Azure DevOps Engineer - Listed Derivatives

Permanent contract|Chicago|IT (Information Technology)

Azure DevOps Engineer - Listed Derivatives

Chicago, United States Permanent contract IT (Information Technology)



  • Work in a follow-the-sun support organization (24/6 global support).
  • Analyse outages and defective states, initiating and monitoring measures to remedy them leveraging on Kibana with Elastic-search.
  • Configure, test, and rollout in production new infrastructure and application changes via CI/CD.
  • Manage APis, microservices, docker and Azure managed services (i.e., AKS, PostGres, KeyVault).
  • Support the deployment pipeline in regards packaging and deployment, and integration with test automation (i.e., Jenkins, ArgosCD).
  • Ensure production stability and performance as well as a secure infrastructure environment.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to work towards global IT solutions.

Profile required

Required/ Must Have:

  • 3+ years’ experience in a high-available production cloud environment (Azure preferred).
  • Experience in operating and maintain continuous deployment/delivery solutions using tools like Jenkins, ArgosCD.
  • ITIL standards knowledge.
  • Knowledge of DevOps and Agile principles and best production practices.
  • University degree in computer science with a background in financial markets industry or similar.
  • Ability to diagnose and troubleshoot complex information system problems and leverage tools and resources appropriately to identify solutions that may or may not be already documented.
  • Strong experience with code reading and script languages to automate platform operations: bash, python, SQL. Java is a plus.
  • Ability to manage multiple Kubernetes clusters in command line and via ArgoCD.
  • Experience in Kibana software configuration management. Elastic Search and Alerta is a plus.
  • A good communicator with strong interpersonal skills.
  • Taking initiatives and good teamwork, service-minded approach, aim to achieve highest level of user experience.
  • Ability to prioritise and influence.
  • Proactive, be able to work with users and solve their problems quickly under stressful situations, support the users in every encountered problem and take ownership of the end user issue.

Business insight

The majority of Société Générale's activities in the U.S. are centered on the Corporate & Investment Banking (SG CIB) Division.

We are focused on building a new platform based on the latest technology stakes (public and private cloud) and relaying on one of the most advanced production practices in the investment bank industry.

The successful candidate will have to ensure an optimal Prime Services & Clearing production quality by providing a stable information system, thanks to a technical and functional support across Listed Derivatives perimeter.

To remain on the cutting edge of technical and technological information system and due to financial regulation, the successful candidate must guaranty its evolution’s agility in today fast-changing environment.

Our candidate needs to have the ability to work well within a global team (APAC, EMEA and AMER) in a follow-the-sun mode, on his/her own initiative in a highly pressurized environment. Also responsive, high-energy, we need him/her to be able to get quickly a fluent understanding of our business needs and technology stacks.

The candidate must manage the expectations and relationships of users, sponsors and senior 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, gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Reference: 22000Q1B
Starting date: 2022/10/24
Publication date: 2022/09/21