• competitive + great bonus HKD
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • RiskTech Financial Services
  • 2018-09-07

A global Investment firm is looking for a talented head of Quantitative research for their Equities team. To research, explore and seek out new alpha signal. This talented individual will also design the trading model of the firm in Hong Kong.

Director - Quantitative Researcher/ Developer

A global Investment firm is looking for a talented head of Quantitative research for their Equities team. To research, explore and seek out new alpha signal. This talented individual will also design the trading model of the firm in Hong Kong.

ROLE OVERVIEW

  • Design trading model
  • Working collaboratively with quantitative research analysts to develop an understanding of complex financial markets, products, and strategies
  • Analyzing financial market data to identify patterns and potential opportunities
  • Developing forecasts and building predictive and profitable trading models
  • Employing in-house tools to perform strategy exploration and optimization
  • Evolving trading strategies and methodologies to improve current systems
  • Introduce new and alternative data sets into the trading process

Experience & Skill:

  • Problem solvers who are driven, self-motivated, and "outside of the box" thinkers
  • Experience working in an investment/ hedge fund firms
  • Strong academics - A bachelor, master, or PhD in a math or science degree / Masters educated in a quantitative field (Maths, Science, Engineering or Quant Finance. Bachelors, Masters, or PhD preferably in a quantitative field ( Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Engineering, Computer Science)
  • Excellent knowledge of financial mathematics,
  • Strong problem solving and math skills and attention to detail
  • Programming skills and understanding of basic programming concepts. Experience with Python and/or C/C++. ( platform is in python)
  • Desire and interest in advancing machine learning within the trading industry
  • Must be motivated, dependable, and responsible and accountable
  • Sector-specific exposure will be a plus (Quantamental)
  • Work well in a high pressure & fast paced environment

Location: Hong Kong

Salary: £Competitive + Bonus

REFER A FRIEND

If you're interested in this opportunity, please forward you're CV. Alternatively, if you would like to know more information or have a confidential discussion please contact Shanaz Rob- call on +44 (0)208 012 8204 or shanaz.rob@risktechfs.com for more details

 

 

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