Start Up Fund Recruiting Equity Long Short Quants

  • $High
  • Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong HK
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Eka Finance
  • 21 Jun 18 2018-06-21

Fully systematic start up fund are recruiting equity quant research analysts who have 1-5 years experience. Location can be either in Paris or Hong Kong depending on your preference and situation.

Role:-

 

As a member of the team, you will work on the full lifecycle of existing and new trading strategies. This will involve researching and back testing new strategies; C++ development of the trading platform & tools, enhancements to existing trading algorithms and the trading platform and managing day to day trading of models and profitability of strategies.

 

You will be responsible for:-

 

Identifying trading signals that are ripe for further research .
Back testing and optimizing new and existing models
Implementing new models
Executing and monitoring trades.

 

Typical holding periods will be long term ranging from 1- 2 months.

 

You will be reporting directly to the Head of Quant Research and working in a team of 9 quants.

 

 

 

 

 

Requirements:-

 

 

You must have experience in one of these 2 areas to apply:-

 

Natural Language Processing: the candidate will be able to extract value from the text databases (like the 10-K) through a thorough process.

Quantitative Long Short Equity:  they are looking for someone who has worked in the quantitative equity space for 3 years.

 

Your experience can be from a systematic fund, an asset management firm, an investment bank.

 

They will consider candidates from a range of holding periods experience but medium to low frequency are preferred.

 

You will be someone who is interested in working within a start up environment and passionate about quant research in such a place.

 

Ideally you should be a confident coder in C++  or Python.

 

You will be someone who is happy to be based in either Paris or Hong Kong.

 

Personality wise , you need to be a person who wants to work in a collaborative fund . This is not a place for people who want to work in a silo environment. A lot of team work is involved and people share ideas etc.

 

This an opportunity to work in a very transparent and meritocratic environment where you will have freedom to come up with your own research ideas.