Summary of the key purposes of the role - Summary of the key objectives and primary goals
A Software Engineer delivers features for a Product in a business chain. As member of a Feature Team, he / she works in autonomy and with a continuous improvement approach
Support deconstruction of customer requests into detailed stories by interacting with the Product Owner
Responsible for delivering working code that meets acceptance criteria as well as meets the definition of done at different levels
Responsibilities include writing code, deployment scripts, unit tests, checking code to source code repository, monitoring delivery pipeline activity, to ensure product quality and consistency
Participate in testing, deployment, and production activities of the team to ensure production stability, applying the guidelines provided by the chapters
Summary of responsibilities
Research to determine if solutions currently exist within or outside the business unit
Develop code using Software Craftsmanship best practices such as behaviour driven development, test driven development, continuous integration, legacy refactoring, continuous delivery and continuous deployment
Develop code leveraging a diverse technology eco-system with the ability to understand and deliver working software across multiple layers of the technology stack. (See specialties)
Contribute to code review, such as other software engineers in the team
P erform end-to-end testing by defining test scenarios, documenting defects, and ensuring that the product aligns to the target visions before it used operationally by the business
Facilitate and coordinate software deployments to environments (aka Release Mgt)
Assist in drafting release notes
Develop Release Scripts and manage tools used for releases
Verifies that entry criteria for each release candidate is fulfilled prior to deployment
Plan and execute manual and automated deployments to staging, QA and PROD environments
Lead deployments, develop run books, develop contingency and rollback plans
Execute deployments to environments, while in parallel supporting ongoing application development
Supports inquiries, issues, and major events to identify root cause and resolution
Ensures Support processes and practices given by the Support Chapters are applied by the team
If a member of a chapter :
Ensure the Feature Team is aligned with chapters related guidelines and practices (e.g. if member of Production Support Chapter, he / she ensures other team members follows Production Support processes and best practices given by the chapter).
Responsibility to adhere to internal Policies that relate to you, your business or other businesses for which you have any level of responsibility.
It is your responsibility to ensure compliance with operational and conduct risk requirements (e.g. data leakage, security policies and regulatory requirements).
Adhere to individual and where applicable department conduct rules in accordance with the FCA and PRA Code of Conduct rules
Responsibility for managing, controlling, preparing and escalating risk within the scope of your position and in line with existing policies.
Responsibility to ensure that you take reasonable steps to be fully aware of, understand and comply with all regulatory requirements from all regulatory and statutory bodies, trading venues, etc that are applicable to your role and business line.
To assist in the self-identification of all conduct related issues. Ensure escalation to appropriate stakeholder or function whether internal or external.
Adhere to business line mandates relevant to the role as directed by your manager
This description is intended to outline the main responsibilities for the role and is not an exhaustive list, responsibilities may vary from time to time as directed by your manager.
Technical skills : Back-end :
Domains : Intermediation API. Business API, Data Modelling, Functional knowledge, Server &Hosting
Skills : Java, Fidessa Infrastructure, Fidessa Expression Evaluator, TCL scripting, UNIX scripting
Domains : User experience, User Interface, Intermediation API
Skills : FTW development, HTML5, XML
Domains : Global
Skills : Script, Nexus, Jenkins, Sonar
Domains : Intermediation API, Business API, Data modelling, functional knowledge
Skills : Fidessa application knowledge 5+ years OMAR, TMAR, PMAC, BEAM, PORTAL, MMA, CTAC, IMAR, etc.; FIX protocol
Skills : Equities business knowledge DMA, DSA, Program Trading, Synthetics, Trade reporting, Middle Office (confirmations and allocations)
Good Knowledge of Cash Equities markets (HK, Japan, Korea, India etc) and business workflows : DMA, Algo, Portfolio Trading, trade lifecycle
Behavioral competencies :
Effective Communication (verbal and written) and Presentation skills
Flexible and Adaptable
Ability to make and implement strategic decisions
Ability to work under pressure
Sound analytical skills
Team player, proactively shares information and collaborates with others
Take ownership of responsibilities and if applicable projects
Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to interact comfortably with a variety of businesses, management and control functions across the bank.
Excellent stakeholder Management Skills
Individual contributor to competencies defined by SG Leadership Model
Ability to develop relationships based on trust and professionalism
Language requirements if applicable are as defined to support the role purpose and coverage areas. (English is the business language for SG).
Financial Conduct Authority & Prudential Regulation Authority Conduct Rules
Individual Conduct Rules - All staff covered by Code of Conduct rules are reminded of their obligation to adhere fully to these codes of conduct and failure will be considered as an act of gross misconduct
You must act with integrity
You must act with due skill, care and diligence
You must be open and cooperative with the FCA, the PRA and other regulators
You must pay due regard to the interests of customers and treat them fairly
You must observe proper standards of market conduct
All Staff are covered by SG Group Leadership Model
Team spirit The employee encourages collective success
Innovation The employee will create conditions that encourage innovation
Responsibility The employee acts with integrity and in an ethical manner
Commitment The employee is committed to the role and inspires others
Client orientation The employee actively improves his / her relationship with clients
The aim of our Service Unit (GBSU) is to deliver day-to-day services to GBIS Business Units and their clients to accelerate the transformation.
GBSU is organised under the following structure :
A transversal client group
Eight service and product orientated entities
A transversal data entity
Seven centres of expertise
Within each of these groups are dedicated Information Technology (IT) teams who are aligned with the mandate of the Support Unit groups.
The aim of the IT teams of GBIS is to translate ideas into action by combining the strength of expertise in IT with a deep understanding of investment banking.
IT works to ensure that it delivers the services the businesses need to compete and to serve Société Générale's clients.
The objective is to deliver production services in a well-controlled and cost-effective way, and to deliver competitive application systems and infrastructure that allow GBIS to grow its business in existing and new markets, launch new products and take advantage of new opportunities when they arise.
Delivering IT services and solutions that enable GBIS to deliver its business objectives.
Ensuring a cost effective, high quality, flexible and well controlled production service for business applications systems and IT infrastructure (service delivered by RESG / GTS).
Facilitating entry to new markets, compliance with regulatory rules, growth in needs, adherence to market business volumes, and operational efficiency improvements in our overall front to back processing environment.