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Quantitative Analyst - Portfolio Management / Construction

Job Title: Quantitative Analyst - Portfolio Management / Construction
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Industry: Financial Services
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: JN -102018-175636
Contact Name: Sze Sze Yeung
Contact Email: syeung@argyllscott.com.hk
Job Published: October 26, 2018 09:56

Job description

Our client is a world leading investment management firm with decades of history and excellent track record, mainly serving the insurance industry. They are now seeking a highly technical, detailed oriented team player to join the Investment Solutions team. With a total of 5 members in the team, the new headcount will work closely with and support senior members of the team as well as the initiator of their new start-up quant portfolio. International exposure, stable environment from a reputable platform in the market and great career path is on the table joining them in this early stage.

The right candidate will build, modify and maintain quantitative models when supporting managed portfolios, perform optimization and other analysis to achieve portfolio rebalancing, research new models, analytic tools and other investment products for continuous development. In this newly set up team, the right candidate will also assist in various tasks including trading. As the team grows, there will be more functional specialization for team members.

Key Requirements:

§ 2-4 years of experience in working on a quantitative portfolio strategy and trade execution, preferable in Equity or Derivatives, bonds also acceptable;

§ Asset Management background, Sell-side or Insurance, also open to retail or institutional;

§ A recognized bachelor degree in mathematics, computer science, physics, financial engineering or any related fields;

§ Strong experience in programming languages is a MUST, such as Python, Matlab, etc.

Argyll Scott Asia is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.