Software Developer Internship - Fall 2022

Internship|Montreal|IT (Information Technology)

Software Developer Internship - Fall 2022

Montreal, Canada Internship IT (Information Technology)


4 month full-time internship starting in September 2022

If you're into the following challenges: digital, energy transition, diversity/inclusion and you would like to get involved in building the future, you’ve come to the right place. We are looking for team players, invested people who are able to bring ideas and express their opinions.

Are you looking for a stable company offering international opportunities?

  • Societe Generale is one of the leading European financial services groups. Active in the real economy for over 150 years, Societe Generale employs over 138,000 members of staff in 62 countries and supports daily 29 million clients.

A strong cultural mix thanks to a well-established French company in the Americas: 

  • Societe Generale opened its first office in the United States in 1938 and in Canada in 1974 and has about 2,500 professionals working in 8 U.S. cities, 2 in Canada as well as in Latin America.

A pillar in the economy which is building the tomorrow’s world:

  • Societe Generale is not just a financial institution, it is a group that places innovation and sustainable financial practices at the very heart of its culture. The Societe Generale group has made the digital sector a key lever in transforming banking relationships. The 2019 edition of the eCAC40 Trophies ranks Societe Generale at the top rank of the banks that have best evolved in the digital world!

An opportunity to express yourself and get involved:

  • Our employees resource groups such as Pride and Allies, American Women Network, Black Leadership Network, One planet demonstrate the involvement of our employees for their community.

What a typical day would look like:

  • Design, develop and maintain applications within our team’s mandate
  • Design, develop and maintain our operation and development platforms
  • Participate in agile ceremonies and the continuous improvement of our development practices and tooling
  • Work in collaboration with our stakeholders to establish requirements and roadmaps
  • Communicate with users and other teams on projects, delivery and production quality
  • Participate QA and UAT testing around software development
  • Participate in Change Management / Release Management (CMRM) processes
  • Conduct data analysis for our users or for improvement purposes

What you would do aside from your daily tasks as part of your program:

  • Professional development training;
  • Weekly Lunch & Learns with Experienced Professionals;
  • Ongoing networking and development opportunities inside and outside of your assigned team;
  • Mentorship Programs, further integrating you into the SG community.

Profile required

What you bring to the team

You and your skills:

  • Knowledge of software development in a DevOps context.
  • Hands on experience with big data technologies
  • Knowledge of CI/CD technologies
  • Pursuing a university degree in computer science or relevant field
  • Written and oral communication in English
  • You're a team player, analytical, creative and methodical

Key technologies to know and/or learn:

  • Languages: Java, Kotlin, Scala, SQL
  • Tooling: GIT, Jenkins, IntelliJ, Zeppelin etc.
  • Platforms: Spark, Hadoop, Azure, Elastic Search, Kibanna, Linux
  • Misc: Spring Boot, PostgreSQL, Avro, Angular

Business insight

Société Générale opened its Canadian head office in Montreal in 1974 to offer its financial services to businesses, financial institutions and governments. The Toronto and Calgary offices were opened in 1978 and 2006 respectively.
Today, we employ over 400 people, both in the traditional banking sector (investment banking, funds and trading activities) and in the information technology field, with the opening of our subsidiary SG Montreal Solutions Centre, which, thanks to its geographic location and cultural diversity, provides IT support and development for the New York and Paris teams.
Interested in issues related to corporate social responsibility, such as environmental protection or local communities? 
Several resource groups for employees have been set up at Société Générale in Canada to help you get involved and flourish in the causes that matter most to you!
Get on board and get involved! We're here to support you!

In accordance with its commitment to provide a safe work environment for anyone accessing its facilities, as of November 15, 2021, 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: 22000JLV
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: 2022/08/19
Publication date: 2022/06/21