ETF Capital Markets Data Scientist M/F

 Frankfurt am Main, Germany       International Volunteer Program        Data


The team requires an innovative, highly-motivated, and proactive individual to analyze ETF trading data sourced from trading venues and an internal database. The goal is to identify opportunities which will help develop our business. We are looking for someone with a keen interest in financial markets, experience in assessing large data sets and presenting information using data visualization techniques.

As part of the Capital Markets team, your missions will be:

  • Analyse ETF trading data sourced from trading venues and an internal database
  • Identify and explore opportunities to help develop the Lyxor ETF business
  • Prepare documents which summarise identified opportunities for presentation to senior management
  • Work closely with a central data team in Paris to develop new reporting for Capital Markets and Sales use
  • Assist the wider Capital Markets team in client queries relevant to the role as required

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The VIE assignment in a nutshell

This VIE in Frankfurt am Main is to begin as soon as possible, but you need to plan 3 months between your application date and the beginning of your VIE assignment. It will last 12 months.

The VIE is a specific contract, under Business France’s eligibility criteria, opened to candidates under 28 and from the member states of the European Economic Space.

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Graduate with a Master degree from a Business/Engineering school or university, majoring in Math or IT.
Keen interest in financial markets
Experience working with large data sets and analytical sets and analytical tools (including VBA)
Skilled in data visualization
Proficiency in scripting languages (SQL, Python) desirable
Knowledge of a Dashboard language (Tableau, etc.) or equivalent report building is beneficial
Fluency in English required. Any other European language would be advantageous. 

In terms of knowledge and experience, you will obtain expertise in: 

  • ETF products and insight on asset management
  • German and European banking environment

Why Join Us

As soon as you arrive, you will be integrated into our teams and will learn every day alongside our experts, who will support you in your tasks. Gradually, you will become more independent in your projects, making this experience a real career accelerator. You will also discover all the diversity of our businesses, in a sector that is constantly evolving and innovating.

At the end of your VIE, various opportunities could be offered to you, in France and abroad. 

Business Insight

Lyxor Asset Management, with € 146 Bln of asset under management, is the asset management company of Société Générale. Lyxor has a recognized expertise on its ETF and index portfolio Management, active management and fund selection.

Its ETF and index business line represent more than € 78 bln of assets combining leadership, pioneering spirit and a recognized brand since 2001 when we launched our first ETF. 

Your environment

Lyxor Frankfurt is the German branch of Lyxor International Asset Management SA a subsidiary of Société Générale SA. The branch carries out Portfolio Management, Sales & Marketing on both Passive (ETF, Structured funds) and Active products. The platform is planned to grow significantly in the next years leveraging on local expertise of the German investors.

This VIE position is based within the ETF Capital Markets team. The team operates as the central point of contact for both primary and secondary market ETF activity and is in charge of overseeing the trading of the entire range of Lyxor ETFs. The team also operates as a business development function, managing relationships with trading firms active in Lyxor ETFs and provides insight on ETF execution to investors. 

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.

Job code: 200005VW
Business unit: Lyxor
Starting date: Immediate
Date of publication: 18/06/2020
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ETF Capital Markets Data Scientist M/F

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