Financial Engineer Assistant M/F - VIE New York City Financial Engineer Assistant M/F - VIE New York  …

in New York, NY, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 20 Jun 19
in New York, NY, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 20 Jun 19
Financial Engineer Assistant M/F - VIE New York City
Société Générale (SG) CIB is the Investment Banking arm of Société Générale, the French bank with over 160,000 staff operating on a global basis across its three main businesses of Corporate & Investment Banking, Retail Banking and Specialized Financial Services. The Group has a strong commitment to Investment Banking. SG CIB comprises around 13,000 professionals. Its Global operations are headquartered in Paris, with major regional trading centers in London, New York and Hong Kong. SG CIB operates through three main business lines:
- Global Markets (MARK) - focused on the needs of investors
- Global Coverage (CORI) - focused on client relationships, advisory and issuance
- Global Financing (GLFI) - focused on the needs of issuers
For this position you will be part of MARK and more specifically part of the Financial engineering group.
The Global Markets Financial Engineering group brings together the Equities, Rates, Credit, Currencies and Commodities structuring capabilities to provide investors with a single integrated cross-asset solutions team. With over 200 financial engineers worldwide, we're the link between the Sales and Trading groups to match our clients' needs with SG's trading expertise. The NY based team develops customized investment and hedging solutions for Institutional and Corporate clients in the North and South American regions

You will be part of the Product Design / Pricing Team.

You'll be responsible for the conception, pricing and promotion of quantitative Investment Strategies (known as SGI) . You'll work with the Sales and Trading departments on the negotiation and execution of those deals.

You will develop your skills in structuring such strategies in working on back testing and designing new ideas linked to risk premia factors.

The VIE will be in charge of:
  • Verifying the script running the strategies put in place by the team
  • Running back test on strategies linked to risk premia factors
  • Running back test on volatilities strategies
  • Running daily check of index level
  • Verifying the terms of deals
  • Discussing with trading on specific analysis we have to run
  • Working on reporting and performances analysis of different existing indices

  • Profile
    The VIE assignment in a nutshell

    This VIE in New York is to begin as soon as possible but you need to plan 3 months between your application date and the beginning of your VIE assignment. It will last 18 months.
    The VIE is a specific contract, under Business France's eligibility criteria, opened to candidates under 28 and from the member states of the European Economic Space. For further information, please see .

    Your profile

    Graduate from Engineering school, Business School or University with a master degree in Finance.
    You have a solid level in financial mathematics
    You have a good knowledge in the theory of Option Pricing

    You are fluent in English.
    You are proficient with Python, VBA and Excel


    team spirit and capacity to work as a team
    strong motivation
    strong commitment
    high level of curiosity
    be easy to work with
    be able to think outside the box

    To facilitate the examination of your application by our English-speaking managers, we thank you for applying in English. All our positions are open to people with disabilities.