Head: Open Source Migration Factories

Permanent contract|Bangalore|Information Technology

Head: Open Source Migration Factories

Bangalore, India Permanent contract Information Technology


  • Identify opportunities and create global Open Source migration factories across various application teams and various infrastructure technology stacks.
  • Define Open Source migration strategies and provide strategic/ tactical direction to establish and run OMFs across the group (through reusable frameworks, tools and standards), working closely with leads across BU/Sus, creating virtual teams.
  • Identify synergies with existing IT programs within the group and leverage the same (e.g.  IT modernization capabilities, IT transformation/digitization like Obsolescence programs etc.)
  • Establish tightly coupled formalized governance with IT teams, migration/modernization programs, virtual execution teams, professional Services, feature teams of the services etc.
  • Influence various IT teams in the group about the viability & cost-effectiveness of open source migration and respective business benefits
  • Own/Control overall migration pipeline, define specific migration plans, delivery architecture and help orchestrate the execution through direct and virtual teams
  • Gather requirements at high level and help virtual teams create technical plan
  • Troubleshooting skills and work closely with operations, support, engineering and/or other functions to ensure successful migrations
  • Develop migration utilities leveraging on Open Source & contribute back to community
  • Conduct migration webinars for interested IT teams (with help of experts in virtual teams) as an offering from OSPO
  • Conduct market research on industry standard practices of industrialized factories and propose effective models time to time
  • Build business cases and PoCs on potential new areas of migration. Challenge the status quo of continuing usage on proprietary products.
  • Build and validate with stakeholders applicable billing models for migration across technology stacks.
  • Build and propose business cases on
    • Migration methodologies : Tool based vis-à-vis manual migration vis-à-vis hybrid
    • Migration models: in house vs vendor vs hybrid
  • Holds additional standard Product Owner responsibilities in agile teams.

Profile required

  • 12+ years of overall experience with experience in product owner/product manager roles
  • Strong experience in systems migration, software delivery, architecture, testing & deployment
  • Expertise in working within agile ecosystem
  • Good knowledge of infrastructure and application ecosystem (including DB, Middleware, App Server, Operating Systems, monitoring, scheduling, VMs, etc.)
  • Experience with public/private/hybrid cloud technology
  • Strong proponent of Open Source philosophy and visible contributions to Open Source
  • Proven track record of global stakeholder management, managing virtual teams, strong governance models being put across distributed global teams
  • Detail oriented self-starter capable of working independently
  • Strong ability to influence without authority and working in a matrix environment
  • Strong articulation and communication skills, with ability to influence senior stakeholders

Why join us

We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Business insight

At Société Générale, 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: 20000J9D
Entity: SG Global Solution Centre
Starting date: 2020/12/07
Publication date: 2020/11/10