Software Engineer M/F - VIE Hong Kong

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

  • Design, develop, test, deploy and maintain software to manage on-premise cloud and hosting infrastructures
  • Solve problems related to mission critical infrastructure by building automation to prevent problem recurrence
  • Measure and monitor software usage and behavior and define necessary improvements
  • Engage in incident response to restore production services involving software issues

The VIE assignment in a nutshell  

This VIE in Hong Kong 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. For further information, please see

All our positions are open to people with disabilities

Profile Required

  • You are graduated with a Master degree from Engineering or Business School or University with a specialization in Science
  • Ideally you have past experience in software development
  • You are fluent in English
  • You are proficient in python or other main stream programming language.

Job Skills

  • Systematic problem-solving approach, coupled with strong communication skills and a sense of ownership and drive

IT Skills

  • Knowledge in one or more of the following: C, C++, Java, Python, Go, Perl or Ruby
  • Knowledge with object-oriented programming, algorithms, data structures, 
  • Knowledge in UNIX/Linux environments and/or cloud technologies is a plus
  • Interest in designing, analyzing and troubleshooting scalable distributed systems
  • Interest and ability to learn other coding languages as needed (preferred)

Why Join Us

Your Career Path

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

All our positions are open to people with disabilities.

Business Insight

Societe Generale is one of the leading financial services groups in Europe. Based on a universal banking model, the Group combines financial strength with a strategy of sustainable growth, putting its resources to work to finance the economy and its clients’ projects.

With our regional headquarters in Hong Kong – a core hub of the worldwide Societe Generale Group – we employ over 9,000 employees in the region. Our expertise here ranges from corporate and investment banking to asset management, securities services, global transaction banking and specialised financial services.

IT infrastructure department under Global Technical Services (GTS) is one of the major stakes for the bank and is at the heart of Societe Generale group's strategy.

Today, the Digital Transformation raises important challenges around IT Architecture, Infrastructure and Security.
Many of these challenges are opportunities to imagine 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 148,000 employees and 32 million external clients.

GTS staff motivation comes from the new technologies they deliver to enhance agility of the various business lines (Cloud, Big Data, Continuous Delivery).
Job code: 19000KX3
Business unit: Societe Generale Hong Kong Branch
Starting date: 13/10/2019
Date of publication: 20/08/2019
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