Quantitative Analyst
Informa Intelligence
Hong Kong

EPFR Global, part of the FTSE100 Informa Group, is looking for a talented Quantitative Analyst to support our team in developing quantitative signals and studies for our clients.

He or she will learn the nuances of our data, build predictive analytics, and work with Quantitative Research, Engineering, and Product Management teams to create new data and factors driving various research, models, and indices.

Additionally, the role will contribute to the development of a new analytics platform.

Excellent communication skills aside, the ideal candidate would have some understanding of, or a strong interest in learning about, stock and financial markets and statistical prediction.

The position will report to the Director of Quantitative Research at EPFR.

Specific Responsibilities :

Work with quantitative team to find statistical relationships and build predictive models with the data to be used in the development of new and existing factor models and indices

Contribute to or improve existing models and strategies

Translate complex quantitative factors into client facing reports

Requirements :

Degree from a leading university in Mathematics, Computer Science, Physics, Financial Engineering or any other highly analytical and quantitative field.

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

Expert-level proficiency with Microsoft Excel

Ability to communicate complex ideas in a simplified manner as this role does involve working with our sales team and presenting to clients

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications :

Heavy math / statistics background

Familiarity with worldwide financial markets and pricing models

Competence in a programming language (Preferably R or Python)

Who we are :

  • Informa is one of the world’s leading knowledge providers. The Business Intelligence division includes units in the following industry verticals : Finance;
  • Pharma & Healthcare; Telecom, Media & Technology; Maritime & Law. Our passion for people extends from our employees to the global community.

    As a people company, we invest in philanthropic causes, whether it be cancer research or disaster relief. We hire bright, intelligent people and offer a fun and flexible environment to work in.

    Informa is committed to equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment without regard to age, colour, creed, disability status, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.


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