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Quant Researcher/Data Scientist (Machine Learning)

TAS Services Limited Hong Kong
Posted 4 days ago In-Office Permanent HK$30k - HK$50k
We are looking for a Quant Researcher/Data Scientist to apply machine learning techniques to improve our algorithmic investment strategies. The ideal candidate will have strong programming skills and some experience in developing quant/algo trading strategies. We are looking for people who are creative thinkers in addition to having strong technical skills. You will be expected to contribute to alpha idea generation, data analysis and visualisation, modelling, capital allocation algorithms, backtesting, development of modelling toolkit, implementation and monitoring of automated deployed trading system, analysis and presentation of results, investigation of new methods from literature or elsewhere.


Key requirements:

Masters degree in a quantitative subject (e.g. Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Engineering). Undergraduates with strong internship experience will also be considered

2+ years of experience in industry (or equivalent applied projects in academia)


Must haves:

Experience in applying machine learning techniques to real data sets

Programming proficiency in Python and R

Familiar with Linux/Unix environment

Fluent in English


Desirable experience:

Applying regression models

Deploying machine learning models  in an automated real time system

Applying numerical optimisation techniques

Experience in algorithmic strategy development


Nice to haves:

Experience with Neural Networks, Bayesian methods, Statistical modelling or other machine learning approaches

Can develop web based visualization dashboards (Javascript, HTML, Dash, Flask, etc.)

Data visualisation skills

Experience working with MySQL & MongoDB databases


Other positive attributes:

Able to organise code in a readable and reusable way

Confident and independent thinker

Good communication skills

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