Job ref no.: 496034
Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited

Quantitative Researcher / Senior Quantitative Researcher(Data focus)

Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited

Job No.: 496034
Employment Type: Full time
Departments: Financial Markets Management
Job Functions: Strategic Planning, Financial Management, Investment Management


  • Data engineer role in the algo trading business team to design and develop the greenfield complex real time quantitative trading systems from scratch;
  • Partner with strategy researchers and technologists to design and improve continuously on technical data architecture, and the technical standard of the data platform, including but not limited to ODH (Operational Data Hub), BDP (Big Data Platform) and external data connectivity gateways;
  • Represent the business unit to provide business requirements on data for the external software and data provider vendors;
  • As a data lead to provide advice on data management and data schema designs to the team;
  • Develop and maintain architecture principles, standards and best practices related to data and ensure they are consistently applied;
  • Maintain and review IT technical standard components to align with the business roadmaps;
  • Collaborate with stakeholders (External vendor developers / Internal developers / Strategy researchers / Traders / QA / Production engineer, etc) to coordinate delivery of software with improved functionalities, stabilities and resiliencies;
  • Model data schemas of a variety of data feeds (e.g. market data feed, static instrument data, curve data, etc) of a variety of asset classes (e.g. FX, Fixed Income, etc)


  • Bachelor, Master or PhD in Computer Science, or other related disciplines with data or software development experience;
  • 3+ years of relevant experience in the financial services industry;
  • Solid experience in designing, analyzing, improving and managing real-time data architectures in enterprise environments;
  • Solid experience in managing relational databases, such as MySQL and time series databases, such as kdb+ and InfluxDB;
  • Knowledge and experience in kdb+/q are beneficial;
  • Strong understanding of data architecture, data modeling, data governance, metadata management, data access management and enterprise architectures;
  • Strong understanding of data engineering practices and design principals;
  • Solid experience in project management;
  • Solid understanding of software development lifecycle;
  • Knowledge with object-oriented programming languages, such as Java and Python, is a plus;
  • Familiar with tools and comfortable in troubleshooting in Linux and Windows;
  • Financial product knowledge FX/Fixed Income/Derivatives/Equity is beneficial;
  • Knowledge and experiences in Microservices architecture is a plus;
  • Passionate about quantitative trading and technology, and eager to learn and self-driven;
  • Good command in both written and spoken English and Chinese (including Mandarin)

We offer competitive remuneration package and comprehensive fringe benefits including medical and life insurance, and different types of allowances to the right candidate. Interested parties, please submit your application online. For details, please visit our website

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More job information
Job ref no. 496034
Job Function
  • Admiralty
Employment Term
  • Full-time
  • 3 years - 8 years
Career Level
  • Middle management level
  • Degree
  • Master's degree