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Quantitative Researcher - PhD Intern - APAC

The Programme

Our mission is to be the most successful investment team in the world. Quantitative Researchers play a key role in this mission by developing next-generation models and trading approaches for a range of investment strategies. You’ll get to challenge the impossible in quantitative research by applying sophisticated and complex statistical techniques to financial markets, some of the most complex data sets in the world.

As an intern, you’ll get to challenge the impossible in research through an 11-week program that will allow you to collaborate and connect with experienced team members. In addition, you’ll get the opportunity to network and socialize with peers throughout the internship. 

What You Will Do

  • Conceptualize valuation strategies, develop and continuously improve upon mathematical models, and help translate algorithms into code.
  • Back test and implement trading models and signals in a live trading environment.
  • Use unconventional data sources to drive innovation.
  • Conduct research and statistical analysis to build and refine monetization systems for trading signals. 

Required Skills and Abilities

  • PhD degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Computer Science, or another highly quantitative field.
  • Strong knowledge of probability and statistics (e.g., machine learning, time-series analysis, pattern recognition, NLP).
  • Prior experience working in a data driven research environment.
  • Experience with NoSQL databases (e.g., MongoDB).
  • Experience with distributed computing using MapReduce.
  • Experience with translating mathematical models and algorithms into code (Python, R or C++).
  • Independent research experience.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and thrive in a fast-paced team environment.
  • Excellent analytical skills, with strong attention to detail.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Opportunities available in Hong Kong and Sydney. 
Closed 4 months ago
Closed 4 months ago
  • Job type:Internships
  • Disciplines:

    Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics

  • Citizenships:

  • Locations:

    Hong Kong (Hong

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  • Closing Date:17th Aug 2021, 6:00 pm

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