VIE: Agile Software Developer

International Volunteer Program|Hong Kong|IT (Information Technology)

VIE: Agile Software Developer

Hong Kong, Hong Kong International Volunteer Program IT (Information Technology)

Responsibilities

The successful candidate will design and build modern web applications using the best practices.

  • Work on application design and present them to IT teams and clients
  • Develop web applications for internal users and external clients
  • Develop web services to increase API offer to external clients
  • Liaise with our team members based in the headquarter in Paris

The candidate can expect the projects to be challenging and interesting. They are built against complex chain of services with multiple global teams involved. We will ask the candidate to show commitment on delivering high quality feature, being the force of proposition, to have strong development skills and to be highly productive. We also expect the successful candidate to be thorough on the quality of the code delivered and to follow the processes in place.

In return, the team will take time to share its technical and functional knowledge, to recognize his/her work and to give him/her visibility to our clients. The successful candidate will gain a valuable experience to deploy on public cloud infrastructure and to work with complex architecture and team setup. He/She will also have a significant exposure to the different cutting-edge technologies and the different businesses we do within our global markets and advisory departments.

Profile required

  • You are graduated with a Master degree from Engineering or Business School or University with a specializationin in Information Technology or similar
  • Experience in designing and developing web applications with HTML, CSS, JS, etc.
  • Experience in backend API development is a plus
  • Previous experience in Finance or insurance is a plus
  • Fluent communication skills in English is a must

Behavioural skills

  • Client - Client  focus: I put long term relationship with our clients at the center of my actions, whatever my position 
  • Team Spirit - Open mindset: I listen and share my views and my expertise in an open mode
  • Team Spirit - Synergies: I make cooperation with colleagues in and outside my team a priority
  • Responsibility - Accountability: I make decisions in my scope of responsibilities
  • Innovation - Technology: I adopt new  technologies in the solutions and projects I work on
  • Commitment - Sustainability: I strive to develop my skills and knowledge

The VIE assignment in a nutshell

This VIE in Hong Kong 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. For further information, please see www.civiweb.com.

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

We would like to draw your attention to the fact there that your VIE mission could potentially get postponed, depending on the evolution of the health crisis and subjects to the decision made by the Crisis and Support Centre of the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs (MEAE). In addition, the selected candidate will only be paid upon confirmation from Business France and arrival in the country of assignment.

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

Company Description

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!

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.

ASIA-PACIFIC (ASIA), as one of the Business Units of Societe Generale, operates in 12 locations across the Asia Pacific region, employing over 2,500 employees with the regional headquarter located in Hong Kong. Our activities here are centered on Societe Generale's Global Banking & Investor Solutions pole (GBIS), a major growth engine for the Group and a key pillar of Societe Generale's universal banking model. Our expertise in Asia Pacific ranges from Corporate & Investment Banking (Advisory, Financing and Global Markets) to Asset Management, Global Transaction Banking and specialised financial services like Equipment & Vendor Finance and Vehicle Leasing & Fleet Management. In addition, Societe Generale's Global Solution Centre (SGGSC) in Bangalore and Chennai offers customised business solutions to the Societe Generale Group globally including ASIA.

Department Description

The Clients, Lifecycle and Digital (CLD) department is now offering an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic development team knowledgeable in both technology and finance. Our team oversees development and support of wholesale B2B platform used by Societe Generale internal users and external clients.

The main technologies used within our team are the following:

  • Frontend: React, Angular, Typescript, Jest, CodeceptJS, Cucumber.js, Playwright, etc.
  • Backend: C#, .NET, PostgreSQL, etc.
  • DevOps: Azure Cloud, Kubernetes, ArgoCD, Harbor, Jenkins, Git, etc.

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: 22000SYQ
Entity: Societe Generale Hong Kong Branch
Starting date: immediate
Publication date: 2023/01/10
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