Database Administrator

 India       Permanent contract        Project Management



You’ll weave together a comprehensive approach to achieving outcomes and using methods which include:

·         Strategic planning & program development:

·         Understand best practices in tech for good and/or open source for good initiatives across the industry, and actively consult with key external stakeholders, team members and leadership as needed to formulate, recommend and implement solutions that go beyond the obvious in a timely manner

·         Develop and execute all aspects of the Open Source initiative on how to leverage the Open Source product and platform for the group, and work with developers and application teams to better amplify and leverage open source software and code to address groups strategy

·         Implement multiple programs/activities in partnership with multiple internal teams

·         Develop continuous learning loops to understand progress of our efforts, reflect with others, and pivot if needed

·         Contribute to the overall Impact as it continues to evolve over time

·         Developer and product engagement:

·         Engage and activate group users, maintainers and developers in the Open Source initiative

·         Partnership development & relationship management

·         Develop and maintain key partnerships with nonprofits, social enterprises, tech companies, philanthropy, government, etc. working in the intersection of technology and society

·         Storytelling with insights:

·         Develop clear and consistent processes and tools for data collection, monitoring, learning to track and report progress on the Open Source initiative (e.g., Looker dashboards to track performance)

·         Develop internal and external communications (e.g., blogs, press, social media, etc.) to share exciting and compelling stories about various programs & initiatives

  • Shapes, maintains, grows, and continuously improves an enterprise-wide service for cataloging the use of third party software and helping teams manage the risk introduced by the same 
  • Works closely with stakeholders in product and application teams, our Legal department, and the Product and Application Security team to derive and prioritize business requirements for the third-party component management system 
  • Develops and collects key performance indicators in the areas of adoption and effectiveness of the service, and uses these to help drive priorities and shift strategies 
  • Integrates with Business Intelligence applications to report on collected metrics to stakeholders at multiple levels of seniority across the company 
  • In collaboration with technical experts within engineering teams, develops plans for and oversees integration with workflow and incident management tools to improve the effectiveness of the third-party component management system 
  • Documents procedures, standards, and best practices for use of the third-party component management service; with input from service consumers, continuously reviews and improves standard practices

Profile Required

·         B.E / B.Tech / MS / M. Tech / MBA with preferred certification in PMI-PMP/ PMI – ACP / Prince 2 / PPM

·         17+ years of experience, with 5+ years working in initiatives for technology companies, nonprofits, educational institutions and/or government, e.g., developing technology products.

·         A strong exposure on Opensource platforms and technologies

·         Passionate about opensource software

·         Familiarity with open source ecosystem and GitHub

·         Excellent organizational, analytical, written and oral communication skills

·         Strong problem-solving skills (critical, strategic and evaluative thinking)

·         Sterling interpersonal and relationship-building skills

·         Deeply dedicated to positive change, but pragmatic and able to think like a savvy marketer or PR pro

·         Comfortable working in a fast-paced, agile software development environment

Business Insight

We are looking for a Program Manager, Open Source. You will be responsible for the planning and execution of one of our most important strategy for our group, which is to leverage the Open source platform & product, and open source software/code to address groups pressing problems. You’ll be able to apply your previous success to strategically engage group’s resources (people and philanthropic giving) and technology (users, developers, maintainers, products) to address the growth and success of the our core business, and which distinctively set us apart in the software ecosystem. The mission is to activate people and platform to make a positive and lasting change in the group

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: 19000IZ8
Business unit: SG Global Solution Centre
Starting date: Immediate
Date of publication: 24/11/2019
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Database Administrator

Permanent contract   |   India   |   Project Management