Securities, FX Desk Strat, Associate, London
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
Are you passionate about solving complex quantitative problems with a real world impact? Do you have what it takes to research, develop and maintain systematic strategies and indices for investors in interest rates and currencies?
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 Currency Desk Strat team. The FX Desk Strat team works closely with FX traders, Sales and technology teams to develop front office pricing and risk management systems. The desk trades all FX products including spot, forwards, options, and exotic derivatives. The team is responsible for developing a wide range of advanced quantitative models, real-time risk platforms, data analytics related to business activity, and automated calibration/quoting models.
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE'RE LOOKING FOR
- 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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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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