C++ Software Engineer

Permanent contract|Hong Kong|IT (Information Technology)

C++ Software Engineer

Hong Kong, Hong Kong Permanent contract IT (Information Technology)

Responsibilities

•    Develop, test and automate systems for market connectivity, market data handlers and internal matching
•    Design resilient / distributed solutions to meet high-availability business requirements
•    Focus on quality and reusability of the code produced.
•    As part of our Continuous Delivery mindset, contribute to the development of automated tests, and tools for automated build and deployment. You will engage in recurrent code reviews and peer trainings.

Profile required

Curious, autonomous and passionate, you understand the problems presented and use empirical thinking to identify root causes. You make use of your knowledge and experience to deliver ingenious, simple and efficient solutions.

Minimum qualifications:

  •   Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 8-10 years of experience in financial industry
  •   Solid experience with C++11/14, with supporting work experience, personal or open source projects contributions
  •  Quality oriented with emphasis on software design and architecture

Preferred qualifications

  •   Experience with C++17 and template metaprogramming. Curiosity in C++20
  •   Experience in multi-threading and concurrency problematics
  •   Experience with development on Linux platform
  •   Knowledge of network protocols and socket programming
  •   Knowledge of scripting languages like Python

              Nice to have

  •   Previous experience in market connectivity

Languages

  •    Fluent in English

Behavioral Skills

  • Client - Client focus: I nurture a long-term relationship with the clients/internal partners
  • Team Spirit - Open mindset/Respect: I listen and share my views and my expertise in an open mode
  • Innovation - Technology: I include technological breakthroughs in the strategies implemented
  • Responsibility - Empowerment and Accountability: I give resources and autonomy to make decisions
  • Team Spirit - Collective mindset: I favour the team’s interest over my own results
  • Innovation - Simplification: I make things & ideas simple 

Business insight

Company Description:
Societe Generale is one of the leading European financial services groups. Founded in 1864, we have been playing a vital role in the economy for over 150 years. With more than 148,000 employees based in 76 countries worldwide, we accompany 32 million clients throughout the world on a daily basis. Based on a diversified universal banking model, the Group combines financial strength with a strategy of sustainable growth.

ASIA-PACIFIC (ASIA), as one of the Business Units of Societe Generale, operates in 12 locations across the Asia Pacific region, employing over 2,500 employees with the regional headquarter located in Hong Kong. Our activities here are centered on Societe Generale's Global Banking & Investor Solutions pole (GBIS), a major growth engine for the Group and a key pillar of Societe Generale's universal banking model. Our expertise in Asia Pacific ranges from Corporate & Investment Banking (Advisory, Financing and Global Markets) to Asset Management, Global Transaction Banking and specialised financial services like Equipment & Vendor Finance and Vehicle Leasing & Fleet Management. In addition, Societe Generale's Global Solution Centre (SGGSC) in Bangalore and Chennai offers customised business solutions to the Societe Generale Group globally including ASIA.

Department Description:
 
By joining the Market Access team, you will work in a multi-cultural environment, fostering work/life balance. You will join a fast-growing team, encouraging exploration of new technologies and ideas, with a flat management structure.

As a software engineer, you will join a cross-functional team in charge of delivering market gateways and market data handlers to major financial exchanges in Asia Pacific. The team is also contributing to strategic business projects by delivering new offers (internal matching, new client flow)

You will sit on the trading floor and work closely with the front office users.

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, gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Reference: 22000R4A
Entity: SG Securities (HK) Limited
Starting date: immediate
Publication date: 2022/11/17
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