Senior Public Cloud Architect

Permanent contract|New York|IT (Information Technology)

Senior Public Cloud Architect

New York, United States Permanent contract IT (Information Technology)


Base Salary Range: $110,000 - $202,000 
Base salary range does not include overtime pay, bonus and/or other benefits, where applicable. Actual base salary offer will vary based on skills and experience.

The Senior Cloud Architect is in charge of defining and adapting the public/private/hybrid cloud strategy for the Amer region. As such he will:

  • Create the roadmap of services to be developed in GTS Amer to support the transformation of our applications and business to the cloud technologies. This needs to be tightly synchronized with the global cloud roadmap existing in GTS and ITEC (application development groups of GBIS)
  • Develop the governance around cloud technology for the entirety of Amer IT groups
  • Work with ITEC Amer in order to understand their roadmap, propose a migration strategy of their application to the cloud, and adapt the GTS roadmap accordingly
  • Work with legal, compliance and Information Security to ensure adequacy of our roadmap and deliverables to our regulatory and cybersecurity posture
  • Ensure that the various GTS skill teams deliverables are aligned with the agreed upon roadmap
  • Manage the technical relationships with the public cloud providers

In addition, the candidate will be involved in the architectural validation of various projects submitted either by ITEC or by GTS, involving or not cloud technologies

Profile required


  • Strong risk awareness / approach
  • Solid decision making and problem solving skills
  • Autonomy (i.e. ability to work with minimal supervision)
  • Ability to multi-task and manage several projects concurrently
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with an ability to tailor messaging upward or downward as well as to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Attention to detail and good organizational skills
  • Client Focus
  • Team work
  • Analytical thinking


  • Understanding of SG cloud strategy



  • Hands-on experience with AWS and Azure – must have architected and deployed applications at both providers
  • Strong understanding of the specific security challenges posed by cloud technologies, especially public cloud
  • Experience with container technology (e.g. Docker)


  • Development/Scripting skills (e.g. Python and/or Powershell)



  • Experience as an Enterprise cloud architect in a large scale (global) organization
  • 10/15+ years of experience in IT architecture



  • Masters in IT


  • Architecture certification (e.g. TOGAF)



  • English


  • French

Why join us

Created in 2009, RESG/GTS (Global Technology Services) is one of the European financial sector's largest shared service centres for IT infrastructures. RESG/GTS currently supports over 85% of Societe Generale's IT infrastructures in France and around the world, including in Amer.

The Amer Infrastructure Platform and Architect Group (GTS/PLT) is in charge to define the strategy of the AMER infrastructure group (GTS), as well as define the architecture for current and future projects. One of the main current function of this group is to drive the transformation of GTS in regards to cloud technologies (public/private/hybrid clouds, containers, APIs…)

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.

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.

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, 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: 22000WAN
Starting date: 2023/01/03
Publication date: 2022/11/14