Security Senior Engineer

 Quebec - Canada       Permanent contract        Information Technology


Network Security Expert:

  • Define Strategy for infrastructure transformation, datacenter relocation
  • Participate to reinforce our security governance and bring new idea in the way to manage our cybersecurity exposure
  • Lead Technical part of project on Network Security Perimeter (including design, implementation and migration)
  • Validate new component or software version
Network Security Support:
  • Level3 Operations management for AMERICAS.
    • Base on define Rotation
    • Participate to support operation during opening hours
    • Handle Level 3 Support
    • Operational process & documentation improvement
    • Ensure Knowledge transfer to L1/L2
  • Agile and Innovation
    • Work in Agile environment (Scrum), in an environment under transformation
    • providing technical expertise and guidance to various groups within IT on broad range of technical topics with primary focus on network security (firewalls, VPN,  IDS, spam filtering, web content filters, proxies, DNS)
    • Serve as a point of contact for coordination with IT globally on all technical topics, including strategic infrastructure/toolkit initiatives.
    • Work closely with clients, business analysts and team members to understand the business requirements that drive the analysis and design of quality technical solutions.
  • ITIL
    • Incident management
      • Resolution of Level 2-3  incidents
      • Collaborate to external vendors for resolution (Telecom, Hardware, Software) 
    • Request management
      • Daily requests priorization & delivery
    • Change management
      • Change delivery during non-business hours, including week-end
      • Change configurations peer review for other Team member

All our positions are open to people with disabilities


Competencies and Experience

Technical Skills:

Network Support skills required:
• Expertise in Firewalls (Checkpoint, Fortinet)
• Expertise in Loadbalancers(Citrix, A10 Network)
• Expertise in Proxy(McAfee)
• Expertise in Web Application Firewall(F5)
• Expertise in VPN appliances (Pulse Secure)
• Expertise in Cisco Security Product (ASA, IPS/IDS)
• Experience in various industry standard and Cisco data networking protocols
• Full working knowledge of Cisco Catalyst 6k/4k/3k, Nexus 7k/5k/3k/2k & ISR/ASR platforms

Desired / Plus: 
• Network tools knowledge : Cisco SNTC, CA Spectrum & eHealth, Nagios/Shinken
• Network probes : Netscout, Corvil, Extrahop
• Matrix switches : Gigamon, Arista

• Adaptability: Able to adjust to new environments, work effectively in varied situations and function in changing circumstances with a minimum of confusion or loss of productivity.
• Capability to work in agile environment (scrum)
• Communication Skills: excellent verbal and writing skills in English are a must (in French are a plus)
• Strong operational skill with capacity to prioritize multiple requests or incidents
• Strong knowledge of ITIL - IT Infrastructure management best practices

Experience Needed:
• 10+years’ experience with the required technical experience listed above
• 5 years in similar position
• Experience in data network and/or network security operations
• Experience in exchange or investment banking environment

Educational Requirements:
• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Engineering is required.
• CISSP is a plus

Risk Management

Employees should understand the institution’s approach to risk management and their respective roles in supporting a strong risk culture, as outlined in the SGUS Operations Enterprise Risk Management Framework.

Our Culture

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.


Societe Generale opened its Canadian headquarters in Montreal in 1974 to offer its financial services to corporations, financial institutions and governments. The Toronto and Calgary offices were opened in 1978 and 2006 respectively.

We now employ over four hundred people, both in the traditional banking sector (investment banking, funds and trading activities) and in the field of information technology, with the opening of our SG Montreal Solutions Centre subsidiary which, thanks to its geographical location and its cultural diversity, provides computer support and development for the New York and Paris teams.

Job code: 19000JNQ
Business unit: SG CIB
Starting date: 02/09/2019
Date of publication: 20/08/2019
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Security Senior Engineer

Permanent contract   |   Quebec - Canada   |   Information Technology