Cash Equity Execution Production Specialist, Asia Pacific

Permanent contract|Hong Kong|Information Technology

Cash Equity Execution Production Specialist, Asia Pacific

Hong Kong, Hong Kong Permanent contract Information Technology


Working in a self-managed team adopting AGILE methodology to:

  • Manage users’ requests and incidents flows by gathering the information from the different communication channels (trading floor live interaction; mailboxes; phone; other)
  • Monitors systems by using the information system’s monitoring tools. Ensures that these tools are in line with our needs and takes initiatives to improve their efficiency
  • Leads investigations and troubleshoot to resolve problems collectively and independently. Formalizes problems and escalates to the next level of escalation when need be. Engage and improve the global co-ordination and leverage on our global setup to work with European and America offices.
  • Engineers are working in shift rotation to provide 24/6 technical support for clients and internal traders
  • Estimates the risks and opportunities in our day to day job and take initiatives to reduce the risks and improve our efficiency. Provides support to others peers when necessary and train the new joiners on the perimeter
  • Work with users to understand their needs and translate requirements into systems requirements
  • Work within a DEV/OPS model and contribute to plan, design, develop, test, deploy and support new and existing features/modules
  • Contribute to Agile ceremonies to help the team move towards higher Agile maturity level. Continually improve quality, processes, and practices both locally and with the global team. 
  • Work with Product owners and Global teams to coordinate all aspects of business requirement (Production, Business Analysis, QA, Dev, onboarding)
  • Review functional and design specifications to ensure full understanding of business deliverable
  • Identify test requirements from specifications, map test case requirements and design test coverage plan. Isolate, replicate, and report defects and verify defect fixes
  • Execute, evaluate and create manual or automated test cases
  • Document systems and provide training in areas of expertise
  • Work to make sure our systems are robust and can support a global trading business

Profile required

  • 5+ years IT experience
  • 3+ years of recent Fidessa experience
  • Good understanding of AMMA, TOP, BEAM, CTAC
  • Nice to have: Programming in tcl and Expression evaluator is a plus
  • Nice to have: Familiarity with PORTAL, APAS, IOI, global order routing, Infrastructure post v9, coding standards
  • Good Knowledge of Cash Equities markets (HK, Japan, Korea, India etc) and business workflows : DMA, Algo, Portfolio Trading, trade lifecycle
  • Good understanding of Agile concepts and experience working in an Agile environment

Nice to have : 

  • Experience working in large scale enterprise systems
  • DevOp experience in Fidessa providing first line support
  • Familiarity with FIX protocol v4.2 / v4.4
  • Nice to have: Exposure to equities derivatives business
  • Nice to have: Experience in Java and VBA programming


  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Capable of working in an autonomous fashion in a self-managing AGILE team
  • Capacity to work in a multi-cultural environment
  • Dedicated and persevering, commits to delivery dates and achieving targets
  • Adaptable to continuous evolution of our business model

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

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.

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

The global markets division for agency trading of cash equities.  The users in Asia are mostly based in Hong Kong. Other user locations include Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Singapore, Australia and India.

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: 210002W3
Entity: SG Securities (HK) Limited
Starting date: immediate
Publication date: 2021/04/15