Sybase Developers

CGI-experience the commitment

     View a printer-friendly version of this page 
Category: Development/Engineering
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Position ID: J0917-1353
Employment Type: Full Time


Meet our professionals

CGI: An employer of choice

Position Description:

This is an exciting time for CGI, and we want you to be part of it.

We are Canada's largest independent information technology services firm, and even after over 40 years, we're still growing! We're expanding in Atlantic Canada and we need your skills, enthusiasm, and dedication as part of our team.

Looking for dynamic Sybase developers willing to work in a fast paced geographically distributed environment for one of the largest banks in Canada.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

Maintains responsibility for analysis of Sybase code and development where changes are necessary. Tunes queries / stored procedures, indexes, and other database elements.
Develops or maintains stored procedures, including designing, coding, testing, debugging, and installing.
Ability to follow software development methodologies, including working through business requirements and designs with IT partners.
Reviews and enhances existing Sybase code to improve performance and ensure application meets industry-standard specifications.
Interfaces with partners throughout systems to determine impacts of software changes.
Confer with application development staff or project management staff regarding task definitions and schedules for substantial projects involving database(s). Plan and design database changes necessary for data conversion, tool configuration, data refresh or migration or other initiatives related to large application development project.
Troubleshoot or confer with others troubleshooting errors or production problems involving databases to determine causes and proposed solutions.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

- 3+ years of Sybase experience
- Experience with data and batch loading processes.
- Strong Data Modeling and Database design skills
- Experience with Data warehouses and transactional databases
- Proficiency with optimization techniques
- Thorough understanding of software development life cycle
- Must have experience administering databases in a large environment for complex computer systems.
- Must have proficiency in design, administration, implementation, upgrades, monitoring and database tuning that ensures the application runs efficiently and reliably.
- Strong communication skills
- Candidate should have ability to work independently

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

No unsolicited agency referrals please.

CGI is an equal opportunity employer. In addition, CGI is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities in accordance with provincial legislation. Please let us know if you require a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during any aspect of the recruitment process and we will work with you to address your needs.


  • SQL
  • Sybase
  • Sybase SQL Server

     View a printer-friendly version of this page