Data Scientist / Quant Researcher (Ph.D.) - Leading Global Hedge Fund in Singapore Data Scientist / Quant Researcher (Ph.D.) -  …

Pinpoint Asia Limited
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 30 Nov 20
Excellent Remuneration
Pinpoint Asia Limited
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 30 Nov 20
Excellent Remuneration
Posted by:
Matthew Chung • Recruiter
Posted by:
Matthew Chung
We are looking for a Data Scientist to join our dedicated team. Our group is responsible for the timely delivery of comprehensive and error-free data to some of the most demanding and successful systematic Portfolio Managers in the world.

This exceptional individual will be a member of a small team of Data Scientists who play a vital role in ensuring the smooth day-to-day implementation of a large research infrastructure, and the live production trading of billions of dollars of capital across global capital markets, including equities, futures, options and other financial instruments.

Responsibilities include:

  • Identification of new data sets
  • Engaging with vendors to understand characteristics of datasets
  • Building processes and technology tools to ingest, tag and clean datasets
  • Analysis of datasets to generate descriptive statistics and propose potential applications of data
  • Research of potential “alpha signals” for presentation to Portfolio Managers
  • Monitoring and enhancing the automated data collection and cleansing infrastructure
  • Research on new technologies for improved data management and efficient retrieval


  • Ph.D. in computer science, mathematics, physics, statistics or another disciplines involving rigorous quantitative analysis techniques
  • 3-5+ years of experience as a Data Scientist, quantitative researcher or in a similar role
  • Experience working with large data sets, including classification, regression, distribution analysis, and predictive modeling
  • Experience applying statistical tests to large data sets
  • Programming skills in SQL, TSQL, SQL Server or PL-SQL
  • Programming skills in Python and at least one of C#, C++, or Java
  • Financial industry experience preferred but not required
  • Experience dealing with intraday, tick and order book data a plus
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Intellectual curiosity and a love of learning
  • Attention to detail and a love of process
  • Strong oral and written communication skills

If this outstanding opportunity sounds like your next career move, please send your resume in Word format to Matthew Chung at and put Data Scientist / Quant Researcher (Ph.D.) - Leading Global Hedge Fund in Singapore in the subject header.

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Headquartered in Hong Kong, Pinpoint Asia is the go-to Specialist Firm for Technology Recruitment

We are a team of specialist tech recruiters (many of our recruiters come from an IT background) and we serve a wide range of clients, all the way from tech startups (especially FinTech) to some of the top Financial Institutions on Wall Street and several other large scale enterprises in other industries.

Our significant market reputation and status as the leading search firm for many of our clients is a direct result of our strong industry relationships, intimate understanding of the marketplace and proven ability to deliver results. 

Our vision is to help companies hire smarter and help job seekers get closer to their career aspirations.

To see all our open jobs please reach out to us at (EA License # 62713) 

We are also seeking top-calibre candidates for the following exciting roles:
1) Front Office Java Developer - Tier One Global Investment Bank - Hong Kong
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