Application Support Analyst

 New York, United States       Permanent contract        Information Technology


Société Générale is seeking a dev ops analyst to support their highly successful, trading franchise across asset classes.

This is a hands-on position for the support of our trading platform used to facilitate trading across multiple asset classes and different business lines. The successful candidate will work with an existing team of highly technical engineers to extend the functionality and performance of company’s sophisticated trading system that manages significant amounts of firms trading flow. This is a unique opportunity for someone to become a key contributor and work side by side with the firm’s highly talented team of software engineers, quantitative strategists, and traders on cutting-edge technology and sophisticated quantitative strategies.

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  • Proficiency with Unix/Linux system administration including troubleshooting techniques and scripting languages (Shell, Python)

  • Basic knowledge in networking (TCP/IP, routing, multicast)

  • Windows: maintain jobs, check network or shared drives, analyze memory

  • Database: MySQL be able to do simple queries


  • Stocks and Derivatives products (Options, Warrants, Futures, Index, ETFs,…).

  • American markets (Primary Exchanges and ECNs)


  • Be passionate, determined, and have intellectual curiosity

  • The capacity to solve problems in a high-pressure environment, prioritize critical tasks and learn on the fly

  • Results oriented, highly flexible, team player

  • The ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment

  • The ability and desire to work collaboratively

  • Have the flexibility to experiment with novel solutions and the determination to test assumptions and conventional methods

  • Have a thorough understanding of what client service is and a strong commitment to ensure they provide solid client service

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Degree in Information Technology or Engineering

  • Team Player capable of developing strong relationships with clients

  • Experience analyzing and structuring large data sets.

  • Knowledge of trading and market microstructure

Business Insight

Within SOCIETE GENERALE’s Corporate and Investment Banking division, the ITEC MKT (Client and Trading Technology) group is responsible for front office applications utilized in America, Europe and Asia. The New York ITEC/MKT team is part of a globally-distributed development team providing trader pricing, market-making tools and electronic trading applications to the rapidly growing New York trading desks.

The Market Access team partners directly with the Electronic Market Making desks in the support of systems involving their trading activity, primarily market data and order entry to all electronic markets across various asset classes (equities, options, future, fixed income, commodities, rates).

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, sexual or gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Job code: 20000IKC
Starting date: 05/10/2020
Date of publication: 27/08/2020
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Application Support Analyst

Permanent contract   |   New York   |   Information Technology