Trader Assistant VIE - NYC - M/F

 New York, United States       International Volunteer Program        Market Finance

Responsibilities

Your role 

During your VIE mission you will assist the traders :

  • Developing tools to help the research of trading strategies
  • Preparing documents summarizing client activity
  • Developing trading strategies
  • Preparing and launching back test to optimize the model parameters
  • Implement and test new methodologies to create new market signals
  • Ensure the smooth functioning of IT tools used by traders and develop new tools that will help them improve their efficiencies



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The VIE assignment in a nutshell

This VIE in New York 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 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.

Please see Civiweb www.civiweb.com, in order to have more details regarding your financial indemnities


Your profile 

Graduated from a Business School or University, with a master degree in Financial Engineering/Financial Mathematics, Statistics/Mathematics
You are fluent in English


Technical skills

  • Strong knowledge of statistical techniques for quantitative models
  • Strong knowledge of Python and Jupyter development
  • Understanding of financial markets and derivative products
  • Understanding of mathematical models used in derivative pricing
  • Be confident in handling large amount of data and rigorous in its development
  • Good capacity to summarize complicated problems

Behavioural skills

  • Good team work abilities (being able to transfer your acquired knowledge and learn from other VIEs)
  • Good communication skills, be open and transparent
  • Be able to understand them and find the information when necessary
  • Autonomous during projects development
  • Curious, always trying to find new ideas/concept that would be useful to the trading team

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


All our positions are open to people with disabilities.

Why Join Us


Business Insight

MARK/FIC is the Financial Market division of Société Générale that provides liquidity to all market participants in a wide range of products including Rates, Equities, Credit, FX, and Structured products.


It is also composed of the trading teams that specialize themselves in market making of vanilla rate derivatives and treasuries.



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: 200004M0
Business unit: SG Americas Securities
Starting date: 04/05/2020
Date of publication: 14/02/2020
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Trader Assistant VIE - NYC - M/F

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