TRAINEE: Front Office Developer for Security Finance and Delta1

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong HK
  • Internships & Graduate Trainee, Full time
  • Societe Generale
  • 22 Mar 18 2018-03-22

TRAINEE: Front Office Developer for Security Finance and Delta1


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.

As part of the Front Office IT department the Equity derivatives developer team oversees development and support of Front Office tools used by Delta 1 and Security finance traders and sales. The team is composed of 10 developers and application support analysts in Hong Kong. All the developers are based in the dealing room and interact daily with the traders and sales.


Main Responsibilities

  • Understand users' requirements and be able to design and propose solutions
  • Develop or enhance applications for Security Finance and Delta1
  • Support Equity derivatives users on their daily requests and ensure on-duty jobs whenever requested
  • Participate to roll-out of existing systems from Head Quarter
  • Work with the team to offer innovative technological solutions and new perspectives on issues
  • Communicate and report to IT peers and trading teams


  • Hold a relevant Bachelors or Masters degree in Computer Science, Engineering or similar
  • Some financial knowledge is a plus (Equity derivatives, equity finance preferred)
  • Strong programming skills, including VBA and Python is compulsory
  • Good knowledge of Core Java FO development (Java 8, Spring boot) and Modern Web Frontend technologies (JavaScript frameworks like Angular.js) is desirable
  • Good knowledge of Modern software development practices, including Agile methodology, Continuous Delivery, Cloud Computing (Micro Services, Docker, etc.) is a plus
  • Strong analytical mindset with ability to develop well-structured and simple solutions; enjoys delivering solutions to business
  • Be curious, self-learning and autonomous: Not afraid to learn and pick up new skills (both technical and functional)
  • Be passionate about technology: Proactive, innovative, likes to stay up to date with latest technologies and trend
  • Fluent in English 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.