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Quantitative Researcher Position in Bangkok

In Job openings on September 13, 2012 at 9:39 pm

Quantitative Researcher (in Bangkok, Thailand)

WorldQuant Research (Thailand) Co., LTD., seeks 10 mathematics, computer science, physics and engineering (Chemical, Petroleum, Automotive, etc.) majors for quantitative researcher positions involving the creation of computer-based models that seek to predict the movements of worldwide financial markets.

Candidates need not have prior knowledge of financial markets, but must have a strong interest in learning about stock markets and financial markets. Our highly accomplished senior staff will provide the new hires with mentoring and guidance to help them succeed.

We offer outstanding career opportunities, which include:

-     Competitive financial rewards, relative to performance and position

-     Friendly and collegial working environment

-     Opportunity for promotion to Vice President in 2 to 4 years

-     Rare opportunity to learn from highly successful investment experts

Job requirements:

-     Possess or expect a BS degree from one of Thailand’s top 2 universities (or from one of the top 50 universities in the world) with top class ranking, awards or distinctions – in a highly analytical field, such as:

-  Mathematics

-  Computer Science

-  Physics

-  Engineering (Chemical, Petroleum and Automotive)

-  or any other related field that is highly analytical and quantitative

-     Ranked as top 20% in class for bachelor’s degree

-     Have a research scientist mind-set, i.e., be a deep thinker, creative, persevering, smart, a self-starter, etc.

-     Be competent in a programming language (C++ or C)

-     Possess good English language skills

-     Have a strong interest in learning about worldwide financial markets

-     Have a strong work ethic

Additional preferred qualifications:

-     Preferably possess or will soon have a Masters or Ph.D. degree from one of Thailand’s top universities or a leading foreign university

-     Several years’ work experience in financial industries or quantitative research is a plus

-     Possession of an international or regional Mathematical Olympiad medal is a plus

Position based in Bangkok, Thailand.

Interested and qualified candidates please email your current CV (or any questions) in ENGLISH and local language to WQThailandjobs@worldquant.com

 

 

Quantitative Strategist Position at Phatra Securities

In Job openings on February 8, 2012 at 12:59 am

Job Opening: Quantitative Strategist Position at Phatra Securities 

Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement systematic (quantitative) equity trading strategies, including high-frequency strategies.
  • Assist in developing new investment trading ideas.
  • Monitor the development in financial markets and the performance of the strategies.

Qualifications

  • High caliber Bachelor’s degree or above graduates in finance or economics or related field.
  • Exceptionally strong analytical skill.
  • Highly developed quantitative skills including basic programming languages and statistics/econometrics.
  • Knowledgeable in finance.
  • At least 2-3 years of working experience in the equity market, especially in proprietry trading and/or executions, is preferred.
  • Strong passion for investing.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Fluent in Thai and English is preferred.
  • Mature, team oriented and self-confident.

Interested candidates can contact Jon Wongswan at jon@phatrasecurities.com

Open position at TMB Analytics

In Job openings on January 27, 2012 at 10:58 am

Open Position as Specialist in TMB Analytics Team

Job Scope

Specialist is a core team member that ensures a completion of outputs necessary to meet all responsibilities of TMB Analytics Team. The Team supports strategic research of all business and risk units. The Specialist is expected to work well in team environment and coordinate effectively with related parties. Works are often project-based, depending on the needs of TMB and its customers mostly pertaining to economic and financial outlook. Final job responsibilities will be tailored to meet the qualifications and interests of the Specialist. Specialist will often be expected to complete successfully the assignment with little to no consultation, and think independently to offer creative inputs to the Team responsibilities. We look for self-motivated professionals wanting toMake THE Difference in an organization.

 

About TMB Analytics


TMB Analytics is the economic and business analytics team of TMB Bank Pcl. The core focus of TMB Analytics Team is providing rigorous economic and analytical support to TMB strategic and management decisions. The Team forecasts and analyzes economic and financial conditions as relevant to TMB business operations, and banking industry. The Team shares economic and financial outlook with business units and TMB customers via customer’s briefings, seminars and event presentations. TMB Analytics also publishes TMB economic news releases and commentaries through news media for the public to represent TMB’s economic and financial views.

 

Qualifications

- Advanced Degree in Economics or related fields

- At least 3 years of experience in economic and financial analysis

- Excellent economic and/or financial analytical skills

- Knowledge of economic and/or financial forecasting techniques

- Good computer skills, especially of computational and statistical software.

- Good command in English

- Advanced and practical econometric, statistical, and/or financial modeling skills receive additional considerations.

 

Contact

Interested candidate should submit their updated resume to benjarong.suw@tmbbank.com. The position is open until filled by a qualified candidate.

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