Senior DevOps Engineer – Remote

Category: Database Administration
Main location: United States, Virginia, Remote
Alternate Location(s): Any CGI location
Position ID: J0922-1217
Employment Type: Full Time

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At CGI, we're celebrating over 45 years of successfully delivering innovative and transformative consulting services to the federal government. We’re one of the 5 largest global IT companies spread across 40 countries with endless opportunities to expand and grow. As a CGI Member, you have the opportunity to be a shareholder at CGI and join a family of over 75,000 members strong. We specialize in information technology and management consulting that has a purpose and makes a difference. Our collaborative teams focus on providing exceptional service and solving our clients’ toughest challenges.

CGI Federal is hiring a Senior DevOps Engineer with proficiency with applications and databases running in cloud environments. We are looking for someone with hands-on experience with AWS or similar cloud environment, who can help design, build and operate solutions leveraging traditional software as well as cloud native tools, serve as an Application DBA, support the SDLC cycle for complex applications, who can research and troubleshoot topics/issues. The resources does not have to be a cloud expert, but will be expected to learn new skills as the needs arise. In this role, you’ll work within an agile team to enhance and maintain business applications and systems remotely. You’ll have the opportunity to work with the project team to review system requirements, design and develop software solutions and enhancements using Java-based technologies. Additionally, you’ll construct technical solutions and supporting deliverables to enable the client to accomplish its business objectives. Design and maintain data models to support microservices. Be responsible for a highly available database architecture running in AWS’s RDS. Assist in deploying applications to the AWS cloud environments via automated pipelines. Perform security scanning and analysis and evaluation of component packages and software related to incidents and troubleshooting. Design and develop automated test cases. Perform automated unit testing, functional testing, and performance testing, evaluation, installation, configuration, and development of application releases required by the remediation along with required code changes. Install and upgrade software, patch, and plugins to ensure and sustain security compliance.
We’re a close-knit team that has access to global resources. You’ll have the opportunity to explore a wide range of industries, technologies, and geographies, all while enjoying the personal touch that our local operating approach offers. Growth at CGI is driven by your goals, so if you’re looking for an inclusive place where you’re empowered to chart your own path, then we’d love to meet you.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Provide IT technical services and technical expertise in systems, technical infrastructure, tools, modeling, external interfaces, and other technical areas. Technologies include Java/JEE, Springboot, Angular, JUnit, Oracle, PostgreSQL, Python, NodeJS, Selenium
• Perform duties of an Application DBA.
• Migrate existing data structures from Oracle to PostgreSQL.
• Complete complex design, implementation, architecture design specification, and maintenance activities.
• Implement new and troubleshoot existing RESTful service based integrations.
• Work with different contractors/vendors supporting ongoing effort of various integrations to AWS.
• Contribute to the development of documentation.
• Work closely with clients and cross-functional departments on technical issues including software system design and maintenance and to communicate project statuses and proposals.
• Analyze data to effectively coordinate the installation of new systems or the modification of existing systems.
• Participate in the entire software development lifecycle.
• Monitor system performance using tools such as Instana, Splunk, AWS XRay, AWS Cloudwatch etc.
• Test new software and fix bugs.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• Please note that US Citizenship is NOT required, but candidates MUST have lived and worked in the US for the last 24 consecutive months in order to pass the US Government customer's background investigation.
• Must be able to pass and obtain a Public Trust clearance.
• Bachelor's degree in computer science or related degree.
• Six (6)+ years of overall experience working with databases including performance tuning, data migration and query optimization.
• Be able to demonstrate understanding of the AWS platform and use of cloud native services as part of a solution.
• Two (2)+ years of working experience with AWS or similar cloud platform. Experience must include: working with AWS RDS, AWS pipeline services (CodeCommit, CodeBuild, CodePipeline, CodeDeploy), AWS Lambda, AWS Cloudwatch.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills.
• Creative problem-solving skills.
• Experience working with clients and business partners.
• Working knowledge of agile methodologies.

Desired:
• Possess one (1) AWS certification to demonstrate understanding of platform.


Est. Salary/Hourly Range (Colorado Only): $84,000 - $112,200*

*Disclaimer: In accordance with Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, effective January 1, 2021, a good faith hourly or base salary range must be posted for all positions where the work may be performed in the state of Colorado. Therefore, this good faith salary range will only apply where this described position will be performed in the state, and should not be considered the compensation range in other locations or for other positions.

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