Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate


We are looking for a highly-motivated individual with a passion for markets who is looking to challenge themselves in a fast paced and dynamic environment. The successful candidate will be empowered to be commercial and help drive profitability for Structured Credit Trading desk through generation of trade ideas and delivery of client solutions.
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.HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL
Structured Credit Trading (SCT) is involved in sourcing and deploying secured funding on a variety of asset classes, illiquid credit trading, secondary market making in securitizations and structured finance assets, and structuring and placement of primary issuances with investors globally.
Based in Hong Kong, SCT is seeking an Analyst trader to support and partner with the global team across a broad range of key initiatives and overall desk activities and transactions, research and quantitative modeling in credit space (primarily structured finance and exotic credit).  
Key  Responsibilities:
Suport experienced team-mates in monitoring and risk-managing the exposures in the Global Funding Book from existing trades and from potential transactions, including to Credit, FX, Rates, Funding risks
Source, originate and identify potential opportunities with Investment Banking Division (IBD) and credit sales across New York, EMEA and Asia
Be involved in a high volume of exotics trading, hedging, pricing suggestions in line with Firm policy and with an emphasis on protecting the Firm’s risk exposures
Partner with team-mates to estimate daily gains and losses made by the desk based on market moves and underlying risks and reconcile the estimated gains/losses with desk controllers on a daily basis
Support team-mates with analysis of credit quality of structured transactions
Work integrally with the global structured credit trading desk and work with ongoing live transactions
Be flexible to work on a wide variety of different trade types at the same time, with attention to detail and quantitative rigour
Understand the Firm’s funding books and propose funding optimization opportunities in conjunction with Trading and Quant Strategies team across regions
Basic Qualifications
A bachelor’s degree in science or engineering or equivalent qualification with an excellent academic record
Ideally 1-2 years of relevant trading experience with leading financial institutions or international trading firms
Quantitative aptitude
Highly analytical with ability to deliver under pressure
Ability to collaborative with a wide range of stakeholders with strong communication skills in English
Solid work ethics with high levels of motivation
Entrepreneurial and collaborativeThe 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.

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