Securities - Equities - PIPG Strats - Analyst/Associate


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.


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. Between these teams, Core Strats design and develop complex parallel computing architectures, electronic trading tools, and advanced algorithms.

Our Impact

The Private Investors Product Group (PIPG) is part of the Securities Division and focuses on the creation, market making, distribution, and trading of Securitized & OTC Derivatives and Structured Funds. Its main client bases are private banks, retail banks, online brokers, and other distributors that provide structured solutions to high net worth or retail investors. PIPG Asia is currently undergoing a multi-year expansion to build/uplift its technology platform, deepen its regional reach, and revamp its online presence.

As a member of the PIPG Engineering team, you are responsible for building the full stack technology platform to create an innovative, digital client experience. The platform enables every aspect of PIPG offering, including directly facing clients for quoting and trade execution, automated document generation, post trade client services, etc. In addition to support the current business, we also intend to expand the platform into an infrastructure which can serve as a standalone business in itself. By uplifting of the technology platform, we will be able to both expand the existing PIPG Asia business and provide an open platform for new businesses.

Responsibilities and Qualifications

Your Impact

Goldman Sachs is a meritocracy where you will be given all the tools to help you develop. At Goldman Sachs, you will have access to excellent training programs designed to improve multiple facets of your skills portfolio. Our in-house training program, 'Goldman Sachs University' offers a comprehensive series of courses that you will have access to as your career progresses. In order to help you navigate the organization, you will be given a mentor from outside of your immediate department. This person will be positioned to provide you with objective advice and guidance on your career development.

How will you fulfill your Potentail

  • You will be working with a team of highly capable, experienced engineers, in an open and meritocratic environment. Healthy discussions and consensus-building are encouraged and appreciated.
  • You will gain technical expertise and business knowledge, and will apply them to deliver real-world solutions for the business. Deep analysis of client activity and in-depth business intelligence is key driver for business push to grow the equity derivatives business in the region.Your contribution will play a big role in delivering on this vision.
  • You will build relationships with colleagues from various parts of the firm, from Trading, Sales, Structuring, Operations, and many other teams over the course of your career.
  • You will learn how Goldman Sachs work and conduct a complex business such as Derivatives.


Job Summary & Responsibilities

The Private Investors Product Group (PIPG) is part of the Securities Division and focuses on the creation, market making, distribution and trading of securitized & OTC derivatives and structured funds. PIPG Strats are responsible for expanding automated Quoting/Execution channels to participate new business opportunities and improving Pricing/Risk platform/workflow for maximum efficiency. The candidate will focus more on the risk/pricing part, rather than infra.

Basic Qualifications
  • Strong analytical and programming skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to self- motivate, multi task and work independently

Preferred Qualifications
  • Work experience in related field


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