The Equity Derivatives Volatility(EQD/VOL) is a team of nine people with responsibility for maintaining and supporting Front-to-Back applications (80%) and providing solutions to our internal clients (20% development/automation tool or bug fixing in Python, Scripting, C#, JAVA depending on the application and team knowledge).
Our applications are the core of the SG Equity investment banking systems. These systems and applications are used within all steps of the deal. They are used in different steps of a deal’s lifecycle (from the booking to the maturity with all events from the market or update required by client). As such, these applications and systems are mission critical and require proper support and continuous enhancement.
Besides an important support activity, the team is commited into a ambitious project of decommissioning and revamping the feeding of back office tool used by Societe Generale on AMER area.
Our business clients are Traders, Sales, Middle and Back Office within the Equities, Derivatives and Exotics markets. We are also work closely with the Client Valuation team, which provides price and product reports to Société Générale clients. These reports are also critical to our clients, as they allow them to trade or receive monthly/weekly/daily statuses on their positions.
This also allows us to work with IT or Business transversal teams who are using our system for:
TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Summary: The position is for a Java developer with knowledge of the Equity Derivative business.
Despite the fact that we are looking for a developer, the candidate will be involve for a part of his time on L1/L2 support on the applications that the team is supporting and L3 on the part that he will develop more specially.
Primary tasks include but are not limited to:
Building applications for various front office businesses
Ensuring all data and flows between other trading and settlement applications are maintained
Defining the architecture for new developments
Managing each initiative given by management from start to end, meaning:
o Work with users and business analysts to understand user needs and translate requirements into systems
o Propose designs and implement the project accordingly
o Review and design the architecture for the new systems
o Estimate effort and ensure timely delivery
o Ensure agile and continuous delivery methodology is followed
o Ensure code is well tested
o Ensure that release management / change management processes are followed
o Be responsible for the 1st, 2nd and/or 3rd level of support
o Assist the support team in the rollout of releases
o Give clear and consistent reports to the clients and management
o Assess risks and develop contingent strategies
o Collaborate with other teams (networking, systems, quality insurance, support, architects, others development teams)
o Rely on IT best practices to improve quality of development
o Participate as a motivated, proactive and highly contributing member of the global team
o Manage several streams of work concurrently
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