Analyst M/F - VIE London

 France       International Volunteer Program        Corporate and Investment Banking


Summary of the key purposes of the role 

• Support in the development of the range of SG indices,
• Bring necessary technical support to sales and trading teams
• Participate to ongoing projects for sophisticated European based Clients (including but not limited to Pension Funds, Asset Managers, Banks, Insurance Companies …)
• Robustness and sustainability of performance

Summary of responsibilities

• Support of senior structurers
• Developing trading strategies, from idea generation and data collection to analysis and model creation
• Applying quantitative techniques and market intuition to large, often novel or unconventional, datasets and cultivate areas of expertise along the way: Machine Learning, SVM, Neural Networks...
• Developing and backtesting of strategies (Python/Excel VBA)
• Improvement of existing tools (Python/VBA)
• Exchanges with Sales and Traders to obtain and clarify investors requirements and provide tailor made solutions

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Graduate with a Master degree from Business/Engineering school or University, majoring in Finance.

A previous experience in Investment Banking would be appreciated.

You are fluent in English.

You are proficient in Office application.

• High level quantitative and analytical background
• Business oriented and passionate about financial markets
• Prior financial experience is a plus
• Dynamism and high motivation
• Teamwork
• Flexibility Adaptability
• Ability to work under pressure and demonstrate initiative
• Creativity
• Programming skills (Python, UNIX Shell, C/C++/C#, SQL)

The VIE assignment in a nutshell  
This VIE in London is to begin as soon as possible but you need to plan 3 months between your application date and the beginning of your VIE assignment. It will last 12 months.
The VIE is a specific contract, under Business France’s eligibility criteria, opened to candidates under 28 and from the member states of the European Economic Space. For further information, please see


To facilitate the examination of your application by our English-speaking managers, we thank you for applying in English.


At Societe Generale, you will be joining the Global Markets division (MARK) of SG Corporate and Investment Banking.   MARK offers a cross-asset approach  along all its offerings : Research, Investment & Risk Management Solutions, Execution and Prime Services to asset managers, pension funds, companies, private banks, insurance companies, hedge funds, family offices, sovereign funds and distributors worldwide.

Description of the Business Line
This position sits within the Global Markets Division (MARK) of SOCIETE GENERALE. You will join the engineering department in London which brings together, under one umbrella, the Equities, Fixed Income & Currencies and Commodities structuring capabilities with the objective of providing investors with integrated multi-asset market solutions.

Job code: 19000KZX
Business unit: SG CIB
Starting date: 01/10/2019
Date of publication: 29/07/2019
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Analyst M/F - VIE London

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