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Cloud Engineer



Software Engineering
Knoxville, TN, USA
Posted on Monday, September 25, 2023

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Position Description:

If you are an authority hands-on .NET WPF Software engineer with strong problem-solving skills, excellent interpersonal skills with the power to co-act with business and technical teams in a multifaceted environment, we have exciting opportunities to build your career.

CGI is seeking a highly motivated DevOps engineer with excellent knowledge in (VBS) Visual Builder Studio & (OCI) Oracle Cloud infrastructure to serve as a key member of our software development team in developing CI/CD pipelines for handling deployments in PaaS layer in combination of the other existing enterprise tools. At CGI, you get to do more than just sling code, as you will have the opportunity to build quality solutions as a full-time consultant with an outstanding IT company.

This role must be performed in Knoxville, TN.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Define and implement a comprehensive cloud reliability and observability strategy, ensuring high availability of the cloud systems
• Design, code, test and implement application software that is delivered on time and within budget, using sound software development practices and secure coding requirements
• Demonstrate Hands-on experience building and deploying applications using a variety of Amazon Web Services (AWS).
• A DevOps and CI/CD enthusiast who will promote a culture and an environment which unites Agile with continuous delivery, integration, monitoring and automation to help development and operations teams be more efficient, innovate faster, and deliver higher value.
• Conduct root cause analysis of performance issues and bottlenecks.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• An excellent understanding/experience of networking, virtualization, storage, containers, serverless architecture/framework and has hands-on experience in building and deploying applications using a variety of Amazon Web Services (AWS).
• Experience with one of the programming languages (C#, Java, JavaScript, Python).
• Infrastructure as code tools (CloudFormation, Ansible, Terraform, ARM, …).
• Possess experience working with database technologies (Oracle/PostgreSQL/SQL Server) and demonstrates validated understanding of Database Administration/Dataguard/Backup/Recovery, Security, Audit and Governance.

Desired qualifications/non-essential skills required:
• Experience in defining and implementing a comprehensive cloud reliability and observability strategy with hands-on experience with containers and container orchestration preferred.
• Strong understanding of Kubernetes concepts/ecosystem and deploying applications into EKS. Proficiency with CI/CD tools, especially Jenkins.
• Versioning and release practices (SCM), code teamwork practices (Git).
• Software Development Lifecycle in an agile environment.
• Database virtualization products like Delphix and database replication using Oracle Goldengate. Following certifications are preferred: AWS Solutions Architect, AWS Developer, or Kubernetes Application Developer.

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 $74,600-$143,700.

At CGI we call our professionals “members” to reinforce that all who join our team are, as owners, empowered to participate in the challenges and rewards that come from building a world-class company. CGI’s benefits include:
• Competitive base salaries
• Eligibility to participate in an attractive Share Purchase Plan (SPP) in which the company matches dollar-for-dollar contributions made by eligible employees, up to a maximum, for their job category
• 401(k) Plan and Profit Participation for eligible members
• Generous holidays, vacation, and sick leave plans
• Comprehensive insurance plans that include, among other benefits, medical, dental, vision, life, disability, out-of-county emergency coverage in all countries of employment;
• Back-up child care, Pet insurance, a Member Assistance Program, a 529 college savings program, a personal financial management tool, lifestyle management programs and more.



  • Ansible
  • Full Stack Development
  • Oracle
  • Postgre SQL
  • Python

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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All CGI offers of employment in the U.S. are contingent upon the ability to successfully complete a background investigation. Background investigation components can vary dependent upon specific assignment and/or level of US government security clearance held. CGI will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrests and conviction records in accordance with all local regulations and ordinances.

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.