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Cloud Database Architect



Posted on Sunday, April 30, 2023

Position Description:

The Database Architect (Master) is in charge of delivering data both on premises and in the cloud for our government clients. The ideal candidate would also be responsible for developing, migrating and delivering solutions to meet today's high demand in areas such as Cloud Databases (RDS), AIML, advanced analytics, open source, enterprise collaboration, microservices, serverless, etc. The Database Architect is also responsible for migrating database from On-prem to Cloud and Analytical Solutions to our clients.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Responsibilities include evangelizing data on cloud solutions with customers, leading Business and IT stakeholders through designing a robust, secure and optimized Databases
• Design and implement Database on AWS and ability to be hands-on delivering the target solution.
• Experience in migrating the on-prem database (oracle) to PostgreSQL in cloud
• Experience in Designing AWS Redshift for data warehouse solution
• Experience in using AWS Data tools such as Glue, lake formation, RDS etc.
• This role will work with customers and leading internal data engineers in delivering data solutions on cloud. Using Amazon AWS public cloud technologies,
• Implement state of the art, scalable, high performance Data On Cloud solutions that meet the need of today's corporate and emerging digital application
• Achieves organizational goals by defining, integrating, and upgrading a comprehensive architecture to support applications, platforms, and databases
• Maintains database by determining structural requirements, and developing and installing solutions.
• Ensures adherence to government regulations and guidelines for technological systems and safeguarding of data
• Trouble shoots and finds solutions for systems issues that affect data storage as they arise.
• Determines data platform architecture, technology, and tools.
• Confirms architecture capability and flexibility to support high availability web applications by developing analytical models and completing validation tests.
• Communicates technology needs and strategy to fellow members of executive team.
Proven ability to work independently, and as a team member

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• Must have a valid AWS Certified Database – Specialty
Working PostgreSQL experience will be needed
• Minimum of 10 years of experience in Database Architecture, Database management, and data warehouse architecture and delivery
• Minimum of 5 years of professional experience in 2 of the following areas:
o Solution/technical architecture in the cloud
o Big Data/analytics/information analysis/database management in the cloud\
• Experience in developing or supporting Event-driven/microservices in the cloud.
• Experience with private and public cloud architectures, pros/cons, and migration considerations.
• Extensive hands-on experience implementing data migration and data processing using AWS services: Redshift, RDS, Aurora, DynamoDB, Cloudtrail, CloudWatch, Lambda, Spark,Glue, Sage Maker, AI/ML, API GW, etc.
• Familiarity with the Technology stack available in the industry for data management, data ingestion, capture, processing and curation: Kafka, StreamSets, Attunity, GoldenGate, etc.

Preferred Skills:
• Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment
• Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
• Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
• Excellent leadership and management skills
• Strong DevOps skills (not mandatory)
• Ability to solve problems to complex business processes
• Proven ability to develop, and maintain system documentation
• Ability to work independently with minimal direction
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

Due to the nature of the government contracts this position requires US Citizenship.

CGI is required by law in some jurisdictions to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. The determination of this range includes various factors not limited to: skill set level; experience and training; and licensure and certifications. CGI typically does not hire individuals at or near the top of the range for their role. Compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range is $148,700-185,100.




  • Amazon Relational Database Svc
  • Big Data & Analytics Operation
  • Data Architecture
  • Data Migration
  • Database Administration

What you can expect from us: