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FICC Commod Desk Strats, Analyst/Associate - Singapore

Location: Singapore
Company: Goldman Sachs
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In Goldman Sachs Quantitative Strategists are at the cutting edge of our businesses, solving real-world problems through a variety of analytical methods. Working in close collaboration with traders and sales. their invaluable quantitative perspectives on complex financial and technical challenges power our business decisions.

We are a team of desk strategists who work to transform the FICC and Equity Derivatives businesses by developing state-of-the-art risk management systems. The team is in charge of risk analytics, platforms and computations providing trading desks with the key information they need to be able to perform their market making and hedging functions. We interact closely with traders as well as other teams to build cutting edge systems capable of giving a competitive advantage.


Role Responsibilities

  • Develop cutting edge risk management capabilities, providing fast and reliable tools for different desks and businesses.
  • Perform systematic and quantitative analysis of different markets and implementing the most optimal risk calculations accordingly.
  • Work closely with trading and providing support for our risk management systems.
  • Be involved with all stages of the software development life cycle with a range of technologies, and collaborate closely with engineering teams who support the underlying infrastructure and frameworks.

Basic Qualifications

  • Excellent academic record in a relevant quantitative field such as physics, mathematics, statistics, engineering or computer science.
  • Strong programming skills in an object oriented or functional paradigm such as C++, Java or Python.
  • 2-4 years of experience in finance or a cutting edge technology company.
  • Self-starter with strong self-management skills, ability to manage multiple priorities and work in a high-pressure environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in building risk management systems (irrespective of asset class).
  • Previous quantitative or technical role working on or with a derivatives trading desk (irrespective of asset class)


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

We’re committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with special needs or disabilities during our recruiting process. Learn more:

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