Cloud Data Architect

Category: Analytics and Emerging Digital Technologies
Main location: United States, Texas, Austin
Position ID: J1121-0116
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

CGI is seeking a brilliant, creative, fun, and passionate Cloud Data Architect, who is naturally curious. Our Architects work with cross-functional teams, are passionate about data accuracy and reliability and are always looking for new and more efficient ways to extract, process and transform data, As part of our Emerging Technology Practice, you will collaborate with the team while individually contributing to project deliverables that meet our clients' needs.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Lead teams of 2-10+ technical resources
• Manages facilitated working sessions with technical executives and experts
• Conduct hands-on development, configuration, or system setup for early stage POCs/POVs
• Present technology architecture and solution overviews to executive-level audiences
• Create presentation materials with emphasis on simplifying complex ideas into digestible topics
• Provide leadership across multiple accounts as well as support sales and business development activities
• Apply technical aptitude and design patters across multiple industry verticals and use cases
• Conduct assessments and define enterprise roadmaps for enabling a data-driven Analytics organization
• Participates in hiring resources as well as coaching and mentoring more junior staff
• Drives early stage business development and incremental work
• Effectively deals with a multitude of ambiguity by confidently walking through an undefined situation and drawing out key requirements and political constraints
• Design and implement Cloud Data Warehouses (CDW) and related technologies
• Readiness, provisioning, architecture, security and governance relating to cloud platforms (AWS, Azure, Google)
• Provide thought leadership around modern analytics tools and platforms for mid-sized companies to Fortune 500s
• Aware of approaches and challenges for an Analytics organization at varying maturities

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

Personal Characteristics
• 2-3 years work experience in a similar role
• Willingness to travel to client location
• US Citizen or GC Holder
• Team player who mentors and upskills junior resources
• Ability to explain technical problems or concepts to non-technical users


Technical Skills
• Experience with data integration and streaming tools used for both CDW's and Big Data (Spark, Kafka, Kinesis, etc.)
• Experience with cloud data warehouses such as Snowflake, AWS Redshift, Google BigQuery and Azure Data Warehouse
• Experience with Cloud ETL such as Informatica Cloud, Talend Cloud, Matillion and Azure Data Factory
• Experience in Hadoop and related technologies (Cloudera, Hortonworks, etc.)
• Knowledge of Data Science and related technologies (Python, R, Databricks, etc.)
• Knowledge of Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), and Applied Statistics

BS or MS in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology Management, or equivalent

Desired Qualifications:
Ability to effectively lead a team and upskill junior resources
• Ability to provide vision and high-level strategies for clients
• Ability to work on multiple projects at one time
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#DICE

Skills:

  • SQL
  • ETL
  • Leadership
  • Azure Active Directory
  • Microsoft Azure

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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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.

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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.

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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.

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