VIE Front Office Developer

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

VIE Front Office Developer

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


As part of Equity Derivative Front Office Technology team, you will oversee all agents in pre-trade lifecycle. The candidate will be exposed to the various investment banking sell-side processes from derivative product pricing and risk hedging in our in-house trading & risk management systems focusing on market parameters fitting.

You will work closely with traders and sales in a fast-paced environment respond request.

You will attend daily scrums meeting and actively participate to regular prioritizations, sprints, and retrospectives.

You will implement solution in JVM language:

-             market parameters fitting system (volatility, dividends, repo...)

-             risk management system

-             pricing system

Tasks and responsibilities

Each Developer is responsible for:

-             Providing timely support on our software for Exotic and Volatility desks

-             Designing, developing, testing, securing, and enhancing our APIs / tools

-             Proposing recommendations for process improvement

-             Ensuring that the code is actively maintained and up to date

-             Challenge requirements and advise on the good solutions

-             Communicate on project status in a timely manner

-             Promote and advertise on tools developed and used in HK

Due to the VIE eligibility criteria, a questionnaire will be provided. Please make sure to answer all the questions for an efficient analysis of your application.

Profile required

PLEASE NOTE that since this program is primarily an international development program, candidates cannot apply to a VIE assignment in their own country of citizenship.

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


Studies & experience:

•        Graduate with a Master’s degree from a Business/Engineering School or University with a specialization in Computer Science or similar

•        Experience in Agile, TDD and continuous delivery (Jenkins, Sonar)

•        Experience in Java and Spring Boot development

Language skills:

•        Fluent in English

Technical, operational & soft skills:

•        Good communication and presentation skills

•        Knowledge in developing modern web applications using JavaScript frameworks (Angular, RESTful API)

•        Knowledge on Global Market activities and Equity derivatives products (exotic products would be a plus)

•        Able to work in the stressful environment of a trading floor

•        Strong team player. Enjoy delivering solutions to the business

•        Proactive, innovative, and passionate about technology

•        Meticulous capability to plan, organize and coordinate tasks and people


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.

In case a visa is necessary, please make sure your passport is valid up to 6 months after the end of the VIE contract to not delay your departure.

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 (including your financial indemnities), please see Mon VIE-VIA Business France.

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

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!

Still hesitating? 
You should know that our employees can dedicate several days per year to solidarity actions during their working hours, including sponsoring people struggling with their orientation or professional integration, participating in the financial education of young apprentices, and sharing their skills with charities. There are many ways to get involved.

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: 24000DCC
Entity: Societe Generale Hong Kong Branch
Starting date: 2024/09/01
Publication date: 2024/06/14