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Execution Quant, APAC (Leading Electronic Trading Platform)

Robert Walters Hong Kong
Hong Kong
Posted 3 days ago Hybrid Permanent Negotiable
A global institutional electronic trading platform where thousands of world's top asset managers utilize to execute their block trades with maximum anonymity and minimum market impact. Providing access to unique trading opportunities in 46 markets across continents.

Responsibilities:

  • Work across multiple functions of the business with both BAU + Project-based work
  • Conduct back-testing of proposed trading signals and analytics to ensure suitability and performance
  • Work independently and with key stakeholders across Execution and Quant Services business to research, design and test analytical models
  • Publish specifications of new algorithm features for implementation by the Technology teams and Algo Product team
  • Perform UAT of the new models and algorithm features
  • Produce post-production statistical analysis of new models and comparison versus existing models with Execution & Quant Services team, ATS Trade Coverage team and Investment Analytics team

Requirements:

  • Qualifications (preferably Masters) in Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering and/or Computer Sciences or equivalent experience
  • 6+ years of quantitative analytics experience with strong knowledge in Asia-Pacific Equity Trading / Algo Trading
  • Strong analytical and quantitative thinking
  • Proven ability to take a greenfield function and shape it into a successful component of the regional business
  • Possess a hands-on attitude at all levels and a building analysis capability
  • Great communication skills
  • Proficiency in programming languages for numerical analysis: Python (preferred), as well as R, Matlab, KDB+ or similar
  • Good to have experience of SQL, Git, Jupyter notebooks
  • Preferably knowledge of APAC market micro-structure, algo executions/performance, proprietary signal backtesting, execution algorithms, etc

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Job ID  1144870/001
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