Quantitative Researcher at Flow Traders

Hong Kong
· 4 months ago
Full time
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Flow Traders is looking for a Quantitative Researcher to join our growing trading team in Hong Kong. This is a unique opportunity to join a leading proprietary trading firm, working alongside some of the brightest minds in the industry.
A successful candidate is curious and seeks to provide their quantitative expertise to our trading desks. The ideal candidate must be an expert in mathematics and statistics, have an affinity for numbers and have strong programming experience. You should have an innate desire to generate and backtest new trading ideas, with generation of alpha and automated strategies as ultimate output goals. If you have the passion to solve and code mathematical problems, while having a direct impact on the business, then this opportunity is for you.
What you will do
  • Create new trading strategies by identifying opportunities in the market through extensive research and analysis
  • Collaborate with Traders and Quantitative Researchers to build, test and optimize current trading models
  • Research and analyze large financial datasets to find exploitable patterns
  • Design and implement complex quantitative models
What you need to succeed
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Econometrics, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, Computer Science or other relevant STEM fields
  • Python programming knowledge is a must, experience with other scientific programming language (e.g. MATLAB, C++, JAVA, R or similar) is beneficial 
  • Strong analytical skills to easily manipulate large datasets
  • Ability to reason logically, deliver under pressure and take ownership
  • Competitive attitude, eager to learn, proactive and able to work in a team
  • Excellent communication skills to be able to communicate complex problems in an efficient manner
Flow Traders does not accept unsolicited resumes from any professional staffing or search firms. All resumes, and any other information identifying potential candidates, submitted to any employee at Flow Traders via-email, the Internet or directly without a valid and signed search agreement will be deemed free to contact by Flow Traders without any restrictions and no placement fee of any kind will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Flow Traders.

Flow Traders

Flow Traders, named “ETF Market Marker Europe" by the Annual Global ETF Awards for the last eight consecutive years is an international leading trading house. Founded in 2004 and headquartered in Amsterdam with offices in New York and Singapore, Flow Traders trades equities as well as derivatives, currencies and bonds on exchanges around the world.

Flow Traders is a privately held financial firm that keeps pace with global markets. Our business expands each day by adding new products across an ever-broadening range of markets around the globe.

Flow Traders stays ahead of the competition by focusing on technology and niche competencies in markets where every second counts. This requires access to the best information and the ability to respond instantly. To achieve this, Flow develops its own software in-house. Our team of software developers works in partnership with experienced traders to identify and execute tomorrow's strategies, making Flow a daily pioneer in professional trading.