DevOps Engineer / Release Manager

Permanent contract|Bucuresti|Information Technology

DevOps Engineer / Release Manager

Bucuresti, Romania Permanent contract Information Technology


GBSU – Global Business Service Unit, along with other service structures, is an entity which delivers high quality services for the GBIS (Global Banking Investor Solutions) of Société Générale. It is a big organization spread around the globe with a central Hub in Paris. From a geographical point of view, GBSU covers the most important financial places: New York, London, Hong-Kong and Paris. Nearshoring and offshoring are part of the Digital New Ambition and as of today there are 3 hubs on which GBIS relies on: Bangalore, Montreal and Bucharest, the GBSU Bucharest HUB being mainly for Paris based activities.

The application scope revolves around Eliot application - the software tool for Trade Capture management dedicated to Equity Deals (development based in Paris & Bucharest).

The application is worldwide and the goal is to do the technical support for the GBIS Paris users on the services layer (EDS, EWS, CNS - Java applications deployed on Linux).


What you will do:

Production processes:

  • Level 1/2 of technical and functional support of the production and non-production environments, monitoring, incident resolution and troubleshooting;
  • Request/ incident/ problem management and crisis communication;
  • Investigation of production incidents and escalation to development team, if necessary;
  • Be the main point of contact with the Eliot/GTS infrastructure teams;
  • When needed, participate to the non-business hours needs (Disaster Recovery, Infrastructure Weekend, Production constraints);

Release management:

  • Project management, including defining plannings, derogations management, pre-requisites and norms/standards (CMRM) checks;
  • Steering (follow-up and reporting), prior, during and after deliveries;
  • Service quality indicators follow-up and maintenance (Performance, margins etc)
  • Participate in the definition and evolution of processes – release/change management;
  • Be in contact with the following teams: other IT management teams (Paris & entities), IT offshore teams (Bangalore), sponsor and users (Front-office, Middle-office, Back-office);

Continuous improvement:

  • Reach for a full automation of manual tasks, delivery process and monitoring, co-working with the development team;
  • Develop, maintain & improve the tools necessary to manage the production.

Profile required

  • Good technical level on Unix & Linux (95%) and Windows (5%);
  • Experience with/Desire to approach the project management activity;
  • Basic knowledge of HTTP/S, TCP and application communication layers;
  • At least 2-3 years experience with supporting applications in production (ideally Java applications);
  • Good understanding of shell scripting and Perl and/or Python and network skills;
  • Curiosity, analytical skills and patience to investigate complex production issues;
  • Good command of English, both written and spoken with the ability to participate in English-only meetings. — French knowledge is an advantage;
  • Dynamic, detail oriented, fast learning capacity and able to work in a fast-paced environment;
  • Client-driven approach & service oriented;
  • Experience with SQL is appreciated;
  • Tools : XL Deploy, Puppet, GIT, Eclipse or IntelliJ, Maven, Jira, Jenkins, Sonar, Autosys, VM, Cloud.

Why join us

At SG GSC, you will find a flexible workplace and culture, autonomy, constant learning opportunities, dynamism, and talented people, making this experience a real career accelerator. You will also discover all the diversity of our businesses, in a sector that is constantly evolving and innovating.

If you feel like ambitiously pursuing your goals, then you have come to the right place.

Plus, you will enjoy all our benefits:

  • Competitive compensation & remuneration;
  • Healthcare coverage for prevention & group life insurance;
  • Office perks, flexible benefits & social benefits;
  • Preferential banking services;
  • 9-to-5 workday & work from home (up to 2 days a week);
  • Learning and development programs & career growth opportunities.

Business insight

We are convinced that people are drivers of change, and that the world of tomorrow will be shaped by all their initiatives, from the smallest to the most ambitious.

Whether you’re joining us for a period of months, years or your entire career, together we can have a positive impact on the future. Creating, daring, innovating and taking action are part of our DNA.

If you too want to be directly involved, grow in a stimulating and caring environment, feel useful on a daily basis and develop or strengthen your expertise, you will feel right at home with us!

Still hesitating?

You should know that our employees can dedicate several days per year to solidarity actions during their working hours, including sponsoring people struggling with their orientation or professional integration, participating in the financial education of young apprentices, and sharing their skills with charities. There are many ways to get involved.

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.

Reference: 210003ZP
Entity: SG Global Solution Centre Romania
Starting date: 2021/04/20
Publication date: 2021/02/10