Application Developer - Exotic Rates Derivatives Pricing, Associate

Permanent contract|New York|IT (Information Technology)

Application Developer - Exotic Rates Derivatives Pricing, Associate

  • New York, United States
  • Permanent contract
  • IT (Information Technology)

Responsibilities

The Global Business Technology & Operations (“GBTO”) department has worldwide responsibility for supplying Global Banking and Investor Solutions (“GBIS”) with all the technology and operations resources necessary for them to function under competitive conditions in terms of technological standards, service quality and cost.

The GBTO Technology division is responsible for front-office systems development globally, supporting trading activity in America, Europe, and Asia. Focusing on Fixed Income, our group provides pricing tools, negotiation engines, market connectivity and other trading system applications. The New York team supports the dynamic New York trading desks with a combination of in-house and vendor systems. All teams in our group are co-located on the trading floor and have daily interactions with our users (traders, sales, quants, …).

Part of a global setup for FIC Exotic Rates activities, the pre-trade pricing and calibration team develops applications deployed in Paris, London, New York and Hong-Kong wih some applications migrated to the Azure public cloud. The application development uses Agile and continuous delivery methodologies (Kanban) and tools like Jira/Jenkins/TeamCity/Octopus/Kubernetes/Harbor/ArgoCD.

Responsibilities:

The Pricing team is currently looking to hire a motivated, proactive, and highly contributing full stack Programmer Analyst with Cloud development experience to work on strategic projects that require an accelerated time-to-market.

As part of this position, you will:

  • Act as the main point of contact with the Exotic IRD front officers in the New York office (i.e. traders, quants, ...) regarding the various pricing tools they use (from requirement gathering, development, test, release to support).
  • Design and develop strong real-time pricing solutions and data analytics tools for the traders (full stack development: front-to-back).
  • Be responsible for software releases, configuration, monitoring and support of such tools, services, components, and infrastructure.
  • Troubleshoot technical or functional issues in a complex financial environment to provide timely resolution, with various applications and platforms that are global.
  • Work with users to understand and gather their business needs. Then translate this into IT specs and participate on the required developments.
  • Manage several streams of work concurrently.
  • Close coordination with our global teams to leverage and extend our existing tools.
  • Bring a passion to stay on top of DevOps trends, experiment with and learn new CI/CD technologies.
  • Be part of the transformation of the operating model
  • Suggest strategic orientation and innovation for the chapter

Profile required

Competencies and Experience
 
Qualifications:
Required

  • Undergraduate or Graduate degree in Computer Science or related concentration.

Desired

  • Degree in Finance.

Experience Needed:

  • Experience as an Application Developer in financial services industry (Front Office preferably).
  • Experience in Fixed Income pricing.

Technical Skills:

Required:

  • Experience developing applications using .Net and C#, REST API, unit testing
  • Strong object-oriented programming skills.
  • Microservices and API development
  • Comfortable with scripting language.
  • Knowledge of source-control tools.
  • Understanding of Agile and CI/CD concepts.
  • Comfortable with implementing multi-tier applications.

Desired

  • Experience developing user interfaces using WPF, Angular/React, Javascript/Typescript
  • Experience developing in Azure and Hybrid Cloud architecture.
  • Experience developing in Python.
  • Knowledge of GitHub, TeamCity, Jenkins, Octopus, Docker, Kubernetes, ArgoCD.
  • Knowledge of authentication and authorization and building secure applications

 
Competencies:
Required

  • Energetic, self-directed, and self-motivated, able to build and sustain long-term relationships with business and colleagues.
  • Ability to solve problems with a keen eye for details; a strong desire to learn and contribute solutions and ideas to the team.
  • Self-directed, independent, and comfortable in a fast paced, ambiguous and matrix environments.
  • Can manage multiple tasks and use judgment to prioritize and escalate to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. Ability to adapt one’s communication to the audience.

Desired

  • Knowledge on Capital Market and Investment Banking Activities.
  • Knowledge in Risk Analysis and Pricing.

Business insight

OUR CULTURE: 
At Societe Generale, we live by our 4 core values of commitment, responsibility, team spirit and innovation. We are engaged and demonstrate consideration for others. We act ethically and with courage. We focus our talent and energy on collective success. We experiment and propose new ideas. This way, we maximize our ability to serve client needs and anticipate market changes. Societe Generale is committed to strengthening bonds with colleagues, communities, and the world in which we live, because relationships are at the heart of how we operate.
For more information about our Culture and Conduct initiatives, please visit this link (https://americas.societegenerale.com/en/careers/get-know-culture/)

D&I: 
Our Diversity & Inclusion Mission: Recruit, develop, advance, and retain a diverse workforce that is united in our efforts to enhance our competitive position and deliver innovative solutions to our clients.

Our Diversity & Inclusion Vision: 
•     Engaged workforce that is demographically diverse in a way that reflects the communities in which we operate
•     Inclusive culture and workplace that recognizes employees' unique needs and utilizes their diverse talents 
•     Engage our community and marketplace, and position the organization to meet the needs of all its clients

For more information about our D&I initiatives, please visit this link (https://americas.societegenerale.com/en/societe-generale-about/diversity-and-inclusion/)

HYBRID WORK ENVIRONMENT:
For most positions, Societe Generale offers a hybrid work arrangement that offers employees the flexibility to work remotely, as well as on-site, in order to promote interaction and collaboration with colleagues while adhering to all SG standard protocols.  Hybrid work arrangements vary based on business area.  The applicable Business lines will determine and communicate the work arrangements that best meet their business needs.

COMPENSATION & SALARY RANGE:

Base salary range does not include overtime pay, bonus and/or other benefits, where applicable. Actual base salary offer will vary based on skills and experience.

Societe Generale is an equal opportunity employer, and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. We are committed to recognizing and promoting the talents and achievements of our employees and staff, regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, gender, sexual orientation, and any other characteristic or status protected under applicable law.

Reference: 24000FZ5
Entity: SG AMERICAS OPERATIONAL SECURITIES
Starting date: 2024/08/05
Publication date: 2024/06/12
Salary or Compensation Range: $65,000 - $160,000
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