Equities Prime Services Desk Strats, Associate, Hong Kong
April 3, 2021
MORE ABOUT THIS JOB Who We Are
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.
What We Do
Our global team is a fundamental part of the Prime Brokerage and Clearing Services groups under the Prime Services umbrella within the Securities Division. We drive major business decisions and run business critical systems in the following areas:
Our client analytics strats are in charge of developing external and internal client performance metrics across various dimensions of the Prime Brokerage Business. These metrics are heavily relied on by senior management and drive many discussions between clients, sales, and strats to identify the best ways we can serve our clients' needs.
STOCK LOAN & FUNDING:
Our stock loan funding strats work side by side with the trading desk in conducting transactions and managing risk. In this entrepreneurial role, we build and maintain real-time and scalable trading, pricing, risk, inventory management and funding platforms.
Our risk strats together with risk managers are responsible for developing and maintaining stress tests across asset classes and modelling of margin methodology and calculation of margin requirements. These state-of-the art models allow us to offer a wide range of financing solutions and risk-management models to help clients operate reliable in a variety of market conditions.
While organized in different teams and locations, we pride ourselves in our teamwork across the globe and teams to find solutions that help our business thrive around the world. Our team members have a wide variety of quantitative academic and cultural backgrounds. This diversity helps us to find innovative solutions for our complex business problems.
If you are looking for a high impact position allowing you to fully leverage your strong quantitative, programming and communication skills, then our team is the ideal opportunity for you.
Key responsibilities include building systems and platforms, identifying new revenue opportunities and helping execute on them while working closely with Sales, Trading and senior management. You will establish and build on existing partnerships with colleagues across the Securities Division and the Finance Division. You will enjoy a role that rewards multi-tasking, initiative and strong execution. You will not only have a direct impact on key revenue streams within Prime Services business, but also have the chance to realize additional revenue opportunities.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS Responsibilities
As a strategist who sits in the Securities Division, you will play an integral role on the trading floor. You may create cutting-edge derivative pricing models and empirical models to provide insight into market behavior, or develop automated trading algorithms for the firm and its clients. You might be involved in analyzing exposures and structuring transactions to meet client needs, or involved in designing and developing complex parallel computing architectures, electronic trading tools, and advanced algorithms. Throughout the Securities Division, strategists are using quantitative and technological techniques to solve complex business problems.
Strong academic background in a relevant field - Mathematics, Engineering, Computer Science or Physics background, including a quantitative understanding of statistics and probability
Strong programming skills in C, C++, Java, Python or equivalent language
Ability to work as part of a global team and deliver results quickly
Comfortable working on multiple projects, demonstrating initiative and showing commercial impact
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Knowledge of Financial Mathematics a plus
Equities market experience
1 or more years of programming experience
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