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Goldman Sachs & Co. Associate - RSK4532851 in Jersey City, New Jersey


Associate with Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC in Jersey City, NJ.

Work Schedule: 40 hours per week (9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.)


Duties:Associate with Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC in Jersey City, NJ.Understand financial pricing & risk models including the analysis of pricing and risk model outputs to evaluate, explain and justify measure appropriateness or new features in the Firm’s risk profile. Identify and manage root cause issues in risk measurement framework model and software components and escalate and present findings and solutions to senior management team. Design, develop and maintain controls ensuring completeness and accuracy of measures. Operate as the authoritative publisher of independent risk measurements and publish risk measurement reports to Firm’s internal and external governing bodies. Interact and liaise with groups such as market risk modelers, technology, investing businesses and product controllers to understand and explain the results of calculations. Interact with the Firm’s internal governing bodies such as Risk Committees and executive members of the Firm and external governing bodies, such as external regulators and industry bodies. Design and enhance market risk data review models and data report infrastructures to manage large dataset and intensive queries on proprietary platforms. Research and develop creative features to capture, explain and present market risks. Engage in automation engineering to increase control, reduce operational risks & costs and enhance the Firm’s measurement timeliness & availability for self-awareness of significant market risks. Maintain and enhance system development controls and data management controls and efficiency. Design tests to monitor the performance of the calculation models and their implementation on an ongoing basis. Test, develop & integrate process flows and documentation for new quantitative measures. Provide and maintain documentation and ensure risk management framework and process adhere to governance standards. Lead projects and project teams to deliver improvements in the Firm’s risk management platform & processes. Engage in Goldman Sachs Group risk metric review and calculations; develop specific knowledge of asset management business to design and develop risk review and control platforms for asset management. Maintain and enhance Goldman Sachs Group risk management data models and data review processes.

Job Requirements:Master’s degree (U.S. or foreign equivalent) in Mathematics, Mathematics in Finance, Financial Engineering, or a related quantitative discipline, with two (2) years of experience in the job offered or in a related quantitative risk analysis position or a Bachelor’s degree (U.S. or foreign equivalent) in Mathematics, Mathematics in Finance, Financial Engineering, or a related quantitative discipline, with four (4) years of experience in the job offered or in a related quantitative risk analysis position. Prior experience must include two (2) years of experience (if Master’s) or four (4) years of experience (if Bachelor’s) with: Object oriented and/or functional languages, such as C, C++, Java, or Python; Microsoft Office suite, including Outlook, PowerPoint and advanced EXCEL functions (including VBA); Applying knowledge of hedge fund and mutual fund industry and associated regulation rules and reporting, such as Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) or Form Private Fund (Form PF); Financial products and valuation techniques, financial markets, relationships with financial products and financial institutions. Independently assessing risk profiles managed by a financial services firm and providing detailed analysis to internal stakeholders; Numerical algorithms, including statistics and time series analysis; Control processes, including Systems Development Life Cycle, validation of data accuracy; Articulating (verbally and in writing) complex financial and mathematical concepts to stakeholders; Working concurrently on multiple projects with tight time constraints; and Working independently, and in a team, to evaluate process risks and implement solutions to further understand the risk profiles managed by a financial services firm.


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., 2019. All rights reserved Goldman Sachs is an equal employment/affirmative action employer Female/Minority/Disability/Vet.

Location(s)US-NJ-Jersey City

Job ID2019-57808

Schedule TypeFull Time





Business UnitRisk Engineering

Employment TypeEmployee