Front Office Application Support - Fixed Income & Currencies

 Hong Kong       Permanent contract        Information Technology


You will be part of one of the scrum/devops teams of our technology department. Your team delivers value for business every 2 weeks or faster, while quality keeps improving. You are very motivated by customer satisfaction and enjoy building/supporting quality software at the same time.

We are looking for people who are creative in solving problems; who finds joy in their daily job and promotes 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 enjoy learning and solving complex issues; you are excited by the idea that you will have many things to learn and not worried by it; You are willing to push yourself out of your comfort zone in order to grow.

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.

The Role:
  • Contribute actively to the support of our FIC platforms
  • Foster proximity and continuous interactions with the trading & sales desks and the teams supporting them
  • Help the team build quality software, tailored to user needs
  • Estimate risks and opportunities in our day to day job; take initiatives to reduce rsks and improve efficiency
  • Participate to the software development workflow

All our positions are open to people with disabilities

Profile Required

  • Good technical background (databases, unix, middleware)
  • Software development capability or interest in software development is a plus
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to work with business
  • Ability to find solutions to challenging, time-critical problems
  • Not mandatory, but functional knowledge in Fixed Income or FX products could be a plus

Business Insight

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.

GBIS is the Corporate and Investment Banking arm of the Société Générale Group. Present in over 50 countries across Europe, the Americas and Asia. GBIS provides corporate, financial institutions, investors and public sector clients with value-added integrated financial solutions.

The candidate will join the group of feature teams responsible for the build-out and support of Fixed Income global solutions. He/she will focus primarily on the FIC vanilla chain, where the group has important business development ambitions in Asia.

His/her main objective will be to partner with Front and Middle office user of FX, Fixed Income and credit activities’ information systems. He/she will start with providing functional support, then perform simple bug fix and deliver simple features at a later stage. A strong emphasis will be put on building a close relationship with the team stakeholders (Sales, Traders, Middle office & Pnl teams), in order to support their day to day needs and grasp how technology can help grow the franchise.

Job code: 19000O8G
Business unit: Societe Generale Hong Kong Branch
Starting date: 27/09/2019
Date of publication: 06/09/2019
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Front Office Application Support - Fixed Income & Currencies

Permanent contract   |   Hong Kong   |   Information Technology