Senior Storage Administrator

Permanent contract|Montreal|IT (Information Technology)

Senior Storage Administrator

Montreal, Canada Permanent contract IT (Information Technology)


Day-to-Day Responsibilities

Within the growing Storage and backup administration team, you will onboard a Level 3 support team composed of 5 engineers.

As part of an agile organized team, you will be responsible for supporting, designing, and improving the Storage and backup infrastructures and tools. You will also be responsible for the follow up and the implementation of the security remediations.

You will:

  • Be responsible for storage administration and engineering in a large 24x7 environment
  • Closely communicate with both IT and business partners to design and implement solutions supporting business needs
  • Propose innovative and industrial solutions to automatize your repetitive tasks and improve team’s efficiency
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot complex technical environments on distributed applications and infrastructure
  • Ensure procedures are followed and mechanisms are in place to ensure compliance to technical designs, best practices, and are well supported
  • Participate in the Follow the Sun support by providing support for Europe and Asia
  • Manage the activity based on ITIL Framework (Change management, Incident/Request management)
  • Onboard the teams’ routine and participate in overtime operations at least once a Month
  • Contribute to market-watch initiatives and recommend solutions to improve the environment
  • Develop documentation and procedures

What’s in it for you

You will have an opportunity to:

  • Provide peer technology training sessions for on-prem cloud (CEPH, Cinder, OpenStack)
  • Evolve on Devops methods using Python, Flask, Git, Ansible, etc.
  • Work as part of an international group on a large-scale environment

Profile required

Excellent technical skills on the following technologies:

  • Block storage / SAN (VMAX, VNX, Brocade, Pure …)
  • NAS (Netapp)
  • Object storage (S3)                                                  
  • Backup technology (Netbackup, Networker …)

Proficient in:

  • Server OSs (Linux, Windows)
  • Configuration management (Ansible, Salt)
  • Cloud technology 

Desired / Plus:

  • Devops (OpenStack/CEPH/Cinder)                       
  • Development (Python/Git)     
  • Bilingualisme (French & English)         


  • Client focused, must have a strong customer service mentality and ability to work with developers, users, and other staff
  • Collaborate, and bring in your creativity to deliver projects that will require interacting across different groups
  • Efficient on High Availability environments and DR scenario design, implementation, and testing
  • Committed to deliver audit response and remediation. Have a Security focused mindset to participate in our environment hardening effort

Why join us

A career within the Societe Generale Group is an opportunity to participate in a team effort to build the bank of tomorrow.

Together, let's be the future:

  • Commitment to putting integrity at the heart of our businesses
  • Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
  • Climate commitment
  • Citizen engagement

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Business insight

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.
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In accordance with its commitment to provide a safe work environment for anyone accessing its facilities, under Societe Generale Canada's Covid-19 vaccination policy, only fully vaccinated employees will be allowed to come to the Montreal and Toronto offices.

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: 210010LA
Entity: Societe Generale Capital Canada
Starting date: 2022/02/11
Publication date: 2022/01/07