Nomura is an Asia-based financial services group with an integrated global network spanning over 30 countries. By connecting markets East & West, Nomura services the needs of individuals, institutions, corporates and governments through its three business divisions: Retail, Asset Management, and Wholesale (Global Markets and Investment Banking). Founded in 1925, the firm practices disciplined entrepreneurship while building on a long tradition of serving clients with creative solutions and considered thought leadership.
Who we are
Nomura is an Asia-headquartered financial services group with an integrated global network spanning over 30 countries. By connecting markets East & West, Nomura services the needs of individuals, institutions, corporates and governments through its four business divisions: Retail, Asset Management, Wholesale (Global Markets and Investment Banking), and Merchant Banking.
About our Team
Within Global Markets (‘GM’), the Wholesale Digital Office (‘WDO’) team has responsibility for identifying and executing new technology-led revenue opportunities across the bank’s trading, capital markets and investment banking businesses. The WDO is a global team of technology practitioners and big thinkers who bring to life the opportunities presented by digital assets / cryptocurrencies, artificial intelligence, digital banking and ESG financial services to name a few.
About the Role
The position is permanent, full-time and based in our Hong Kong office in IFC2. You will work as a generalist across all of the WDO’s focus areas and will have the opportunity to specialise in specific projects and technologies as your skills evolve. You’ll work closely with teams across Nomura including Global Markets trading desks, investment bank, corporate functions, etc…
Key Experience & Skills
An ideal candidate will offer the following:
•Keen observer and practitioner of the major technology trends that are impacting financial services
•3-5 years of experience in a technology company in a product-centric role or in a tech-related role in a financial services company
•Experience in strategy and execution in one or more of our focus areas:•Digital Assets & cryptocurrencies – Bitcoin, tokenised securities and the ecosystem that surrounds them
•Artificial intelligence – Emerging AI tools to support trading, investing and market making at a global scale
•Digital banking – Digital-first financial services across wealth management, SME services, etc…
•ESG – Environmentally sustainable and socially responsible financial services
•Experience in a fintech start-up or a management consultant with substantial tech experience would also be considered
•Fluency in written and spoken English (Mandarin or Japanese is a plus)
You have outstanding academic and extra-curricular achievement, and can withstand the rigors of a rapidly changing, demanding and rewarding environment. You will be confident and comfortable working with an experienced team of senior leaders across the Wholesale Digital office, business heads and Nomura’s global leadership team.
Regional Disclaimers / Diversity Statement
Nomura is committed to an employment policy of equal opportunities, and is fundamentally opposed to any less favourable treatment accorded to existing or potential members of staff on the grounds of race, creed, colour, nationality, disability, marital status, pregnancy, gender or sexual orientation.