Java Trading Desk Developer for Security Financing and Delta 1

Permanent contract|Hong Kong|Corporate & Investment banking

Java Trading Desk Developer for Security Financing and Delta 1

Hong Kong, Hong Kong Permanent contract Corporate & Investment banking

Responsibilities

-    Develop or enhance applications for Security Finance and Delta 1
-    Support Equity derivatives users on their daily requests and ensure on-duty jobs whenever requested
-    Manage users’ requirements and provide in-depth business analysis
-    Communicate and report to IT peers and FO and MO teams

Degree of autonomy
-    Fully autonomous to collect requirements, design solutions and develop applications
-    Must be creative and innovative and propose better solutions whenever possible
-    Open-minded and curious to help rationalize and maintain the existing systems
-    Foresee possible issues to avoid them in early development stages
-    Aware and curious about new technologies to share their benefits and explore them

Profile required

Operational skills:
-    Proven years of Core Java FO development (Java 8+, SpringBoot)
-    Proven experience in Agile, TDD and continuous delivery (Jenkins, Sonar)
-    Good knowledge of Domain driven design and Cloud Native applications
-    Good knowledge of Equity derivatives products (Equity finance, Delta1 and Prime Brokerage preferred)
-    Skilled in developing modern web applications using JavaScript frameworks (React, Angular)
-    Knowledge of Python and analytics libraries is a strong advantage
-    Technical background in Linux is preferable
-    Knowledge of Docker and public cloud is a plus

Behavioral skills:
-    Strong team player. Enjoy deliver solutions to the business
-    Strong analytical mind to develop well-structured and simple solutions
-    Well organized and good business analysis skills
-    Proactive, innovative and passionate about technology
-    Good communication to interact with other IT peers in HK and Paris

Business insight

Company Description
Societe Generale is one of the leading European financial services groups. Founded in 1864, we have been playing a vital role in the economy for over 150 years. With more than 148,000 employees based in 76 countries worldwide, we accompany 32 million clients throughout the world on a daily basis. Based on a diversified universal banking model, the Group combines financial strength with a strategy of sustainable growth.

Our expertise in the Asia Pacific region ranges from Corporate & Investment Banking (Advisory, Financing and Global Markets) to Asset Management, Securities Services, Trade Finance and Cash Management Services. Leveraging on our formidable global footprint, we serve corporates, financial institutions and the public sector. With our regional headquarters in Hong Kong, we operate in 11 countries across Asia Pacific, employing over 6,600 employees. You can find us in Beijing, Seoul, Tokyo, Singapore, Mumbai, Sydney and other locations in the region.

Department Description

As part of the Front Office IT department the SFD1 team oversees development and support of tools used by Delta 1 and Security Finance Traders, Sales, and Operations.

The team operates in DevOps model and is based in the dealing room interacting daily with Front and Middle Officers. We work together as a team with the developers and other support analysts, backup each other, act in the best interest of the team, and bring new ideas. We also work closely with all the applicative and infrastructure IT teams (Support, Development, Business Analyst, Infrastructure analysts) to ensure the day to day efficiency/stability of the IT information system.

The succsssful candidate will have the full autonomous to work with end users, understand client requests and issues, to provide them with the expected level of support.. You should be open-minded and courious to help rationalize and improve the existing systems. You could be creative, innovative and welcome to propose better solutions whenever possible.  You would be aware and courious about new ways of working, explore them, and share potential benefits with the team.

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: 21000R8N
Entity: SG Securities (HK) Limited
Starting date: 2021/11/30
Publication date: 2021/09/13
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