Front Office Developer - Automatic Trading on Fixed Income & Currencies - G10 Rates Desk - Information Technology Hong Kong Front Office Developer - Automatic Trading on  …

SOCIETE GENERALE
in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 26 May 20
Competitive
SOCIETE GENERALE
in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 26 May 20
Competitive
Front Office Developer - Automatic Trading on Fixed Income & Currencies - G10 Rates Desk - Information Technology Hong Kong


Main mission is to implement trading software solutions used by the Fixed Income & Currencies (FIC) Activity for the G10 Rates desk in Hong Kong, more specifically automatic trading strategies, and handle level 1&2 support on those applications. Candidate will sit on the trading floor with the Traders, and will work closely with them.

Reporting:
  • Reports to the Head of Electronic Market Making (EMM) in AsiaPac and is under the supervision of the Head FIC G10 Rates in Hong Kong
Developments:
  • Gather user requirements
  • Design software solutions which will match those requirements, taking into account cost and delays constraints, agreed with both IT management and head of desk
  • Implement, test and deploy the software solution within agreed constraints
  • Suggest innovative and reliable technical solutions to the business
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
Cooperation with other Front Office IT development teams:
  • Work closely with in-house market connectivity development & support teams to improve the setup
  • Interface automatic trading strategies with other internal systems to provide STP to external clients
  • Liaise & interact with worldwide team members, i.e. other developers working on similar activities in HK, Paris & NYC.


Profile Required

Academic Background and Certifications, Experience:
  • University degree with a post graduate degree being advantageous
  • 5-10+ years of experience as a developer, familiar with object oriented designs and common patterns Memory/cpu profiling and multithreaded debugging experience.
A significant experience is necessary in the following areas :
  • Fixed Income & Currencies - Rates algo trading a/o FIC algo trading
  • Manual or automatic trading applications in C++, Java or C#
Experience of electronic market accesses, market data, or real time applications (the type of profile from Thales, Dassault, etc.) in C# or C++ is a plus and could compensate a lack of experience in other areas.

Operational Skills:
  • Good knowledge of Windows environment as a production platform, Linux is a plus.
  • Good knowledge of C#/.Net, Java or alternatively C++ under Windows.
  • Good knowledge of tcp/ip networking and electronic exchanges connectivity is a plus
  • Wide knowledge of equity/equity derivatives electronic exchanges in AsiaPac is a plus.
  • Functional knowledge on portfolio optimization and hedging, backtesting of strategies, is a plus.
  • Excellent adaptability, communication, initiative & autonomy capabilities are expected


Business Insight

Company Description:

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.

Our expertise in the Asia Pacific region ranges from Corporate & Investment Banking (Advisory, Financing and Global Markets) to Asset Management, Securities Services, Trade Finance and Cash Management Services. Leveraging on our formidable global footprint, we serve corporates, financial institutions and the public sector. With our regional headquarters in Hong Kong, we operate in 11 countries across Asia Pacific, employing over 6,600 employees. You can find us in Beijing, Seoul, Tokyo, Singapore, Mumbai, Sydney and other locations in the region.

At Societe Generale we have developed - and continue to develop - advanced programmes to support your career development. A diverse and comprehensive Learning & Development programme, a Junior programme for graduates and a Remuneration policy that stimulates your growth are just a few examples that illustrate how we help you to fulfill yourself personally and professionally, and how we develop your ability to adapt to ever-changing environments and transform challenges into opportunities.

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, 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: 2000089X

Business unit: SG Securities (HK) Limited

Starting date: 01/06/2020

Date of publication: 17/04/2020

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