Software Developer

International Volunteer Program|Montreal|IT (Information Technology)

Software Developer

Montreal, Canada International Volunteer Program IT (Information Technology)



During your VIE mission you will be in charge of these responsibilities:

  • Build applications for various front office businesses
  • Ensure all data and flows between other trading and settlement applications are maintained
  • Manage each initiative given by management from start to end, meaning:
    • Work with users and business analysts to understand user needs and translate requirements into systems
    • Work with senior developer to propose designs and implement the project accordingly
    • Estimate effort and ensure timely delivery
    • Ensure agile and continuous delivery methodology is followed
    • Ensure code is well tested
    • Ensure that release management / change management processes are followed
    • Be responsible for the 2nd and 3rd level of support
    • Assist the support team in the rollout of releases
    • Give clear and consistent reports to the clients and management
    • Collaborate with other teams (networking, systems, quality insurance, support, architects, others development teams)
    • Rely on IT best practices to improve quality of development

Profile required


Graduated fwith a Bachelor or Master degree in Computer Science or a related discipline. Degree in Finance is a plus.


  • Thorough knowledge of object-oriented programming
  • Strong technical skills in .Net C# 4.0/4.5/4.6
  • Multithreaded application development knowledge
  • Understanding of messaging technologies
  • Strong knowledge of programming design patterns including MVVM
  • Source control tools, preferably Git.
  • Understanding of agile development practices
  • Proficient in Dependency Injection and Entity Framework
  • Experience in CI/CD frameworks (TeamCity, Jenkins)

A plus

  • Knowledge of Fixed Income Products such as Bonds and IRS
  • Knowledge of Electronic trading (dealer to client and inter-dealer)

You are proficient with Microsoft Office.

You are fluent in English and French.

The VIE assignment in a nutshell

This VIE in Montreal is to begin as soon as possible but you need to plan 3 months between your application date and the beginning of your VIE assignment. It will last 24 months.

The VIE is a specific contract, under Business France’s eligibility criteria, opened to candidates under 28 and from the member states of the European Economic Space.

Please see Civiweb, in order to have more details regarding your financial indemnities.

We would like to draw your attention to the fact there that your VIE mission could potentially get postponed, depending on the evolution of the health crisis and subjects to the decision made by the Crisis and Support Centre of the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs (MEAE). In addition, the selected candidate will only be paid upon confirmation from Business France and arrival in the country of assignment.

To facilitate the examination of your application by our English-speaking managers, we thank you for applying in English.

Why join us

As soon as you arrive, you will be integrated into our teams and will learn every day alongside our experts, who will support you in your tasks. Gradually, you will become more independent in your projects, making this experience a real career accelerator. You will also discover all the diversity of our businesses, in a sector that is constantly evolving and innovating.

At the end of your VIE, various opportunities could be offered to you, in France and abroad.

Business insight

At Societe Generale, 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, 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: 21000VZG
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: 2022/02/01
Publication date: 2021/11/15