Network Engineer

Permanent contract|Montreal|IT (Information Technology)

Network Engineer

Montreal, Canada Permanent contract IT (Information Technology)



As our department is growing, we are looking for team players, invested people who are interested in bringing new ideas and perspectives.

The Network department (HCS) provides network and network security services and expertise to all main network environments (routing, switching, firewalls, …). The Network experts in Canada are working to maintain a good level of services on highly critical environments in AMER, Europe and Asia, and accompany business partners on their needs.

You will be part of a team of 20 engineers focusing on network administration.

What will be your DAY-TO-DAY?

Supporting technical projects including involvement from local and global application, infrastructure, governance, and client teams. Projects you will be involved in:

- The implementation of DNA in the campus, the deployment of ACI in core data centers

- Providing level 2 operations support.

- Monitoring during business hours

- Daily morning check reports communication

- Operational process & documentation improvement

- Participate on on-call non-business hours

- Incident management

- Detection and communication during business hours

- Manage Level 2 Operations Incidents and Problems

- Request management

- Prioritize Daily requests & delivery

- Change management

- Change delivery during non-business hours, including weekend

- You will be working in an Agile environment (Scrum)

Profile required

Skills and Qualifications:

Must Have:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in computer science, DEC or equivalent technical Certifications
  2. At least 3 years of experience in data network operations
  3. Strong knowledge of ITIL - IT Infrastructure management best practices
  4. Strong operational skill with capacity to prioritize multiple requests or incidents
  5. Adaptability: you are able to adjust to new environments, work effectively in varied situations and function in changing circumstances.
  6. Experience in exchange or investment banking environment is desired.
  7. You are willing to participate on on-calls schedule which include overnights and weekends based on team’s needs (approx. once a month).
  8. Bilingual in French and English

Nice to Have:

    • You have a Cisco CCNP Level certification
    • You have good working knowledge of:
      • Cisco ACI or willing to learn
      • Unix system management & scripting capability: Python & Ansible, GITHUB
      • Fortinet, Checkpoint & Cisco ASA Firewalls

Why join us

OUR Benefits:


Competitive compensation & benefits offering, including but not limited to:

  • Minimum of 20 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
  • Various Employee Resource Groups (ERG) to engage with such as Pride and Allies, American Women Network, Black Leadership Network, One planet, etc. 
  • A culture of continuous development by encouraging our employees various training programs (online training and coaching platform such as Coursera, GoFluent, Pluralsight, First Finance, and others) 

Business insight

At Societe Generale, we live by our 4 core values of commitment, responsibility, team spirit and innovation. We are engaged and demonstrate consideration for others. We act ethically and with courage. We focus our talent and energy on collective success. We experiment and propose new ideas. This way, we maximize our ability to serve client needs and anticipate market changes. Societe Generale is committed to strengthening bonds with colleagues, communities, and the world in which we live, because relationships are at the heart of how we operate.

Our Diversity & Inclusion Mission: Recruit, develop, advance, and retain a diverse workforce that is united in our efforts to enhance our competitive position and deliver innovative solutions to our clients.

Our Diversity & Inclusion Vision: 
•     Engaged workforce that is demographically diverse in a way that reflects the communities in which we operate
•     Inclusive culture and workplace that recognizes employees' unique needs and utilizes their diverse talents 
•     Engage our community and marketplace, and position the organization to meet the needs of all its clients

For more information about our D&I initiatives, please visit this link (

Societe Generale offers a hybrid work arrangement that offers employees the flexibility to work remotely, as well as on-site, in order to promote interaction and collaboration with colleagues while adhering to all SG standard protocols.  Hybrid work arrangements vary based on business area.  The applicable Business lines will determine and communicate the work arrangements that best meet their business needs.

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: 23000116
Entity: Montreal Solution Center 1
Starting date: 2023/04/02
Publication date: 2023/01/13