• CDI, Plein-temps
  • Anson McCade
  • 2018-06-18
  • Hong Kong
  • Competitive
  • Plein-temps

Systematic Researcher/PM

My client is a leading buy side company that combines massive amounts of data, world-class computing power, and statistical expertise to develop sophisticated trading models. They’re looking for independent Systematic Quant PMs/Researchers across asset classes and time horizons.

Systematic Researcher/PM

Summary

My client is a leading buy side company that combines massive amounts of data, world-class computing power, and statistical expertise to develop sophisticated trading models. They’re looking for independent Systematic Quant PMs/Researchers across asset classes and time horizons.

They’re after a strong systematic trading track record, with the ability to generate new ideas and implement them. This buy side company has some of the highest level infrastructure, with low latency they’re open to time horizons ranging from seconds through to weeks.

The applicant should have a masters or a PhD in financial engineering or similar course. They will need to be strong coders in languages such as Python or C++.

 

 

Candidate profile

  • PhD/Masters from a top tier university in a quantitative field.
  • A strong background in finance, mathematics and statistics.
  • Entrepreneurial and risk-taking.
  • A creative thinker and independently-minded
  • Strong coding skills (such as Python/C++/R/Matlab).
  • Proven success with profitable trading strategies – ability to not just replicate trading strategies but adapt to market changes. Time horizons usually intraday (mins-hours) but they do sometimes hold risk overnight.
  • Working knowledge of forecasting and data mining techniques, such as linear and non-linear regression analysis, neural networks or support vector machines.
  • Proven success working with large data sets and developing statistical models. 

 

 

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