Cash Equity Execution Specialist

 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
  • Work within a DEV/OPS model and contribute to plan, design, develop, test, deploy and support new and existing features/modules
  • Work with users to understand their needs and translate requirements into systems requirements
  • Ensure that software is of a high quality, meeting user needs with high performance and required functionality
  • Work with team members to continually improve quality, processes, and practices both locally and with the global team
  • Document systems and provide training in areas of expertise
  • Work to make sure our systems are robust and can support a global trading business
  • Engineers are working in shift rotation to provide 24/6 technical support for clients and internal traders

All our positions are open to people with disabilities



  • 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


Societe Generale is one of the leading financial services groups in Europe. Based on a diversified and integrated banking model, the Group combines financial solidity and a strategy of sustainable growth.
  • Member of Agile team for Cash Equity business delivering business value in 2-week sprint cycles
  • The XAE (Cross-Asset Execution) tribe has three similar Agile feature teams in HK
  • Interaction with I.T. colleagues in UK with whom we share global code base
  • Close working relationship with business users who act as our Product Owner in Agile ceremonies
Job code: 19000MWA
Business unit: SG Securities (HK) Limited
Starting date: 04/09/2019
Date of publication: 05/08/2019
Share on

Cash Equity Execution Specialist

Permanent contract   |   Hong Kong   |   Information Technology