Emerging Markets Strats - FICC

Location(s) US-NY-New York
Job ID
2021-82124
Schedule Type
Full Time
Level
Associate
Function(s)
Quantitative Engineer
Region
Americas
Division
Global Markets
Business Unit
FICC Product Strats
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.

 

DIVISIONAL OVERVIEW

Goldman Sachs' Strats business unit is a world leader in developing quantitative and technological techniques to solve complex business problems. Working within the firm's trading, sales, banking and investment management divisions, strats use their mathematical and scientific training to create financial products, advise clients on transactions, measure risk, and identify market opportunities.

 

Roles within Securities Strats

Securities Strats play important roles in several areas. Some Strats sit on trading desks, creating cutting-edge derivative pricing models and developing empirical models to provide insight into market behavior. Others develop automated trading algorithms for the firm and its clients, taking an active part in the increasing shift from voice to electronic trading. A third group works directly with the firm's sales force and clients, analyzing exposures, structuring transactions, and applying quantitative concepts to meet client needs.

 

We are looking to fill a front office Analyst/Associate/junior VP level desk strats position on the FICC Latam trading desk in New York.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

Basic Qualifications

  •  BS, MS, or PhD in math, physics, computer science or engineering 
  • Strong programming skills 
  • Ability to work in a high-pressure environment, and to deliver results quickly 
  • Hard working and strong willingness to learn 
  • Excellent written and communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of interest rates, FX products preferred 
  • Knowledge of credit market and products preferred 
  • Knowledge of LATAM market and products preferred
  • Experience in a front office strats or similar role is a plus
  • Experience of Machine Learning a plus

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.

We’re committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with special needs or disabilities during our recruiting process. Learn more: https://www.goldmansachs.com/careers/footer/disability-statement.html