TRAINEE: Financial Engineering Assistant

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong HK
  • Internships & Graduate Trainee, Full time
  • Societe Generale
  • 24 Sep 18 2018-09-24

TRAINEE: Financial Engineering Assistant


Present in over 50 countries across Europe, the Americas and Asia. Societe Generale provides corporate, financial institutions, investors and public sector clients with value-added integrated financial solutions.

Within the Global Markets Division (MARK) of Societe Generale Corporate and Investment Banking in Hong Kong, you will join our Financial Engineering department which brings together the Equities, Fixed Income & Currencies structuring capabilities with the objective of providing investors with one integrated multi-asset market solutions team. The department capitalizes on an integrated engineering team to deliver cross asset expertise and better manage trading risk.

You will join the Financial Engineering team with a main focus on pricing automation and data analysis. You will interact closely with other members of the pricing team, as well as IT department, Research and development, Sales and Traders.


Main Responsibilities :

Fixed Income Pricing Automation and digitalization:

  • Adapt current excel based pricing tools to 3nd generation framework based on Python:
  • Kick off the process on the rate and credit pricing tools: redefine and test markets, and models
  • Create the relevant pricers
  • Capitalize on Python library to develop risk analysis / automation / price discovery tools
  • Create interface for sales to interact directly with the pricing tools
  • Understand current pricing environment: its strengths and limitations
  • Interact closely with quants, traders and IT people to deliver the right set ups
  • Scope of products: structured payoffs based on FX, Rate and Credit
Data Analytics and behavioral analysis:

  • Client Data Analysis:
  • Work on defining client behavior change with the help of statistical tools
  • Trade Recommendation System
  • Increase impacts of client interactions on the electronic platform
Digital Projects :
  • Assist in digital project and POC
  • Suggest innovation


Your Profile:
  • Hold a relevant Bachelors or Masters degree in Data Science, Computer Science, Finance or similar
  • Mandatory IT Skills: Python Programming, (R considered a plus) and VBA
  • Proven analytical, computer and interpersonal skills as well as exceptional writing, communication and presentations skills
  • Strong team players who can demonstrate creativity and initiative
  • Strong interest in financial markets and understanding complex products
  • Fluent English and mandarin is mandatory
This is a fixed term 12 month Trainee contract with Societe Generale. You will form part of the team on a full time basis. In order to apply for the Trainee position please ensure you have completed your qualification and will be available to work full time for the duration of the Trainee contract.