Quant Research Analyst - Leading Robo Advisory FinTech _ Hong Kong

Location: Hong Kong
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: 2657820
Contact: Philip Quinn
Email: email Philip
The Story 

This is a fantastic opportunity for you to grow your career as this roles develops with the firm's continued expansion. You will be expected to seek out, take and attack head on new challenges, demonstrating your flexibility, curiosity and thirst to learn.
Your background in financial theory, experience with rules-driven strategies, accuracy and attention to detail, love of all things statistical and quantitative, as well as fluency in relevant programming languages will lead you to great success in this role. 

You will take on tasks that larger financial institutions/banks will not be able to provide to you. Thus you will be expected to role your sleeves up as a generalist and to work with clients for idea generation, in more of an engineering role at times, creating final products as well as solutions for these clients  

Your responsibilities will include pioneering the firm's proprietary investment models from idea generation to implementation and will also span topics related to asset allocation theory, instrument selection and trade optimisation. To keep everything moving in the team, you will play a vital role in the maintenance and improvement of existing products and should not shy away from operational work.

  • Quantitative academic background with applications in finance. Experience in building statistical or financial models and strategies
  • Programming experience. Good knowledge of PowerShell and R, or the willingness and ability to acquire
  • Some practical experience (1-3 years) in financial products and instruments, for example as a quant researcher, trader, fund manager, product manager or risk manager
  • Fluency in English. Spoken Cantonese and/or Mandarin nice to have
Xpand your job search in the right direction by applying via the links provided. If you have any difficulties doing so, you may also call Philip on +852 3579 4656 or email to philip.quinn@xpand.com.hk