• Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Citi
  • 22 Apr 18

APAC - HKG - Citi Research - Data Science Consultant

APAC - HKG - Citi Research - Data Science Consultant

  • Primary Location: Hong Kong SAR of PRC,Hong Kong,Hong Kong
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree
  • Job Function: Research
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Travel Time: Yes, 10 % of the Time
  • Job ID: 18019521


Description

Citi Research, in partnership with Investor Sales, is establishing a Data Science Consulting team to provide bespoke consulting services to Investor clients of Markets & Securities Services. 
The Data Science Consultant role will be a key client facing position to directly work with Investor Clients on bespoke Data Science requests and projects. The role will support Investor Sales and Relationship Manager teams in the region and represent a range of Non-Markets Alternative Data products and services proposed for the new function.
Key Responsibilities
  • Meet with Investor Clients to discuss their plans and requests for bespoke Data Science projects
  • Introduce the range of Non-Markets Alternative Data Assets and Services on offer to Investor Clients and provide support to trial and test data sets for ongoing consumption
  • Shape project engagements for prioritization by regional Sales & Relationship Management leads.
  • Execute projects, from shaping and pricing, through design and execution, and then final delivery
  • Interact with the internal Research Innovation Lab to leverage core capabilities required to execute the projects
  • Interact with regional and global stakeholders to explain the new Data Science Consulting service and showcase examples of the project work being conducted
  • Represent the firm at industry conferences and external events, so that we establish a leading brand in the provision of Big Data Consulting services within the Investment Management industry


Qualifications

Key Skills
  • Experienced with Data Science techniques and toolsets, including core technologies such as Hadoop, Apache/Spark, MongoDB and others
  • Experience using Alternative Data such as unstructured data sourced from foot-traffic (cell-phone signals), satellite images, transaction data (credit cards, point-of-sale systems), aggregated financial flows (institutional), geo-spatial data sets, and others
  • Understanding of the Consultant role and experience shaping and executing projects for an external client
  • Demonstrated ability to execute and deliver high quality projects 
  • Experience in investment management Research process, either fundamental or quantitative
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