Software Engineer - PostgreSQL

Category: Software Development/ Engineering
Main location: United Kingdom, England - South East, Reading
Position ID: J0722-1618
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

Our Software Engineering teams are bursting with talent, and are trusted to help deliver transformative digital work for high profile private and public sector clients. We need a Software Engineer with experience of PostgreSQL to join our team helping to migrate databases from Oracle to AWS Cloud.
CGI was voted ‘Best Workplace' by Great Place To Work in 2021, and offer a competitive salary, excellent pension, private healthcare, plus a share scheme (3% + 3% matching) which makes you a member not just an employee. Whilst some of this role can be worked remotely, there will be a need for candidates to travel to offices in Reading and London
All applicants must hold or be prepared to undergo National Security Vetting (NSV) Security Check (SC) level.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

You’ll join a dedicated team tasked with migrating a very large Oracle 11gR1 database and PL/SQL code to PostgreSQL in AWS Cloud. This programme is in its infancy so an excellent opportunity for an engineer with the right knowledge and experience to make a deep impact upon the shape and direction of the programme
Key Duties/Responsibilities:
-Make or guide architectural decisions on the migration approach
-Model the solutions approach and tooling
-Support the software's development and testing

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

Required Competencies:
• PostgreSQL PL/pgSQL - Very Good
• Oracle PL/SQL - Good
• Schema conversion of PL/SQL to PL/pgSQL - Very Good
• Data Migration from Oracle to PostgreSQL - Very Good
• PostgreSQL Performance Tuning - Good

Desired Competencies:
• AWS Cloud Services
• Enterprise DB Migration Tools
• Ora2Pg
• Git


  • Data Migration
  • Data Monitoring
  • Information Management
  • Oracle
  • Postgre SQL
  • GIT
  • GIT

What you can expect from us:

Insights you can act on

While technology is at the heart of our clients’ digital transformation, we understand that people are at the heart of business success.

When you join CGI, you become a trusted advisor, collaborating with colleagues and clients to bring forward actionable insights that deliver meaningful and sustainable outcomes. We call our employees "members" because they are CGI shareholders and owners and owners who enjoy working and growing together to build a company we are proud of. This has been our Dream since 1976, and it has brought us to where we are today — one of the world’s largest independent providers of IT and business consulting services.

At CGI, we recognize the richness that diversity brings. We strive to create a work culture where all belong and collaborate with clients in building more inclusive communities. As an equal-opportunity employer, we want to empower all our members to succeed and grow. If you require an accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, please let us know. We will be happy to assist.

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