Synthetic Trader

Permanent contract|Hong Kong|Corporate & Investment banking

Synthetic Trader

  • Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • Permanent contract
  • Corporate & Investment banking


  • Manage day to day activity of the Desk - Supervize the order flow and hedge related risks
  • Manage daily the book positions, including book optimization and inventory management
  • Contribute to the specification and development of innovative tools to:

                 o Price and analyze client transactions.

                 o Optimize our inventory management

  • Monitor risks and explain P&L movements
  • Actively participate to the desk development strategy

Profile required

  • Graduated with a master's degree from Engineering or Business School or University with a specialization in Finance
  • Ideally you have past experience within a recognized Investment Bank
  • You are fluent in English
  • You are proficient in programming (VBA, Python)

Behavioral Skills:

  • Client - Client  focus: I put long term relationship with our clients at the center of my actions, whatever my position
  • Innovation - Simplification: I make things & ideas simple
  • Innovation - Thinking out of the box/Creativity: I propose new ideas and solutions
  • Responsibility - Accountability: I make decisions in my scope of responsibilities
  • Commitment - Sustainability: I strive to develop my skills and knowledge
  • Team Spirit - Collective mindset: I favour the team’s interest over my own results

Business insight

Company Description:

Societe Generale is one of the leading European financial services groups. Based on a diversified and integrated banking model, the Group combines financial strength and proven expertise in innovation with a strategy of sustainable growth. Committed to the positive transformations of the world’s societies and economies, Societe Generale seeks to build together with its clients, a better and sustainable future through responsible and innovative financial solutions. Active in the real economy for over 150 years, with a solid position in Europe and connected to the rest of the world, Societe Generale has over 117,000 employees in 66 countries and supports 25 million individual clients, businesses and institutional investors worldwide (figures as of August 2023). We have a presence in 11 locations across Asia Pacific. With our regional headquarters in Hong Kong – a core hub of the worldwide Societe Generale Group – we employ around 2,300 employees in the region. In addition, Societe Generale's Global Solution Centre (SGGSC) in Bangalore and Chennai supports the Group in Asia Pacific and globally with customized business solutions.

Department Description:

At Societe Generale, you will be joining the Global Markets division (MARK) of SG Corporate and Investment Banking.   MARK offers a cross-asset approach along all its offerings: Research, Investment & Risk Management Solutions, Execution and Prime Services to asset managers, pension funds, companies, private banks, insurance companies, hedge funds, family offices, sovereign funds and distributors worldwide.

The Synthetic Trading desk is part of the Linear Trading team, belonging to the Equities and Derivatives business line within the Global Banking & Investor Solutions division

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: 24000HI9
Entity: SG Securities (HK) Limited
Starting date: 2024/08/01
Publication date: 2024/07/01