Forex and Fixed Income Application Developer

International Volunteer Program|Hong Kong|Banking Operations

Forex and Fixed Income Application Developer

Hong Kong, Hong Kong International Volunteer Program Banking Operations

Responsibilities

During your VIE mission you will be in charge of these responsibilities:

  • Contribute actively to the build-out and support of the FIC flow chains
  • Foster proximity and continuous interactions with the trading & sales desks
  • Help the team provide great support services to its users
  • Help the team build quality software, tailored to user needs
  • Apply modern development practices such as clean code, refactoring, unit testing and continuous integration 

The VIE assignment in a nutshell  

This VIE in Hong Kong 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 24months.

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. For further information, please see www.civiweb.com.

Profile required

  • You are graduated with a Master degree from Engineering or Business School or University with a specialization in Computer Science or similar
  •  Able to work in the stressful environment of a trading floor
  • Keen to architect and write robust applications in multiple programming languages
  • Good level of programming skills (C#, OOP, Python) 
  • Being analytical, organized and collaborative
  • Knowledge of Forex, Fixed Income, Option products is a plus
  •  Aware and curious about new technologies, ability to share and explore them
  • Fluent English is mandatory Skills

Behavioral Skills

  • Client - Client  focus: I put long term relationship with our clients at the center of my actions, whatever my position 
  • Client - Risk: I strive to satisfy clients while taking into account risks for the company
  • Innovation - Technology: I adopt new  technologies in the solutions and projects I work on
  • Commitment - Sustainability: I strive to develop my skills and knowledge
  • Innovation - Simplification: I make things & ideas simple  
  • Team Spirit - Collective mindset: I favour the team’s interest over my own results

The VIE assignment in a nutshell
This VIE in Hong Kong 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 24 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. For further information, please see www.civiweb.com.

To facilitate the examination of your application by our English-speaking managers, we thank you for applying in English.

We would like to draw your attention to the fact there that your VIE mission could potentially get postponed, depending on the evolution of the health crisis and subjects to the decision made by the Crisis and Support Centre of the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs (MEAE). In addition, the selected candidate will only be paid upon confirmation from Business France and arrival in the country of assignment.

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

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.

ASIA-PACIFIC (ASIA), as one of the Business Units of Societe Generale, operates in 12 locations across the Asia Pacific region, employing over 2,500 employees with the regional headquarter located in Hong Kong. Our activities here are centered on Societe Generale's Global Banking & Investor Solutions pole (GBIS), a major growth engine for the Group and a key pillar of Societe Generale's universal banking model. Our expertise in Asia Pacific ranges from Corporate & Investment Banking (Advisory, Financing and Global Markets) to Asset Management, Global Transaction Banking and specialised financial services like Equipment & Vendor Finance and Vehicle Leasing & Fleet Management. In addition, Societe Generale's Global Solution Centre (SGGSC) in Bangalore and Chennai offers customised business solutions to the Societe Generale Group globally including ASIA.

Department Description

You will be part of one of the feature teams of our technology department, working for Fixed Income and Currencies (FIC) business line. Your team delivers value for business every 2 weeks or faster. You are very motivated by customer satisfaction, enjoy building quality software and always look for ways to do things better.

We are looking for people who enjoy what they do and enjoy collaboration with teammates and business users. Someone who understands that communication is extremely important and it requires constant attention. We are NOT looking for someone who knows about agile software development, but “is Agile” and knows what we mean with this.

You are humble enough to never stop learning as you will work with various profiles.

You don’t have to be “the best”, but you have to do your job as best as you can. Société Générale will provide the means for you to grow.

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: 21000I7K
Entity: SG Securities (HK) Limited
Starting date: 2021/09/01
Publication date: 2021/06/07
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