Fixed Income Application Support and Development

Permanent contract|Montreal|Banking operations processing

Fixed Income Application Support and Development

Montreal, Canada Permanent contract Banking operations processing



Develop your career and come work with a large international bank expanding its activities in Montreal! 

Société Générale Group counts 130000 employees located in more than 60 countries around the globe. Present in Canada since 1974, Société Générale Canada Technology and Service center are rapidly growing to support the group's global activities. Société Générale has positioned itself as a frontrunner in supporting the energy transition and carbon net zero financing.

About our team

The Fixed Income, Forex and Credit department is in charge of electronic trading, trade capture, pricing, risk and market access technologies. Our main partners and clients are Traders, sales and e-business. This team is based on the trading floor and manages applications deployed in Paris, London, New York and Hong-Kong.


What are you applying for?

This is a central and dynamic position as you will provide technical and functional support for the applications that are used by our traders based in New York. In this role, you will gain in-depth exposure to both the business and technology aspects of equity derivatives business.

The position involves working closely with traders, sales, business analysts and developers to deliver and support solutions to the trading and sales desk in a DevOps model environment.

What will be your day-to-day?

  1. Technical support and development

  • You will handle software releases, configuration and support of all production system components and infrastructure.

  • You will support, develop and maintain software applications, build systems, own related processes and deliver frequent releases

  • Develop applications to automate manual operational tasks as well as build custom real-time monitoring tools and reports.

  1. Crisis Management and Incident Management

- You will ensure timely communication to end-user and senior management

- You will communicate with users regarding application outages and upcoming events like release, project, etc.

- You will manage the Client Relationship with the end user community.

  1. Documentation

  • You will provide functional and technical expertise to produce and promote maintainable and quality solutions, which includes documenting system requirements and documentation of support run book.

  • Improve existing support processes by enhancing automation, monitoring and documentation

  1. Collaboration

  • You will liaise with development/support teams in Bangalore, New York, Montreal, Paris and London.

  • You will partner with development teams (NY/Paris) on analysis and development as a part of the DevOps model

  • You will partner with development teams (NY/Paris) on release management.

  • You will partner with the Global support teams (Paris/Asia) to ensure quality support to our end users.

  • You will bring a passion to stay on top of DevOps trends, experiment with and learn new CD technologies.

  • We encourage you to bring ideas to innovate stacks.

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What does it take to get the job?

  1. Competencies

  • 2-3 years of experience in a developer / support role

  • Clear and efficient communication with various audiences at appropriate levels

  • Quickly learns new systems/products.

  • Team-oriented, client-focused and open to different ideas/viewpoints.

  1. Technical skills:

  • Good programming background in scripting language (Bash, Python, etc.)

  • Good knowledge of front-end development (JS, Angular, React)

  • Working knowledge of SQL

  • Knowledge on Client/Server application

  1. Education:

  • BS degree in Computer Science or equivalent

  1. Bonus skills:

  • Bilingualism (French/English)

  • Good programming working knowledge in Object-Oriented Programming language (ideally Python)

  • Experience in financial products (Fixed Income) / financial industry business processes / trading system

  • Knowledge of derivative product lifecycle workflow

  • Middleware experience (Tibco, RMDS, Ultra Messaging)

  • Experience using standard DevOps tools (Jenkins, Jira, Git, TeamCity)

What we do differently at Societe Generale

  •  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;

  • There are many Employee Resource Groups (ERG) to engage with such as Pride and Allies, American Women Network, Black Leadership Network, One planet, etc.

  • We foster a culture of continuous development by encouraging our employees to seek improvements through various training programs (online training and coaching platform such as Coursera, GoFluent, PluralSight, First Finance, and others)

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: 22000GYL
Entity: Montreal Solution Center 1
Starting date: 2022/07/25
Publication date: 2022/06/15