Fixed Income Cross Asset Engineer Trainee

 London, United Kingdom       Trainee        Corporate and Investment Banking


Description of the Business Line or Department

The Global Markets functions is a trusted partner to external clients (Corporates, Financial institutions and Asset Managers) in market activities, offering a cross-expertise in Research, Investment and Risk Solutions, Execution and Prime Services

The Fixed Income department at Societe Generale aim at providing a full set of services to Institutional and Corporate clients that will support their investment or risk management targets.

Thanks to market-leading research, engineering, trading and e-commerce capabilities, our clients benefit from strategic insights, flow information, competitive pricing and seamless execution across rates, credit, FX, and emerging markets.

We design solutions for our clients, capitalising on the full spectrum of fixed income and currencies products and services.



We service our clients on the full credit spectrum from Investment Grade to High Yield and X-Over and on cash as well as indices, options and singe name CDS.


Our clients can tap our capacity to execute large FX deals. We also offer a global coverage on all major currencies, and the local access of our global emerging markets platform spanning CEE, Asia, Africa and Brazil.



Through packaged trade ideas or flawless execution, we offer our clients the best of our trading and structuring expertise. Our capabilities span from derivatives to government, agency & supranational securities to covered bonds, inflation-linked products and ETFs.

Summary of the key purposes of the role

Within Société Générale Global Banking & Investor Solutions (GBIS) in London, join as a trainee, the Global Markets division (MARK) inside the Engineering department and work in the Flow Strategic Solution team (FSS) for Fixed Income product.

Summary of responsibilities 

Your position will consist in the following tasks:

·         Support the Senior engineer in analysis, trade generation and presentation development.

·         Participate in the production of the Fixed Income trade ideas for FX and Rates but also Equity/Credit relative value options strategies

·         Understand various exotic payoff and market events / drivers to propose relative value or macro trade ideas.

·         Follow up on the performance analysis of trade ideas published by FSS, trading and research department.

·         Build Tools automation for back testing strategy (momentum, systematic.), market analysis tools

·         Extensive use of Bloomberg market data and analytics.

·         Excel spreadsheet and VBA development

·         Powerpoint presentations development.

·         MIS tracking team output and PNL generation.

·         Taking minutes of global team meetings efficiently.

Profile Required


Advanced Excel




Market reading/analysis



Team spirit

Client-driven approach

Proactive self starter

·     Previous Derivatives & Options experience desirable.


Candidate has a previous investment banking environment experience


Graduate with a Master’s degree from an Engineering, Business school or University, with a specialization in Finance/Engineering. You have a good knowledge of fixed income market.


Fluent English

Why Join Us

People join for the impact they can have on us. They stay for the impact we have on them. A flatter structure offers visibility and exposure beyond that of our competitors, so you know our names, and we know yours. It's personable, human, and inspires success through passion. By encouraging open mindedness and a willingness to share ideas, we have adapted to market changes and thrived through innovation. Bringing words like “hard work” and “dedication” together with “community” and “respect” has enabled us to work collaboratively and build our future together. We call this Team Spirit and it's what makes us different. It's what makes you different.

Business Insight

If you feel you have the required experience and qualifications, then please apply to the SG Resourcing Team, and we will manage your application. At Société Générale, we believe our people are our strength and are core to the success of our business. As such, we search for, recruit and appoint the best available person on the basis of aptitude and ability, regardless of sex, marital or civil partnership status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, pregnancy, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, belief or gender reassignment.

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: 20000JTE
Business unit: SG CIB
Starting date: 09/11/2020
Date of publication: 24/09/2020
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Fixed Income Cross Asset Engineer Trainee

Trainee   |   London   |   Corporate and Investment Banking