Senior Java Trading desk Developer / Tech Lead for Security Financing and Delta 1

Permanent contract|Hong Kong|Information Technology

Senior Java Trading desk Developer / Tech Lead for Security Financing and Delta 1

Hong Kong, Hong Kong Permanent contract Information Technology


Main Responsibilities

  • Act as a leader for other team members, on technical, functional, and organizational fronts
  • Accountable for developing and enhancing applications for Security Finance and Delta 1
  • Support our platform and 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 business and IT peers and senior stakeholders

To do so, you should be :

  • Able to drive the team towards excellent coding practices
  • Able to challenge organization and how we work to continuously improve team and its efficiency
  • Fully autonomous to collect requirements, understand the problem to solve, and design the right solution for it
  • Comfortable in building trusted relationships with senior business stakeholders
  • Creative and innovative to propose better solutions or rationalize existing systems whenever possible
  • Aware and curious about new technologies to share their benefits and explore them

Profile required

Candidate should have at least 8 years of relevant experience to be considered at Vice President level otherwise, will be at Associate level if you have less relevant experience.

Operational skills:

  • Proven years of Kotlin or Core Java development (Kotlin, Java 8+, Spring Boot)
  • Proven knowledge of Domain driven design and Cloud Native architecture principles
  • Proven experience in Agile, TDD, continuous delivery, and modern software development paradigms
  • Proven experience in supporting efficiently complex production chains using modern frameworks and concepts (ELK, Prometheus, SLI/SLO/SLA, etc.)
  • Good knowledge of Equity derivatives products (Equity finance, Delta1 and Prime Brokerage preferred)
  • Technical background in Linux is preferable
  • Knowledge of Docker, Kubernetes, and public cloud is a plus

Behavioral skills:

  • Strong team player, able to coach, lead and grow team members
  • Enjoys delivering valuable and efficient solutions to the business
  • Analytical mind, well organized, and good business analysis skills
  • Proactive, innovative and passionate about technology
  • Good communication to interact with peers in HK and Paris

Behavioral Skills

  • Client - Client focus: I nurture a long-term relationship with the clients/internal partners
  • Team Spirit - Open mindset/Respect: I listen and share my views and my expertise in an open mode
  • Innovation - Technology: I include technological breakthroughs in the strategies implemented
  • Responsibility - Empowerment and Accountability: I give resources and autonomy to make decisions

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 operation officers. The team is composed of 5 developers located in Hong Kong. All developers are based in the dealing room and interact daily with Front and Middle Officers.

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: 210009X5
Entity: Societe Generale Hong Kong Branch
Starting date: 2021/07/01
Publication date: 2021/03/29