At Societe Generale, you will be joining the Global Markets division (MARK) of SG Corporate and Investment Banking. MARK offers a cross-asset approach along all its offerings : Research, Investment & Risk Management Solutions, Execution and Prime Services to asset managers, pension funds, companies, private banks, insurance companies, hedge funds, family offices, sovereign funds and distributors worldwide.
You will join the FIC sub-team within the Quantitative Investment Strategies (QIS) team in London and will evolve in an international, dynamic and fast paced environment integrated within Sales, Traders and Quant Research.
During your VIE mission you will be in charge of these responsibilities:
• Aid in the development of systematic strategies for a wide range of sophisticated European based Clients (Pension Funds, Asset Managers, Insurance Companies …).
• Collaborate with other structurers, quant researchers and traders to generate new strategies ideas and backtest them.
• Help develop and the implement systematic strategies on a wide range of asset classes and instruments.
• Participate in the creation of marketing documents and the contextualisation of such strategies.
This is a fantastic opportunity to gain hands-on experience working on a trading floor, under the immediate supervision of senior team members with sharp expertise on cross-asset Risk Premia systematic strategies development. This will bring you among one of the most innovative and recognized teams on global markets when it comes to derivatives structuring.
The VIE assignment in a nutshell
This 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 12 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 .
Graduate with a Master degree from Business/Engineering school or University, majoring in quantitative finance.
You are fluent in English; French optional
You are proficient in Office application.
Good analytical and coding skills (Python or Excel)
Understanding of derivatives
Ability to work under pressure and demonstrate initiative
Why Join Us
As soon as you arrive, you will be integrated into our teams and will learn every day alongside our experts, who will support you in your tasks. Gradually, you will become more independent in your projects, making this experience a real career accelerator. You will also discover all the diversity of our businesses, in a sector that is constantly evolving and innovating.
At the end of your VIE, various opportunities could be offered to you, in France and abroad.
At Societe Generale, we are convinced that people are drivers of change, and that the world of tomorrow will be shaped by all their initiatives, from the smallest to the most ambitious.
Whether you're joining us for a period of months, years or your entire career, together we can have a positive impact on the future. Creating, daring, innovating and taking action are part of our DNA.
If you too want to be directly involved, grow in a stimulating and caring environment, feel useful on a daily basis and develop or strengthen your expertise, you will feel right at home with us!
You should know that our employees can dedicate several days per year to solidarity actions during their working hours, including sponsoring people struggling with their orientation or professional integration, participating in the financial education of young apprentices, and sharing their skills with charities. There are many ways to get involved.
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: 20000L6M
Business unit: SG CIB
Starting date: 01/12/2020
Date of publication: 30/09/2020