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Global Markets Strats Summer Analyst Program

At Goldman Sachs, we connect people, capital and ideas to help solve problems for our clients. We are a leading global financial services firm providing investment banking, securities and investment management services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals.

Goldman Sachs is a world leader in developing quantitative and technological solutions to complex business problems. Working side by side with the firms’ trading, sales and investment management professionals, our quantitative and technical professionals use their training to devise trade strategies, advise clients on transactions, develop analytical market tools, model diverse market scenarios and structure financing solutions. As a front office Strat, you’ll have the opportunity to have an immediate impact on how GS is internally operating its sales, trading and financing business. Based on financial market dynamics and deep dives into companies, you will use quantitative skills to provide scalable and efficient technological or financial solutions to both internal teams and external clients.

Learn more about Global Markets visit the careers website:

https://www.goldmansachs.com/careers/divisions/global-markets/index.html or join us at an upcoming event

Q&A Panel with the ANZ Global Markets team on July 1st register here by June 29 here: https://recruiting360.avature.net/candidates

Our Summer Analyst Program is a ten-week summer internship for students from late November to February. You will be fully immersed in the day-to-day activities of one of our divisions.

As a participant, you will;

  • Attend orientation where you’ll learn about our culture, as well as the benefits and responsibilities of being a member of the firm
  • Receive division-specific training designed to help you succeed
  • Have the opportunity to work on real responsibilities alongside fellow interns and our people

Successful Summer Analysts may be invited back to join our New Analyst program in a full time position.

Candidates will have the opportunity to use their technical background in a range of market functions across a variety of asset classes to meet our clients’ needs. Utilising established development tools alongside proprietary technology, candidates will develop tools and analyse data based on topical market activity or private company revenue data, and present this to clients and internal sales, trading and financing teams. We look for creative collaborators with a strong quantitative background and intellectual curiosity who will thrive in a fast-paced global environment.

Summer Analysts in the Global Markets typically will;

  • research trends
  • summarise research papers
  • compile pitches for clients on events, data releases and investment ideas
  • work with the desk to develop and draft trade ideas
  • be given projects to develop your understanding of financial instruments (eg. rates swaps, FX forwards)
  • assist with daily task such as preparation of sales notes
  • making graphs using various internal and external tools

What we look for

A core requirement of this role is to be able to closely tie a technical skillset to furthering the financial interests of Goldman Sachs and its clients, and we are hence seeking candidates which can demonstrate and want to further advance a hybrid skillset between their technical background and finance. In this role candidates will be able and required to rapidly develop knowledge about financial market operations, and the necessary skillset to be a technical finance professional. Whilst not required, relevant pre-existing experience should be highlighted as evidence of a candidates interest in the space.

  • A keen interest and/or experience in analysing and/or trading in macro/micro financial markets.
  • A technical background or skillset in Computer Science, Applied Maths, Statistics, Engineering, or similar field.
  • Penultimate year student, or BS/MS or PhD
  • Ability to solve complex problems with elegant solutions, and subsequently breakdown the analysis in simple terms to any audience
  • Some programming experience which can be leveraged in technical tasks and to learn Goldman Sachs' proprietary programming and risk management platform
  • Finance-related qualification at University or other financial experience
  • Undertaken projects in time series analysis, statistics, data mining, numerical analysis techniques
  • Strong interpersonal skills, drive and ownership

Qualities we look for:

  • excellent communication & interpersonal skills
  • strong sense of teamwork
  • commitment to excellence
  • leadership
  • intellectual curiosity, passion and self-driven
  • integrity, ethical standards and sound judgment
  • thrive in a fast paced environment where multitasking and time management are essential
  • comfortable working with numbers
  • passion for markets

How to apply

Submit your CV, cover letter and most recent academic transcript via our online application form at www.goldmansachs.com/careers

  1. Select 'Apply' under the ‘Students’ section
  2. Select ’Apply Now’
  3. Select ‘Summer Analyst/Summer Associate’ from the position listings
  4. Click ‘Apply’
  5. If you have not applied previously, please enter your details to register or if you have applied to Goldman Sachs previously login using your email address and password
  6. Enter the following on the ‘Position Preference’ page
  • Recruiting Year: 2022
  • Position: Summer Analyst/Summer Associate
  • Program: Summer Analyst
  • Division: Global Markets
  • You can apply to up to three locations and divisions

Please ensure all information submitted is accurate before finalising your application. Applications can’t be edited once submitted

Closed 4 months ago
Closed 4 months ago
  • Job type:Internships
  • Disciplines:

    Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics

  • Work rights:

    Australian Working Visa, Australian Skilled

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  • Locations:

    Sydney

  • Closing Date:27th Jul 2021, 1:59 pm

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