Data Scientist/Engineer, Long/Short Equities, Hedge Fund, Singapore Data Scientist/Engineer, Long/Short Equities,  …

Non-disclosed
in Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 18 Jan 20
Market Leading
Non-disclosed
in Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 18 Jan 20
Market Leading
We are working with an elite hedge fund who are looking to add a data scientist / engineer to their team in Singapore. This role will be supporting a long / short equity investment team who are trade out of Singapore and Japan. This role can also be based in Tokyo. The focus of the role will be to build out the database and data pipeline so the client are looking for a candidate who has experience in building a database for an investment team. This is an exceptional opportunity to join a leading fund in a pivotal role.

The hedge fund we are working with are considered as being one of the strongest in the long short equity space and so are looking for a top tier candidate to join the group. 

The job title for this role is one of a data scientist though the focus of the position to start with will have a strong engineering flavour. One of the initial projects is to build a new database and transfer existing data into the new database.  They are looking for a candidate who has built databases before. 

As well as this, the role will also focus on building data pipelines and procedures, various automations of the research process and an increasing focus on creating analytical models and working alongside the PMs throughout the investment process. 

There will be substantial ownership of responsibilities from an early stage in this position so the successful candidate will be someone who enjoys such pressure and who is capable to working to high level on an independent basis. Can be based in Singapore or Tokyo 

Requirements

  • Top tier Education – specifically a MSc or higher from a top tier University in a highly quantitative subject (Maths, Stats, Physics, Computer Science etc)
  • 2-5 years experience working alongside an investment team in a data scientist or engineer role
  • Strong Applied Python, R and SQL experience 
  • Thorough understanding of Computer Science Frameworks and Fundamentals (Algorithims / Data Structures etc)
  • Passion for applying data to financial markets 
  • Understanding of financial markets
  • Strong communication skills in English both in person and in writing

This is a great chance to join a top hedge fund in a role with high visibility and associated excellent opportunity for owning responsibilities and associated career progression.

We are only able to respond to highly relevant candidates.

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