Your environmentAt Societe Generale, you will be joining the Information Technology division of Global Banking & Investors Solutions (GBIS), one of the three pillars of SG that brings together Corporate and Investment Banking activities, Private Banking activities, Asset Management and Investor Services.Every day our teams are ensuring that we deliver the service our businesses need to compete and serve Societe Generale's clients. Our objective is to deliver great production services in a well controlled and cost effective way, and to deliver competitive application systems that allow GBIS to grow its business in existing and new markets, launch new products and take advantage of new opportunities when they arise.Description of the Business Line or DepartmentThe successful candidate will be working within a team of five Front Office Rapid Application Developers, dedicated to real-time market pricing and contribution tools for the Rates Flow Trading desksMissionYour roleSummary of the key purposes of the roleThe candidate will be sitting in proximity to the trading deskMaintain a direct contact with the market place users on the Rates Flow Trading desks (mainly traders) in order to understand and cater for their needsDesign/Develop/Revamp/Support the pricing and contribution toolsSummary of responsibilitiesDevelopment (70%):Take responsibility for performing business analysis of trading requirements on pricing and contribution metricsTake part in developments on pricing applications / tools in, C#, WPF, VBA/ExcelParticipate to the on-going pricing engine refactoringImprove our continuous delivery tools for delivering our pricing softwareImprove existing processes in order to reduce support timeSupport (30%):Check processes and communicate with users to advise them when problems are raised and resolvedAnswers to user questions on team applicationsInteract with the Support and Development teams when problems need their interventionMaintain pricing tools, optimize monitoringProfileYour profileSolid academic background, engineering curriculumMaster’s degree in computing science, engineering, applied science (physics, mathematics…)If the candidate has a general engineering background, he/she must provide strong evidence that he/she is highly interested in programming (for instance with dev projects, or computing science courses)If the candidate has a mixed IT + Applied Mathematics background, he/she must be fully aware that this is not a quantitative analyst VIE position per se, and must feel comfortable with this.Knowledge of Financial products would be a plus. Ideal past experienceAn apprentice, internship in either IT or banking demonstrating strong interest for this type of position Jobs SkillsAnalytical skills and ability to summarize key messagesBe able to analyse, perform reverse engineering on applicationImportant to start on a new project or to support applicationSynthesis spirit very important to point out what is really essentialOral and written communicationMany interactions with traders and other IT teamsNeed to be clear in his communication.OrganizationAbilities to handle several tasks at the same time. Being able to prioritize items to handle according to their cost/importance.Abilities to work in a stressful environmentTraders might put pressure on delivery date, or issue resolutionFinancial marketsDevelop applications for Rates activity, will be in contact with major front officeIT SkillsExcel/VBASome client applications are Excel based, and programming Excel/VBA is an integral part of the jobNeed to have good knowledge on how Excel works, especially on real time aspectsObject Oriented programmingConcepts of Object-oriented programming is requiredDevelopment experience through either C#, Java or C++ is a huge plusLanguagesEnglish - Fluent - Position is in London, will have to interact in English by default Other languages - French - Would be a great plus in the role as the trading desk + a number of colleagues speak it.The VIE assignment in a nutshellThis VIE in London is to begin as soon as possible but you need to plan 3 months between your application date and the beginning of your VIE assignment. It will last 18 months.The VIE is a specific contract, under Business France’s eligibility criteria, opened to candidates under 28 and from the member states of the European Economic Space. For further information, please see www.civiweb.com.EvolutionTo facilitate the examination of your application by our English-speaking managers, we thank you forapplying in English.