IT Developer / Business Analyst (Legal & Compliance topics)

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Societe Generale
  • 18 Aug 17

IT Developer / Business Analyst (Legal & Compliance topics)


GBIS is the Global Banking and Investor Solution arm of the Société Générale Group. Present in over 50 countries across Europe, the Americas and Asia, SG GBIS provides corporates, financial institutions, investors and public sector clients with value-added integrated financial solutions.

The Information Technology Department (ITEC) provides and maintains IT solutions to support the business's growth. With tighter regulations and strong client focus, ITEC wants to strengthen its knowledge and know how to help face this new challenge, especially in Asia.

A new team has been created to address the challenges faced by Compliance, Legal, KYC and internal security teams. Those departments become key drivers in the competitive environment of the Financial Institutions and have increasing requests for technology.

The position is open in a new IT team that aims at supporting and providing solutions to those departments.

This is a unique opportunity to develop functional know-how in a region where regulation is as diverse as complex and to experiment technologies before starting larger scale projects.

The successful candidate will join the ITEC / DCC / REG as a developer / business analyst.

The position is part of the Hong Kong DCC team (Data, Client and Compliance).


Main Responsibilities

  • Implement or lead implementation of quick prototypes to meet the need and experiment technology
  • Be responsible for projects assigned to her/him, on enhancements and new business projects
  • Working with vendor or Fintech teams if needed
  • Participate, follow-up Local, Regional or Global projects for Asian users
  • Promote and ensure the use of standard project follow-up tools


Requirement (Qualification / Years of Experience / Skill / Knowledge)

Behavioral Skills

  • Willingness to learn and an appreciation for functional aspects of the job
  • Creativity and pro-activity mind-set
  • Strong motivation
  • Strong analytical and synthetic skills
  • Rigors, result-oriented and client-oriented
  • Sense of priority with the end users
  • Good communication skills in international, multi-team and multi-cultural environment:
- Excellent English communication skills both spoken and written
- Ability to work with remote users / teams and vendors.

Business Analyst Skills
  • Ability to breakdown and understand end user process (animate brainstorming sessions, document process)
  • Ability to analyze and specify solutions (from POC to medium scale projects)
Development Skills
  • SQL (Programming, Design, performance analysis)
  • Oracle, MS SQL (SSIS: SQL Server Integration Services)
  • Unix shell script (bash)
  • Job scheduling tools: Autosys, UC4
  • Windows (environment setup (drivers, clients))
  • Programming concepts (Python, Visual Basic)
  • Experiment in use or set up development environment (development factory, BDD)
  • Ability to learn rapid development languages or framework ( Robotics)

  • 4+ years of relevant experience, including 2 years as business analyst and 4 years as developer