Securities, Prime Services Strats Dev, Associate/VP, London



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

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: Client Analytics, Securities Lending & Funding, and Risk. This position is for a Client Analytics Dev Strat role. In this engineering and entrepreneurial role, we build and maintain large scale applications including first principles PnL models, Balances, market analysis, sales tools for projections and tracking and various other tools that help in improving business of the division. While organized in different teams and locations, we pride ourselves in our teamwork across the globe to find solutions that help our business grow across all regions. Our team members have a wide variety of engineering, quantitative, academic and cultural backgrounds. This diversity helps us to find innovative solutions for our complex business problems.

Your impact

If you are looking for a high impact position allowing you to fully leverage your strong engineering, programming and communication skills, then our team is the ideal opportunity for you.

You will work closely with engineering teams across Strats and technology, business areas across Sales, Finance, and client services within and outside the Prime Services business. You will establish and build-on partnerships with colleagues across the Securities Division and the Finance Division. You will enjoy a widely scoped role that rewards multi-tasking, initiative and strong execution. You will be working on cutting edge technologies relating to data, web and analytics to solve complex business problems and you will also have a direct impact on key revenue streams in Equities and Prime Services business.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

Responsibilities

As a member of this team, you will be expected to have strong engineering and analytical skills with a flair for learning and understanding of equities markets. You will work on Client Analytics systems for managing first principles PnL across all product lines, Web applications and services for delivering revenue and balances metrics to sales, senior management; Analyzing market share across client base; building platforms to manage sales targets, client requirements, trend analysis; work on cutting edge technologies to manage large scale data and provide best in class solutions. You will spend time understanding the trade flows and business, and implement logic to automate them. At the same time, you will implement new or enhance existing models/tools to enable new activity, onboard new flows and clients.

Who We Look For

Basic Qualifications

  • Strong academic background in Computer Science / Engineering / Physics / Mathematics.
  • Strong programming skills in C, C++, Java, Python or equivalent language
  • Strong knowledge of data structures, algorithms and design patterns
  • Strong knowledge in database/data warehousing technologies such as ASE/Oracle/IQ
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a global team and deliver strategic results in a timely fashion
  • Comfortable working on multiple projects, demonstrating initiative and showing commercial impact


Preferred Qualifications

  • 3 or more years of programming experience
  • Web development experience using AngularJS/JavaScript is a plus
  • Experience in load testing and performance optimizations is a plus
  • High performance & throughput server side programming is a plus
  • Knowledge of the Prime Brokerage and/or Securities Lending business is ideal but not mandatory
  • Knowledge of Financial Mathematics & Quantitative understanding of statistics and probability a plus
  • Equities market experience


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.

ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

The Goldman Sachs Group 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.

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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