Risk Latte Americas Inc., needs two exceptionally bright Financial Engineers to join its team in Hong Kong . The following are the details of the position.
Essential Experience and Requirements - You need these for sure
- Hands-on experience in C/C++, Visual Basic and preferably MathematicaTM, Java and Fortran;
- Complete proficiency and excellent working knowledge of Excel and VBA;
- Work experience of 1 - 2 years in Computer Programming in the industry or research in academia or industry;
- Must have excellent English language (both written and oral) skills;
Qualifications - It is good if you have these, but if you don't you can still apply
- Ph.D. in Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Molecular Biology, Genetic Engineering or Electrical Engineering;
- Master's degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics or Biology;
Candidate Profile - What we are looking for
- Must have a strong love or affinity for music, poetry or outdoor activities;
- Someone who loves to think and can spend hours doing nothing but thinking and who can think as if there was never a box;
- Graduates who dropped out of school for a few years to do something else like go on an extended vacation, do social service or start a rock band; if someone has not finished school (totally dropped out) but thinks he/she likes the job profile and has a passion for any of the above subjects and is currently a programmer in the industry then he/she can still apply;
- Someone who loves ExcelTM spreadsheets, and not merely uses it as a tool.
What we are definitely NOT looking for
- MBAs; therefore MBAs please don't respond to this advert;
- Any emphasis on academic grades - a test would be given by us to all candidates regardless of their background to assess to their aptitude and as a part of the selection process;
- Someone who is in love with or has fascination for a suit and PowerPointTM.
What we offer
- Basic salary which is above average (salary will be indexed to the entry level salaries in banks and investment banks in Hong Kong ) plus medical insurance plus company housing plus provident fund;
- Participate in a long term stock options scheme;
- Freedom, lots of freedom to think and create;
- Position based in Hong Kong ;