MQA - Quantitative Analyst

Full Time
Junior (less than 3 years)

Job Description

MQA - Quantitative Analyst

Location: APAC-HKG-Hong Kong-Hong Kong


  • Research, development and maintenance of trading algorithms across Asia markets
  • Analyze individual Asia markets’ structure changes and re-optimize algorithm behavior (e.g., placement functionality, timing, etc.)
  • Work with external and internal clients (e.g., trading desks) to analyze performance and trading functionality
  • Write and maintain documentation of algorithm models, code, test cases and test results
  • Ensure the Algorithmic product is correctly deployed and administered. Including, but not limited to compliance and trading risk limits and client customizations
  • Participate in training of users and stakeholders and ensure all users have a minimum level of understanding of the Algorithmic platform


  • Bachelor or above degree qualification in a Mathematical, Finance or Computer based discipline.
  • Registered/Licensed with the appropriate financial regulatory body
  • Relevant experience of equity products and trading concepts
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to analyze large amounts of data sets
  • IT skills and a proficiency in Java, KDB, q
  • Experience of the water-fall and/or iterative software lifecycles with a formal QA process
  • Understanding of risk and the application of risk management systems

Technical Skills

  • Algorithms
  • Compliance
  • Equities
  • Java
  • Mathematics
  • Risk Management
  • Training