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Investment Bank - Quantitative Trader (Hong Kong)

Location: Hong Kong Type: Permanent Start date: 26/05/2017

Investment Bank - Quantitative Trader (Hong Kong)

 

Summary

 

My client is a leading Investment Bank who is looking to expand its systematic trading team. Their main focus is on quantitative research and trading within the mid frequency space with typical time horizons of minutes to days. Working for my client will give you the opportunity to communicate with various other experienced quant traders and IT strategists to build and share ideas. This will provide you with an excellent platform to grow your skill set and knowledge within this space. My client generates and implements systematic trading strategies that will aim to offer liquidity internally, as well as externally, on a vast range of products in order to hedge their risks.

 

 

The Role

 

  • Working within the firm’s automated trading framework by researching and implementing various trading strategies
  • Conducting backtests on these strategies using internal tools and the analytics library
  • Running simulations on the execution strategies
  • Conducting research for the various quant models
  • Building up a strong understanding of the entire product range that they offer to specialise in the area

 

 

Skills/Requirements

 

  • A strong academic background with a Masters Degree in Financial Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, Statistics or Operations Research
  • If you have 1-3 years previous experience or an internship within a modelling/programming role this will be an advantage
  • You should know at least one major programming language such as: Python, C++ or Java
  • You must be able to communication with colleagues from different locations
  • You will posses strong organisational skills
  • You will be able to multitask and work under pressure

 

 

Applications

 

If you are interested in this position and would like to know more please send your CV to: jimmy.bedford@ansonmccade.com

Reference: AMC/JBO1. To apply for this vacancy: email Jimmy Bedford

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