Associate/AVP, Quantitative Engineer

  • Attractive
  • Singapour, Singapore
  • CDI, Plein-temps
  • GIC Private Limited
  • 22 oct. 17 2017-10-22

The Technology Department (TD) is a key enabler to keep our business moving forward and is constantly exploiting state-of-the-art information technologies to enhance GIC’s ability to be the leading global long-term investment firm. We aim to provide users with empowering and transformational capabilities, and to create an inclusive, innovative and integrated work environment. We are looking for a suitable candidate to join our Technology Department as a Quantitative Engineer or Senior Quantitative Engineer.


•Play an Engineering role in supporting the Researchers / Quantitative Portfolio Managers in their search for Alpha (investment)
•The role spans from ingestion and cleaning of various types of structured and unstructured data for research purposes to modelling, back testing and evaluation of model performances

•Possesses Mathematical or Computing Background, with an understanding of statistics/Machine Learning /Optimization techniques
•Proficiency in the following programming languages - R, Python, Java, SQL
•Hands-on experience with Hadoop and Apache SPARK
•Candidates with knowledge or work experiences in the following areas will have an edge:

  o Financial investment instruments such as Fixed Income, Equities, FX and Commodities

  o Handling data from various financial data providers

  o Document databases (MongoDB), Graph Database (Neo4J) and columnar database (HBase)

  o Data visualizations (D3.js) and business visualization (Tableau)

•To thrive in this role, candidates should have the following qualities:
  o Ability to work in a dynamic environment and to deliver results extremely quickly

  o Ability to solve problems and to articulate ideas well to stakeholders and management

  o An excellent team player with a collaborative mind set