• CDI, Plein-temps
  • Anson McCade
  • 2018-06-22
  • Hong Kong
  • Competitive
  • Plein-temps

Equity Derivative Desk Strategist – VP level

My client is looking for a desk strategist for its Equity Derivative Strategist team. Desk strategists are key participants, together with traders and sales people, in the revenue-generating activities of our Sales & Trading Division. Desk strategists sit on the trading desk, are the primary modellers for new products, and team with the traders to deliver innovative ideas using models to analyse risks and opportunities in trading books for flow derivatives.

Equity Derivative Desk Strategist – VP level

HK based

 

My client is looking for a desk strategist for its Equity Derivative Strategist team. Desk strategists are key participants, together with traders and sales people, in the revenue-generating activities of our Sales & Trading Division. Desk strategists sit on the trading desk, are the primary modellers for new products, and team with the traders to deliver innovative ideas using models to analyse risks and opportunities in trading books for flow derivatives.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Build cutting edge tools for trading and risk management of equity derivative products.
  • Build, maintain and enhance the market marking platform, with a focus on HK warrants and CBBCs.
  • Work closely with traders to analyse large data sets with an aim to assist decision making.

Skills required:

  • An advanced degree in a quantitative subject such as Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, Engineering.
  • Very strong programming skills (Java, C++) applied within the library of a front office team. Database knowledge (KDB/SQL) a plus, as well as practical knowledge of standard statistics/machine learning techniques.
  • 3y+ experience in developing low latency option market marking and trading systems, preferably in HK.
  • Relevant knowledge and experience developing analytics to risk manage equity derivative positions.
  • Drive and desire to work in an intense team-oriented environment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both written and verbal English.
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