Global Portfolio Solutions (GPS) Strat - CIMD Engineering Global Portfolio Solutions (GPS) Strat - CIMD  …

Goldman Sachs
in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
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Goldman Sachs
in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Global Portfolio Solutions (GPS) Strat - CIMD Engineering
The Consumer and Investment Management Division includes Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM), Private Wealth Management (PWM) and our Consumer business (Marcus by Goldman Sachs). We provide asset management, wealth management and banking expertise to consumers and institutions around the world. CIMD partners with various teams across the firm to help individuals and institutions navigate changing markets and take control of their financial lives.

Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) is one of the world's leading investment managers. GSAM provides institutional and individual investors with investment and advisory solutions, with strategies spanning asset classes, industries, and geographies. We help our clients navigate today's dynamic markets, and identify the opportunities that shape their portfolios and long-term investment goals. We extend these global capabilities to the world's leading pension plans, sovereign wealth funds, central banks, insurance companies, financial institutions, endowments, foundations, individuals and family offices.

What We Do

Global Portfolio Solutions (GPS) is a multi-asset class investing group that sits within the Investment Management Division. It designs and develops comprehensive investment management solutions customized to meet the investment objectives and relevant constraints of clients. These solutions bring together state-of-the-art techniques for multi-asset portfolio design and implementation and reflect proprietary research and analytics conducted by the GPS team. With investment professionals across the globe, GPS invests or advises on assets for some of the world's leading corporations, sovereign wealth funds, pension plans, governments, financial institutions, endowments, foundations, and family offices

Your Impact

The successful candidate would become a member of the Strategist Team within GPS, responsible for the research and design of multi-asset class portfolios. This role is highly analytical, focusing on researching, developing, investing, and communicating customized asset allocation and portfolio construction solutions for clients.
GPS Strategists collaborate with Portfolio Managers, Traders, and Sales professionals to analyze portfolios, create investment algorithms, and build pricing models and risk management tools for a broad set of instruments across global financial markets. They also work with institutional clients to understand and analyze investment needs, portfolios (including those employing external managers) and investment strategies. The work involves developing a thorough understanding of the full range of investment products and strategies, an ability to capture the characteristics of those investments in mathematical models and the creation of infrastructure to make those analyses reusable and scalable across our businesses.


The strat vice president will assume responsibility for the development of quantitative methods in our investment process. Team members are given ample opportunity to devise creative solutions driven by novel analytical methods that drive our investment process forward. Area of focus for the vice president position will be to help build out our managed account platform. Emphasis is placed on integrating a glide path solution into a holistic managed account platform and financial advice engine. To navigate the daily interactions with other GPS team members, clear and concise communication of the financial, business, and mathematical concepts under consideration is essential.

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor or masters level qualification in a quantitative discipline
  • At least five years of work experience in financial markets
  • Proven understanding of the defined contribution and managed account eco systems
  • Strong mathematical and analytical skills
  • Desire and ability to create innovative solutions to commercial challenges
  • Programming expertise, ability to transform concepts and ideas into scalable and robust software
  • Excellent communication skills
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience building out managed account platforms and solutions
  • Experience carrying out system integration with plan administrators
  • Experience with quantitative techniques in multi-horizon optimization


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 .

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