Associate/AVP, Research Strat

  • Attractive
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • GIC Private Limited
  • 10 Dec 17 2017-12-10

Technology Department manages and exploits information technologies to enhance GIC’s ability to be the leading global long term investment firm. It aims to provide users with empowering and transformational capabilities, and to create an inclusive, innovative and integrated work environment. We are looking for a potential candidate to join our Quant and Public Market Analytics Division as an Associate/AVP, Research Strat.

Responsibilities

•Embedded within an investment unit, you are to make use of data, science, technology and quantitative skillsets to value add directly to our fundamental investment team by providing material relevant insights supporting investment decisions or support the quantitative portfolio managers in their researches

•The role spans from data ingestions and cleansing of various types of structured and unstructured data for research purposes to modelling, back testing, evaluation of model performances and “productionalize” models
 

Requirements

•Possesses Mathematical or Computing Background, with strong understanding and application experiences using statistics, Machine Learning and optimization techniques

•Possesses financial domain knowledge in either Equities, Fixed Income, FX, Commodities, Structured products & derivatives

•Proficiency in the following programming languages - R, Python, SQL
 

Candidates with knowledge or experiences in the following areas will have an edge:

•Prior experience handling data from various financial data providers

•Good understanding and practical experiences in distributed processing (e.g. Apache SPARK), grid or gpu computing

•NOSQL: Document databases (MongoDB), Graph Database (Neo4J) and columnar database (e.g HBASE)

•Data visualizations (D3.js) and business visualization tools like Tableau
 

To thrive in this role, candidates should have the following qualities:

•Ability to work in a dynamic environment and to deliver results extremely quickly

•Ability to solve problems and to articulate ideas well to stakeholders and management

•An excellent team player with a collaborative mind set