Software Engineer

Permanent contract|Hong Kong|IT (Information Technology)

Software Engineer

Hong Kong, Hong Kong Permanent contract IT (Information Technology)


You will be on boarded in the Software Development team that develops and maintains software solutions to address the business needsin IT infrastructure. The small development team is exposed to the domain knowledge of different responsibilities of Infrastructural and
User Support, while using Agile framework at scale.

We are looking for a passionate and experienced Software Engineer with a strong desire to use modern development technics to change the way infrastructure is being deployed and managed.

The candidate must demonstrate a strong willingness to learn about new technologies related to infrastructure, new ways of working and share her own experience/knowledge as required by the team to deliver the products.

In a self-managed environment, high degree of autonomy, responsibility and collaboration are required.

Main responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, test, deploy and maintain software to manage infrastructures hardware, purchase procurement and staff movement
  • support.
  • Exchange with infrastructure engineers to explore innovative solutions for mission critical infrastructure.
  • Measure and monitor software usage and behavior and define necessary improvements.
  • Engage in incident response to restore production services involving software issues.
  • Work with other developers to improve on development principles and technical skills.

Profile required

Academic Background And Certifications, Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, similar technical field of study or equivalent practical experience.
  • 3+ years of professional experience in software development.

Operational Skills

  • Minimum qualifications:
  • Experience in one or more of the following: C#, Java, Python, Ruby.
  • Experience with object-oriented programming, algorithms, data structures, complexity analysis and software design
  • Working proficiency and communication skills in verbal and written English.
  • Experience working in an Agile environment

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience in Python web development.
  • Experience working in Unix/Linux environments and/or cloud technologies.
  • Experience in database design and other data storage solutions.
  • Interest in designing, analyzing and troubleshooting scalable distributed systems.
  • Interest and ability to learn other coding languages as needed (preferred).
  • Experience in CI/CD practice, Git versioning control, Restful API, Test-Driven Development and Domain-Driven Design
  • Experience with Front-end Web development, such as React
  • Systematic problem-solving approach coupled with strong communication skills, a sense of ownership and motivation.

Nice to have:

  • Network and other related fundamental infrastructure technologies or services.
  • Good understanding of cloud design considerations and limitations.

Behavioral Skills

  • Client - Client  focus: I put long term relationship with our clients at the center of my actions, whatever my position 
  • Client - Risk: I strive to satisfy clients while taking into account risks for the company
  • Team Spirit - Open mindset: I listen and share my views and my expertise in an open mode
  • Team Spirit - Collective mindset: I favour the team’s interest over my own results
  • Innovation - Technology: I adopt new  technologies in the solutions and projects I work on
  • Responsibility - Performance: I strive for high performance

Business insight

Societe Generale is one of the leading European financial services groups. Founded in 1864, we have been playing a vital role in the economy for over 150 years. With more than 133,000 employees based in 61 countries worldwide, we accompany 32 million clients throughout the world on a daily basis. Based on a diversified universal banking model, the Group combines financial strength with a strategy of sustainable growth.

ASIA-PACIFIC (ASIA), as one of the Business Units of Societe Generale, operates in 12 locations across the Asia Pacific region, employing over 2,500 employees with the regional headquarter located in Hong Kong. Our activities here are centered on Societe Generale's Global Banking & Investor Solutions pole (GBIS), a major growth engine for the Group and a key pillar of Societe Generale's universal banking model. Our expertise in Asia Pacific ranges from Corporate & Investment Banking (Advisory, Financing and Global Markets) to Asset Management, Global Transaction Banking and specialised financial services like Equipment & Vendor Finance and Vehicle Leasing & Fleet Management. In addition, Societe Generale's Global Solution Centre (SGGSC) in Bangalore and Chennai offers customised business solutions to the Societe Generale Group globally including ASIA.

Department Description

Welcome to the IT Infrastructure department, Global Technology Services (GTS).

IT infrastructure is one of the major stakes for the bank and is at the heart of Société Générale group's strategy.

Today, Digital Transformation raises important challenges around IT Architecture, Infrastructure and Security. Many of these challenges
convert into new experiences for our clients and new way to deliver IT services.

Within the Resources and Innovation division, GTS department plays a key role in the Digital Transformation. With more than 3500 GTS
staff located across the world, GTS develops innovative projects while delivering operational excellence for infrastructure services to
133,000 employees and 32 million external clients.

GTS staff motivation comes from the new technologies and we enhance the agility of the various business lines (Cloud, Big Data,
Continuous Delivery)

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: 22000P7Z
Entity: Societe Generale Hong Kong Branch
Starting date: immediate
Publication date: 2022/09/04