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Within Morgan Stanley's Institutional Equity Division (IED), Equity Derivatives Core Strategists (Strats) team is seeking a Strategist (Quantitative Analyst or Quantitative Developer) at Vice President level.
Desk Strategists are key participants, together with traders and sales people, in the revenue-generating activities of our Sales & Trading Division.
Core Strategists sit on the trading desk, and they are responsible for the architecture and development of the analytics library.
Based in the Firm's regional headquarters here in Hong Kong, this Core Strategist has key responsibilities (below).
II. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
- Build cutting edge components within the analytics library to improve the Firm's capabilities in trading and risk managing equity derivatives product - Participate in the design of the analytics library and its integration within the Firm's IT systems - Participate in the effort to improve our development processes - Implement new valuation methods and equity derivative products - Improve the efficiency of the analytics library - Create tools to improve the productivity of the global Strats team - Engage in overseas training for 3-6 months may be necessary *LI-JG1
- An advanced degree in a quantitative subject such as Engineering, Software Engineering, Applied Mathematics or Physics - Very strong programming skills in C++; strong programming skills in Java are a strong positive - Very strong skills in software design and architecture if possible applied within the analytics library of a front office team - Solid professional experience working with C++ in a commercial environment - Good knowledge of Numerical Analysis and Monte Carlo simulation methods - Drive and desire to work in an intense team-oriented environment - Ability to communicate effectively in both written and verbal English