Senior Quantitative Developer - Java/Scala/C++

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong HK
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan McKinley Hong Kong
  • 18 Jul 18 2018-07-18

Senior Quantitative Developer - Java/Scala/C++

Our client, a leading global investment management firm is growing their presence in asia to grow a new team of quants, developers and data scientists. The team will be working on their next generation trading platform.


  • Drive research for the new trading platform and contribute knowledge and participate in hands on decision making for patterns, stacks and frameworks to use for the new trading platform s
  • Lead the design, development, validation and deployment of quantitative models and APIs to backend-services (machine learning/compute) in support of the above
  • Deliver timely solutions to systematic and quantitative portfolio managers within the firm
  • Work jointly with various stakeholder including, but not limited to portfolio managers, technology teams anddata teams within the firm, capturing requirements, and monitoring delivery

  • Graduate level training in a quantitative field (CFA, FRM and/or CQF is a plus).
  • At least 10 years of professional experience.
  • Proficiency in at least one of the following: C/C++, Java/Scala or C#/F#.
  • Proficiency in at least one data science stack: Python/R/Spark/Julia.
  • Strong coding, debugging and analytical skills. • Experience in an alpha research, portfolio optimization or trading environment.
  • Can work independently and in a collaborative environment.
  • Can handle several projects with different priorities at the same time.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Excellent self-management and listening skills.
  • Proactive, assertive and attentive to details.
  • Takes and instills ownership and accountability.
  • Experience researching, designing, developing and deploying at least one of the following: factor models, alpha signals, portfolio optimizers, pricers, trading algorithms

To apply online please click the 'Apply' button below. For a confidential discussion about this role please contact Shyra Kamarudin on +852 3907 3975.