Quant Researcher - Global Hedge Fund - Hong Kong

Location: Hong Kong
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: 2586705
My client, a leading global multi-billion dollar buy-side firm, is currently seeking an experienced Quant Researcher with excellent Mathematical skills, and a solid buy-side background, to join their team in Hong Kong. Reporting to Head of Quants you will be responsible for the following: 
 
Responsibilities 
  • Multi asset class trade execution, research and back testing and trade signal monitoring
  • Develop portfolio optimization models and systematic investment strategies
  • Build reproducible simulations for proposed models and strategies
  • Conduct empirical analysis and modelling on financial data to develop actionable insights
  • Close collaboration with a cross functional team of designers, product managers and engineers on all parts of the product development lifecycle
Requirements 
  • 1-3 years of working experience, buy-side background required
  • Excellent Mathematical, Finance, and statistical modeling skills 
  • Strong analytical skills and experience analyzing large data sets
  • Good interpersonal skills and able to stand high working pressure
  • Excellent communication skills in English
  • Knowledge in basic programming i.e. Python and R is a big plus
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