DevOps Developer

 Montreal, Canada       Permanent contract        Information Technology


The mission of the ARC/LAB department is to provide the frameworks, tools and platforms to the other IT teams, in order to develop the application for our business users and enhance our digital offer on . This department is split into several sub-teams in charge of the web frameworks, of the API catalog, of the Docker platform, of the Big Data platform, of the security tools, etc. These teams are distributed in France, India and Canada.


The Continuous Delivery Team is in charge of the development tools as the IDE, the SDKs, the GIT servers, the Jenkins/Teamcity servers, Jira, Nexus, XLDeploy, etc. This team located in Canada is covering all users of the American region, including Montréal, New-York and Chicago.

The main tasks are as follows but not limited to:

Support :

o Ensure of the stability and availability of the services/tools of the software factory

o Comply wit the SLA of the platform in FTS (Follow The Sun) mode

o Ensure to operate the services in compliance with the security rules

Spread the knowledge:

o Contribute to the documentation and spread the good usage of the tools

o Promote the good practices of the Continuous Delivery platform, and animate events / community

Participate on development and evolution of the offer:

o Implement prototypes and conduct POC to validate new tools to be included in the software factory

o Install and upgrade tools and new instances of the tools

o Implement the Python API to automate the creation of our services

o Participate to the evolution of our offer on the Public Cloud Microsoft Azure


Profile Required

Autonomy level:

The candidate must be able to animate meetings in autonomy with the users, represent the department in front of the application managers, self manage his working time and raise alerts if needed.

Important: the candidate must understand the internal tooling, be able to prioritize, do a follow-up of ongoing actions and keep people informed on the delay.

The candidate will report to the manager located in Paris, and will interact with his colleagues in Paris (France) and Bangalore (India)


  • 3 years of experience in development or administration of tools of the Software Factory. 

Technical skills:

  • Knowledge of one or more development tools in Java, .Net, JavaScript and Python (Maven, MS Build, etc.). 
  • Knowledge in Python development and Docker deployment is a plus.
  • Knowledge on configuration or administration of tools like Jira, Jenkins, Teamcity, GitHub, Artifactory, Nexus, XLDeploy, Sonar. 
  • Knowledge in Linux (Bash) is a plus.

Soft skills:

  • Practical sense: the candidate must suggest pragmatical solutions to fit the need of the team project, while respecting the quality standards.
  • Analysis and synthesis: be able to understand complex problems involving multiple IT teams or users.
  • Organisation and planning: be able to manage his working time autonomously
  • Perseverance and result oriented: Demonstrate self-exigence. Perseverance to find a solution, despite the difficulty. Stay positive. Focus on the outcome.
  • Oral and written communication: adapt your message to capture the attention of your audience.
  • Client centric and sense of service: To identify needs, the candidate must understand the reasons and motivations of the users of the platforms. He must direct his tasks according to their work habits, while helping them to evolve.
  • Cooperation and Team Spirit: He must work in good agreement with the members of the  team.

Business Insight

Societe Generale opened its Canadian headquarters in Montreal in 1974 to offer its financial services to corporations, financial institutions and governments. The Toronto and Calgary offices were opened in 1978 and 2006 respectively.

We now employ over four hundred people, both in the traditional banking sector (investment banking, funds and trading activities) and in the field of information technology, with the opening of our SG Montreal Solutions Centre subsidiary which, thanks to its geographical location and its cultural diversity, provides computer support and development for the New York and Paris teams.

Interested in Corporate Social Responsibility matters such as contributing to the protection of the environment or giving back to the local communities? 

Several Employee Resource Groups have been put in place at Societe Generale in Canada to help you achieve a sense of fulfilment towards causes that matter the most to you! 

Get on board and get involved! We are here to support you!

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: 19000PJ7
Business unit: SG CIB
Starting date: Immediate
Date of publication: 13/12/2019
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DevOps Developer

Permanent contract   |   Montreal   |   Information Technology