Goldman Sachs & Co. Securities, Equities, Exotics Strats, Analyst/Associate, Hong Kong in Hong Kong, Hong Kong



Job Summary & Responsibilities 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.

As a strat who sits in the Securities Division, you will play an integral role on the trading floor. You may create cutting-edge derivative pricing models and empirical models to provide insight into market behavior, or develop automated trading algorithms for the firm and its clients. You might be involved in analyzing exposures and structuring transactions to meet client needs, or involved in designing and developing complex parallel computing architectures, electronic trading tools, and advanced algorithms. Throughout the Securities Division, strats are using quantitative and technological techniques to solve complex business problems.

The Equities Structured Products desk trades a wide range of OTC and Notes products, making markets in hybrid payoffs, callables, barriers, multi asset options, systematic trading strategies, Notes linked to single or multiple equities, and Notes linked to multiple asset classes. Strats work alongside trading and sales in developing new products and finding tailored solutions to client needs. In particular, Strats are responsible for developing and implementing models to price and risk manage derivatives, and implementing workflow tools and analytics to improve the desk efficiency and gain market share.


  • Implementing and improving pricing and models used for traded products

  • Implementing and improving risk management of existing and new derivatives products

  • Providing and supporting the risk management tools for those products

  • Supporting and maintaining the trading system

  • Identify opportunities to improve trading efficiency through automation and analysis

  • Optimizing the existing code base for speed and efficiency


Basic Qualifications

  • Strong academic background in a relevant field - Computer Science, Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Finance

  • Strong programming background in a structured language (C, C++, Java, etc.)

  • Ability to work in a fast moving environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Basic knowledge of Financial Mathematics

  • Good programming experience Goldman Sachs is an equal opportunity employer


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.

© The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., 2017. All rights reservedGoldman Sachs is an equal employment/affirmative action employer Female/Minority/Disability/Vet.

Location(s)HK-Hong Kong

Job ID2017-20534

Schedule TypeFull Time



RegionAsia Except Japan


Business UnitEQ Desk Strats

Employment TypeEmployee