Analyst / Associate, Front Office Application Support (DevOps) – FX Options & Structured Products

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Societe Generale
  • 17 Nov 17 2017-11-17

Analyst / Associate, Front Office Application Support (DevOps) – FX Options & Structured Products


Environment

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.

Within "SG Corporate and Investment Banking", Fixed Income & Currencies business line is a global player on Foreign Exchange, Rates and Credit markets, providing financial solutions to investors around the clock.

You will join the Development team building and providing IT solutions for the Front Office in the FX Options and Structured Products space. Based on the trading floor, the team provides an agile development capability across the full chain including pricing, deal processing, Profit & Loss & risks.

Mission

Application Support

  • The position is for a highly motivated person who will be responsible for supporting, investigating and proposing solutions to automate processes and ensure production stability
  • As a member of this DevOps team, you will strongly be encouraged to look into the source code and participate to the enhancement of the application, together with the developers


Agile, business-facing team performing Continuous Delivery

  • Team members interact directly with the traders, to gather their requirements and come up with appropriate solutions. The traders are particularly involved, approachable, and tech-savvy, which makes for highly substantial interactions between business and IT. The team works in fully agile mode with 2 week long sprints
  • The Continuous Delivery approach is strongly pushed to put in place a reliable pipeline of integration, with automated tests, deployment on the cloud, to achieve a stable flow of releases while preserving Production stability


DevOps and Feature Team

  • The team is operating as a "Feature Team" to support the trading systems. It therefore contains both developers and production-support analysts, working together as one, to ensure self-sufficiency, and produce synergies in incident resolution, as well as Production-awareness at all stages of the software development process


Profile

Technical Skills

Required / Must have:

  • Excellent troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent knowledge in database programming including dealing with SQL
  • Basic knowledge in IT systems and scripting languages


Desired / Plus:

  • Familiarity with object oriented programming
  • Agile / Scrum awareness
  • Familiarity with Continuous Delivery practices


Competencies

Required / Must have:

  • Exceptional "team-player" mindset helping to promote team sprit
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in an international and distributed team environment
  • Ability to multi-task and follow through all tasks to completion
  • Excellent customer service skills


Desired / Plus:

  • Knowledge of fixed income product