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Associate Quantitative Strategist - Wealth Management Strats - Asset & Wealth Management

Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs

Accounting & Finance
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

Job Description

Asset & Wealth Management – Associate Quantitative Strategist in Wealth Management Strats

Our quantitative strategists are at the cutting edge of our business and solve real-world problems through a variety of analytical methods. As a member of our team, you will utilize your training in mathematics, programming, and logical thinking to build quantitative models that drive success in our business. Your problem-solving talents and aptitude for innovation will help define your contributions and enable you to find solutions to a broad range of problems, in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.


As a strategist on our Wealth Management Strats team, you will work closely with various teams including Goldman Sachs Private Bank, risk management, portfolio management and marketing, and fraud strategy. You will combine quantitative techniques and industry knowledge to build best in class models and tools that streamline risk management, detect fraud at scale, enable optimized data-driven business decision making, and optimize profitability.

Responsibilities include:

  • Product pricing: Streamline processes and improve model driven product pricing, inclusive of firm specific profitability constraints
  • Funding optimization: Design quantitative models to help understand and efficiently deploy the value of the bank’s deposits business
  • Risk Management: Develop quantitative models and tools to manage risk, such as refining rate-sensitive prepayment models and enhancing counterparty credit risk measurements.
  • Scenario analysis: Build models to project the impact of various stress scenarios on the balance sheet & revenue and help manage the bank by informing the firm’s capital adequacy under stress
  • Machine Learning: Developing and deploying ML models for fraud and anomaly detection as well as business workflows enhancement
  • Deliver risk metrics and quantitative analytics non-financial risks across wealth management
  • Building and maintaining robust and systematic risk management tools and reporting

About Goldman Sachs Wealth Management

Across Wealth Management, Goldman Sachs helps empower clients and customers around the world to reach their financial goals. Our advisor-led wealth management businesses provide financial planning, investment management, banking, and comprehensive advice to a wide range of clients, including ultra-high net worth and high net worth individuals, as well as family offices, foundations and endowments, and corporations and their employees. Our consumer business provides digital solutions for customers to better spend, borrow, invest, and save. Across Wealth Management, our growth is driven by a relentless focus on our people, our clients and customers, and leading-edge technology, data, and design.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor, Masters or Ph.D. in a quantitative or engineering field, e.g. mathematics, physics, quantitative finance, computational finance, computer science, engineering
  • 1-3 years of experience in the job offered or related quantitative financial modeling and software development positions
  • Programming and mathematical skills are required
  • Creativity, problem-solving skills, and ability to communicate complex ideas to a variety of audiences
  • A self-starter, should have ability to work independently as well as thrive in a team environment

Preferred qualifications:

  • Excellent understanding of machine learning techniques and algorithms, such as gradient boosting decision trees, random forests, etc., is a plus
  • Experience with building models using common data science toolkits, i.e., Python (Pandas, NumPy, Scikit-learn) and Spark
  • Previous work experience in: Utilizing statistical methods, including time-series and regression analysis; programming in object-oriented languages for efficient model implementations; manipulating data sets using relational databases and SQL
  • Previous work experience in: Developing bank loan and deposit pricing models and tools/models for risk management.


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