Tech Lead

Permanent contract|Beijing|IT (Information Technology)

Tech Lead

Beijing, China Permanent contract IT (Information Technology)


  • Transform China GTB technology team delivery model toward DevOps practices
  • Lead GTB system enhancement to meet regulatory and internal requirement
  • Contribute to the China Information system transformation 2021 – 2023 (IT stream delivery)
  • Provides strategic technology orientation to stakeholder and Feature teams
  • Ensure strategy alignment between Business vision and Technology
  • Develop strong partnership with the business, global teams and offshored service center
  • Coordinate with local, regional and global stakeholders to deliver China roadmap
  • Implement IT policy and best practice guides for the team
  • Ensure all IT activities are performed within the rules of applicable laws, codes, and regulations
  • Assist in the evaluation of technology risks in order to secure disaster recovery plan and backup procedures
  • Remain up to date with advances in technology and industry best practices 

Profile required

Academic  Background (degree and major) 

  •  Master or bachelor’s degree or equivalent in IT related majors

Working Experience / Technical Skills & Know how

  • 10 years of working experience, with at least 3 years as a team leader

Skills & Competencies

  • Leadership: Ability to see the global picture, Excellent inter-personal skills, strong communication capacity, Collaboration as part of your DNA, act as a servant leader
  • Hands-on experience in developing/designing Micro services exposing business APIs written in Java 8 using Spring boot
  • Proven experience in developing working code using software engineering best practices such as domain driven development, continuous integration and deployment, legacy refactoring
  • Good understanding of the software development lifecycle
  • Agile methodology and mindset
  • Experience in executing large Information System transformation / Digitalization program
  • Knowledge of the Cash Management and Payment Technology eco system (Temenos, CNAPS, SWIFT etc) is a plus
  • Knowledge of Banking regulation, standards, legislative and operational guidelines is a plus

Language Skills

  • Fluent in English, spoken and written

Computer Skill

  • Proficient user of office tools

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.

By joining the “Electronic Market Making” entity, you will work in a multi-cultural environment, fostering work/life balance. You will join a fast-growing team, encouraging exploration and implementation of cutting-edge technologies and ideas, with a flat management structure.

Job Summary / Job Purpose

The opportunity we are proposing is to join the Asia-Pacific Operations and IT department to lead the Global Transaction Banking transformation for the region from Technology perspective.

The IT lead will help to manage the China GTB information system as well as the technology team

The tech lead reports to Head of China GTB IT

This position will be based in Beijing

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: 22000IK9
Entity: Societe Generale China Limited
Starting date: 2022/09/09
Publication date: 2022/06/13