Index Structuring Trainee

Fixed term contract|London|Corporate and Investment Banking

Index Structuring Trainee

London, United Kingdom Fixed term contract Corporate and Investment Banking


Description of the Business Line or Department

This position sits within the Global Markets Division (MARK) of SOCIETE GENERALE. You will join the engineering department in London which brings together, under one umbrella, the Equities, Fixed Income & Currencies and Commodities structuring capabilities with the objective of providing investors with integrated multi-asset market solutions.

Summary of the key purposes of the role

Support in the development of the range of SG indices,

Bring necessary technical support to sales and trading teams,

Participate to ongoing projects for sophisticated European based Clients (including but not limited to Pension Funds, Asset Managers, Banks, Insurance Companies …)

Robustness and sustainability of performance

Summary of responsibilities 

Support of senior structurers

Assist the team in the development and backtest of strategies (Python/Excel VBA)

Exchange with Sales and Traders to obtain and clarify investors requirements in order to assist the team in providing tailor made solutions

Improvement of existing tools (Python/VBA)

Level of Autonomy and Authority

The trainee will work under direct supervision of senior structurers. Robustness, sustainability of performance ability to work with tight deadlines are key.

Profile required


high level quantitative and analytical background,

business oriented and passionate about financial markets,

Prior financial experience is a plus

Why join us

People join for the impact they can have on us. They stay for the impact we have on them. A flatter structure offers visibility and exposure beyond that of our competitors, so you know our names, and we know yours. It's personable, human, and inspires success through passion. By encouraging open mindedness and a willingness to share ideas, we have adapted to market changes and thrived through innovation. Bringing words like “hard work” and “dedication” together with “community” and “respect” has enabled us to work collaboratively and build our future together. We call this Team Spirit and it's what makes us different. It's what makes you different.

Business insight

If you feel you have the required experience and qualifications, then please apply to the SG Resourcing Team, and we will manage your application. At Societe Generale, we believe our people are our strength and are core to the success of our business. As such, we search for, recruit and appoint the best available person on the basis of aptitude and ability, regardless of sex, marital or civil partnership status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, pregnancy, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, belief or gender reassignment

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: 20000RG7
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: 2021/02/10
Publication date: 2020/12/17