Business Analyst

 New York - United States, United States       Permanent contract        Information Technology


Societe Generale is seeking a strong business analyst to expand their highly successful, fully automated computerized trading franchise across asset classes.

This role will study existing system capabilities and work to add and design new ones. Will develop workflow diagrams, data flow diagrams, traceability matrix and system specifications.  Will understand system input, processing and output requirements. Must also be strong in recommending system controls and overall requirements collection to final deployment. The successful candidate will work with an existing feature 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.


  • Study, Design, and implement cutting edge market connectivity system

  • Sitting alongside algo developers and traders to communicate varying needs

  • Ensure order management is consistent with best execution practices

  • Continuously work with colleagues and business leaders to advance each other’s skills


  • Experience with Client and Market Connectivity products

  • Knowledge of investment management operations and trading execution solutions

  • Excellent problem-solving skills to assist in issue resolution.

  • Familiar with application development software and hardware platforms.

  • Ability to understand business(es) supported and its’ terminology.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.

  • Strong presentation skills.

  • Ability to coordinate between Applications and business units.

  • Ability to drive project milestones and delivery dates.

  • Ability to recommend and implement system solutions.

  • Proven mentoring and leadership capabilities from a project management perspective.

Profile Required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in computer science/information technology or information systems

  • Strong financial background related to capital markets, payment systems and trust accounting.

  • Subject matter expert in business with knowledge or experience utilizing application/system being supported.

  • Mastered understanding of applications supported with an advanced knowledge of interfacing/integrated applications.

  • Python scripting experience (or equivalent)

  • FIX & Binary Connectivity Protocols

  • Proficiency in network protocols such as TCP & multicast

Business Insight

Within SOCIETE GENERALE’s Global Business Service Unit , the EMM (Client and Trading Technology) group is responsible for front office applications utilized in America, Europe and Asia. The New York EQD/EMM 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 de


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

All our positions are open to people with disabilities

Job code: 19000RJT
Business unit: SG Americas Securities
Starting date: 25/11/2019
Date of publication: 29/10/2019
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Business Analyst

Permanent contract   |   New York - United States   |   Information Technology