Quantitative Researcher | AQUMONx

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Quantitative Researcher Wanted

Full time

Hong Kong


starting date : 2018-07-02

AQUMONx can provide a visa.


About Us

AQUMON is a Robo-Advisory firm based in Hong Kong. Our mission is to bring professional wealth management service to every individual regardless of age and net worth. We utilize an algorithmic, data and machine learning approach to provide clients access to diversified global asset allocation. Through our easy to use intelligent platform, our customers can seek to maximize long term return with low cost, low risk and transparency.

In a short span of 2 years, AQUMON has grown out of an incubator at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology(HKUST) into a fully licensed financial service firm (SFC Type 1 and 4) with offices in Hong Kong, China and Singapore. In addition to servicing retail customers, we offer institutional solutions that are highly robust and customizable. AQUMON is currently working with more than 30 leading financial intuitions and asset management firms across the region and we will continue to expand our footprint and offerings rapidly in the coming days.

AQUMON is invested by Alibaba Entrepreneur Fund along with other institutional investors.


Job Responsibilities

  • Perform research to identify new trading opportunities 
  • Develop core algorithms and models leading directly to trading decisions
  • Help build necessary infrastructure and models to price products 
  • Work with trading desk and software engineers to deliver a risk management framework 
  • Develop, test, and monitor trading strategies 
  • Apply quantitative techniques to large datasets 
  • Test the robustness of hypotheses proposed by the trading desk

Key Requirements:

  • Ph.D. in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, IEOR, or a related field (Master for exceptional candidate) from top universities 
  • 4+ years of quantitative research experience; must have strong experience working with the quantitative models and techniques used in the financial industry; 
  • Have proven and outstanding track records for trading  Equities / Futures / Fixed Income / Cryptocurrency in either Asian, European or US Markets
  • Proprietary trading firm working experience and previous experience working closely with traders highly preferred 
  • Must have advanced quantitative, analytical and problem solving skills 
  • Must have strong mathematics and statistical skills 
  • Have high proficiency in Python
  • Experience in Machine Learning Algorithm Development is a plus 
  • Experience implementing research/simulation platforms is a plus 
  • Proven ability to work independently to deliver practical research results in a timely manner 
  • Fluent in English and Mandarin

Personality Fit:

  • Innovative & eager to continuously generate new trading ideas 
  • Motivated in creating significant impacts to trading results 
  • Self-directed,  detail-oriented and persistent 
  • Excellent communication skills and team spirit 
  • Passionate in Trading & Quantitative Advancement
  • Hard working

Excellent opportunity and exposures:

  • Attractive rewards system with significant incentive for outstanding performance
  • Opportunity to create innovative trading strategies and work with some of the brightest trading/technological talents in the financial markets
  • Salary + ESOP, Hong Kong working VISA, 深圳孔雀计划

You will be working with   Don HUANG .


Equity part is negotiable.

Salary range / month :  Negotiable

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Created on: 2018/06/01

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