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in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 04 Jun 20
in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 04 Jun 20
Application Support Analyst - Information Technology Hong Kong
Main responsibilities

Manage users' requests and incidents flows by gathering the information from the different communication channels (trading floor live interaction; phone; other). Deliver IT Support services relying on ITIL framework and core processes.

Using his/her technical skills assist in building effective monitoring systems by using the information system's monitoring tools. Ensures tools are in line with our needs and takes initiatives to improve their efficiency.

Leads investigations to resolve problems independently, have the technical ability to troubleshoot and debug code, search log files. Will have strong UNIX and SQL skills to check system errors and generate reports, scripting abilities to assist with the platform extensions, automate monitoring, error detection, participate with the DEV in building solutions or improving the core chain used by the business activity. Master the technology stacks in the team, Java, C# and Python to help deliver change around pricing, volatility trading and booking

Engage and improve the Follow-the-Sun model and leverage on our global setup working closely with our Paris and New York offices.

Seeks feedback on escalated problems to follow up and update the end users. Liaise with other GBSU and GTS teams to consider clients' needs/expectations/issues. Organize and lead follow-up meeting with different parties (users and partners). Formalizes problems and escalates to the next level of support or global teams when need be.

Estimates the risks and opportunities in our day to day job, and take initiatives to reduce the risks and improve our efficiency. Provides support to others peers when necessary and train the new joiners on the perimeter.

Profile Required

Key skills areas and knowledge required

  • BSC in Computer Science degree or equivalent
  • Good communication and organizational skills, analytical mind.
  • Able to manage pressure by accompany business requests while sitting on the trading floor.
  • Good knowledge on both UNIX and Windows environment. Good knowledge on SQL.
  • Good knowledge of one or more programming languages, preferable Java
  • Good scripting skills, python, shell
  • Ability to read code and develop in Python and Java, simple code fix, and gradually evolve
  • Fluent in English.
  • Reliability and rigour.
  • Good knowledge on Global Markets trading and booking activities with previous knowledge on financial products an advantage
  • Proactive / Innovative
  • Excellent attitude towards work, colleagues and management
  • A performer, demonstrates best qualities and ability to learn quickly

Business Insight

.Societe Generale is one of the leading financial services groups in Europe. Present in over 50 countries across Europe, the Americas and Asia. Societe Generale provides corporate, financial institutions, investors and public sector clients with value-added integrated financial solutions.

A technically strong candidate who will provide level 2 support to the users of the Global Market activities' information system, focusing on EQD business activities mainly on Volatility Trading and Sales FLOW

Working in a DEV/Ops setup, the candidate will be spending 70% to 80% on Support and 20% - 30% developing solutions in Java, Python and C# as part of a feature team. Will attend daily scrums and actively participate to regular prioritisation meetings, sprints and retrospectives

The candidate will formalize end users' day to day problems; assesses the criticality/priority of these problems and treat them accordingly. Escalates to the next level if need be; Gives effective and regular feedback to the end users. Will transform problems to user stories add it to the product backlog for prioritisation and task building

Estimates the risks and opportunities in our day to day job, take initiatives to reduce the risks and improve our efficiency.
Reports regularly on issues to direct management, follows IT processes closely on incident, problem and request management, adheres to the code of conduct

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: 19000SBC

Business unit: SG Securities (HK) Limited

Starting date: Immediate

Date of publication: 18/10/2019


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