Risk-DALLAS-Associate-Software Engineering at Goldman Sachs (Dallas, TX)

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About Goldman Sachs
The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a bank holding company and a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. We provide a wide range of services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial investors, governments, non-profit organizations and high net worth individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in London, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Singapore, Dallas, Bengaluru, Mumbai and other major financial centers around the world.

Risk Division: Risk Engineering | Analytics & Reporting
Analytics & Reporting is a group within Risk Engineering in the Risk Division of Goldman Sachs. The group is responsible for reviewing, publishing, explaining, analyzing & communicating the firm's risk & capital metrics.

More broadly, Risk Engineering is a multidisciplinary group of quantitative experts who are the authoritative producers of independent risk & capital metrics for the firm. Risk Engineering, as a whole, is responsible for designing, implementing, executing, reviewing, interpreting, explaining and communicating risk & capital metrics used to independently ensure the firm adheres to its Risk Appetite and maintains the appropriate amount of Risk Capital.

For further context, Risk Engineering is organized into the following subgroups:
  • Analytics & Reporting
  • Risk Strategists
  • Risk Applications Platform & Data (RAPD)
  • Risk Architecture

Analytics & Reporting (A&R) is seeking Analyst / Associate candidates for a risk manager role with an aptitude for creative use of technology, a quantitative disposition and strong communication skills with an affinity for constructing engaging narratives.
A&R are responsible for reviewing, publishing, interpreting and communicating the firm's independent and authoritative risk & capital measures, which includes:
  • Developing & maintaining engaging approaches to share curated risk insights through interactive dashboard tools.
  • Enhancing and managing processes that quantify, review, explain & convey insight for risk & capital measurements for a large, diverse set of financial products or activities covering the whole Firm. Either on an activity by activity basis or in aggregate.
    • This involves developing and utilizing tools & signals to assist understanding risk & capital metrics, at varying levels of aggregation across the Firm, in order to discover insight while ensuring metrics continue to operate in line with intent.
  • Understanding financial & non-financial risk to evaluate, explain and justify features observed in the Firm's risk data.
  • Automation engineering to improve control, reduce operational risks & costs and enhance the Firm's metric timeliness & availability increasing awareness of significant risks
  • Testing, developing & integrating new/updated workflows and documentation
  • Providing independent risk & capital metric process consulting for new or existing business activities in the Firm.
  • Liaising with groups such as Modelers/Strats, Technologists, Trading & Investing businesses, Operations & Controllers to understand & explain observations in Risk data.
  • Coordinating with firm internal governing bodies such as Risk Committees and executive members of the firm
  • Interacting with firm external governing bodies such as external regulators and industry bodies

Qualifications, Skills & Aptitude
Eligible candidates are preferred to have the following skills and aptitude:
  • Entrepreneurial, creative, self-motivated and team-orientated
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Masters or Bachelors degree in a quantitative discipline such as mathematics, physics, econometrics or engineering.
  • Practical knowledge of mathematics and numerical algorithms, including statistics and time series analysis.
  • Experience with, or keen interest to develop expertise in, programming skills with various languages such as Python, HTML, Javascript and/or C++.
  • Experience with, or keen interest to develop expertise in, development of risk analytics, interpretation & productivity tools for cultivating insights into risk & capital metric data.
In performing the job function, you will have the following opportunities:
  • Work in a dynamic & highly creative teamwork and consensus-orientated environment
  • Exposure to industry leading market data, pricing and risk & capital models for all activities the Firm engages in.
  • Exposure to challenging quantitative problems such as modeling risks for derivatives, large scale Monte-Carlo simulations across the firm and advanced approximation techniques for risk measurements.
  • Exposure to large volumes of data (a.k.a 'Big Data') and the tools & techniques to interact with, and determine meaningful interpretations of, such data.
  • Development of quantitative and programming skills
  • Development of economic, financial product and market knowledge.
  • Engagement in critical internal risk management activities, and provision of data to both internal and external clients & Firm governing bodies
  • Opportunities to work with senior members of the Firm and a wide variety of groups across all areas of the Firm.

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 .

We're committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with special needs or disabilities during our recruiting process. Learn more: https:// www.goldmansachs.com/careers/footer/disability-statement.html

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Goldman Sachs is an equal employment/affirmative action employer Female/Minority/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
More Information on Goldman Sachs
Goldman Sachs operates in the Fintech industry. The company is located in New York, NY. Goldman Sachs was founded in 2022. It has 67118 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 140 open jobs at Goldman Sachs, click here.
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