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Risk-Bengaluru-Vice President-Quantitative Engineering

Goldman Sachs Bengaluru, Karnataka (Onsite) Full-Time

The Risk division is responsible for credit, market and operational risk, model risk, independent liquidity risk, and insurance throughout the firm.

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global financial services firm providing investment banking, securities and investment management services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments, and high-net-worth individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in London, Frankfurt, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Irving, and other major financial centers around the world. 

RISK ENGINEERING

Risk Engineering, which is part of the Risk Division, is a central part of the Goldman Sachs risk management framework, with primary responsibility to provide robust metrics, data-driven insights, and effective technologies for risk management.  Risk Engineering is staffed globally with offices including Dallas, New Jersey, New York, Salt Lake City, London, Warsaw, Bengaluru, Singapore, and Tokyo.  As a member of Risk Engineering, you will interface with a variety of divisions around the firm as well as the other regional offices.  The interaction with numerous departments and the diverse projects that ensue allow for a challenging, varied and multi-dimensional work environment.

Risk Engineering professionals are part of the value proposition of the firm and we balance our key functional responsibility of control with that of being commercial.  RE has strong traditions of risk management, client service excellence and career development opportunities for our people.  

Job Summary & Responsibilities

  • The Risk Economics Strats (RES) team is a central part of the Goldman Sachs risk management framework with primary responsibility for:
    • developing macroeconomic and financial scenarios for firm-wide scenario-based risk management.
    • developing and implementing statistical models for credit loss forecasting, business-as-usual risk management and regulatory stress testing requirements; and 
    • analyzing large datasets of risk metrics to extract valuable insights about the firm’s exposures. 
  • To fulfill these objectives, Risk Economics Strats interface with a wide array of divisional, finance and risk management groups across the firm. The cross-disciplinary nature of the projects that RES engages in makes for a challenging and multifaceted work environment.
  • RES professionals are part of the value proposition of the firm, and we balance our key functional responsibility of control and risk management with that of being commercial. RES has strong traditions of risk management, data analytics and career development opportunities for our people.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Research, develop and implement coding infrastructure and environment to facilitate analysis related to scenario development, portfolio idiosyncratic risk,  and credit loss impacts.
  • Understand, design, and implement models to capture different risk features critical for the estimation of credit loss impacts.
  • Apply statistical and machine learning techniques as required for risk management purposes.
  • Collaborate with other teams to understand different use-cases in order to develop and refine models.
  • Document loss forecasting, stressed capital models and methodologies for both internal and regulatory requirements.
  • Provide overall support to the team to meet requirements for regulatory stress-testing and business-as-usual risk management calculations.

Qualifications:

  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills with advanced degree in a quantitative discipline with hands on experience in handling data, model building and programming.
  • Ability to quickly learn and utilize quantitative modeling techniques.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills, strong communication and the ability to manage multiple assignments concurrently.
  • Any experience with building models for credit ratings , PD / LGD models and loss forecasting is an additional benefit.

Prior work experience:

  • At least 3-5 years of experience in financial modeling, loss fore-casting and business analytics related roles.
  • Experience with statistical techniques including segmentation, decision trees and other advanced risk predictive modeling methods.
  • Acquainted with statistical packages (Python, R, etc.) is required, elementary knowledge of data mining and data manipulation tools on big data platforms (Hadoop, Spark, etc.) will be preferred.
  • Strong writing, presentation, and communication skills; technical writing and documentation experience desired
  • Ability to manage multiple assignments concurrently across various stakeholders.
  • Ability to be operate independently with high degree of ownership and accountability.

ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

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:

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Goldman Sachs is an equal employment/affirmative action employer Female/Minority/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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