Cash Equity Execution Specialist, Asia Pacific (Fidessa) Cash Equity Execution Specialist, Asia Pacific  …

in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 24 Jun 19
in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 24 Jun 19
Cash Equity Execution Specialist, Asia Pacific (Fidessa)


Societe Generale is one of the leading financial services groups in Europe. Based on a diversified and integrated banking model, the Group combines financial solidity and a strategy of sustainable growth.

Member of Agile team for Cash Equity business delivering business value in 2-week sprint cycles

The Cross-Asset Execution tribe / group has three similar Agile feature teams in HK

Interaction with I.T. colleagues in UK with whom we share global code base

Close working relationship with business users who act as our Product Owner in Agile ceremonies


Join an AGILE feature team based in HK and covering technology needs of Asian equities markets.

Prime Services is the global markets division for agency trading of cash and derivatives equities. The users in Asia are mostly based in Hong Kong. Other user locations include Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Singapore, Australia and India.


Working in a self-managed team adopting AGILE methodology to:
  • Manage users' requests and incidents flows by gathering the information from the different communication channels (trading floor live interaction; mailboxes; phone; other)
  • Monitors systems by using the information system's monitoring tools. Ensures that these tools are in line with our needs and takes initiatives to improve their efficiency
  • Work within a DEV/OPS model and contribute to plan, design, develop, test, deploy and support new and existing features/modules
  • Work with users to understand their needs and translate requirements into systems requirements
  • Ensure that software is of a high quality, meeting user needs with high performance and required functionality
  • Work with team members to continually improve quality, processes, and practices both locally and with the global team
  • Document systems and provide training in areas of expertise
  • Work to make sure our systems are robust and can support a global trading business
  • Engineers are working in shift rotation to provide 24/6 technical support for clients and internal traders



  • 5+ years IT experience
  • 3+ years of recent Fidessa experience
  • Good understanding of AMMA, TOP, BEAM, CTAC
  • Nice to have: Programming in tcl and Expression evaluator is a plus
  • Nice to have: Familiarity with PORTAL, APAS, IOI, global order routing, Infrastructure post v9, coding standards
  • Good Knowledge of Cash Equities markets (HK, Japan, Korea, India etc) and business workflows : DMA, Algo, Portfolio Trading, trade lifecycle
  • Good understanding of Agile concepts and experience working in an Agile environment

Nice to have :

  • Experience working in large scale enterprise systems
  • DevOp experience in Fidessa providing first line support
  • Familiarity with FIX protocol v4.2 / v4.4
  • Nice to have: Exposure to equities derivatives business
  • Nice to have: Experience in Java and VBA programming
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Capable of working in an autonomous fashion in a self-managing AGILE team
  • Capacity to work in a multi-cultural environment
  • Dedicated and persevering, commits to delivery dates and achieving targets
  • Adaptable to continuous evolution of our business model