DevOps Engineer

Permanent contract|Montreal|IT (Information Technology)

DevOps Engineer

Montreal, Canada Permanent contract IT (Information Technology)



What are you applying to?

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 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.

What will be your day-to-day?

  • Design and implement DevOps 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

What you bring to our team:

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

What we do differently at Société Générale

  •  Competitive compensation & benefits offering, including but not limited to:
    • Minimum of 20 days Vacation days + 4 personal days
    • Supportive Maternity, paternity, parental and adoption leave policy
    • Health spending ($2,000/year) and personal spending ($1,000/year) accounts with 75+ eligible reimbursement categories (health, training, electronics etc.);
    • Fully sponsored virtual healthcare assistance and Employee Assistance Program to you and your immediate family;

Why join us

Why Join Us

It is with a long-term approach that we are engaging with the world as it is today: a world in which economic development goes hand-in-hand with environmental and social progress.

As a result, we made Team spirit a central value at Societe Generale Canada. We work together to be able to offer each employee the tailored approach they require to grow.

As soon as you arrive, you will be integrated into our teams and will learn every day alongside experts, who will support you in your task.

Get ready to join an innovative company where you can bring your full self to work and evolve with forward-thinking individuals to build the bank of tomorrow!

Business insight

About us

Expanding its activities in Montreal, Société Générale Group is a large multinational bank that counts 130 000 employees located in more than 60 countries around the globe.

At Société Générale, reimagining green IT impact with our focus on sustainable movement is how we interpret our mission as responsible bankers.

Société Générale has positioned itself as a frontrunner in supporting the energy transition and carbon net zero financing.

People are the drivers of change and the world of tomorrow will be shaped by our collective creativity, combined experiences, and diversity of opinions, so that together we can have a positive impact on the future!

Teamwork and collaboration are something that we don't only talk about but that we embody through our work and global initiatives.

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: 22000BK1
Entity: Montreal Solution Center 1
Starting date: immediate
Publication date: 2022/07/20