Analyst/Associate, Market Access Tool Agile Developer (Web Technologies, Application Server, Relational Database)

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Societe Generale
  • 19 Jan 17

Analyst/Associate, Market Access Tool Agile Developer (Web Technologies, Application Server, Relational Database)


SG CIB is the Corporate and Investment Banking arm of the Societe Generale 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.


Main Responsibilities

As Software Developer

  • Study new business & IT requests (understand user needs, suggest solutions , etc)
  • Be proactive by proposing enhancements from which the business/IT can benefit
  • Design and implement the necessary system changes in a short feedback loop
  • Build quality into our software through extensive and automatic testing and continuous build
  • Continuous technical upgrade of our setup
  • Maintain & enhance the existing systems

As a Team Member

  • Build proximity with clients and have a good understanding of business needs
  • Be part of an Agile/Continuous Delivery/DevOps feature team, organized around sprints following the Scrum methodology.
  • Participate in the various Scrum meetings as a cross-functional & cross-component team member, but also expected to be able to play the role of Scrum master alternatively with other members of the team
  • Contribute actively to the Continuous Delivery through development of automatic testing, continuous build & automatic deployment improvements
  • Accompany the production team on supporting the applications by sharing knowledge, improving support tools, discussing code changes, assisting them on incident resolution
  • Coach more junior staff


Within ITEC/CTT, the successful candidate will be part of the Market Access Tools Development team (based in HK).

At the crossroad between Front, Compliance and Production, our systems aim at providing worldwide referential of trading licenses and connections, and are pivotal to Societe Generale's trading systems.

Our internal clients have high expectations in terms of stability, scalability, performance and resiliency. In order to cope with those expectations, systems are in permanent evolution, implementing state of the art technologies and algorithms, and subject to a continuous monitoring and auditing.

System environment

  • Linux RHEL 6.x & 7.x
  • Windows 7

Technical skills

  • Strong knowledge in Java and Web technologies (JavaScript, HTML5, AngularJS, Spring and etc)
  • Tomcat server configuration
  • Knowledge of relational database (preferably Oracle), SQL and ORM technologies (JPA2, Hibernate)
  • Familiarity with build tools such as Maven, Jenkins and etc.
  • Good knowledge in a scripting language such as Linux, Python
  • Familiar with version control systems such as SVN
  • Knowledge in any workflow tool such as JBPM, Bonitasoft, etc is a plus
  • C# and VBA are a plus

Spoken languages

  • English is mandatory
  • French is a plus

Functional knowledge

  • Basic experience on trading systems
  • Experience with performance improvement is a plus