Listed Technology Services / Programmer Analyst – Java Developer

International Volunteer Program|Chicago|IT (Information Technology)

Listed Technology Services / Programmer Analyst – Java Developer

Chicago, United States International Volunteer Program IT (Information Technology)



GBSU/EQD/LTS - LTS is a technology team responsible for several applications like GMI, Nvision, SG Markets Prime in the prime services perimeter. Currently in addition to managing several tier 1 applications, the teams in LTS are working on migrating applications to Azure public cloud as part of digital transformation strategy set out by the bank.

During your VIE mission you will be in charge of these responsibilities :

  • Design, develop and implement technical solutions in Microsoft Azure environments using the Java programming language, Spark, Hive, Avro, Parquet, Kubernetes, Java Spring Boot, Elastic Search, Logstash, Kibana, Oozie, Airflow and PostGres SQL.
  • Work with distributed systems with huge volume of data
  • Good working knowledge troubleshooting performance issue
  • Support deconstruction of customer requests into detailed stories by interacting with the Product Owner 
  • Deliver working code that meets acceptance criteria as well as meets the definition of done at different levels
  • Write code, deploy scripts, unit test, check code to source code repository, and monitor delivery pipeline activity to ensure product quality and consistency
  • Conduct testing, deployment, and production activities of the team to ensure production stability, applying the guidelines provided by the chapters
  • Engage in pair programming to write high quality code that’s easy to understand and support
  • Write tests - very often before the associated code - at unit level with Junit, Mockito and in BDD style with Cucumber
  • Attend backlog refinement and planning sessions to discuss and estimate (small, medium, large) upcoming stories

Profile required


  • Graduate with a Master degree from Business/Engineering School or University with a specialization in Computer Science
  • A previous experience in 3-5 years would be appreciated
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Proficient/Good command of MS Office
  • Fluent in English
  • Experience in Java 
  • Experience building Java Spring Boot applications
  • Experience working in containerizing applications with Kubernetes
  • Unit testing with Junit
  • CD/CI best practices

To facilitate the examination of your application by our English-speaking managers, we thank you for applying in English.

The VIE assignment in a nutshell

This VIE in Chicago is to begin as soon as possible but you need to plan 3 months between your application date and the beginning of your VIE assignment. It will last 18 months.

The VIE is a specific contract, under Business France’s eligibility criteria, opened to candidates under 28 and from the member states of the European Economic Space.

Please see Civiweb, in order to have more details regarding your financial indemnities.

We would like to draw your attention to the fact there that your VIE mission could potentially get postponed, depending on the evolution of the health crisis and subjects to the decision made by the Crisis and Support Centre of the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs (MEAE). In addition, the selected candidate will only be paid upon confirmation from Business France and arrival in the country of assignment.

Why join us

As soon as you arrive, you will be integrated into our teams and will learn every day alongside our experts, who will support you in your tasks. Gradually, you will become more independent in your projects, 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.

At the end of your VIE, various opportunities could be offered to you, in France and abroad.

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, 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: 22000LMA
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: 2022/11/01
Publication date: 2022/08/03