DevOps for Infrastructure As A Service – Python

 Montreal, Canada       Permanent contract        Information Technology


If you're into the following challenges: digital, energy transition, diversity/inclusion and you would like to get involved in building the future, you’ve come to the right place. We are looking for team players, invested people who are able to bring ideas and express their opinions.

Are you looking for a stable company offering international opportunities?

  • Societe Generale is one of the leading European financial services groups. Active in the real economy for over 150 years, Societe Generale employs over 138,000 members of staff in 62 countries and supports daily 29 million clients.

A strong cultural mix thanks to a well-established French company in the Americas:  

  • Societe Generale opened its first office in the United States in 1938 and in Canada in 1974 and has about 2,500 professionals working in 8 U.S. cities, 3 in Canada as well as in Latin America.

A pillar in the economy which is building the tomorrow’s world:

  • Societe Generale is not just a financial institution, it is a group that places innovation and sustainable financial practices at the very heart of its culture. The Societe Generale group has made the digital sector a key lever in transforming banking relationships. The 2019 edition of the eCAC40 Trophies ranks Societe Generale at the top rank of the banks that have best evolved in the digital world!

An opportunity to express yourself and get involved:

  • Our employees resource groups such as Pride and Allies, American Women Network, Black Leadership Network, One planet demonstrate the involvement of our employees for their community.

Did you know? Societe Generale remains open as an essential service during Covid-19! We have adopted a gradual process of reopening our offices, placing flexibility and health of our employees at the top of our priorities.

Department Summary:

The Global Technical Services organization (GTS) provides infrastructure engineering and administration for all SG staff and applications worldwide, and has a regional representation in each country where SG is present

The vision within GTS is to provide leading 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.

Your mission will be to develop RestFul WebAPI with Python 3+ to provide Infrastructure As A Service for all clients. You will be working in GTS/IAS Development Factory team following Continuous Delivery (Unit and Integration testing) and Agile methods.

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Code and maintain Restful Web API in Python and respect Github workflow
  • Follow Agile Methodologies (SCRUM, Kanban) using mainly Jira software
  • Deploy product release in a continuous delivery way using Jenkins pipelines
  • Identify and clarify business requirements
  • Communicate with clients, coworkers about current tasks : know how to summarize feedbacks
  • Understand OPS’ points of view and collaborate with them to create the appropriate services.
  • Ensure procedures are followed and mechanisms are in place to ensure compliance to technical designs, best practices and are well supported

Profile Required

Technical Skills:         

Excellent technical skills on the following technologies:

  • Git/GitHub/GitLab                                                                       2+ year
  • Software Factory (e.g. Jenkins) and CD                                  1+ year
  • Python 3.6+                                                                                  2+ year
  • Object Oriented Programming                                                  4+ year

Proficient in:

  • Agile Methodology : Kanban / Scrum / TDD
  • Unit Testing
  • UNIX philosophy and good practices
  • Comfortable with Web semantic and standards
  • NoSQL

Desired / Plus:

  • Open API / Flask-RestPlus / Flask-Connexion
  • Docker/Kubernetes environment
  • Excellent communication skills (slideshows, reports, presentations)
  • Respectful behavior with all SG employees.
  • Able to work alone efficently and also share with teams
  • Cooperate with all staff (HR, Managers…) in a WorldWide context.
  • Foresee the future needs to improve work quality for each iteration of Agile methodology


  • Client focused, must have a strong customer service mentality and ability to work with developers, users, ops, and other staff
  • Able to work independently and in a team environment while interacting across different group to accomplish projects.
  • Ability to interact with other business lines managers, technical staff and senior managers
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, both written and oral
  • Must be detail and goal oriented dedicated to accomplishing tasks.

Experience Needed:

  • Minimum 3 years experience with Web API development using Agile methodology
  • Ability to learn and adopt to new environment quickly
  • Management / ITIL process

Educational Requirements: Master’s Degree in Engineering

            Desired / Plus:

    • Agile certifications
    • Python certifications

Languages: Fully bilingual English and French

Why Join Us

A career within the Societe Generale Group is an opportunity to participate in a team effort to build the bank of tomorrow.

Together, let's be the future:

  • Commitment to putting integrity at the heart of our businesses
  • Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
  • Citizen engagement

You're not convinced yet? Meet our employees.

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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.
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: 20000IU8
Starting date: Immediate
Date of publication: 25/09/2020
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DevOps for Infrastructure As A Service – Python

Permanent contract   |   Montreal   |   Information Technology