Solutions Architect

Permanent contract|Hong Kong|IT (Information Technology)

Solutions Architect

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


As a Solutions Architect, your main responsibilities will be to:

  • Structure and guide our developers through their Cloud journey and accelerate the adoption of Cloud technologies and best practices. Help them design and implement architectural patterns, providing the required code when needed.
  • Be a technical reference for developers and advise them on standard cloud practices or digital capabilities usage to bring value in a competitive and challenging market environment. Be ready to contribute to or even lead technical implementation.
  • Create technical content such as reference apps, starter kits and patterns and practical guidance that will get our developers excited about the potential of the Cloud or our internal digital components.
  • Represent the team in various regional and global forums where & when technical expertise is required.
  • Maintain technical skills and knowledge of market trends and competitive insights; collaborate and share with the internal technology community.

Profile required

Academic Background And Certifications, Experience

  • University degree in a relevant field such as Computer Science, with a master’s degree being advantageous
  • Microsoft Azure Developer and/or Solutions Architect certification, or a capacity to pass one within 6 months of being hired

Operational Skills

Minimum qualifications

  • 5+ years of direct experience working with a variety of enterprise and cloud technology systems, designing solutions, and developing business applications
  • Subject matter expertise in one or more of the following:
  1. Cloud application design, software architecture and practices
  2. Cloud infrastructure solutions
  3. Big Data solutions
  4. Container orchestration
  5. Software development practices like DevOps and CI/CD tool chains
  6. One or more of the following programming languages: Python, Java, C#

Preferred qualifications

  • Direct experience as a Solutions Architect, preferably leveraging Azure
  • Enterprise-scale technical experience with cloud and hybrid infrastructures, architecture designs, migrations, and technology management
  • Subject matter expertise in most of the topics listed above
  • Interest and ability to learn other coding languages as needed


  • Ability to solve developers’ problems through cloud technologies
  • Organizational skills and ability to multi-task in a dynamic environment
  • Ability to communicate and present complex technical concepts in an understandable manner in both verbal and written form
  • Strong team player, willingness and interest to collaborate and work well in a team
  • Strong sense of customer focus, ownership, urgency, and drive

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 148,000 employees based in 76 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.

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: 21000H2E
Entity: Societe Generale Hong Kong Branch
Starting date: immediate
Publication date: 2021/09/27