Data Scientist - Machine Learning - Multi Strategy Hedge Fund

  • Negotiable HKD
  • Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong HK
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Xpand
  • 20 Sep 18 2018-09-20

A fantastic opportunity for a highly proficient, technical Quant/Data Scientist to join a leading Hedge Fund in Hong Kong

Responsibilities 

  • Engage in various aspects of Machine Learning as it applies to large financial datasets
  • Take ownership of collecting, cleaning storing and analysing data
  • Gain various types of insights by exploring data, either through cluster analysis, PCA or more advanced methods (such as Topological Data Analysis)
  • Employ automated Machine Learning techniques to obtain predictions of various quantities of interest
  • Assess/value several data sources and software packages available from a large number of vendors

Requirements

  • Minimum 5 years Data Science experience, within an academic or professional environment with demonstrable expertise in working with large datasets
  • Ph.D. in technical field such as Mathematics, Computer Science, Physics or Engineering. Kaggle masters highly desired
  • Strong academic, professional or extra-curricular experience in and a strong passion for Machine Learning; excellent experience in Keras and TensorFlow and expertise in Python also essential
  • Knowledge of financial time series and working with text data is a plus
  • Given the interaction with vendors you must have excellent communication skills and an ability to conduct efficient face-to-face meetings with vendors on a continuous basis. English fluency essential 

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