Securities, Market Sales Strats, GS Techs, Analyst/Associate

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

YOUR IMPACT

As a strategist who sits in the Securities Division, you will play an integral role on the trading floor. You may create cutting-edge technical analysis models to provide insight into market behavior, or develop automated trading algorithms for the firm and its clients. You might be involved in analyzing trends and producing market content 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 use quantitative and technological techniques to solve complex business problems.

OUR IMPACT

GS Techs is the Technical Strategy group of the Goldman Sachs Securities Division. The team focuses on price action analysis of the Foreign Exchange, Commodity, Interest Rate and Equity Markets. It employs classic technical analysis tools with an overlay of Elliott Wave techniques to cultivate short-/medium-/long-term technically driven views/themes in developed and emerging markets. Short-term chart analysis is conducted to find tactical opportunities to position or hedge in line with these underlying themes. GS Techs works with a wide variety of asset and liability side clients across the three major regions; Americas, EMEA and Asia.

HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL

You will be asked to apply your quantitative and creative skills to develop and enhance models that are reliant on technical analysis, back-testing and optimization. These models may be used in client facing and internally distributed publications. You will also help automate the workflow by developing systematic quantitative solutions to drive efficiency in the production of content for clients internally and externally.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE'RE LOOKING FOR

Basic Qualifications

  • BS/MS/PhD degree in a STEM/quantitative field
  • Strong software development skills
  • Excellent communication/writing skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiar and willing to learn about technical analysis
  • Project/work experience in quantitative finance
  • Ability to work autonomously, think creatively and have a problem-solving attitude

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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