Data Software Engineer - Global Hedge Fund - Hong Kong

  • Great Base Salary & Bonuses
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Xpand
  • 17 Mar 19

My client, a leading global multi-billion dollar buy-side firm, is currently seeking an experienced Data Software Engineer with excellent Python skills, and a solid understanding of financial instruments to join their team in Hong Kong. Reporting to the Senior Data Engineer and the CTO you will be responsible for the following:


  • Analyse new data sets and provide financial data for systematic quantitative trading systems, ensuring the day-to-day data quality
  • Design & implement data access APIs and data production lifecycle management 
  • Provide support to quantitative researchers developing trading models 
  • Communicate with data providers to integrate the best available products, proposing new data sources for trading models


  • University degree in Computer Science or related field with approx. 5 years relevant experience 
  • Python, Pandas, Data analysis, good software engineering practices are mandatory
  • Linux, Django, AWS, ReactJS skills/experience will be a huge advantage
  • Excellent data science and software engineering experience, strong SQL knowledge and statistics for data sanity analysis
  • Experience with data used to build financial models is a plus: fundamentals, estimates, short interests, fund holdings, insiders, economic indicators, etc. 
  • Detailed understanding of financial instruments (equities, derivatives, FX forwards, Futures, IRS etc.) 
  • Machine learning knowledge and experience will also be a bonus 
  • Fluent English speaker with demonstrable team player capabilities  

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