Quant Developer M/F

International Volunteer Program|London|Information Technology

Quant Developer M/F

London, United Kingdom International Volunteer Program Information Technology


Description of Business Line:

- Rapid Development of tactical and strategic tools for Exotic Fixed-Income trading desks.
- Re-engineering of our solutions, using new and innovative approaches. We strongly value Software Craftsmanship.
- Be part of a small and dynamic team, sitting directly on the trading desk.

During your VIE mission you will be in charge of these responsibilities:

  • Gathering & Analysing of business requirements
  • Development of trading applications for pricing, risk management and decision-making.
  • Tactical integration of in-house frameworks to serve exotic trading businesses.
  • Automation of existing & new processes
  • Participate to the daily production

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The VIE assignment in a nutshell  


This VIE in London 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 18 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, please see www.civiweb.com.

Graduate with a Master degree from Business/Engineering school or University, majoring in computer science.

You are fluent in English.

You are proficient in Office application.

Solid academic background, engineering curriculum (Master’s degree in computing science, engineering, applied science (physics, mathematics…))
Strong Object-oriented programming is required (C#, C++, Java or Python). Experience with JavaScript development (React/Angular) would be a plus.
Knowledge of Financial products would be a plus.

The team is Agile, any experience of Test Driven development and unit test framework is a plus
Act as a team player by participating to pair programming session with teammates, create documentation on projects, maintain the team wiki and participate to team meetings with teams in London, NY and HK.

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

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, 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: 200002BW
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: immediate
Publication date: 2020/06/22