FX Pricing Developer

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Société Générale - UK
  • 29 Apr 17

FX Pricing Developer

People join for the impact they can have on us. They stay for the impact we have on them. A flatter structure offers visibility and exposure beyond that of our competitors, so you know our names, and we know yours. It's personable, human, and inspires success through passion. By encouraging open mindedness and a willingness to share ideas, we have adapted to market changes and thrived through innovation. Bringing words like “hard work” and “dedication” together with “community” and “respect” has enabled us to work collaboratively and build our future together. We call this Team Spirit and it's what makes us different. It's what makes you different


DESCRIPTION OF THE BUSINESS LINE OR DEPARTMENT
- Rapid Development of tactical and strategic tools for financial engineering and sales desks.
- Daily support/monitoring of tools (Tests-Build factory).
- Business analysis of desk needs and design solution architecture.
- Interaction with non-front facing department, such as R&D or other ITEC entities.

SUMMARY

Strategic and tactical tool development (Front to back) for the FIC/ENG desks. Mainly in Python/JavaScript/HTML5 with SQL or NoSQL databases.
Address any needs at a business analysis, software architecture and development level that involve rapid intervention with strong IT capabilities.
Communication with engineers and sales in order to collect and synthesize desk needs and participate to the development of all the tools developed for ENG, Sales and clients.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Front to back development of strategic and tactical application using Python/Javascript/HTML5 and SQL/NoSQL databases.
Act as a business analyst and software architect to advise and address the needs of the business where an intervention with IT capabilities is required.
Understand the business requirements and risk/R&D models in order to develop upon them.
Architect complex software using Service Oriented Architecture.
Be able to manage development lifecycle autonomously.
Agile development process. (Tests, Continuous delivery, Build Factory, deployment tool)
Follow technological and open source projects developments and import those which make sense for the desk.
Participate to infrastructure support. (Tests, build factory, service monitoring, log monitoring, etc.)
Act as a team player by sharing knowledge with teammates, creating documentation on project and participating to team meeting with teams in London, NY and HK.


Profile:

COMPETENCIES AND WORK EXPERIENCE

Object oriented development, preferably Python
Agile development techniques (Software craftsmanship, DevOps, Continuous delivery) (2 years).
Front-Office or RAD experience.
Knowledge of Credit / Rates / FX Option business.
Strong programming skills (asynchronous programming, service oriented architecture) (2 years).
Autonomous and team development experience.
Exposition to clients (Communication).
Ability to monitor and import technological developments and open source projects.
Front to back development experience (Full Stack).
Focus on delivering value to the business with relentless efforts to improve process.

Qualifications required or desirable
Education:
Strong academic record. Engineering/ Scientific Master degree or equivalent. Master in Finance appreciated as well.
Qualification or significant professional experience in programming is required.

Languages:
Good command of English required. French a great plus.