Principal Software Architect- (Cloud Platform)

 Bangalore, India       Permanent contract        Information Technology



• You will be expected to understand the ongoing requirements of our business units and will help evolve our overall IT ecosystem to support new tools and design shifts that enable the business to be successful in a high-growth environment.

• You must understand governance in the grand scheme of the company and convey governance principles to cloud computing in terms of appropriate use and placement policies and patterns.

• Should be well versed with security, performance, maintenance and usability aspects of microservices and cloud native designs and patterns

• Define all aspects of development from appropriate technology and workflow to coding standards

• Use tools and methodologies to create representations for functions and user interface of desired product

• Collaborate with other professionals/business units to determine functional and non-functional requirements for new software or applications

• Develop high-level product specifications with attention to system integration and feasibility

• Communicate successfully all concepts and guidelines to development team

• Oversee progress of development team to ensure consistency with initial design

• Provide technical guidance and coaching to developers and engineers

Profile Required


• 15 + years’ experience in architecture and implementation high scalable applications with 5+ years of experience with designing & building microservices and cloud native application for private/public cloud.

• TOGAF® Certified Enterprise Architect

• In-depth knowledge of Cloud Architecture principles.

• Experience in software development and coding in various languages (Python, Java etc.)

• Excellent knowledge of software and application design and architecture

• Excellent knowledge of UML and other modeling methods

• Understanding of software quality assurance principles

• A technical mindset with great attention to detail

• High quality organizational and leadership skills

• Outstanding communication and presentation abilities

• Familiarity with HTML/CSS, JavaScript and UI/UX design

• Kubernetes in-depth knowledge is preferred.

• Openstack knowledge is preferred.


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's (SG), Societe Generale's 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's 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: 20000CLD
Business unit: SG Global Solution Centre
Starting date: Immediate
Date of publication: 22/07/2020
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Principal Software Architect- (Cloud Platform)

Permanent contract   |   Bangalore   |   Information Technology