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TRAINEE: Financial Engineering

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Understand the specific Quantitative Investment Strategies, including backtesting and performance attribution
  • Design custom strategies for Asian clients
  • Develop Python tools to analyze performance, risks and costs
  • Work in collaboration with Research, trading, Strategies & Operations teams

PROFILE REQUIRED

  • Hold a relevant Bachelors or Masters degree in Financial Mathematics, Computer Science or similar
  • Basic Market Finance Knowledge with understanding of some Quantitative Strategies
  • Good programming skills, including Python knowledge 
  • Able to adapt quickly to challenging situations and find innovative solutions
  • Solid level in financial mathematics 
  • Good communication skill 
  • Fluent 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.

BUSINESS INSIGHT

Company Description

Societe Generale is one of the leading European financial services groups. Founded in 1864, we have been playing a vital role in the economy for over 150 years. With more than 148,000 employees based in 76 countries worldwide, we accompany 32 million clients throughout the world on a daily basis. Based on a diversified universal banking model, the Group combines financial strength with a strategy of sustainable growth.

ASIA-PACIFIC (ASIA), as one of the Business Units of Societe Generale, operates in 12 locations across the Asia Pacific region, employing over 2,500 employees with the regional headquarter located in Hong Kong. Our activities here are centered on Societe Generale's Global Banking & Investor Solutions pole (GBIS), a major growth engine for the Group and a key pillar of Societe Generale's universal banking model. Our expertise in Asia Pacific ranges from Corporate & Investment Banking (Advisory, Financing and Global Markets) to Asset Management, Global Transaction Banking and specialised financial services like Equipment & Vendor Finance and Vehicle Leasing & Fleet Management. In addition, Societe Generale's Global Solution Centre (SGGSC) in Bangalore and Chennai offers customised business solutions to the Societe Generale Group globally including ASIA

Department Description

You will be part of the Global Markets group (ONE MARK) which brings together the Equities, Fixed Income & Currencies capabilities with the objective of providing investors with one integrated multi-asset market solutions team. You will join the Financial Engineering team with a main focus on Quantitative Investment Strategies (QIS).

You will assist us on the design and implementation of quantitative strategies based on academic research. You will also be designing and maintaining Analytics tools to evaluate the strategies (correlation, drawdown, transaction costs) using Python.

It will allow you to gain an excellent experience in Market Finance and a valuable knowledge of Quantitative strategies across different asset classes.

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.

Closed 3 months ago
Closed 3 months ago
  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:

    All Disciplines

  • Work rights:

    Hong Kong Permanent Resident, Hong

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  • Locations:

    Hong Kong (Hong

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  • Closing Date:2nd Sep 2021, 3:00 pm

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