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CIMD - Fundamental Equity and Direct Alternatives Strats - Associate - Bengaluru
at Goldman Sachs
- Job ID
- Schedule Type
- Full Time
- Engineering, Quant/Strats
- Business Unit
- FE & Direct Alts Strats
- Employment Type
MORE ABOUT THIS JOB
CONSUMER AND INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT DIVISION (CIMD)
The Consumer and Investment Management Division includes Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM), Private Wealth Management (PWM) and our Consumer business (Marcus by Goldman Sachs). We provide asset management, wealth management and banking expertise to consumers and institutions around the world. CIMD partners with various teams across the firm to help individuals and institutions navigate changing markets and take control of their financial lives.
Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) delivers innovative investment solutions through a global, multi-product platform that offers clients the advantages that come with working with a large firm, while maintaining the benefits of a boutique. GSAM is one of the pre-eminent investment management organizations globally. Critical to the success of GSAM is our ability to leverage a global team of talented professionals to define solutions and lead change across the operational infrastructure.
Within the Consumer and Investment Management Division, strategists (also known as ‘Strats’) play important roles in research, valuation, portfolio design and construction, surveillance and risk management analytics. A strategist will apply quantitative and analytical methods to come up with solutions that are accurate, robust and scalable. Strat team members will assume responsibility for the developed analytics, and are given ample opportunity to provide creative solutions and develop novel analytical methods. The daily interactions with other team members across geographies demands an ability to communicate clearly about complex financial, business, and mathematical concepts.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS
Job Summary & Responsibilities
GSAM Fundamental Equity and Direct Alternatives are investment teams that invest in Global Equities and Equity-related derivatives across all sectors utilizing a fundamental security selection process based on in depth research.
A strategist within GSAM Fundamental Equity and Direct Alternatives will apply both Data Science techniques and other quantitative methods to develop investment and risk management analytics that will be used in researching investment theses and portfolio management.
- Outstanding background in a quantitative discipline (eg mathematics)
- Experience in statistics, data science, machine learning and predictive modelling.
- Programming expertise (e.g. C++, Python, R, Matlab)
- Strong general and technical communication skills, with an ability to effectively articulate complex financial and mathematical concepts
- Creativity and problem-solving skills
- Ability to work independently and in a team environment
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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