Scheduling Workload Automation Administrator

Permanent contract|Montreal|IT (Information Technology)

Scheduling Workload Automation Administrator

  • Montreal, Canada
  • Permanent contract
  • IT (Information Technology)



Part of the Resources and Digital Transformation Service Unit (RESG), the Global Technology Services (GTS) department supports the IT infrastructure requests at Societe Generale. GTS’ mission is to provide the group’s business divisions with secured infrastructure services. This includes, but is not limited to, hosting business applications, offering cloud solutions, managing connectivity and digital workplace requests all while contributing to the group’s digital transformation efforts.

 The Scheduling Administrator is responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of computer hardware and software and related infrastructure, as well as batch application scheduling, monitoring, and troubleshooting.

What will be your DAY-TO-DAY?

·         Responsibilities include supporting daily batch processing activities, working with other project related cross function teams and coordinating activities with all technical support teams.

·         Participates in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the infrastructure

·         Systems administration engineering and provisioning, operations and support, maintenance and research and development to ensure continual innovation

·         Installs new / rebuild existing servers and configures hardware, peripherals, services, settings, directories, storage in accordance with standards and project/operational requirements

·         Performs daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems, and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs such as backups

·         Performs regular security monitoring to identify any possible vulnerabilities, file archival and purge as necessary.

·         Provides Level 3 support per request from various constituencies, Investigates and troubleshoots issues, diagnoses, and recovers from hardware or software failures

·         Coordinates and communicates with impacted constituencies

·         Applies operating system (OS) patches and upgrades on a regular basis, and upgrades administrative tools and utilities

·         Configures / adds new services as necessary

·         Upgrades and configures system software that supports infrastructure applications or Asset Management applications per project or operational needs

·         Maintains operational, configuration, or other procedures

·         Performs periodic performance reporting to support capacity planning

·         Performs ongoing performance tuning, hardware upgrades, and resource optimization as required

Profile required

Skills and Qualifications:

Must Have:

·         Broadcom Automic UC4 or similar enterprise scheduling tool

·         Knowledge of Autosys, EEM, IXP and WCC

·         JAWS (AAI) and Oracle database experience

·         Proficient in Linux administration and Unix scripting, SQL, Python, PowerShell

·         Good understanding of infrastructure principles and system inter-dependencies outside the job scheduling environment (e.g., networking, databases, storage).

·         Good understanding of SSH, SFTP TCP/IP and network methodologies

·         Proficient in following application processing workflows and troubleshooting for Unix and Windows system platforms, AS400 experience would be beneficial.

·         5+ years of experience

·         Education: Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a related field

·         Languages: French, English. Ability to communicate in English, both orally and in writing, is a requirement as the person in this position will need to collaborate regularly with colleagues and partners in the United States.

Why join us



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.
For more information about our Culture and Conduct initiatives, please visit this link (

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.

Societe Generale is an equal opportunity employer, and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. We are committed to recognizing and promoting the talents and achievements of our employees and staff, regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, gender, sexual orientation, and any other characteristic or status protected under applicable law.
We strive to write our postings as inclusively as possible. If, however, one of the two genders is used alone in this display, it designates persons of all gender identities.

Reference: 23000PM8
Entity: Montreal Solution Center 1
Starting date: 2023/11/13
Publication date: 2023/09/13