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Quantitative Engineer - Equities Systematic Trading Strategies (STS) Strats

London, United Kingdom, £ £ - Annual Annual, Permanent

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MORE ABOUT THIS JOB
ENGINEERING

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.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS
YOUR IMPACT

Are you passionate about solving complex quantitative problems with a real world impact? Do you have what it takes to engineer the next generation risk management and execution platform in the firm's Securities Division?
We are looking for a professional to join the Systematic Trading Strategy (STS) Desk Strat team. This person will hold a key front-office role responsible for developing end of day and real time risk management tools, and execution tools for this fast growing business, working with trading and other strategists.

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

Deliver direct commercial impact through developing and improving trading strategies and risk management
Exposure to various asset classes our clients transact in, with a focus on equities
Connectivity with traders, salespeople, and multiple areas of strategists
You will be challenged to think strategically, proposing new business design, analytics and/or solutions to meet traders' needs. As you gain expertise in the dynamics of the trading business, you will have the opportunity to dive deeper into your areas of interest

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE'RE LOOKING FOR

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Academic background in a quantitative or technical discipline
  • Advanced object oriented coding and software design skills
  • Understanding of financial math concepts, e.g. Black Scholes pricing
  • High standards for work quality, high level of rigor and discipline
  • Team player, learning from others as well as sharing knowledge, desire to keep improving communication effectiveness
  • Can apply an entrepreneurial approach and passion to problem solving and product development
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Experience in research and development of signals and systematic trading strategies
  • Theoretical and practical knowledge of derivative pricing, preferably in space of equities derivatives
  • Knowledge of developing and supporting risk systems


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://

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Job Details

1304853966
Full Time
London, United Kingdom
Permanent
£ £ - Annual Annual