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Back-End Software Engineer - Mid



Software Engineering
Posted on Thursday, November 9, 2023

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Position Description:

CGI Federal is looking for an experienced developer to help build and improve backend code for a Data Platform that interfaces with external systems. This is a Back-End Software Engineer role working Modern technology and open-source tech stacks in AWS Cloud. Project team is Agile and implementing DevSecOps methods and pipelines. Developing a Data Hub or platform that will be used for Data Analytics and dissemination of information for public channels. Program revolves federal agency that has high value impacts for Americans so your work for this project will matter and delivers great value to the users.

Join a Product development team working hand in hand with other engineers developing and scaling a major application. Day to day work will involve writing code, developing tests, and debugging. As an engineer, you will be expected to give input on high-level architecture decisions and communicate those decisions to other developers as part of small agile product teams.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

Tech Stack includes:
• Languages: Javascript/Typescript, NodeJS, SQL
• Platforms: AWS -> DMS, RDS, Redshift, S3
• Processes/Concepts: ETL, Data analysis, Big Data, Data/API Efficiency, Event driven architecture

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• 3+ years of experience building products used by customers/clients.
• 3+ years of experience writing services in languages like Java, Javascript/Typescript, NodeJS, SQL or other backend languages.
• Agile and DevOps experience
• AWS experience, or Cloud
• Experience using MongoDB, AWS, and Terraform, with demonstrable experience with systems engineering and automation.
• The ability to write code that is easy for other engineers to read and understand.
• The ability to speak and write in terms that non-developers can understand clearly, whether it be in a conference call, blog post or support email.
• The ability to keep cool under pressure as you provide first level support for a critical, high traffic application.
• Working in a highly collaborative Agile environment with dynamic clients
• Ability to learn and adapt new technologies
• High aptitude and attitude towards learning new technology and applying quickly

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 $84,000 - $146,900



  • DevOps
  • ETL
  • JavaScript
  • SQL

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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