Tactical developer for synthetic prime brokerage-VIE-London

 London, United Kingdom       International Volunteer Program        Information Technology


Description of the Business Line or Department 

• Rapid Development of tactical and strategic tools for financial engineering and sales desks.
• Daily support/monitoring of tools (Tests & Build factory)

• Help the team on the daily middle office production, mainly on the booking of the operation during end of day process and client reporting

• Business analysis of desk needs and design solution architecture.
• Interaction with front office, middle office & other department IT department

Summary of the Key Purposes of the Role : 

• Python/JavaScript/HTML5 with SQL or NoSQL databases.

• Address any needs at a business analysis, software architecture and development level that involve rapid intervention with strong IT capabilities.

• Work with the team for the daily production on trade capture operation & client reporting. 

• Communication with traders & middle office in order to collect and synthesize desk needes and participate to the development of all the tools developed for desk and the clients. 

Summary of Responsibilities 

• Front to back development of strategic and tactical application using Python/Javascript/HTML5 and SQL/NoSQL databases.

• Act as a business analyst and software architect to advise and address the needs of the business where an intervention with IT capabilities is required.

• Understand the business requirements and risk/R&D models in order to develop upon them.

• Be able to manage development lifecycle autonomously.

• Agile development process. (Tests, Continuous delivery, Build Factory, deployment tool)

Delegated Responsibilities

• Participate to weekly meeting.

• Manage tasks delegated by manager on a daily basis.

• Participate to meeting with business upon manager request

• Manage the communication with clients over a projects development

• Develop using Agile methodologies controlled by tests, code coverage statistics, build factory status, and deployment process.

• Propose technical and architectural solution upon request. 

• Participate to the team life by presenting projects and tools.

Profile Required

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

A previous experience in Investment Banking would be appreciated.

You are fluent in English.

You are proficient in Office application.

• Object oriented development, preferably Python (2+ years).

• Agile development techniques (Software craftsmanship, DevOps, Continuous delivery) (2 years).

• Knowledge of prime brokerage activity business a plus.

• Strong programming skills (asynchronous programming, service oriented architecture) (2 years).

• Autonomous and team development experience.

• Exposition to clients (Communication).

• Ability to monitor and import technological developments and open source projects.

• Front to back development experience (Full Stack).

• Focus on delivering value to the business with relentless efforts to improve process.

The VIE assignment in a nutshell

This VIE in London is to 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 12 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. Please see www.civiweb.com, in order to have more details regarding your financial indemnities.

Why Join Us

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

Business Insight

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.

The candidate will be within the teams dedicated to the growing business on synthetic prime brokerage activity with numerous challenge in order to help the transition to a new tool (cloud & API) to manage the business and daily activity. He will develop all the adhoc tools to smooth the business. 

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.

Job code: 2000015S
Business unit: SG CIB
Starting date: 01/03/2020
Date of publication: 14/01/2020
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