Front Office Developer, Associate - Structured Products Connectivity IT (Exotics Equity Derivatives Front Office) - APAC

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • SOCIETE GENERALE HK
  • 23 Apr 19

Front Office Developer, Associate - Structured Products Connectivity IT (Exotics Equity Derivatives Front Office) - APAC


Environment

Global Banking & Investor Solutions is the Corporate and Investment Banking arm of the Société Générale Group. Present in over 50 countries across Europe, the Americas and Asia, GBIS provides services in corporate and investment banking, asset management, private banking and securities around the world.
GBIS offers to its clients integrated and tailored solutions to respond to their specific needs.

Société Générale Asia has built a strong reputation for its structured investment solutions and is continuously expanding its business in the region.

The structured products business heavily relies on technology from front to middle office to cope with the volume increase.

The role is focused on the continuous Agile Development of software solutions for financial engineers, sales, traders and middle office.

As part of the Front Office IT department the Connectivity team develops and supports client direct or multiple dealer platform connectivity for the Structured Products Business line.

Joining a small team in Hong Kong you will have exposure to both sales and financial engineering teams internally and some exposure to external clients in strategic projects.

Mission

Responsibilities:

  • Develop or enhance connectivity services on Structured products
  • Support internal and external users on their daily requests and ensure on-duty jobs whenever requested
  • Manage users' requirements and provide in-depth business analysis
  • Coach junior team members both on product knowledge and technical skills
  • Communicate and report to IT peers and trading teams
  • Fully autonomous to collect requirements, designing solution and developing application
  • Must be creative and innovative and propose better solutions whenever possible
  • Open-minded and curious to help rationalize and maintain the existing systems
  • Foresee possible issues to avoid them in early development stages
  • Aware and curious about new technologies to share their benefits and explore them


Profile


Requirements:
  • Multiple years of Core Java FO development (Java 8, Spring boot)
  • Multiple years of developing using Spring stack
  • Good knowledge of structured products pay-off
  • Proven experience in Agile, TDD and continuous delivery (Jenkins, Sonar)
  • Knowledge of Kotlin is a strong advantage
  • Knowledge of FIX protocol and QuickFIX engine is a plus
  • Technical background in Linux is preferable
  • Strong team player. Enjoy deliver solutions to the business
  • Strong analytical mind to develop well-structured and simple solutions
  • Well organized and strong project management skills
  • Proactive, innovative and passionate about technology
  • Good communication to interact with other IT peers in HK and Paris
  • This role requires development experience in financial industry