Murex Risk Analyst

Permanent contract|London|Innovation / Project / Organization

Murex Risk Analyst

London, United Kingdom Permanent contract Innovation / Project / Organization


Description of the Business Line or Department

The GBSU/EQD/AFC team provide development and technical support for Post Trading Processing for the MARK/EQD/PSC/CLR perimeter within Societe Generale GBIS.

Summary of the key purposes of the role

  • Technical Analysis, Configuration and Testing relating to the Murex MX.3 platform to provide new capabilities to support the OTC Client Clearing business within MARK/EQD/PSC/CLR.
  • Provision of Level 3 Technical Support for the Murex MX.3 platform and associated system interfaces (BBG/Markit/CCP Market Data/ Product mapping configuration). 
  • Assistance and advice to end users in relation to use of the Murex platform.
  • Responsible for the day-to-day management of Product (Rates/FX/Credits) Testing.

Summary of responsibilities

Role Specific Responsibilities:     

  • Responsibility for Providing Technical Risk Analysis, Testing and Level 3 Support for Murex MX.3.
  • Ensure appropriate system configuration to provide accurate Valuations, IM Calculation, Risk Simulations and Reconciliations within the system.
  • Work closely with the Business Line, Operations and Risk Teams to ensure that the Murex platform is appropriately configured in order that it is operating as required. 
  • Ensure alignment between the platform, CCPs and 3rd Party Market Data Providers. Assist in the investigation and resolution of any breaks.
  • Understand new requirements and translate to a Murex technical Risk solution.
  • Assist in implementing software solutions around Murex MX.3 and other associated tools/interfaces. All such development to be in accordance with agreed SPRINT prioritisation meeting requirements.
  • Responsibility for assisting with the testing and deployment of software releases into production.
  • Provide Level 3 Support as may be required including some out of hours. 
  • To be available by mobile phone using SG hosted corporate email and telephony services to assist in the resolution of any urgent escalated incidents.

General Responsibilities:

  • Responsibility for ensuring that you are fully aware of and adhere to internal Policies that relate to you, your business or other businesses for which you have any level of responsibility.  It is your responsibility to ensure compliance with operational risk requirements (e.g. Golden rules, security policies and regulatory requirements). 
  • Responsibility for managing, controlling, preparing and escalating risk within the scope of your position.
  • Responsibility for reading, understanding and complying with the Company’s Conduct and Standards and corresponding regulations. You will be notified of changes to policies in a timely manner through announcements and/or intranet updates.
  • Act with integrity and due skill, care and diligence in carrying out your duties. Your actions should always be able to satisfy high standards of scrutiny.
  • Observe proper standards of market conduct.  Responsibility to ensure that you take reasonable steps to be fully aware of, understand and comply with all regulatory requirements from all regulatory bodies that are applicable to your business.
  • Demonstrate exemplary personal behaviour at all times and contribute actively to the overall success of the team. 

Level of Autonomy and Authority

  • Execution of agreed solutions in line with prioritised Development Sprints. 
  • Resolution of production incidents in accordance with SG Incident Management Policy.

Profile required


Technical Skills

Languages / Tools: SQL

Database : Oracle Enterprise (preferred)

Operating Systems :  Linux

Middleware Tools  (preferred)

Unix Shell Scripting (in particular Bash)

Prepare Functional Specifications, Design Documents & UAT Test Cases  (preferred)

Debugging / Unit and Integration Testing   (preferred)

Product Skills / Knowledge (preferred)

Murex MX.3 Core Modules and System Architecture / Configuration

Murex MxML Exchange  Development : Workflow design and data transformation

Murex Reporting and Batch Processing Development

Murex e-Tradepad configuration

Murex Market data feeds configuration (e.g. BSMT, BBG, Markit , MDRS, MDIT)

Murex Limit Controller (MLC)

Murex Risk Aggregator (MRA,MRB)

Murex MReports

Murex Pricing Configuration

Industry Skills (preferred)

Financial Markets, OTC Cleared Products (IRD, FX, CDS) & Trade Life Cycles / CCP Messaging

Knowledge of Financial Reporting / Risk Management

Bloomberg Data License

Personal Skills

Excellent Numeracy Skills


Eager to learn new technologies and business skills and become subject matter expert.

Ownership and Team Player

Accountable, business driven


Experience working in a financial institution.

Experience with Murex MX.3 (preferred)

Experience with OTC Client Clearing (preferred)


A Level / BTS or equivalent.

Degree (Mathematics or Computer Science preferred).



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 Société Générale, 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 identity.

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: 21000UB6
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: 2021/12/06
Publication date: 2021/10/06