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GBM - Private Dept-Salt Lake City-Associate-Risk Governance

Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs

Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

Job Description

Platform Developer – Equities SMM Strats

Level: Associate

YOUR IMPACT

In SMM, our strats own the business, rather than only supporting it. As a systematic trading group, we aim to leverage best-in-class technology and quantitative approaches to produce scalable and repeatable returns across the assets we trade, as well as innovation in how the division provides liquidity to our client franchise. We are looking for a core platform developer in London, with a passion for using technology to drive commercial results, to focus on building our equities systematic market making business. The team structure is designed to embrace hybrid skillsets across software development, quantitative research and trading.

OUR IMPACT - GLOBAL MARKETS

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.

SYSTEMATIC MARKET MAKING – Equities

Equities SMM is a systematic market making business covering European equities, equity futures and ETFs. As an automated trading business, SMM manages both the financial and operational risks of this business.

SMM focuses on providing liquidity to clients, primarily via electronic channels, in equities, futures and ETFs. Our mission is to grow the franchise, increase innovation across the division, generate standalone revenues and run the business in a truly systematic fashion such that required human involvement/intervention scales sub-linearly with the number/volume of products we trade or clients we serve.

ROLE RESPONSIBILITES

  • Developing a cutting-edge core platform for automated ETF/Index Futures quoting, fair value modelling, risk management and hedging algorithms for Equities SMM.
  • Building best in class Index/ETF investment algorithms for our client franchise.
  • Providing operational support for the trading system.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE’RE LOOKING FOR

  • Understanding the regulatory and supervisory environment and demonstrate ownership of our obligations and responsibilities under this.
  • Strong academic background in Computer Science or an analytical field such as Mathematics, Physics, Engineering.
  • Strong software engineering background.
  • Experience building Java and/or C++ based systems in a Linux environment is a plus but not required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Relevant markets/securities/trading experience is a plus but not required.