Securities, Equities, GSET APAC Quant Coverage, Analyst/Associate/VP, Tokyo/HK/Sydney

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • CDI, Plein-temps
  • Goldman Sachs International
  • 13 déc. 17 2017-12-13

Securities, Equities, GSET APAC Quant Coverage, Analyst/Associate/VP, Tokyo/HK/Sydney

The goal of this role is to provide seamless coverage for quant clients trading the APAC markets systematically. The role requires day to day coordination with stock loan, synthetics trading desk, technology, operations, sales teams regionally as well as globally. Some quant clients require sophisticated algo/TCA/liquidity coverage. The candidate is expected to learn the GS algos/TCA/liquidity offering and be able strengthen client relationship through coverage.

Furthermore, regulations around electronic trading globally continues to evolve. The candidate is required to work together with internal compliance to keep up to speed with such trends, and work together with various internal groups to adhere to new regulatory requirements. In addition to fluent English, Japanese language capability is preferred.


Goldman Sachs Electronic Trading (GSET) enables clients to execute trades directly through the Goldman Sachs (GS) trading infrastructure (rather than placing an order with a sales trader for execution by a trading desk). Direct Market Access (DMA) refers to clients placing orders on exchanges following an execution strategy they define themselves. GS also offers a suite of Algorithmic Trading strategies which clients can select to allow our algorithmic trading engine to target a specific execution benchmark on their behalf.

The team is responsible for selling, managing and developing the electronic trading capabilities of the firm's GSET Services.

Sales - Includes sales, marketing and acquisition. We pitch the full suite of electronically tradable products, including Equities, Futures, Options and Synthetics, and discuss the DMA and algorithmic trading execution channels. We work closely with the more traditional businesses within Equities, such as Cash Sales Trading, Program Trading and Prime Brokerage in order to target DMA and Algorithmic business from existing customers as well as the outright acquisition of new customers.
Coverage - Includes both sales trading and trading functions, providing client support and trading. The team has the same relationship management responsibilities as the traditional desks and act as execution consultants covering the Algorithmic trading strategies.


  • Ability to work quickly and efficiently in a fast pace environment
  • Knowledge in Equity products
  • Driven and goal-oriented, focused on success
  • Familiarity with Execution Management Systems, Order Routing, Algorithmic Trading and Transaction Cost Performance management.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proven experience working collaboratively, improving productivity, and implementing ideas

  • Financial knowledge
  • Knowledge of Asia, Europe or US equity market microstructure as well as regulatory landscape
  • Quant client knowledge a plus
  • Fluency in an Asian language a plus (first choice Japanese due to upcoming reg changes)

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