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Senior AWS DevOps Engineer - Remote



Software Engineering
Posted on Saturday, November 4, 2023

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U.S. - The best version of me

Position Description:

We are seeking a Senior AWS DevOps Engineer to join our CGI team in support of a long-standing large California client!

• This position can be located remotely anywhere in the U.S.

You will be part of a team working on highly visible transformation projects for some of the world’s largest enterprises.

This is an exciting cloud (AWS) migration effort!

How we’re transforming Government

We use technical expertise and secure solutions to help government reinvent the ways of working to improve citizen services and increase efficiency. Our work helps civil entities provide services transparently and with fewer resources.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

How you'll make an impact

Apply your deep technical expertise to the design, implementation, testing, and ongoing support of CGI’s DevOps tool chain, and serves as an expert in IBM and other middleware and cloud platform technologies.

Responsibilities include the following:

• Analyzes code development, testing, and deployment processes and technologies to develop streamlined code pipelines and more fully automated Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) toolchains.

• Integrates a diverse set of tools, including Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket, Bamboo, JFrog, and AWS CloudFormation to automate the continuous development, integration, deployment, testing, release, operation, and monitoring of multiple applications.

• Develops scripts to automate systems administration activities.

• Troubleshoots and resolves middleware issues across development, testing, and production environments in both on premise and cloud environments.

• Performs deployments of custom and Commercial Off the Shelf (COTS) code/software.

• Installs, configures, and manages middleware applications located on premise and in Amazon Web Services (AWS), working with internal service groups as required to ensure system availability and uptime meet project requirements.

• Works with applications team and system architects to identify and implement solutions which improve the speed of production code delivery.

• Works with peers within and beyond the Operations team to define and characterize sophisticated technology or process problems and develop & implement new solutions.

• As needed, assists with the development of Operations white papers, proposals, and other documentation.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

What you'll bring

Minimum of 5 years experience as an AWS DevOps Engineer

• 5 years of experience developing, automating, and monitoring CI/CD pipeline using one or more of the following tools:
o Ansible
o Bitbucket
o Bamboo
o JFrog
o AWS CloudFormation

• AWS DevOps Engineer, AWS SysOps Administrator Certification or equivalent AWS Cloud Engineering/Architecture experience

• 3-5 years of System Administration experience

• 3-5 years of IBM WebSphere, WebSphere Liberty, or other J2EE Application Server Administration experience

• Experience supporting AWS platforms and technologies including S3, ECS, EKS, Fargate, EC2, and Lambda

• Experience supporting fast-paced development environments using Agile, SDLC and/or other systems development methodologies

• Ability to analyze and decompose processes for the purpose of automation

• Excellent troubleshooting and root cause-analysis skills

• Experience working with third party service providers such as vendors and internal support groups

• Ability to exercise independent judgment in driving technical problems to resolution

• Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills

• Ability to mentor other team members in areas of technical expertise

Desired qualifications/non-essential skills:

• Local and Wide area networking technologies

• Database technologies, preferably DB2, DynamoDB, and Aurora (MySQL and PostgreSQL)

• 3-5 years’ experience administering Adobe Enterprise Manager, Talend, and/or SAP Business Objects

• 3-5 years of experience working in an outsourced/managed services environment

“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 $85,800 - $190,100."

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
  • Bitbucket
  • Continuous Integration
  • DevOps Engineering
  • IBM Websphere
  • System Administration

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.

Ready to become part of our success story? Join CGI — where your ideas and actions make a difference.

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.

CGI provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need an accommodation to apply for a job in the U.S., please email the CGI U.S. Employment Compliance mailbox at US_Employment_Compliance@cgi.com. You will need to reference the requisition number of the position in which you are interested. Your message will be routed to the appropriate recruiter who will assist you. Please note, this email address is only to be used for those individuals who need an accommodation to apply for a job. Emails for any other reason or those that do not include a requisition number will not be returned.

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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.