C++ Software Engineer Associate/Vice President

Permanent contract|Hong Kong|Information Technology

C++ Software Engineer Associate/Vice President

Hong Kong, Hong Kong Permanent contract Information Technology

Responsibilities

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.

Main 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.

Talents with 5 - 8 years of relevant experience will be considered at Associate level or maybe Vice President if you are more senior. 

Minimum qualifications

  • 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
  • Previous experience in Finance is not mandatory
  • Fluent in English

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
  • Previous experience in market connectivity

Nice to have

  • Previous experience in market connectivity

Spoken Languages

  • English

Business insight

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.

Our expertise in the Asia Pacific region ranges from Corporate & Investment Banking (Advisory, Financing and Global Markets) to Asset Management, Securities Services, Trade Finance and Cash Management Services. Leveraging on our formidable global footprint, we serve corporates, financial institutions and the public sector. With our regional headquarters in Hong Kong, we operate in 11 countries across Asia Pacific, employing over 6,600 employees. You can find us in Beijing, Seoul, Tokyo, Singapore, Mumbai, Sydney and other locations in the region.

Department Description
Global Banking & Investor Solutions is the Corporate and Investment Banking arm of the Société Générale Group. Present in over 50 countries across Europe, the Americas and Asia, GBIS provides services in corporate and investment banking, asset management, private banking and securities around the world. GBIS offers to its clients integrated and tailored solutions to respond to their specific needs.

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.

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.

Reference: 210009DF
Entity: Societe Generale Hong Kong Branch
Starting date: 2021/07/01
Publication date: 2021/03/25
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