IT Application Manager

Permanent contract|Istanbul|IT (Information Technology)

IT Application Manager

Istanbul, Turkey Permanent contract IT (Information Technology)


Societe Generale Corporate and Investment Banking Turkey is one of the foreign banks with the longest history in Turkey. The bank started its operational activity in 1990 and soon became a leading partner for large corporate and financial institutions. SG CIB Turkey offers tailor-made financial solutions for its clients via its branch in Istanbul with a team of close to 50 professionals and leveraging on its international expertise in Investment Banking, Global Finance and Global Markets. Thanks to its longstanding involvement in the financing of important development and infrastructure projects in the country, SG CIB Turkey has built strong relations with the largest companies operating in the Turkish market. SG CIB plays a key intermediary role between issuers and investors, corporates and financial institutions, offering issuers a broad access to markets and offering investors smart solutions and access to investment opportunities.

Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Follow-up and management of the Application Providers (Intertech, Vega, Netix, Eczacibasi) regarding projects through, emails, conference calls and on-site meetings.
  • Follow-up of the Providers regarding new requests & incidents including SLA compliance.
  • Management of applicative projects.
  • Take an active part in maintaining the contracts with the application providers and establishing the new ones.
  • Provide Technical Competency and Risk Analysis reports for the Providers.
  • Execute change management process for software delivered by the Providers.
  • Close cooperation with local Infra team concerning application changes, quality assurance for the change process, approval of these changes.
  • Give users first level support for the other applications than InterVision within the scope.
  • Coordinate and facilitate Applicative Penetration tests for InterVise with Global Teams including the remediation phase.
  • Fulfill assigned tasks in the frame of audit, inspection, security assessment recommendations within the deadlines.
  • Update applications inventories, charts & other IT documentation within the scope.
  • Participate and Contribute to user Disaster Recovery (DR) tests, organize applicative part, evaluate the applicative test scenarios, provide support and assistance during the tests.
  • Act as Information Security Officer. Necessary training will be provided if required.

Profile required

Studies & experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a Quantitative Discipline (such as Engineering).
  • Have ITIL certificate.

Language skills:

  • Fluency in written and spoken Turkish & English.
  • Though it is not a must, knowledge of French is a plus.

Technical, operational & Soft skills:

  • Good knowledge of overall IT tasks and processes.
  • Good knowledge of Information Security Regulation.
  • Good knowledge of MS SQL.
  • Good knowledge on Change Management, incident/problem management processes and procedures.
  • Process creation/modification in EbiFlow (Eczacıbaşı workflow automation tool).
  • Solid background and experience for project management.
  • Good negotiation, follow-up technics with the Provider and the users.
  • Very good level of analytical skills for analysis on IT applicative projects.
  • Good problem solving capacity.
  • Capability to handle simultaneous tasks at a time and to produce in a very dynamic and interactive environment.

Why join us

Société Générale Turkey is a multi-category bank offering every employee the possibility to have several careers in a professional career path. Internal mobility and training are two core areas we focus on, in a dynamic, prosperous and evolving context.

Business insight

At Societe Generale, 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: 21000JNW
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: 2021/08/01
Publication date: 2021/07/14