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Global Banking & Markets, Equity & Fund Derivatives Structuring, VP / Associate, London

Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs

London, UK
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

Job Description


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.

Equity & Fund Derivatives Structuring, in London

Structuring: front office role interacting with Trading, Sales, and Quantitative Research

What we do:

  • Design and price derivatives and structured products on equity, fund and hybrid underlying
  • Create content: thematic trade ideas, analyze GS model advantages, explore market dislocations
  • Liaise with quantitative research and trading on pricing model testing and development
  • This role has emphasis on innovation

Quality required

  • Quantitative: good knowledge of derivatives, with ideally some pricing experience on a structuring/trading desk. Programming experience is a +
  • Commercial: presentation skills to provide product expertise for client meetings

Qualifications and Skills

  • We are looking for an experienced profile with different quantitative and soft skills amongst
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills with a good understanding of derivatives (some experience on a Structuring/Trading desk is a plus)
  • Some taste for programming (Experience in Python/C++ is a plus)
  • Excellent academic background (Bachelor/Master level in quantitative fields such as (but not exclusively) Statistics, Econometrics, Operations Research, Computer Science, Financial Engineering, Physics)


At Goldman Sachs, we commit our people, capital and ideas to help our clients, shareholders and the communities we serve to grow. Founded in 1869, we are a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Headquartered in New York, we maintain offices around the world.

We believe who you are makes you better at what you do. We're committed to fostering and advancing diversity and inclusion in our own workplace and beyond by ensuring every individual within our firm has a number of opportunities to grow professionally and personally, from our training and development opportunities and firmwide networks to benefits, wellness and personal finance offerings and mindfulness programs. Learn more about our culture, benefits, and people at GS.com/careers.

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