Azure DevOps Engineer - Listed Technology Services

Permanent contract|London|Others

Azure DevOps Engineer - Listed Technology Services

London, United Kingdom Permanent contract Others

Responsibilities

Description of the Business Line or Department

Our Prime Services & Clearing proposes a unique continuum of expertise that offers global access to a complete cross-asset service in cash and listed derivative instruments across Equities, Fixed Income, and Foreign Exchange.

More precisely we offer a client-focused model, a simple managed account structure (including a state-of-the-art straight-through processing and prime brokerage web portal) and a global 24/6 follow-the-sun service throughout the trade life cycle.

Our mains clients include hedge funds, Commodity Trading Advisor, pension funds, asset managers, financial institutions, brokers, public trading groups, investors.

Azure DevOps Engineer role provides a unique opportunity to gain exposure to our business, working alongside with our Front/Operation desks gaining business knowledge and acting as a technical & functional solutions provider.

Summary of the key purposes of the role

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 has to 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 has to manage the expectations and relationships of users, sponsors and senior management.

Summary of responsibilities

  • 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

Competencies 

  • 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.

Why join us

People join for the impact they can have on us. They stay for the impact we have on them. A flatter structure offers visibility and exposure beyond that of our competitors, so you know our names, and we know yours. It's personable, human, and inspires success through passion. By encouraging open mindedness and a willingness to share ideas, we have adapted to market changes and thrived through innovation. Bringing words like “hard work” and “dedication” together with “community” and “respect” has enabled us to work collaboratively and build our future together. We call this Team Spirit and it's what makes us different. It's what makes you different.

Business insight

If you feel you have the required experience and qualifications, then please apply to the SG Resourcing Team, and we will manage your application. At Société Générale, we believe our people are our strength and are core to the success of our business. As such, we search for, recruit and appoint the best available person on the basis of aptitude and ability, regardless of sex, marital or civil partnership status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, pregnancy, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, belief or gender identity.

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: 22000Q35
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: 2022/12/19
Publication date: 2022/09/15
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