VIE: Market Access Developer

International Volunteer Program|Hong Kong|Banking operations processing

VIE: Market Access Developer

Hong Kong, Hong Kong International Volunteer Program Banking operations processing

Responsibilities

  • Main mission is to implement trading software solutions used by the direct Market Services & Solutions trading desk in Hong Kong to trade stocks and futures, more specifically algo trading strategies. 
  • The candidate will be part of a team working withing a Devops Agile team. 
  • The VIE will be working with the Algo developers and siting on the trading floor with Traders and will work closely with them on a daily basis:

Development & Backtest

  • Gather user requirements
  • Design software solutions which will match traders needs, taking into account cost and delays constraints, agreed with both IT management and head of desk.
  • Be proactive by proposing enhancements from which the business/IT can benefit
  • Implement, test and deploy the software solution within agreed constraints and existing code
  • Improve the backtest framework
  • Study new indicators and strategy & IT requests (understand user needs, suggest solutions , etc)
  • Launch backtest and analyze results with trader
  • Improve the quality of backtest engine to better reflect production behavior

Handle level 1&2 support on implemented solutions

  • Provide a good reactivity in case of incidents
  • Implement the tools necessary for production follow-up, in order to anticipate and detect potential technical issues

The candidate will need to work very closely with various teams:

  • Liaise & interact with worldwide team members (developers working on the same platform in Paris/NYC)
  • Front Office in Asia who will provide the functional guidelines
  • In house IT market access teams (dev and support) in charge of the market connectivity

Profile required

  • You are graduated with a Master degree from Engineering or Business School or University with a specializationin in IT, Finance & Banking or similar
  • Strong knowledge in C#/.Net and ideally some C++ as well but willingness to work with both.
  • Good knowledge of Windows environment as a production platform, Linux is a plus.
  • Display of innovation, team spirit and time management
  • Fluent English is mandatory 

Behavioral skills

  • Innovation - Thinking out of the box/Creativity: I propose new ideas and solutions
  • Innovation - Technology: I adopt new  technologies in the solutions and projects I work on
  • Commitment - Sustainability: I strive to develop my skills and knowledge
  • Team Spirit - Collective mindset: I favour the team’s interest over my own results
  • Client - Client  focus: I put long term relationship with our clients at the center of my actions, whatever my position 
  • Client - Risk: I strive to satisfy clients while taking into account risks for the company

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!

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.

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

By joining the “Electronic Market Making” entity, you will work in a multi-cultural environment, fostering work/life balance. You will join a fast-growing team, encouraging exploration and implementation of cutting-edge technologies and ideas, with a flat management structure.

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: 22000SIE
Entity: SG Securities (HK) Limited
Starting date: 2023/01/02
Publication date: 2022/11/18
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