Quantitative Researcher Part-Time/Off-Cycle Intern - Hong Kong


Part-Time Position


This job is for a part-time/off-cycle intern to join a Quantitative Research team in Hong Kong. The intern will work on various research projects, including designing predictive signals and enhancing algorithms for prediction, trade execution, portfolio construction, and risk management. They will have the opportunity to contribute to all aspects of running a successful quantitative trading business and help it grow and diversify.

What you'll do

  • Furthering alpha research
  • Understanding the economics of a fundamental domain
  • Gathering insights from alternative data offerings
  • Identifying differentiating factors
  • Designing novel predictive signals
  • Backtesting and validating hypotheses
  • Collaborating with senior team members
  • Networking and socializing with peers
  • Communicating research ideas clearly and succinctly
  • Problem-solving with real-world datasets
  • Working on 3-6 month projects
  • Possessing excellent programming skills
  • Having strong knowledge of probability and statistics
  • Paying attention to detail


  • A Master's or PhD degree in a quantitative or technical field such as statistics, mathematics, physics, electrical engineering, or computer science (ideally with one year left in your academic program)
  • Excellent programming skills in languages such as Python or SQL
  • Strong knowledge of probability and statistics (e.g., machine learning, time-series analysis and forecasting, pattern recognition, NLP)
  • The ability to communicate research ideas clearly and succinctly
  • Creative problem-solving skills and experience working with real-world datasets
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work part-time or full-time on 3-6 month projects
  • Previous financial industry experience although it is not required


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Hong Kong, Hong Kong

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