Front Office Developer

Permanent contract|Hong Kong|Corporate and Investment Banking

Front Office Developer

Hong Kong, Hong Kong Permanent contract Corporate and Investment Banking


Main responsibilities

  • Each Developer is responsible for:
  • Providing timely support on our software for Exotic and Volatility desks
  • Designing, developing, testing, securing and enhancing our APIs / tools
  • Proposing recommendations for process improvement
  • Ensuring that the code is actively maintained and up to date


  • The developer is responsible for all communication between his assigned team and users:
  • Challenge requirements and advise on the good solutions
  • Communicate on project status in a timely manner
  • Promote and advertise on tools developed and used in HK

Profile required

Operational Skills

  • Proven years of Core Java development
  • Knowledge in developing modern web applications using JavaScript frameworks (Angular, RESTful API)
  • Experience in Agile, TDD and continuous delivery (Jenkins, Sonar)
  • Good knowledge on Global Market activities and Equity derivatives products (exotic products preferable)

Behavioral Skills:

  • Strong team player. Enjoy delivering solutions to the business
  • Proactive, innovative and passionate about technology 
  • Meticulous capability to plan, organize and coordinate tasks and people

Business insight


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. 

Our expertise in the Asia Pacific region ranges from Corporate & Investment Banking (Advisory, Financing and Global Markets) to Asset Management, Securities Services, Trade Finance and Cash Management Services. Leveraging on our formidable global footprint, we serve corporates, financial institutions and the public sector. With our regional headquarters in Hong Kong, we operate in 11 countries across Asia Pacific, employing over 6,600 employees. You can find us in Beijing, Seoul, Tokyo, Singapore, Mumbai, Sydney and other locations in the region.


As part of IT department, the developer oversees all agents involved during the pre-trade lifecycle. You will work closely with traders and sales to understand their needs and advise them on technical solutions. Once the process is streamline, you will automate it by implementing ideal software with the objective of grow the business, securing processes or limit operational risk.

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: 210007O8
Entity: SG Securities (HK) Limited
Starting date: 2021/04/16
Publication date: 2021/03/15