The Role: Our Client is seeking an exceptional individual to join the firm as a Data Scientist. While prior finance experience is not required, a successful candidate must possess a strong interest in learning about finance and global markets. Candidates will have a scientist mind-set; be a self-starter, a creative and persevering deep thinker who is motivated by unsolved challenges. The role includes but not limited to these responsibilities:
Build mathematical, algorithmic, computer-driven models of financial markets
Conduct data feature engineering skills on unique and large datasets
Apply statistical models and analyzes on financial datasets
Build visualizations to guide the team and provide information about the datasets
Collaborate with research teams on new hypotheses to test through the data collection and analyzes process
Understand the connections between advanced mathematical, computational and machine learning methods and their intersection with the modern financial industry
At least 3 years of experience in Data Science
Major/Minor studies (BEng, MSc and PhD) from a top university in a field, such as: Mathematics, Computer Science, Physics, Electrical engineering or equivalent
Research mindset: deep thinker, creative, strong work ethic, persevering, detail oriented, smart & a self-starter
Programming skills – C++ and Python predominantly, but newer skills welcomed too.
Experience in cloud computing (AWS) and big data (Spark) is a plus
Strong interest in learning about worldwide financial markets
Strong communication skills in English – including both written and verbal
As a plus:
While not required, a strong interest in financial markets will definitely be beneficial. Prior experience in quant research will count as a big plus.
Participant of International or regional Mathematics/Programming/Physics Olympiads
Strong record of research achievement – examples include scientific publications, conference presentations, grants or industry awards
WHAT'S ON OFFER
Competitive and attractive compensation package with clear career road-map – where you feel challenged everyday
We offer a strong culture of learning and development: training courses, library, speakers, share and learn events
Learn from who sits next to you! Working in WQ you are surrounded by smart and talented people
Employee resources groups with strong diversity and inclusion culture
Premium Health Insurance and Employee Assistance Program
Generous time-off policy, unlimited sick days, re-creation sabbatical leave (based on tenure), Trade Union benefits for staff and family
Team building activities every month: Local engagement events, monthly team lunch – Employee clubs: football, ping-pong, badminton, yoga, running, PS5, movies, etc.
Annual company trip and occasional global conferences – opportunity to travel and connect with our global teams
Happy-hour with tea break, snacks and meals every day in the office!
product, Investment Management
Ho Chi Minh, Ha Noi - Viet Nam