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Sr. Data Engineer (Python/AWS)



Software Engineering, Data Science
Sterling, VA, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 15, 2023

Position Description:

CGI has an immediate need for a Sr. Data Engineer (Python/AWS) to join our financial services team in Belton, TX or Columbia, SC. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a fast-paced team environment supporting one of the largest leaders in the secondary mortgage industry. We take an innovative approach to supporting our client, working side-by-side in an agile environment using emerging technologies.

• We partner with 15 of the top 20 banks globally, and our top 10 banking clients have worked with us for an average of 26 years!
• We have over 73,000+ CGI Members in 40 countries and over 5k+ loyal Clients who are leveraging our end-to-end services across the globe

We are seeking a Python Developer with AWS For a large financial service client.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

In this role you will be focused on AWS Development and Architecture. We are looking for hands-on professionals who can build good technical solutions and then roll up their sleeves to implement the solution. ​

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• 8+ years of IT Data Engineering experiences.
• 4+ years of experience with Python (must have)
• Must have strong experience with SQL, Databases (Oracle, PostgreSQL, Aurora)
• 2+ years of experience with Data engineering (EMR, PySpark, Redshift, Glue)
• Strong experience with data migration, cloud migration, and ETL.
• Strong experience with AWS Lambda, Fargate, SNS, Elastic Beanstalk, ECS, and CloudWatch.
• Experience with enterprise data lakes, data warehouses, data marts, and big data.
• Excellent communication skills to ask questions, clarify requirements, and engage with the team and stakeholders.
• Strong logic, reasoning, and critical thinking skills to solve problems as they arise.
• Must be an independent problem solver who can evaluate a situation and build solution options.
• Strong Python, Strong working AWS experience, Databases (Oracle, PostgreSQL, Aurora) Data engineering (EMR, PySpark, Redshift, Glue), Serverless experience (Lambda, step functions), containerization (ECS with Fargate)

Desired Skillset
• SAS knowledge
• DevOps knowledge (Jenkins, Bitbucket, Terraform/UCD/CloudFormation)
• Testing Automation

Bachelor's degree in computer science, Information Systems or related field
AWS Certification(s) desired


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, relevant training, and licensure and certifications. To support the ability to reward for merit-based performance, 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 for this role in the U.S. is $67,200.00 - $146,900.00.


  • Postgre SQL
  • Python
  • SQL
  • Big Data

What you can expect from us: