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Neurodiversity Hiring Initiative - Lender Position Analyst

Specialisterne is Recruiting!

Specialisterne connects qualified neurodivergent candidates to employment opportunities in numerous industries and sectors in Canada and the US.

To apply, you will have experienced barriers getting and/or maintaining meaningful employment and identify with one of the following: 
  • Autism (including Asperger’s and PDD-NOS)
  • Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) or Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Learning Disability (e.g., dyslexia, dyscalculia, dysgraphia)
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Tourette Syndrome 

Specialisterne USA is proud to partner with Goldman Sachs on a Neurodiversity Hiring Initiative.
At Goldman Sachs, the crux of our efforts is a focus on cultivating and sustaining a diverse work environment and workforce, which is critical to meeting the unique needs of our diverse client base and the communities in which we operate.

Descriptions of the roles are provided below. Applications must be submitted in full no later than Sunday, June 11, 2023 at 11:00 PM EST.
Lender Position Analyst Intern
Goldman Sachs
10 Week Internship
July 2023
Dallas, TX (on-site)
8:00am-6:00pm Central Time

Are you looking to broaden your technical understanding of Bank Loans and Bank Loans Trading? You will have the opportunity to learn about Firm’s risk to loans trading & reconciliations as the Administrative Agent. The position includes helping drive the strategy of an evolving organization and partnering with stakeholders to meet the needs of the business to manage risk of multiple processes that span the life cycle of a loan trade. This includes regular interaction with various middle office teams and servicing teams, as well as technology, legal and compliance.

Operations is at the core of Goldman Sachs. For every trade agreed, every new product launched, or market entered, every transaction completed, it is Operations that enables business to flow. The Operations partners with all areas of the firm to deliver banking, sales and trading and asset management capabilities to clients around the world. Alongside this vital service delivery role, Operations provides essential risk management and control, preserving and enhancing the firm’s assets and its reputation. Operations span all product lines and markets.

The team is seeking a skilled professional who will provide business insights for data driven decisions. In this role, you will apply your quantitative, problem solving and client service skills to support the various business units and clients. You will also play a key role in suggesting and implementing process improvements for the team to mitigate risks and enhance the overall client experience.
Core Tasks:
In this job, employees:
  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of the bank loans trade lifecycle by interacting with the business, middle office, and engineering teams to work toward a shared goal
  • Leverage your innovative skills to identify ways to continually improve processes  
  • Mitigate risk for the firm and our clients by securely delivering data and insights to stakeholders
  • Partner with engineering and operations teams to develop scalable business processes to support our clients 
  • Develop BI solutions leveraging Alteryx, SQL, and Tableau

General Skills and Abilities 
  • Analytical, self-motivated, and detail-oriented with strong data processing skills
  • Ability to work within a high-risk environment to meet challenging deadlines and targets
  • Ability to communicate clearly with end users, development managers and other internal and external stakeholders

Digital/Technical Skills & Tools
Successful employees use the following:
  • Basic skill level with database query languages, such as SQL
  • Intermediate skill level with data visualization tools, such as Tableau
  • Intermediate skill level with low-code analytics tools, such as Alteryx

*How Specialisterne defines skill levels:
  1. Basic - I can do this in simple situations with close or extensive guidance
  2. Between Basic and Intermediate
  3. Intermediate - I can do this in most situations, with occasional guidance
  4. Between Intermediate and Expert
  5. Expert - I can do this in exceptionally difficult situations with no guidance and I can be a key resource for others. 

  • Bachelor’s degree in any discipline
  • Knowledge of multi-dimensional data modeling/data warehousing for data analytics and reporting

Additional Information

Here’s how frequently the following types of communication and interaction are required to perform the job: 
  • Oral communication: Daily 
  • Email communication: Daily
  • Instant messaging: Daily
  • Telephone communication: Daily
  • Video communication: Daily
  • Interacting with supervisors:  Daily
  • Interacting with peers: Daily
  • Interacting with customers: Daily

Here’s what can be stressful on the job:
  • Challenging/tight deadlines and targets
  • Competing priorities based on customer needs
  • Working with multiple platforms

Here’s what is attractive about the company/role: 
  • Exposure to international trade markets, financial products, and top institutional investors with the opportunity to make an impact
  • Opportunity to contribute ideas and propose innovative solutions with creativity and problem-solving

Workplace Support:
  • Specialisterne and our employer partners are committed to providing inclusive onboarding experiences and supporting new employees as they learn on the job 
  • All new hires continue to liaise with a Specialisterne Workplace Support Manager for their first twelve weeks on the job

The Recruitment Process

To be considered for this position, you won’t be interviewed by the employer. Instead, here’s how it works:

  1. Apply to the job: This will involve completing an online questionnaire as well as submitting their resume to Specialisterne USA. 
  2. Join our talent pool (if you haven’t already): Complete a talent pool questionnaire and a “Workplace Skills Inventory” (about your situation, job skills and how you work best), and a pre-employment assessment (this is an additional way to show your job skills/abilities instead of interviewing). 
  3. Create a job-specific Candidate Profile: If you meet the qualifications of the role, our talent acquisition team will give you access to your Candidate Profile. You will use it to answer job specific questions and/or complete a work sample exercise to showcase your skills for this role. 

*This program is only available for those who self-identify as being autistic or neurodivergent. For Specialisterne, this includes self-identification with the following: Autism (including Asperger’s and PDD-NOS), Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) or Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), Learning Disability (dyslexia, dyscalculia, dysgraphia), Intellectual Disability, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), and Tourette Syndrome.*