IT Trading Support

International Volunteer Program|Frankfurt am Main|Innovation / Project / Organization

IT Trading Support

Frankfurt am Main, Germany International Volunteer Program Innovation / Project / Organization


The Equity Derivatives department at Société Générale is one of the leading players within the global Equity Derivatives business. DLP Trading Europe is the team within the department which is responsible for the retail structured product business in Europe. We price and trade in 11 different European countries roughly 300.000 products. With the products we offer and the service which we provide to our clients we are leading in Europe.

To support our trader on the Automation and Data analysis your main tasks are:

  • Maintain and develop IT tools that improve the quality and profitability of the trading team
  • Automate Front Offices processes
  • Improve profitability through data analysis
  • Optional: Help on developing Artificial Intelligence (Machine Learning and/or Deep Learning)

Profile required

PLEASE NOTE that since this program is primarily an international development program, candidates cannot apply to a VIE assignment in their own country of citizenship.

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

Experience and Technical skills:
• Bachelor or Master degree in either Applied Mathematics, Physics, Economics or IT curriculum
• Basic knowledge in Finance, specifically in financial and derivative products
• Good knowledge in coding language in Python, VBA is desirable
• Fluent English (spoken and written) necessary to work in an international environment

Personal Abilities & Competencies:
• Excellent communication skills necessary to work with colleagues from different professional and cultural backgrounds
• Good programming skills
• Articulate, friendly and approachable team player
• Ability to work under pressure and being stress resilient

The VIE assignment in a nutshell : 

This VIE in Frankfurt 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 12 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. For further information (including your financial indemnities), please see Mon VIE-VIA Business France.

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.

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: 22000M4K
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: 2022/10/01
Publication date: 2022/07/24