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SOCIETE GENERALE
in Tokyo, Tokyo-to, Japan
Contract, Full time
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SOCIETE GENERALE
in Tokyo, Tokyo-to, Japan
Contract, Full time
Be the first to apply
Competitive
Information Technology (IT) - Intern/Trainee - Information Technology Tokyo

Description:
  • This trainee role is suited to a candidate with technical and educational background in computer science or information technology.
  • The candidate will participate to provide multiple technology centric services within a client facing team, covering JPX trading exchange related tasks, providing added value technical solution with inhouse development and leveraging on best-in-class technology vendors and infrastructure services.
  • Working in the fast-paced cash equity and listed derivatives brokerage information technology team in Tokyo, you will focus on supporting trading systems and clients equipped with the cutting-edge technologies.
  • The successful candidate will work alongside a high-caliber team at one of the world's largest and innovative investment banks.
  • This role will play essential part of the client system onboarding process for Japan cash markets and you will gain knowledge of the trading systems


Profile Required

Main tasks:
  • Assist with filing, applying, and tracking exchange related application forms and requests
  • Being involved in testing and documenting new or existing software systems
  • Monitoring / troubleshooting trading systems
  • Document and follow-up on incidents
  • Communicate with internal teams and vendors to facilitate our client business
  • Being involved in data centre and exchange colocation management
  • Assist with client on-boarding
  • Assist clients with infrastructure upgrades
  • Update static data repository
  • Proactively troubleshoot and follow-up on remediation plan until roll-out
  • Automate process as much as possible using scripts, macros and other programming languages etc.

Skills and competencies
  • Business analysis skill (e.g. able understand official exchange / clearing house documentation / requirement)
  • Strong desire to learn new protocol / technology / business processes through job
  • Strictly follow the local compliance and regulatory requirement
  • Escalate concerns, inconsistency, mistakes with no hesitation
  • Service the client and ensure all operational requirements are completed to a high standard
  • Be a subject expert to take a lead in designated tasks, developing workflow and procedural solutions for business growth and new client onboarding, especially for agency japan cash activities
  • Risk assessed mindset and identify any potential risks in technology used in the bank and implement new control workflow or remediation process when needed in response to the client and business needs
  • Provide support to team management and members, understand the bank strategies to promote the group value and coordinate with different stakeholders
  • Willing to learn exchange API specification and protocol
  • Willing to learn FIX trading protocol
  • Understanding of the software version control and various software tools to support business
  • UNIX skills including ability to analyze/parse log files using utilities such as grep, awk, sed.
  • Solid understanding of software life-cycle phases including development, testing, release and maintenance.
  • Understanding of database querying languages such as SQLite/MySQL/Postgre.

Qualification
  • Educational qualification: Bachelors and master's degree holder and students persuading bachelor's degree or Master's degree are eligible to apply for this role
  • Work experience: Students/Graduates with less than 1 year of professional work experience are eligible to apply for this role
  • Be able to work more than 12 months and can work 5 days per week (Mon -Fri)
  • Be able to start working asap
  • Ability to communicate in both Japanese and English
  • Basic understanding in networking, linux, scripting, database, and programming (e.g. Python, C#, VBA)
  • A computer science or engineering major background + business / finance major background is a plus


Why Join Us

Societe Generale is one of the leading financial services groups in Europe. Present in over 50 countries across Europe, the Americas and Asia. Societe Generale provides corporate, financial institutions, investors and public sector clients with value-added integrated financial solutions.

Today, Societe Generale in Japan consists of four core businesses: Societe Generale, Tokyo Branch; Societe Generale Securities Japan Limited, Lyxor Asset Management Japan and Societe Generale Aircraft Leasing Company Limited. These four entities are in line with our worldwide focus on Investment Banking, Global Finance and Global Markets, and Asset Management.

Business Insight

Societe Generale is one of the leading financial services groups in Europe. Present in over 50 countries across Europe, the Americas and Asia. Societe Generale provides corporate, financial institutions, investors and public sector clients with value-added integrated financial solutions.

Today, Societe Generale in Japan consists of four core businesses: Societe Generale, Tokyo Branch; Societe Generale Securities Japan Limited, Lyxor Asset Management Japan and Societe Generale Aircraft Leasing Company Limited. These four entities are in line with our worldwide focus on Investment Banking, Global Finance and Global Markets, and Asset Management.

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.

Job code: 20000JN3

Business unit: Societe Generale Securities Japan Limited

Starting date: Immediate

Date of publication: 10/09/2020

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