Software Defined Networking Expert (SDN)

Permanent contract|Bangalore|Information Technology

Software Defined Networking Expert (SDN)

Bangalore, India Permanent contract Information Technology


The SDN lead provides design, leadership and guidance of leading-edge SDN technologies and industry best-practices, as well as works with implementation partner/vendor in hands-on building and integration of network and information systems technologies. This is both a very visible role as well as a deeply technical role that requires expertise across many areas of discipline, including SDN Networking and Security , Virtualization, Infrastructure-as-Code, Firewall and ADC Engineering.

  1. Primary Duties:
    • Creation and implementation of cloud platform services
    • Collect & Understand organization requirements from various stakeholders and propose Solution Architecture
    • Compare and present solutions based on leading opensource tools/framework
    • Work closely with implementation partners review/validate their deliverables ensuring organization interest
    • Lead and collaborate with stakeholders to understand the implications of respective architectures on data architecture and to maximize the value of information across the organization
    • Lead teams of engineers to implement “best practices”, as communicated and agreed upon with the end customer using “lead-by-example”
    • Onsite or remote development of SDN technologies
    • Travel 50-60% as required for consultation and implementation
    • Drives in-depth assessment of emerging technologies to validate that the technology and architecture is appropriate for business solution needs and communicates assessment to the rest of the team

Profile required


    • Experience in network automation using tools like VMWare NSX V/T, vRA/vRO
    • Experience with Software Defined Network (SDN) or adaptive security platform (like Micro Segmentation)
    • Strong experience with ReST APIs, Python and Ansible
    • Experience with Cloud Management Platforms (Cloud Center, vRealize, VMWare NSX)

Soft skills

    • Scale Agile Framework (SAFe) methodologies
    • Extensive experience defining and implementing standards and best practices
    • Extensive experience with the use of product evaluations and feasibility studies to drive the direction of solutions
    • Strong documentation skills in High Level Architecture (Visio, Enterprise Architecture)
    • Sharp analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Work independently with minimal supervision in a work environment of multiple and conflicting priorities   

Why join us

“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

At Société Générale, we are convinced that people are drivers of change, and that the world of tomorrow

will be shaped by all their initiatives, from the smallest to the most ambitious.

Whether you’re joining us for a period of months, years or your entire career, together we can have a positive impact on the future. Creating, daring, innovating and taking action are part of our DNA.

If you too want to be directly involved, grow in a stimulating and caring environment, feel useful on a daily basis and develop or strengthen your expertise, you will feel right at home with us!

Still hesitating?

You should know that our employees can dedicate several days per year to solidarity actions during their working hours, including sponsoring people struggling with their orientation or professional integration, participating in the financial education of young apprentices and sharing their skills with charities. There are many ways to get involved.

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.

Reference: 210006TD
Entity: SG Global Solution Centre
Starting date: 2021/06/23
Publication date: 2021/03/29