Analyst/Associate, Front Office Developer (Exotic Rates and FX Derivatives)

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Societe Generale
  • 17 Jan 17

Analyst/Associate, Front Office Developer (Exotic Rates and FX Derivatives)


As part of the Front Office IT department the team is in charge of development and support of pricing, risk analysis and P&L applications. The team (4 people in Asia) is based in the dealing room and works closely with the traders.

The RFX trading desk is managing G10 and Asian currencies trading on exotic products for Rates, Credit and FX asset classes.

The main assignments for the developer are to develop and support pricing and risk analysis applications for this team and also to support other fixed income Front Office users.


Main Responsibilities

  • Develop or enhance risk and pricing applications for rates, credit and FX exotic products
  • Support RFX Front Office users on their daily requests and ensure on-duty jobs whenever requested
  • Manage user requirements and identify priorities
  • Support other trading desks on fixed income perimeters to back-up other team members
  • Communicate and report to IT peers and trading teams
  • Roll-out existing systems from others locations


Key Skills Areas and Knowledge Required

Operational skills:

  • Strong knowledge of Excel/VBA
  • Strong knowledge on fixed income or equity
  • Good knowledge of C# / .NET framework
  • Good knowledge of developing back-end services
  • Good knowledge of SQL and Oracle

Behavioral skills:

  • Strong analytical mind to develop well-structured and simple solutions and handle daily support
  • Multitasking and flexible as required in a FO environment
  • Curious and fast-learner to step up rapidly into the setup
  • Good communication skills to support the FO users and interact with other IT peers

Experience required

  • This role requires a development experience of at least 3 years on a trading desk.