Senior Research Manager (Strategy / Smart Beta) - Hang Seng Bank
26 May, 2020
Principal responsibilities Drive the development of Smart Beta / Strategy Index Series to achieve business goal; Plan and execute Quantitative Research and HSIL’s Smart Beta / Strategy Index Series development; Lead a team of professional to: Formulate infrastructure, including IT system and analytics tools, for Quantitative / Strategy / Factor Research; Expand Smart Beta index portfolio through constructing Factor / Quantitative Model, understanding market trend and interacting with market participants; Upkeep the methodology of HSIL’s Smart Beta index family through addressing market development and investment trend; Conduct quantitative research for new index development; and Generate new index ideas through quantitative analysis and factor modelling Interact with various market stakeholders, such as regulators, stock exchanges, listed companies and index product issuers (fund managers & investment banks); and Promote the Hang Seng Family of Indexes through giving public presentation. Requirements At least 8 years of experience in quantitative analysis, factor modeling, risk management, portfolio optimization and financial modeling; Capable of leading independent projects; Programming proficiency in Python, R, Matlab, SQL and SAS; Knowledge of the latest machine learning and other AI technologies is a plus; Sound fundamental knowledge of financial markets; PhD in Math/Science/Engineering or Quantitative Finance area or equivalent experience; CFA Charterholder preferred; and Exceptional ability to explain, communicate and present complicated investment strategy. High level of custom centricity mindset with dedication to deliver exceptional quality services for customers
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