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Vice President - Quant Research

Job Description

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2 trillion and operations in more than 60 countries. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers, small business and commercial banking, financial transaction processing, asset management, and private equity.


Linear Quantitative Research

Linear Quantitative Research is an expert quantitative modeling group in J.P. Morgan, an unchallenged leader in financial engineering, statistical modeling and portfolio management. With more than 20 analysts worldwide, Linear Quantitative Research partners with traders, marketers and risk managers across all products and regions.


Quantitative skills are a core capability of J.P. Morgan, contributing critically to product innovation, effective risk management and appropriate financial and risk controls. The team's mission is to develop and maintain sophisticated mathematical models, cutting-edge methodologies and infrastructure to improve the performance of algorithmic trading strategies and promote the advanced electronic solutions to our clients worldwide. We also work closely with trading desks to develop statistical arbitrage strategies and other quantitative trading models.



New hires will benefit from both on the job training as well as intensive formal classroom training. Through the diversity of the businesses it supports and the variety of functions that it is responsible for, the Linear Quantitative Research group provides unique growth opportunities for its new interns to develop their abilities and their careers.


Roles and responsibilities include the following:

  • Developing mathematical models for systematic quantitative trading strategies, for example, Index Arbitrage, Statistical Arbitrage and Market Making, etc.
  • Evaluating quantitative methodologies, back-testing and simulating quantitative models
  • Supporting trading activities by explaining model behavior, carrying out scenario analyses, developing and delivering quantitative tools, and supporting analytics
  • Designing and developing software frameworks for analytics and their delivery to systems and applications
  • Position is located in Hong Kong



The ideal candidate will have:

  • Earned a PhD or equivalent degree program in math, statistics, econometrics, financial engineering or computer science
  • Exceptional analytical, quantitative and problem-solving skills
  • Great communication and interpersonal skills
  • Mastered advanced mathematics arising in financial modeling (i.e., probability theory, time series, econometrics)
  • Strong software design and development skills using Python, Java and/or Matlab
  • Knowledge in Asian market microstructure is a plus
Req #: 150126739
Location: Hong Kong, HK
Job Category: Accounting/Finance/Audit/Risk
Employment Type: Full Time
Potential Referral Amount: 40000 Hong Kong Dollar (HKD)

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