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Junior Quantitative Researcher

Location
Hong Kong
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
8 Sep 2022

About OKX:

OKX is a world-leading digital asset trading platform, providing advanced financial services to traders globally by using blockchain technology. OKX provides hundreds of token & futures trading pairs to help traders to optimize their strategy. We are also one of the top digital asset trading platforms by trading volume, serving millions of users in over 100 countries. OKX derivatives remains a top-notch venue globally and has a daily volume of approximately $10 billion and is widely recognized as the golden standard in the industry. We believe the blockchain technology will eliminate barriers to transactions, increase the efficiency of transactions across society, and eventually have a significant impact on the global economy. We strive to make innovative achievements that change the world and never stop to improve on our customer experience.

About the Team:

All team members in the options team are from leading hedge funds and major investment banks such as Goldman, JP Morgan, and so on with a strong understanding of trading and technology. Our goal is to improve the existing systematic strategies.

About the Role:

The candidate will work together with senior strategist on many aspects of the options business, including risk management, options pricing and strategies development.

Responsibilities:

  • Monitor the options risk management system and verify the corresponding Greek numbers
  • Monitor market dynamics to keep a track on changes in the financial market
  • Analyze data and conduct quantitative research on market data
  • Backtesting and scenario analysis on the market and strategies
  • Maintain the internal database and do the data cleaning

Requirements:

  • Solid STEM (Science/Technology/Engineering/Mathematics) education background
  • Fluent with at least one script language, preferably in Python
  • Knowledge of probability theory, statistics methods and machine learning algorithms
  • Strong logical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Fluent in English

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Options trading experience or knowledge of options strategies
  • Experience in data analysis and backtesting
  • Experience working on time series database
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Willing to learn all aspects of trading products in financial and crypto markets, including spot, future, swap, options, structured products and Defi trading

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Details

  • Job Reference: 707271735-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: OKX
  • Location: Hong Kong
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Banking & Financial Services
  • Job Type: Permanent