Algo Quant Analyst

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • CDI, Plein-temps
  • UBS AG
  • 2018-05-19
Hong Kong

Hong Kong

Job Type
Full Time

Your role
Are you interested in algorithmic trading? Are you an innovative thinker and enjoy building tools? We're looking for someone like that who can:
– help design and enhance trading algorithms for the equities business (and beyond)
– research market microstructure
– back test trading strategies across different market regimes
– analyze the way our clients trade to optimize their interactions with us
– work closely with Electronic Trading, Equity front office, and Information Technology to deliver regional and global projects

About us
Expert advice. Wealth management. Investment banking. Asset management. Retail banking in Switzerland. And all the support functions. That's what we do. And we do it for private and institutional clients as well as corporations around the world.

We are about 60,000 employees in all major financial centers, in more than 50 countries. Do you want to be one of us?

Your team
You'll be working in the Quantitative Analyst cash equities team in Hong Kong, and will be reporting to the Asia Pacific Head of Algorithms and Analytics. Our role is to provide trading algorithms and consultancy for electronic trading for all equities and other products. Our team is responsible for building top grade, high performance quant trading models, research on market microstructure and helping to optimize the trading performance across equities.

Your experience and skills
You have:
– a Masters or PhD degree in physics, mathematics, computer science, engineering
– good understanding of data exploration, modelling and market dynamics
– the ability to explain/visualize/simulate market data
– big data analysis and machine learning skills
– KDB experience and knowledge of at least one statistical language (R, Matlab, SciPy etc.)

You are:
– a quant with skills in data analysis
– capable of documenting model development and able to communicate with people from different teams
– able to develop software as an individual and in a team
– interested in market structure and trading

What we offer
Together. That's how we do things. We offer people around the world a supportive, challenging and diverse working environment. We value your passion and commitment, and reward your performance.

Keen to achieve the work-life agility that you desire? We're open to discussing how this could work for you (and us).

Take the next step
Are you truly collaborative? Succeeding at UBS means respecting, understanding and trusting colleagues and clients. Challenging others and being challenged in return. Being passionate about what you do. Driving yourself forward, always wanting to do things the right way. Does that sound like you? Then you have the right stuff to join us. Apply now.
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