Quantitative Researcher - High-frequency Trading (HK$ 80-100k pm) Quantitative Researcher - High-frequency Trading  …

Aquis Search
à Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
CDI, Plein-temps
Dernière candidature, 11 août 20
HK$ 80-100k base per month
Aquis Search
à Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
CDI, Plein-temps
Dernière candidature, 11 août 20
HK$ 80-100k base per month
Our client is a fast-growing proprietary trading firm focused on market neutral strategies. Its team trades across capital structuring covering equities, FX, ETF and options. Our client is now looking to recruit a quantitative researcher. It is looking for candidates with the passion to learn in research across markets and products as it employs various strategies utilizing their proprietary quant. models and aims to broaden their portfolio. This role will report directly to the CEO and will be a key member of the firm as it continues to grow and scale.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform statistical analysis of historical and current financial market data
  • Process large datasets to detect hidden signals and patterns in order to predict future events
  • Devise and improve pricing models with use of sophisticated statistics models and machine learning techniques
  • Take an idea from inception, through to detailed research, coding, and testing, and ultimately to production release
  • Work with trading and IT team to implement and test trading strategies
  • Ad hoc projects

Requirements:

  • Degree in Finance, Math, Statistics, Economics, or Computer Science preferred
  • 4-8 years of relevant work experience in proprietary trading, hedge fund, investment banks etc
  • Knowledge in machine learning is a plus
  • Experience in algorithmic/ HFT trading/statistical arbitrage trading is a plus
  • Experience in real-time data feed handling, time series analysis and statistical modelling
  • Strong quantitative programming skills in languages such as Python, R are a must, C++, Matlab, SAS are recommended
  • Self-starter that can lead and work independently
  • Must be able to balance many tasks, be a strong decision maker, and maintain high ethical integrity
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, highly collaborative environment
  • Strong command of spoken and written English

*Only candidates who currently based in Hong Kong will be considered*

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