Societe Generale - Software Engineer – Tech Lead

Hong Kong
Software Engineer – Tech Lead
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About Us

Societe Generale is one of the leading financial services groups in Europe. Based on a diversified and integrated banking model, the Group combines financial solidity and a strategy of sustainable growth.

Who we're looking for

We are looking for talented and driven software engineers to join the SocGen team. You will be part of a dynamic regional team, dealing with major stakeholders including Business Lines Risks teams.

What you will be doing in this role:
  • Be part of IT projects impacting Market data, Risk and PnL chain in Asia
  • Interact with business to analyse and review requirements
  • Design technical solution based on current and target architectures
  • Interact with IT teams from other projects and regions based on program interactions
  • Support decomposition of customer requests into detailed stories by interacting with PO
  • Develop code using Software Craftmanship best practices such as behavior/Test driven development, continuous integration/delivery/deployment, legacy refactoring
  • Develop code leveraging a diverse technology eco-system and deliver working software across multiple layers of the technology stack
  • Responsible for delivering working code that meets acceptance criteria as well as meet the definition of done
  • Participate to testing, deployment and production activities of the team to ensure production stability
  • Develop strong partnership with the business, IT counterparties in Paris and offshore teams in Bangalore
About you:

• Leadership skills: Able to lead discussions as well as project task deliveries.
• Business analysis skills: Strong analytical mindset, attention to details, critical thinking, solution oriented
• Domains: Intermediation API, Business API, Data Modeling, User Experiencer, Server & hosting
• Language: Java/Python/C#, HTML5/Angular/React, CSS 3 & Java Script, SQL
• Practical experience in Big data: Hadoop, Hive, Spark
• Experience in REST / SOAP web services
• Experience of working in an agile or devops framework
• Strong analytical mindset, attention to details, critical thinking, solution oriented
• Strong command of English and formalization capacity


  • Min 10 years of experience as a Software engineer – Developer in the banking or technology industry
  • Strong team playing, communication and leadership skills
Equal Opportunities Employer:

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, sexual or gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Business insight

GBIS is the Global Banking and Investor Solution arm of the Société Générale Group. Present in over 50 countries across Europe, the Americas and Asia, SG GBIS provides corporates, financial institutions, investors and public sector clients with value-added integrated financial solutions.

Global Business Service Unit is GBIS Service Unit, it delivers day-to-day services to GBIS BUs and their clients to accelerate the transformation, it is composed by IT & non-IT teams working side by side under the same leadership.

To strengthen the delivery capability, we are opening a permanent position based in Hong Kong. The successful candidate will join the GBSU Finance Risk and Market Data team (GBSU/FRM) as a software engineer. FRM is a regional team with 80 people based in Hong Kong and Bangalore, covering the Asia Pacific region (Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, China, India and Australia).

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