Programmer Analyst

Permanent contract|New York|Information Technology

Programmer Analyst

New York, United States Permanent contract Information Technology


The Global Business Service Unit (“GBSU”) department has worldwide responsibility for supplying Global Banking and Investor Solutions (“GBIS”) with all the technology and operations resources necessary for them to function under competitive conditions in terms of technological standards, service quality and cost.

The GBSU technology division is responsible for front-office systems development globally, supporting trading activity in America, Europe and Asia. Focusing on Fixed Income, our group provides pricing tools, negotiation engines, market connectivity and other trading system applications. The New York team supports the rapidly growing New York trading desks with a combination of in-house and vendor systems. All teams in our group are co-located on the trading floor and have daily interactions with our users.

Part of a global setup for FIC activities (Rates, Emerging, Forex, structured products and Credit), the pricing team develops on a common platform, with applications deployed in Paris, London, New York, Hong-Kong and Tokyo. The team has a long history of relying on Agile and continuous delivery methodologies (Kanban) and tools (Jira / Wekan / GHE / Jenkins / TeamCity / OctopusDeploy).

The pricing team is currently looking to hire a motivated, proactive and highly contributing DevOps to work on strategic projects that require an accelerated time-to-market.

As part of this position, you will

  • Act as the main point of contact with the Fixed Income front officers in the New York office regarding the various pricing tools they use.

  • Design and develop pricing solutions for the traders

  • Be responsible for software releases, configuration, monitoring and support of all production system components and infrastructure.

  • Troubleshoot technical or functional issues in a complex financial environment to provide timely resolution, with various applications and platforms that are global.

  • Work with users to understand and gather their needs in our catalogue. Then participate on the required developments.

  • Manage several streams of work concurrently.

  • Get in touch with our teams abroad to deploy and adapt existing European and Asian tools.

  • Bring a passion to stay on top of DevOps trends, experiment with and learn new CI/CD technologies.

Profile required


  • [Required] Undergraduate or Graduate degree in Computer Science or related concentration.

  • [Desired / Plus] Degree in Finance.

Experience Needed:

  • [Desired / Plus] Experience as DevOps in financial services industry.

  • [Desired / Plus] Experience in Fixed Income pricing.

Technical Skills:   

  • [Required] Strong object-oriented programming skills.

  • [Required] Comfortable with scripting language.

  • [Required] Knowledge of source-control tools.

  • [Required] Understanding of Agile and CI/CD concepts.

  • [Desired / Plus] Experience developing applications using .Net C# 4.5+

  • [Desired / Plus] Experience developing user interfaces using Angular 4 or React

  • [Desired / Plus] Knowledge of TeamCity and OctopusDeploy.



  • [Required] Energetic, self-directed and self-motivated, able to build and sustain long-term relationships with business and colleagues.

  • [Required] Ability to solve problems with a keen eye for details; a strong desire to learn and contribute solutions and ideas to the team.

  • [Required] Self-directed, independent and comfortable in a fast paced, ambiguous and matrix environments.

  • [Required] Can manage multiple tasks and use judgment to prioritize and escalate to achieve desired outcomes.

  • [Required] Strong verbal and written communication skills. Ability to adapt one’s communication to the audience.

  • [Desired / Plus] Knowledge on Capital Market and Investment Banking Activities.

  • [Desired / Plus] Knowledge in risk analysis and pricing.


  • [Required] English.

  • [Desired / Plus] French.

Business insight

At Societe Generale, we live by our 4 core values of commitment, responsibility, team spirit and innovation. We are engaged and demonstrate consideration for others. We act ethically and with courage. We focus our talent and energy on collective success. We experiment and propose new ideas. This way, we maximize our ability to serve client needs and anticipate market changes. Societe Generale is committed to strengthening bonds with colleagues, communities and the world in which we live, because relationships are at the heart of how we operate.

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: 20000P38
Entity: SG Americas Securities
Starting date: 2021/01/04
Publication date: 2020/11/10