Front Office Developer

International Volunteer Program|Montreal|IT (Information Technology)

Front Office Developer

Montreal, Canada International Volunteer Program IT (Information Technology)

Responsibilities

Responsibilities

This VIE opportunity is in Montreal within FO Lab team, a Front to Back IT Team, working on the Trading floor. It is a proximity development team that works hand in hand with equity derivative trading desks and operational teams.

Our mission: develop new tools that suit Front Office or Operations needs and bring reactivity to face any production issues on existing tools. Additionally, we transform legacy systems to server-based applications, with strong, sustainable and easy-to-maintain architecture. In order to do so, we expose and consume APIs such as RESTFul APIs (Java and/or C#) and store data in databases (MSSQL/Postgres). Everything is done under our service-oriented application architecture knowledge, and the usage of standard tools for source version control systems (Git), unit testing, continuous integration

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

  • Develop and maintain REST API that suit front office or operation’s needs.
  • Develop and maintain web interfaces (Angular)
  • Support the business by providing solutions should there be any production issue 
  • Ensure consistency by leveraging development best practices and using continuous integration and deployment pipelines

Profile required

Profile

Graduated with a Bachelor or Master's degree in Computer Science or related subject.

Technical skills:

Required:

  • Experience in Object Oriented programming 

Desired:

  • Experience in version control systems, preferably git
  • Knowledge in web programming and REST APIs
  • Experience in JavaScript/Angular
  • Knowledge in unit testing, agile development and continuous delivery, is a plus
  • Knowledge of financial products, is a plus

Competencies:

  • Autonomy and Rigor
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Team player 
  • Fluent in English

The VIE assignment in a nutshell

This VIE in Montreal 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.

Please see Civiweb www.civiweb.com, in order to have more details regarding your financial indemnities.

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.

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

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

At Societe Generale, we are convinced that people are drivers of change, and that the world of tomorrow will be shaped by all their initiatives, from the smallest to the most ambitious. 
Whether you’re joining us for a period of months, years or your entire career, together we can have a positive impact on the future. Creating, daring, innovating and taking action are part of our DNA. 
If you too want to be directly involved, grow in a stimulating and caring environment, feel useful on a daily basis and develop or strengthen your expertise, you will feel right at home with us!

Still hesitating? 
You should know that our employees can dedicate several days per year to solidarity actions during their working hours, including sponsoring people struggling with their orientation or professional integration, participating in the financial education of young apprentices, and sharing their skills with charities. There are many ways to get involved.

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, 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: 22000JQM
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: 2022/10/01
Publication date: 2022/06/22
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