Senior Quantitative Strategist, China A

Location City of London, Greater London, England
Discipline: Quantitative Investing
Job type: Director
Salary: £500000 to £800000
Contact name: James Drysdale

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Published: 4 months ago
Startdate: 2021


Quantitative Research is what drives every single investment decision we make in the Global markets. Quantitative Researchers work as a collaborative team to develop short, medium and long-term systematic investment strategies, enabled by a leading-edge research and development platform. The firms Quantitative Research team has been established and growing for over 20 years and holds a stellar, and Global reputation as a World-class quantitative investment manager. This position represents a unique opportunity to join a distinguished and hugely successful quantitative investment team to assist the firm further explore and expand their systematic alphas in the Chinese equities markets.



We are looking for an exceptional and experienced Senior Quantitative Researcher to create and improve proprietary trading models and strategies focused on the Chinese Equities market. Senior Quantitative Researchers work on a variety of trading strategies and research projects, conduct independent research and originate research topics. Specific responsibilities range from utilizing financial and alt data in an effort to create or improve predictive models and alphas, developing and/or leveraging leading-edge statistical and machine-learning models to enhance the research, creating algorithms to monetize the predictive signals.



  • Alpha Research experience, systematic. Buyside track record.

    Expertise and passion for Chinese Equities, A-shares

  • Excellent data analysis skills (traditional and alt data)

  • Strong research hygiene and determination

  • Self-motivated and highly-productive, with a strong sense of ownership and urgency

  • Intellectually curious, creative, and rigorous

  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills

  • Meticulous attention to detail

  • Able to work across disciplines

  • Willing to take ownership of work, working both independently and within a small team

  • Driven and tenacious approach with a desire to build something producing value

  • Fluency in both English and Mandarin



This position is with one of the World’s leading and most successful Hedge Funds and headquartered in London (Knightsbridge). They run several tens of billion dollars in asset unde management and have approximately 300 staff members worldwide. You would be joining an award-winning and innovative team, who operate a collaborative research lab structure and have delivered solutions to some of the most complex problems in Finance, and the team contains several Authors, Speakers, and recognised specialists. We look for, hire and compensate for the very best Quantitative Researchers in the World who proactively push boundaries of what is possible, and has a burning desire to deliver a strong return.


The working environment is best described as extremely fast-paced, flat, meritocratic, collaborative and open. It is an environment that is suitable for experienced and successful Researchers that have genuine expertise in their markets. We are hiring for the expertise and the value that this expertise brings to the team, and the firm.



  • Basic salary £150,000 - £200,000

    Annual bonus (£500-£800k from year 1)

  • Buyout and guarantees

  • Intellectually challenging and stimulation environment

  • Mature, collaborative and meritocratic culture

  • £10,000 PA paid pension

  • Private Family Healthcare, and Insurance

  • 25 days holiday & 20 days sick pay

  • Free daily cooked breakfast and lunch

  • Free coffee shop and bakery

  • Free onsite gym with free personal training sessions

  • Ability to invest in closed funds