CWM, PWM, Investment Strategy Group, Quantitative Strategist – Associate/Vice President - NYC

Location(s) US-NY-New York
Job ID
2021-82691
Schedule Type
Full Time
Level
Associate
Function(s)
General
Region
Americas
Division
Consumer and Wealth Management
Business Unit
US ISG
Employment Type
Employee

MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

YOUR IMPACT
We are seeking a quantitative strategist to join the Strategic and Quantitative Asset Allocation (SQAA) team within the Investment Strategy Group (ISG). The candidate will join a team of researchers and technologists to design cutting-edge investment strategies across global asset classes. This is a dynamic role that requires creativity, innovative thinking, and the ability to conduct rigorous investment research. Fluent programming skills, impeccable attention to detail and good communication skills are also a must.

 

OUR IMPACT
Consumer and Wealth Management (CWM)

Across Consumer and Wealth Management (CWM), Goldman Sachs helps empower clients and customers around the world reach their financial goals. Our advisor-led wealth management businesses provide financial planning, investment management, banking and comprehensive advice to a wide range of clients, including ultra-high net worth and high net worth individuals, as well as family offices, foundations and endowments, and corporations and their employees. Our consumer business provides digital solutions for consumers to better spend, borrow, invest, and save. Across CWM, our growth is driven by a relentless focus on our people, our clients and leading-edge technology, data and design.

 

Private Wealth Management

Goldman Sachs Private Wealth Management (PWM) specializes in creating comprehensive wealth management plans for high net worth individuals and families, as well as select institutions, including foundations and endowments. PWM Teams work one-on-one with clients to advise and deliver customized strategies drawn from our deep investment experience, diverse wealth management capabilities and global reach. Our Private Wealth Advisors (PWAs) deliver an unparalleled investment platform inclusive of the full product and service offerings of Goldman Sachs and beyond, which may include tax and estate planning, philanthropic planning and private banking and lending services. As client needs evolve, this close relationship allows the team to offer complementary services and new opportunities by leveraging the resources of Goldman Sachs and beyond.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL

 

In this role you will work with SQAA team members across the entire lifecycle of strategy research, development, and management. A successful candidate should: 

  • Possess strong analytical and technical skills
  • Take a hands-on approach in the design and implementation of cutting-edge systematic investment strategies
  • Have a passion for markets and the desire for a long-term career in Investment Management
  • Work well in a team environment

 QUALIFICATIONS

  • A degree in a technical discipline such as mathematics, computer science, economics, statistics, physics, engineering, data science
  • 4+ years of related work experience
  • Intermediate experience in at least one programming language (e.g. Python, Java, C++, Matlab)
  • Experience with extracting insights from real-world data
  • Knowledge of global asset classes and investment instruments
  • Excellent communication skills, especially the ability to explain complex technical concepts and quantitative investment management topics in simple terms
  • Independent, logical, and critical thinking, with the willingness to constantly think outside of the box

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.

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



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