Meet our professionals
Build a Career that Matters at CGI’s Lafayette Center
The Application Engineer is responsible for Production Operations and Maintenance of a large scale enterprise system including deploying software releases and setting up/monitoring non-production test instances. This is a full time position with CGI Federal and will be based in Lafayette, LA. Occasional night/weekend work needed for configurations/deployments during outage windows
Your future duties and responsibilities:
Candidate will work on deployment of software releases and generate SQL scripts to support issue analysis and resolutions, and support application configuration changes during scheduled maintenance outage windows, when necessary. In additional, propose changes to process and system architecture to improve efficiency and reduce risk of application outages.
Tasks: Deploy releases; application administration; instance set up, monitoring, O&M, issue resolution; patching; ticket analysis and support; end user support; system performance monitoring, shell scripting, DevOps, security analysis
Functional Responsibilities: Collaborates closely with the client staff, functional team, and development team to translate client issues and concerns into workable solutions.
Knowledge & Skills: Experience/familiarity with Unix (AIX) and shell scripting, java application servers, C++ applications, Oracle databases, application installation and configuration using AIX or Windows, SQL and database concepts.
Required qualifications to be successful in this role:
Bachelors degree and One (1) year technical development/design experience in complex systems administration.
Experience supporting applications by reviewing logs to identify root causes of issues, develops scripts to automate tasks. Additionally, supporting production Operations and Maintenance of a large-scale application including scheduling and execution of periodic and ad hoc software jobs as required by end users.
The successful candidate will also possess the following:
•A great attitude and hunger for learning
•Excellent analytical, written and oral communication skills
•Flexibility and ability to deal with ambiguity
•Ability to work within a team environment
•Willingness and desire to share knowledge and help teammates
Due to the nature of government contract, US citizenship is required.
Desired: ITIL Foundations, Oracle WebLogic, Oracle Tuxedo, SoftwareAG webMethods or similar Integration platform, Momentum Financials.
What you can expect from us:
Build your career with us.
It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change—supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.
At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.
Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.
Learn more about CGI at www.cgi.com.
No unsolicited agency referrals please.
CGI is an equal opportunity employer.
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, sex, religion, creed, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or perceived sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and gender expression, familial status, political affiliation, genetic information, or any other legally protected status or characteristics.
CGI provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need an accommodation to apply for a job in the U.S., please email the CGI U.S. Employment Compliance mailbox at US_Employment_Compliance@cgi.com. You will need to reference the requisition number of the position in which you are interested. Your message will be routed to the appropriate recruiter who will assist you. Please note, this email address is only to be used for those individuals who need an accommodation to apply for a job. Emails for any other reason or those that do not include a requisition number will not be returned.
We make it easy to translate military experience and skills! Click here to be directed to our site that is dedicated to veterans and transitioning service members.
All CGI offers of employment in the U.S. are contingent upon the ability to successfully complete a background investigation. Background investigation components can vary dependent upon specific assignment and/or level of US government security clearance held. CGI will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrests and conviction records in accordance with all local regulations and ordinances.
CGI will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with CGI’s legal duty to furnish information.