Middleware Container Administrator

Permanent contract|Montreal|IT (Information Technology)

Middleware Container Administrator

Montreal, Canada Permanent contract IT (Information Technology)



What are you applying to?

The majority of Société Générale's activities in the Montreal, Canada is centered on the Corporate & Investment Banking (SG CIB) Division.  SG CIB primary business is: Structured Finance, Equity Derivatives and Euro Capital Markets.  SGCIB is headquartered in Paris and is organized on a regional basis which consists of Europe, Asia and America (AME – US, Canada and Brazil).

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 to leverage best practices, standards and procedures on a worldwide basis.

The Middleware group is part of global GTS/PAS providing support to SG activities globally. The middleware administrator in Montreal will work closely with other middleware administrator based in Montreal, US and Paris to manage middleware located in Canada and US and also participate in on-call shift rotation providing support to worldwide systems.

What will be your day-to-day?

  • Manage container instance worldwide as part of the container global team (instance of tomcat, weblogic, IIS, apache, php)
  • Manage GTS docker platform (UCP and kube) in Paris and in Amer
  • Provide off-hour and weekend production on-call support and be able to handle on-call alerts.
  • Provide on-call support as part of Follow-the-sun support to Paris and Asia systems.
  • Provide advice, best practices to the team’s client (internal, GTS, GBSU …)
  • Help implement and update the team standard (installation, best practices, etc …)
  • Contribute to API factory for provisioning and automation of the container’s life cycle (including the docker part)
  • To be process-oriented and be able to implement a common set of standards, methods and procedures used for all container work, as well as be able to recommend software and hardware upgrade paths.

Profile required

What you bring to our team:

  • Client focused, able to work independently while interacting across different teams to accomplish projects and must be detail oriented.
  • Be willing to learn new technologies and methodologies
  • Self-motivated and a team player.
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, both written and oral.
  • Experience working in a 24X7 environment.
  • Experience working with distributed teams.
  • Experience of operational management.
  • French and English language skills (written and/or oral).


  • Familiarity with ITIL process

Technical Skills:

Required/must have:

  • At least 3+ years of experience working with container technologies (Apache, tomcat, IIS, weblogic) and/or Docker/Openshift/k8s
  • Proficient scripting skills (shell, python …)
  • Knowledge of Windows and Unix environments

What we do differently at Société Générale

  •  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

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: 22000NEX
Starting date: 2022/10/03
Publication date: 2022/08/04