Open source Contributor-Lead

 Bangalore, India       Permanent contract        Software Development


Job Description – Open Source Contribution Expert

- With Open Source Program Office, build a support framework on Open Source technologies within the organization
- Establish connection with IT teams to understand their consumption on Open Source and the trend of evolution
- Identify strategic products/projects where organization should contribute time to time
- Contribute on diverse technologies (described in MUST HAVE section) in the community
- Identify strategic projects to be sponsored by the organization and help build the business case around
- Ensure support availability for all internal requirements
- Making sure all releases, patches and upgrades to the relevant technologies are available to the organization right after they are introduced
- Identify, propose and monitor success factors around support/contribution
- Drive INNER SOURCING & External Contribution by example in (S)GitHub
- Excellent communication skills:
o Communicate the vision, objectives and roadmap to different stakeholders
o Facilitate workshops with IT teams for Open Source strategy
- Technical Skills (80%)
o Has good IT knowledge to work with Architects, BAs and technical teams
o Good knowledge of Linux OS
o Opensource application skills relevant to day to day work, development, networking, collaboration, security, etc.

Profile Required

- 7-11 Years’ experience in an IT development environment
- Open Source mindset with a passion for business development
- Good at communicating concepts and ideas to all levels of stakeholders
- Knowledge on Agile methodologies (Scrum / Kanban) and associated collaborative tools
- Skilled and contributed already on minimum 2 of the following areas
o Ubuntu
o CentOS
o Airflow
o RabbitMQ
o Otter tune
o Flask Connexion

Good to have:
- Knowledge on Docker / container
- Banking / Finance / Fintech experience
- Knowledge and experience with big data architecture on-premise and in cloud environments like AWS / Azure

Why Join Us

Societe Generale is one of the leading European financial services groups. Based on a diversified and integrated banking model, the Group combines financial strength and proven expertise in innovation with a strategy of sustainable growth, aiming to be the trusted partner for its clients, committed to the positive transformations of society and the economy


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

A 100% owned subsidiary of European banking and financial services major Societe Generale (SG), Societe Generale Global Solution Centre (SG GSC) came into existence in 2000. Established as an offshore development centre in Bangalore, also having a presence in Chennai, SG GSC has 15 years of sustainable delivery expertise to its credit, and develops global best practices to promote the strategic objectives of the Societe Generale Group.
SG GSC possesses in-depth understanding of the business processes and cutting-edge technologies across domains of Societe Generale’s diverse portfolio. We deliver best-in-class solutions to the Group’s entities in the realm of corporate and investment banking, retail banking, specialized financing and insurance, private banking, and global investment management and services.
We place the highest importance on our employees and provide extensive opportunities for career progression and development. SG GSC conforms to the group diversity principles, and has a multi-cultural staff representing seven nationalities, and speaking 20 languages. Women comprise 25% of our workforce.

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.

Job code: 200001Y0
Business unit: SG Global Solution Centre
Starting date: Immediate
Date of publication: 22/07/2020
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Open source Contributor-Lead

Permanent contract   |   Bangalore   |   Software Development