Front Office Support Analyst

Permanent contract|United States|IT (Information Technology)

Front Office Support Analyst

  • United States
  • Permanent contract
  • IT (Information Technology)

Responsibilities

GBTO is in charge of providing the most reliable, flexible and efficient Risk & Finance platform and delivering the shared market data repository for our partners in MARK, RISQ & DFIN to:

  • Meet the strategic business needs of GBIS.
  • Meet our regulatory commitments and secure the provision of reports to regulators.
  • Optimize capital requirements.
  • Distribute certified data.
  • Manage and ensure the consistency of the PNL, Market, Liquidity and Credit Risks, and Accounting and Finance for the Bank
  • Contribute to the digital transformation of GBIS.

GBTO/PRE/CFI provides these partners with two Fixed Income market risk calculators: RiskOne for the vanilla products and Highway for the Exotic world.

  • RiskOne RT is the real-time risk analysis and valuation engine for fixed income, and foreign exchange.
  • Great Server, GROS, DARIUS and Mercury are the main downstream applications offering the sensis, PnL figures for analysis and assist traders to manage their positions on daily basis.

As a real-time Market Risk Support Analyst within GBTO/PRE/CFI, you will meet the needs of traders in the fixed income markets. Your daily mission includes:

  • Ensure the Real-Time indicators (PnL, Risks) produced by the Risk Engine give the traders the most accurate vision possible of their market position.
  • Research production issues, including and analysis of the Greeks; PnL; and explanations of sensitivities.
  • Delays in data availability
  • Reviewing batch configurations
  • Work closely with the front-office, the RISQ department, and developers to understand and resolve issues.
  • Interact with the other members of the RT Chapter to build the target vision of the chain including progressive decommissioning of the Excel tools, implementation of the One Target user-interface.
  • Share your progress and communicate with users on the FO side (especially Trading and COO functions), Developers and Quants to enrich your technical and functional knowledge.
  • Non-regression campaigns during production releases
  • Work with real-time and batch transaction processing systems
  • Consistently communicate with the business to analyze their business requirements and review product specifications for any new changes to technology applications.
  • Perform ad-hoc investigations and queries from the database to support daily operations. 

Profile required

  •  2+ years’ experience as support analyst
  • Knowledge in Finance, especially market risks process and fixed income products
  • Ability to work with tight deadlines and work under pressure
  • Ability to troubleshoot complex issues and work in a multitasking environment
  • Good communication skills
  • Bachelor's Degree in computer science, engineering, or equivalent job experience

TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • Experience working with fixed income products, particularly interest rate swaps and futures.
  • Experience working with databases.

PRIOR WORK EXPERIENCE

  • At least 2 years of Market Risk and PnL experience at a large bank or Insurance

EDUCATION

  • 4-year Bachelor of Science in a quantitative discipline
  • FRM certification a plus 

Business insight

OUR CULTURE: 
At Societe Generale, we live by our 4 core values of commitment, responsibility, team spirit and innovation. We are engaged and demonstrate consideration for others. We act ethically and with courage. We focus our talent and energy on collective success. We experiment and propose new ideas. This way, we maximize our ability to serve client needs and anticipate market changes. Societe Generale is committed to strengthening bonds with colleagues, communities, and the world in which we live, because relationships are at the heart of how we operate.
For more information about our Culture and Conduct initiatives, please visit this link (https://americas.societegenerale.com/en/careers/get-know-culture/)

D&I: 
Our Diversity & Inclusion Mission: Recruit, develop, advance, and retain a diverse workforce that is united in our efforts to enhance our competitive position and deliver innovative solutions to our clients.

Our Diversity & Inclusion Vision: 
•     Engaged workforce that is demographically diverse in a way that reflects the communities in which we operate
•     Inclusive culture and workplace that recognizes employees' unique needs and utilizes their diverse talents 
•     Engage our community and marketplace, and position the organization to meet the needs of all its clients

For more information about our D&I initiatives, please visit this link (https://americas.societegenerale.com/en/societe-generale-about/diversity-and-inclusion/)

HYBRID WORK ENVIRONMENT:
For most positions, Societe Generale offers a hybrid work arrangement that offers employees the flexibility to work remotely, as well as on-site, in order to promote interaction and collaboration with colleagues while adhering to all SG standard protocols.  Hybrid work arrangements vary based on business area.  The applicable Business lines will determine and communicate the work arrangements that best meet their business needs.

COMPENSATION & SALARY RANGE:

Base salary range does not include overtime pay, bonus and/or other benefits, where applicable. Actual base salary offer will vary based on skills and experience.

Societe Generale is an equal opportunity employer, and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. We are committed to recognizing and promoting the talents and achievements of our employees and staff, regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, gender, sexual orientation, and any other characteristic or status protected under applicable law.

Reference: 24000H76
Entity: SG AMERICAS OPERATIONAL SECURITIES
Starting date: 2024/08/26
Publication date: 2024/07/05
Salary or Compensation Range: $67,000 - $160,000
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