Principal Functional Architect

Permanent contract|Bangalore|Information Technology

Principal Functional Architect

Bangalore, India Permanent contract Information Technology


  • IS & Architecture Strategy
  • Knowledge of IS Strategy & Key GBSU Architecture Principles - Awareness on SG digital capabilities (SG Data, API, Cloud, AI/ML strategies etc)
  • Ensure  proper deployment of IS Strategy within delivery teams & to promote / communicate the same
  • Ensure consistency between Global IS Strategy, SGSS wide transformation/initiatives and GSC level initiative executions
  • To foster and link technical innovation, process transformation and the IS Strategy
  • Architecture Studies
  • Conduct strategic functional & architecture studies providing high level vision or defining a target and related roadmap of implementation/transformation according to study sponsors and ISS steerco requests
  • Collaborate with different teams within the BL to plan and initiate transformation initiatives with relevant Architecture stakes.
  • Conduct architecture reviews / routing meetings for GSC ongoing projects in collaboration with VC Architects
  • Define & execute on application decommission strategies identified by the BLA and Central Arc team
  • Support studies with Application, Technical, Business Process and Functional Architecture diagrams
  • Partner with Feature Teams
  • Contribute to (Functional) Architecture Leagues & Tribe level Architecture governance
  • Adopt methodology for identifying Architecture interventions in the Tribes / Feature Teams and facilitate the same either locally or in collaboration with Paris Architecture team.
  • Connect with Feature teams on ongoing initiatives and understand the requirements of any Architecture intervention both functional and technical (in collaboration with Technical Architect, as required)
  • Responsible as SPOC for all Functional Architecture participation & requirements for GSC and BVC.

Profile required

  • Knowledge of Securities Services on Custody, Settlement & Funds
  • Domain Expertise with a strong ability to define architecture principles and guidelines
  • Awareness of Digital Transformation objectives & contribute transversally across Value Chains towards defined objectives.
  • Strong ability of analysis, synthesis & communication

Why join us

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

At Société Générale, 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: 210004OW
Entity: SG Global Solution Centre
Starting date: 2021/05/17
Publication date: 2021/02/23