complex technical concepts to a multitude of technical and non-technical audiences
  • Pro-active attitude to problem solving, personal sense of ownership and responsibility, collaborative team-player, and a strong growth mindset
  • Ability to multitask across many parallel short-term and long-term projects in a fast moving and high pressure environment
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a global team

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Computer Science: Experience building web-based applications or large-scale distributed systems, implementing fundamental algorithms, and working in different programming languages and databases
  • Finance: Understand market dynamics and conventions, and of different products’ behaviors and specifications. Although the work performed by our team supports financial products, applicants are not required to have specific experience or knowledge in finance to apply.

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.

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