AWM- Data Scientist - VP

Location: Hong Kong

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What You Can Expect

To work alongside our top tier professionals, including data scientists, investment professionals, and marketing analytics teams, driving product innovation and identifying opportunities to incorporate machine learning into J.P. Morgan Asset Management.

The successful applicant will form a part of our newly created China research pod. The team will specialize in applying data science techniques to help build out our understanding of the Chinese investment landscape. Typical projects could include:

  • Helping to discover, develop and build out new data sets
  • Use of ML methods to build now-cast or forecast models for predicting company fundamentals
  • Development of proprietary ESG signals on Chinese data
  • Implementation of NLP on Chinese language documents
  • Developing tools to assist our sales teams

Our technology stack is a mixture of cloud (AWS) and on premise with research undertaken using Python.

About You

We're looking for problem-solvers with a passion for developing innovative solutions!


  • Degree in a numerate discipline preferred.
  • Fluent in Mandarin preferred as this role will engage Mandarin speaking stakeholders a lot
  • Solid understanding of data science fundamentals, core libraries and tools
  • Demonstrable passion and expertise in data science (e.g. through Kaggle or open source participation)
  • Experience working in a collaborative, technical environment (data science, quant or technology)
  • Ability to explain complex subject matter to a non-technical audience; ability to tell a story with data

Highly advantageous:
  • Front office experience in finance (buyside or sellside)
  • Knowledge of Chinese alternative data landscape
  • CFA
  • Experience with Elastic, Pytorch/Tensorflow and or docker

J.P. Morgan is a global leader in financial services, providing strategic advice and products to the world's most prominent corporations, governments, wealthy individuals and institutional investors. Our first-class business in a first-class way approach to serving clients drives everything we do. We strive to build trusted, long-term partnerships to help our clients achieve their business objectives.

We recognize that our people are our strength and the diverse talents they bring to our global workforce are directly linked to our success. We are an equal opportunity employer and place a high value on diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.

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