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JAVA Development Team Lead



Software Engineering
Knoxville, TN, USA
Posted on Thursday, November 9, 2023

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CGI USA - Knoxville and CGI: Creating jobs, growing communities

Position Description:

CGI currently has openings for Mid level Software developers in our brand new Knoxville, TN location. This role will help service our clients in the financial sector and will need to have a minimum of 6 years of hands-on experience.

Skills needed: Modern Java (8 or newer), Spring, Relational Databases, web-based UI frameworks, GoF & Spring design patterns, CI/CD (Jenkins), and specific proficiency in AWS.

We would like for this individual to serve as a mentor for our younger developers, so if you have a desire to help up & coming developers, this role could be exactly what you are looking for.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

· Lead small teams in hands-on capacity and mentor them
· Participate in design and implementation of software solutions that meet functional and non-functional requirements.
· Design, Develop and test highly scalable adaptable user interfaces
· Participate in design and code reviews
· Participate in CI/CD activities
· Understand the leadership vision and complete that vision
· Strengthen and promote the culture of innovation by setting the example for others
· Find creative ways to get things done optimally
· Foster a culture of outstanding software engineering practices
· Exercise your desire for keeping your knowledge up-to-date with the latest frameworks and concepts

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

6+ years of confirmed software development experience

5+ years validated development experience in frameworks such as Angular 8+, ReactJS, NodeJS, VueJS, Typescript

3+ years of hands-on experience in developing Web services

Proficient in Java, J2EE, Spring MVC, Spring Core, Spring boot is preferred.

Consultative Skills:
Excellent interpersonal skills - written & oral as we communicate regularly to our clients both verbally and in email/chat.
Analytical and problem-solving skills.
Positive relationship skills.

Preferred qualifications:
· Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science or a related field

This role must be located in Knoxville, TN.

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 $80,000-$135,000.

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



  • Java
  • Team Management
  • Team Player

What you can expect from us:

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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, height, weight, 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.