Desk Strat - FICC Systematic Market Making

Location(s) HK-Hong Kong
Job ID
Schedule Type
Full Time
Quantitative Engineer
Asia Except Japan
Global Markets
Business Unit
FICC APEJ Systematic Mrkt Maki
Employment Type


FICC SMM is a cross-asset systematic market-making business covering FX, commodities, interest rates, and credit. Our front-office team includes a mix of technologists, strats and traders responsible for all aspects of the business, from quantitative research and trading to low-level software implementation.


Job Summary & Responsibilities

  • Work closely with Trading to generate ideas for system enhancements that drive commercial performance
  • Work closely with Technology to develop critical system functionalities and maintain its stability
  • Deploy trading algorithms to new asset classes, across Asia swaps and bonds
  • Implement, test and deploy these ideas
  • Conduct Client flow analysis with Sales and Trading to improve our pricing strategies
  • Conduct market microstructure research to improve our risk management and hedging strategies



Successful members of our team hold advanced degrees in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) discipline. We are interested in bright individuals who have strong computational and mathematical backgrounds, experience in electronic financial markets, and possess skills in the following areas:

  • Programming experience in Java/C++
  • Interest in algorithmic trading
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Previous experience developing large scalable systems
  • Previous experience with analysis of large data sets (SQL, KDB or other similar tick database)
  • Previous experience in electronic trading or statistical/machine learning
  • Strong knowledge in operating system, networking and its performance tuning
  • Previous experience with quantitative research, especially in interest rates, would be a plus



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