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in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
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in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
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Software Engineer - Information Technology Hong Kong
You will be part of the Core Hosting and Platform tribe, which mission is to provide industry-leading hosting capabilities, both on traditional & cloud technologies.

You will join as a Software Engineer, with a primary focus on delivering software to support our Infra as Code and DevOps initiative across all business lines & locations. You will partner closely with other cross-functional teams to help define and participate to a cohesive, global digital transformation strategy.

You will apply your expertise of cloud computing stack, broad software technologies, and open source tools to resolve what are often considered seemingly unsolvable challenges for our customers.

As a team member within this Agile framework, you will demonstrate a strong willingness to learn about new technologies, new ways of working and share your own experience/knowledge as required by the team. In a self-managed environment, your passion, technical depth, and intellectual curiosity will inspire the team.

You will enjoy a supportive development environment where collaboration between teams is strongly encouraged. Biweekly local DevOps community forum and Global Development standard workshops are in place to facilitate knowledge transfer and communication. Code analysis platform, comprehensive testing standards and continuous integration pipeline are in place to ensure code quality and service stability.

Your main activities will include, while not being limited to:
  • Design, develop, test, deploy, maintain and improve software.
  • Write server-side code for Core Hosting and Platform services, create robust high-volume production applications, and develop prototypes quickly.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional engineering teams to streamline or improve infrastructure management capabilities

Profile Required

Academic Background And Certifications, Experience
  • University degree, with a master's degree being advantageous
  • AWS or Microsoft Azure Developer certification advantageous

Operational Skills

Minimum qualifications
  • 3 to 5 years of general software programming experience
  • Software architecture. design and development experience, with experience in Unix/Linux
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience with Web Services (REST), Microservices architecture and Test-Driven Design
  • Experience delivering incremental value in a fast-paced agile environment
  • Technologies
- Python, Ruby, or general object-oriented programming languages
- CICD pipeline setup and industrialization

Preferred qualifications
  • Good understanding of private and public cloud design considerations and limitations in the areas of virtualization and global infrastructure
  • Experience with an Agile framework employing SCRUM methodology
  • Interest and ability to learn other coding languages as needed
  • Technologies
- Python
- RESTful Django and/or Flask frameworks
- Oauth / User authorization specs

Nice to have
  • Familiarity with open source cloud and application platforms
  • Familiarity with S3-based cloud storage solutions

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 daily. Based on a diversified universal banking model, the Group combines financial strength with a strategy of sustainable growth.

Our expertise in the Asia Pacific region ranges from Corporate & Investment Banking (Advisory, Financing and Global Markets) to Asset Management, Securities Services, Trade Finance and Cash Management Services. Leveraging on our formidable global footprint, we serve corporates, financial institutions and the public sector. With our regional headquarters in Hong Kong, we operate in 11 countries across Asia Pacific, employing over 6,600 employees. You can find us in Beijing, Seoul, Tokyo, Singapore, Mumbai, Sydney and other locations in the region.

At Societe Generale we have developed - and continue to develop - advanced programs to support your career development. A diverse and comprehensive Learning & Development program, a Junior program for graduates and a Remuneration policy that stimulates your growth are just a few examples that illustrate how we help you to fulfill yourself personally and professionally, and how we develop your ability to adapt to ever-changing environments and transform challenges into opportunities.

Department Description

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

IT infrastructure 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).

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: 19000SFV

Business unit: Societe Generale Hong Kong Branch

Starting date: Immediate

Date of publication: 29/10/2019


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