Equity Front Office Developer

  • Competitive
  • Tokyo, Tokyo-to, Japan
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Societe Generale
  • 17 Jan 18 2018-01-17

Equity Front Office Developer


SG CIB is the Corporate and Investment Banking arm of the Société Générale Group. Present in over 50 countries across Europe, the Americas and Asia. SG CIB provides corporate, financial institutions, investors and public sector clients with value-added integrated financial solutions.

This is a role to provide system solutions to equity front office and middle office and help them do business smoothly. The candidate should strive in the dynamic environment by quickly understanding the situation and proactively working on the improvement plans.



  • To develop tools and batch programs to interface a trading system (Fidessa) and Societe Generale's internal systems, following the company standard development methodology. (Development)
  • To closely work with front office and back office teams, understand their requirements, and write it down in a user requirement document. (Analysis)
  • To help users communicate with local, regional, and global IT teams and contribute to troubleshooting when there is a production incident. (Support)


Key Technical Skills

  • Programming skills both on UNIX platform and Windows platform (Scripts, VBA, and etc.)
  • Database related skills. Preferably with Sybase

Business Knowledge

  • Knowledge of Japanese equity; mainly stock agency trading
  • Experience with equity tools such as Trade Net, Trade Wave, Smart Bridge, Oasys, Fidessa, or FIX


  • Business level English is necessary
  • Japanese is not mandatory but it's a strong plus because most of the users are Japanese