Hong Kong Quant Ai Firm Hiring Data Scientists

  • $ High
  • Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong HK
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Eka Finance
  • 12 Mar 18 2018-03-12

Hong Kong based Quant AI firm recruiting PhD data scientists.



Identification of new data sets

Engaging with vendors to understand characteristics of datasets

Building processes and technology tools to ingest, tag and clean datasets

Analysis of datasets to generate descriptive statistics and propose potential applications of data

Research of potential “alpha signals” for presentation to Portfolio Managers .

Monitoring and enhancing the automated data collection and cleansing infrastructure.

Research on new technologies for improved data management and efficient retrieval.








Currently pursuing a PhD in a STEM field such as Computer Science, Mathematics or Statistics, or

someone who has recently completed such a PhD.


Experience with one or more general purpose programming languages, including but not limited to: Python or C/C++.


Experience with machine learning or deep learning; applications of machine learning to signal processing, time series forecasting, computer vision, systems, algorithms, optimization, economics, information retrieval.


Research experience in machine learning or deep learning (e.g., links to open-source work or link to novel learning algorithms).


Strong open-source project experience that demonstrates programming, mathematical, and machine learning abilities and interest.


They are open to data scientists and fresh ivy league PhD juniors who have a strong background / interest within AI / ML applications.


You can be based anywhere to apply for this role but you should have a strong desire to be based in Hong Kong.




Please send a PDF resume to Sara Hunter at quants@ekafinance.com