DevOps Engineer

Permanent contract|Jersey City|IT (Information Technology)

DevOps Engineer

Jersey City, United States Permanent contract IT (Information Technology)


Base Salary Range: $110,000 - $202,000
Base salary range does not include overtime pay, bonus and/or other benefits, where applicable. Actual base salary offer will vary based on skills and experience.

  • Design and implement devop solutions for various business lines
  • Provide second or third level support to application and developers
  • Responsible for documentation, tracking and resolution of issues, and monitoring recurring issues and suggesting long term solutions for such issues
  • Participates in and may lead projects to implement or enhance development services and automated solutions
  • Works closely with the business and IT to develop cost effective, operationally supportable solutions that meet complex requirements.
  • Recommends and designs new technologies and solutions, including hardware and software, and provides documentation for projects.
  • Responsible for delivering assignments within specified time frames, adhering to all established standards and guidelines.
  • Evaluate new technologies to solve business requirements.

Profile required

Technical Skills:

  • Strong Python programming skills
  • Experience with configuration management tools (Puppet, Chef, etc.)
  • Strong analytical and debugging skills
  • Design and architecture on middleware application platform
  • Exposure to Cloud computing practices
  • Experience with tools/platforms such as JIRA, Jenkins, Docker, Elasticsearch and AWS are advantageous
  • Strong knowledge in REST API development

Desired / Plus:

  • Knowledge in micro-service development
  • Knowledge in Database (NoSQL, Cassandra, Oracle)
  • Frequency trading environment experience desired
  • Middleware platform troubleshooting skills
  • Middleware platform installation, configuration and upgrades


  • Client focused, must have a strong customer service mentality and ability to work with developers, users, and other staff
  • Able to work independently and in a team environment while interacting across different groups to accomplish projects
  • Must be detail and goal oriented and dedicated to accomplishing tasks
  • Ability to interact with other business lines, managers, technical staff and senior management.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, both in written and oral.
  • Able to provide coverage for 7am-7pm production hours as well as availability for weeknight and weekend on-call support

Experience Needed:

  • 5-10 years of Python Development
  • Ability to learn and adapt to a new environment quickly
  • Experience working in a large 24x7 investment banking environment within the realms of a Change Management  / ITIL process

Educational Requirements:

  • Minimum of BS in Computer Science and/or related Engineering technologies

Desired / Plus:

  • Masters Degree

Why join us

The Global Technical Services organization (“GTS”) provides Infrastructure Engineering, Project Management and Administration for all SG bank industry needed applications worldwide.

The vision within GTS is to provide cutting edge cost effective technology services and support based on an infrastructure that is shared by the SG companies, requiring adherence to common standards, policies and security settings. The teams are globally aligned in order to leverage best practices, standards and procedures on a worldwide basis.
Within GTS, there is a Middleware (“MDM”) Group which is responsible for middleware platform administration, support and integration of application that use middleware platform, the jobs include middleware software platform infrastructure design, install, configure, upgrade, and application integrate.

Also within MDM, there is the post-trade middleware team which provides all backoffice and batch processing middleware messaging solutions and support for all middleware messaging system infrastructure and middleware applications to all AMER locations including United States, Canada and South American Offices.

Business insight


At Societe Generale, we live by our 4 core values of commitment, responsibility, team spirit and innovation. We are engaged and demonstrate consideration for others. We act ethically and with courage. We focus our talent and energy on collective success. We experiment and propose new ideas. This way, we maximize our ability to serve client needs and anticipate market changes. Societe Generale is committed to strengthening bonds with colleagues, communities, and the world in which we live, because relationships are at the heart of how we operate.


Our D&I Mission: Recruit, develop, advance, and retain a diverse workforce that is united in our efforts to enhance our competitive position and deliver innovative solutions to our clients.

Our D&I Vision: An engaged workforce that is demographically diverse in a way that reflects the communities in which we operate. An inclusive culture and workplace that recognizes employees' unique needs and utilizes their diverse talents. To engage our community and marketplace and position the organization to meet the needs of all its clients. For more information about our D&I initiatives, please visit this link:


Societe Generale offers a hybrid work arrangement that offers employees the flexibility to work remotely, as well as on-site, to promote interaction and collaboration with colleagues while adhering to all SG standard protocols.  Hybrid work arrangements vary based on business area.  The applicable Business lines will determine and communicate the work arrangements that best meet their business needs.

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: 22000770
Starting date: immediate
Publication date: 2022/11/04