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Goldman Sachs & Co. AMD - Investment Grade Portfolio Construction Specialist - Analyst/Associate - Bengaluru in Bengaluru, Indiana


Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) delivers innovative investment solutions through a global, multi-product platform that offers clients the advantages that come with working with a large firm, while maintaining the benefits of a boutique. GSAM is one of the pre-eminent investment management organizations globally. Critical to the success of GSAM is our ability to leverage a global team of talented professionals to define solutions and lead change across the operational infrastructure.


Divisional Overview

Asset Management Division (AMD) provides investment management services and offers investment products across all major asset classes to a diverse set of institutional and individual clients. Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) is one of the world’s leading investment managers, with investment and advisory solutions spanning asset classes 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.

Role Overview

GSAM Fixed Income, that sits within the overall Asset Management Division, is a global leader among Fixed Income managers and has been managing Fixed Income assets for more than 25 years. The Global Corporate Credit team is one of the largest teams in GSAM Fixed Income. The team helps investors to identify market inefficiencies and generate consistent risk-adjusted performance across the credit spectrum. Global Investment Grade Credit strategies employ a fundamental research-driven approach combined with top-down portfolio construction that is grounded in analysis and disciplined risk management. The team manages approximately US$200bn of Investment Grade Corporate bonds in dedicated as well as multi-strategy portfolios for a diverse client base.

Responsibilities and Qualifications

The portfolio construction specialist will be an integral part of the Investment Grade team. She / he / they willwork closely with portfolio managers, traders, research analysts and other portfolio construction specialists in order to facilitate the ongoing construction of investment grade portfolios and contribute to achieving our clients’ goals.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Work with portfolios managers to help implement current investment views across accounts with varying objectives and constraints

  • Create and maintain a robust process to evaluate portfolio characteristics (e.g. beta, carry, curve positioning) and account consistency; perform analyses on trade-offs and make recommendations to portfolio managers

  • Monitor portfolio attribution on a regular basis and do deep dives as needed

  • Develop analytics and help to design new tools that support portfolio construction, including user testing of new tools and ensuring data integrity of existing tools

  • Employ and further develop optimization processes to facilitate optimal portfolio construction

  • Perform topical analyses as market and client opportunities arise

  • Prepare materials for portfolio construction focused discussions

Qualifications and Preferred Skillset:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent required. CFA study or quantitative background preferred.

  • Very strong quantitative and analytical skills, with excellent attention to detail.

  • Knowledge and understanding of Fixed Income and Credit markets

  • Experience with or understanding of portfolio construction, trading or risk management techniques is preferred

  • Highly motivated with the ability to work independently as well as thrive within a fast-paced team environment

  • Curious individual with strong critical thinking skills who enjoys problem-solving


ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHSAt 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’re committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with special needs or disabilities during our recruiting process. Learn more:

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Job ID2021-72094

Schedule TypeFull Time




DivisionConsumer and Wealth Management

Business UnitPortfolio Management

Employment TypeEmployee