Securities, FICC Short Macro Desk Strat, Associate, London

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Goldman Sachs International
  • 24 Feb 18 2018-02-24

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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.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS OUR IMPACT

The Strats business unit is a world leader in developing quantitative and technological expertise 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.

HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL

We are looking for a professional to join the FICCs Short Macro Desk Strat team. The team works closely with trading, sales and technology teams to develop front office pricing and risk management systems. The Short Macro business trades vanilla Interest Rate and FX products shorter dated than 3 years. This particular section of the market exhibits unique behavior and trading patterns that require careful modeling and a dedicated quant team. Desk Strats are responsible for developing a wide range of advanced quantitative models, real-time risk platforms, and data analytics.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE'RE LOOKING FOR

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Academic background in a quantitative or technical discipline
  • Advanced coding skills
  • Understanding of financial math concepts, e.g. Black Scholes pricing
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Comfortable managing multiple stakeholders, demonstrating initiative and showing commercial impact
  • Can apply an entrepreneurial approach and passion to problem solving and product development
  • Experience within FX or Interest Rate Derivatives


ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.

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