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Quantitative Engineer - EQ Prime Services Desk Strats

54,370 P.A. ?
Fleet Street
Goldman Sachs



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.

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 Client Analytics area.

In this engineering and entrepreneurial role, we build and maintain large scale web-based 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.

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;
  • Analyse market share across client base; build web based 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.
  • Implement new or enhance existing models/tools to help identify new business opportunities, provide market insights, and streamline the workflow of our sales functions.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Strong engineering and analytical skills.
  • Strong academic background in Computer Science / Engineering / Physics / Mathematics.
  • Strong programming skills in C, C++, Java, Python, JavaScript or equivalent language
  • Web development experience using AngularJS or similar JS frameworks
  • Strong knowledge of data structures, algorithms and design patterns
  • Strong knowledge in database/data warehousing technologies such as ASE/Oracle/IQ
  • Strong 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:

  • 2 or more years of programming experience
  • Experience in load testing and performance optimizations is a plus
  • High performance & throughput server side programming is a plus


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