Technical Lead - Infrastructure

Technical Lead - Infrastructure

Category: Infrastructure/Cloud
City: Montréal, Quebec, Canada
Position ID: J0621-3531
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

An IT professional with strong infrastructure background and the ability to function in both a Technical role and as a Team Leader.

Some of the high-level responsibilities the candidate will be responsible for:
• Act as Infrastructure prime to review new services and technology requests, assessing their impact on the operations, providing recommendations to ensure a successful and secure implementation
• Assist with infrastructure design, architecture, assessment, planning and delivery
• Manage, maintain and monitor application servers in a multi-platform non-production environments. Ensure the availability, performance, scalability and security of systems
• Install, configure and optimize all related web applications such as Websphere, Weblogic, JBoss, Apache, Tomcat.
• System troubleshooting and problem solving across platform and application domains
• Design and implement CICD pipelines for application deployment automation and platform upgrades using DevOps tools
• Evaluate new technology options and vendor products
• Propose solutions and implement strategies in order to optimize operations, minimize downtime and reduce recovery times in non prod Environments
• Coordinate with network team to implement firewall rules in order to maintain security of systems
• Setup and configure Elastick Stack for log monitoring and auditing
• Assist development teams in performing load tests for web applications and databases.
• Occasionally provide technical support on-call, to help maintain 24/7 service.
• Create documentation including design, procedures, operational support artifacts

Required Qualifications To Be Successful In This Role
• 5-8 years of experience in a similar position
• Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills
• Good knowledge of incident management/change management principles
• Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
• Good verbal and written communication skills
• Open-mindedness and willingness to discover new technologies
• Experience in administration and maintenance of application servers/products such as Weblogic, Websphere, OSM, BPM , Tomcat
• Solid understanding of web hosting and high-availability techniques (load balancers and web application firewalls such as F5, DNS and HTTP)
• In depth knowledge of security protocols
• Firm command of the Linux operating system, primarily RHEL, CentOS and Ubuntu Server
• Extensive experience and in depth knowledge of DNS, DHCP, SMTP, Clustering services, Domain controller, FS, Backup, Active Directory, LDAP
• Experience in database administration
• Extensive knowledge of server management and monitoring tools such as Nagios, Dynatrace, SiteScope, Elastic Stack
• Good knowledge of the major Clouds (AWS, Azure, Compute)
• Experience with configuration management software such as Ansible, IBM Urban Code, Chef and Puppet
• Good general knowledge of web technologies and tools (Java, PHP, JavaScript, XML, JSON, CSS, HTML, etc.)
• Extensive knowledge of virtualization software (VMware vCenter, VSphere, OpenStack)
• Knowledge of script languages such as Bash, Perl or Python
• Extensive experience and working knowledge in Windows Server Administration, DNS, DHCP, WSUS, SMTP, Clustering services, Domain controller, FS, Backup, Active Directory, LDAP, Group policy and all MS Windows Workstation Administration.
• In-depth experience of LAN/WAN topologies
• Experience working with JIRA, confluence, Microsoft Teams
• Experience in writing Infrastructure as a code (IaC)

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.