Technical Infrastructure Architect- Platform as a Service

 Bangalore, India       Permanent contract        Information Technology


Key Responsibilities –

As Platform Architect here's what we'll be looking for you to bring:

Basic understanding of the following areas:

Cloud service offerings (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS services as well as high level product offerings)

Infrastructure as Software (Container Orchestration, Observability, CI/CD)

Modern and Cloud security practices

Architecture risk patters and analysis

Modern API platform design

Organizational skills and consulting abilities that:

Develop and evolve technology strategy, aligned to and prioritized by business objectives

Influence / coach enterprise architecture on modern evolutionary platform architecture principles and practices

Develop and communicate measurements of platform progress and business impact

Support organizational changes in regard to capability development, restructuring toward product-centric team models, and transitioning to modern agile SDLC practices

Communicate technical decisions to non-technical audiences and build consensus around them

Articulate the value of foundational technology approaches to business executives (e.g. the pros & cons of microservices architectures in a given context)

Own key relationships both up and downstream of the platform teams to ensure delivery.

Manage priorities and make decisions in high stakes scenarios

Profile Required

Role / Job Summary –Platform Architecture, Security and Transformation (PAS):  Handle, manage and oversee the architecture, security and transformation topics for the platforms delegated to GSC.

Years of Experience – 12-15 Years of experience

Qualification / Certification – Bachelors/Master’s degree in computer/Information technology disciplines

Good to have TOGAF

Mandatory Skills / Experience –

Knowledge and experience of Architecture principles and patterns

Experience in designing resilient and high available platforms

Designing the APIs

Experience in microservices architecture

Cloud migrations experience

Best practices in cloud migration/transformations

Knowledge of resiliency principles

Active participation/contribution to Architecture governance

Why Join Us

Societe Generale is one of the leading European financial services groups. Based on a diversified and integrated banking model, the Group combines financial strength and proven expertise in innovation with a strategy of sustainable growth, aiming to be the trusted partner for its clients, committed to the positive transformations of society and the economy


We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status

Business Insight

A 100% owned subsidiary of European banking and financial services major Societe Generale (SG), Societe Generale Global Solution Centre (SG GSC) came into existence in 2000. Established as an offshore development centre in Bangalore, also having a presence in Chennai, SG GSC has 15 years of sustainable delivery expertise to its credit, and develops global best practices to promote the strategic objectives of the Societe Generale Group.

SG GSC possesses in-depth understanding of the business processes and cutting-edge technologies across domains of Societe Generale’s diverse portfolio. We deliver best-in-class solutions to the Group’s entities in the realm of corporate and investment banking, retail banking, specialized financing and insurance, private banking, and global investment management and services.

We place the highest importance on our employees and provide extensive opportunities for career progression and development. SG GSC conforms to the group diversity principles, and has a multi-cultural staff representing seven nationalities, and speaking 20 languages. Women comprise 25% of our workforce.

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, sexual or gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Job code: 20000CPW
Business unit: SG Global Solution Centre
Starting date: 02/09/2020
Date of publication: 22/07/2020
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Technical Infrastructure Architect- Platform as a Service

Permanent contract   |   Bangalore   |   Information Technology