2 x Quant Strategist - Up to VP Level - Hong Kong & Tokyo

Location: Hong Kong
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: 2776264
My client, a leading Global Investment Bank, is currently seeking at least 2 Quant Strategists to join the Asian division of a newly formed Global group responsible for 
designing and building highly scalable web platforms that provide Institutional investors access to the bank's content, portfolio analytics, risk, and execution services.  Joining a group  of talented and passionate product managers, designers, and engineers you will be responsible for the following: 

Responsibilities 
  • Deliver research, data and pricing to customers, using the division's APIs and web-delivered applications.
  • Interact with clients as well as traders, sales people and fellow strategists across all lines of business to determine requirements.
  • Leverage your strengths in software engineering and knowledge of valuation and risk management, across all asset classes, to deliver best-in-class solutions 
  • In addition to implementing solutions to client requirements, you will identify new business opportunities and sources of revenue for the division's products
Requirements  
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Electrical Engineering or related technical discipline - related PhD would be highly preferred
  • Experience in financial engineering, within a bank or within a financial technology company
  • Knowledge of ElasticSearch / NoSql databases
  • Experience working with large-scale low-latency distributed systems 
  • Data feed handling experience (MSCI / FTSE / Markit / DeltaOne)
  • Knowledge of Index/ETFs, equities and corporate actions is preferred 
  • Strong knowledge of data structures, algorithms, and designing for performance
  • Fluency in English essential. Mandarin for HK position ideal. Japanese preferred for Tokyo
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