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Trainee - FX Front-Office Developer - Others - London, United Kingdom

London, United Kingdom
Closing date
May 17, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Responsibilities include:

- Implementation of software solutions to fulfill the business needs, balancing between rapid development and code quality, in agreement with both IT management and the head of desk

- Design, code, test, and deploy the software solution within agreed constraints and existing code

- Maintain and enhance the existing systems and various tools used for daily tasks

As the systems are used across many asset categories, the candidate needs to be rigorous in their work and be ready to regularly communicate with other teams.

Initiatives are highly welcome.

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Technical Skills

Familiar with object-oriented designs

Knowledge in C#/.Net, Java, and/or C++; We are open regarding the technical background but take heed that the current platform is C#/Windows

Knowledge of data structures and algorithmic complexity

Python knowledge is a plus

Knowledge of Windows is a plus

Knowledge in memory / CPU profiling / optimization and multithreaded debugging is a plus

Knowledge of CI/CD platforms is a plus

Functional Knowledge

No finance background is necessary, but top candidates will have some knowledge in the following fields:

- Financial markets, specifically FX cash and/or NDF products

- Back-testing principles

- Electronic exchange / market / broker platform connectivity

Spoken Languages

Fluent English (spoken and written) is mandatory

Spoken French is a plus but not essential

Why join us

People join for the impact they can have on us. They stay for the impact we have on them. A flatter structure offers visibility and exposure beyond that of our competitors, so you know our names, and we know yours. It's personable, human, and inspires success through passion. By encouraging open mindedness and a willingness to share ideas, we have adapted to market changes and thrived through innovation. Bringing words like "hard work" and "dedication" together with "community" and "respect" has enabled us to work collaboratively and build our future together. We call this Team Spirit and it's what makes us different. It's what makes you different.

Business insight

If you feel you have the required experience and qualifications, then please apply to the SG Resourcing Team, and we will manage your application. At Société Générale, we believe our people are our strength and are core to the success of our business. As such, we search for, recruit and appoint the best available person on the basis of aptitude and ability, regardless of sex, marital or civil partnership status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, pregnancy, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, belief or gender identity.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Reference: 24000CH8
Entity: Societe Generale London Branch
Starting date: 2024/08/05

Publication date: 2024/05/01

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