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Senior Software Developer



Software Engineering
Posted on Thursday, February 1, 2024

Position Description:

This position can be located 100% remotely anywhere in the U.S.
CGI is seeking an enthusiastic, creative, senior SW developer to join a high-performing Agile team in designing and building modern, services-based web applications for a large government agency.
Our team is using a modern development stack and various open source technologies. You will have the opportunity to help modernize the cloud-based system.
Grow your leadership and technical skills with in-demand technologies in a fast-paced environment as part of an exciting, positive team that moves quickly and delivers quality software alongside a passionate customer.

The preferred location for this position is Nationwide.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

As a senior full stack developer, you will collaborate with the team in an Agile setting to research best practices, design and develop the application architecture, implement solutions, mentor fellow team members, and test and deploy solutions.
Work closely with users, stakeholders, business analysts, and product managers to understand problem statement, functional and non-functional requirements.
Participate in daily Scrum ceremonies and conduct sprint demos for stakeholders.
The candidate will be responsible for participating in all phases of an Agile software development lifecycle, including application design/requirements gathering, estimating development activities, authoring application code, participating in code reviews, and testing the software.
Authoring and reviewing web application code in Java, JavaScript, etc.
Participating in daily team discussions and code collaboration to promote continuous progress.
Participating in client, industry, and end user discussions to help provide technical viewpoint on the application.
Participating in technical design sessions to create sustainable, high-performing features and providing accurate estimates and development timelines.
Continuous improvement of existing development tools and technologies.
Authoring automated testing script for the application.
Augmenting and improving system architecture.
Gaining a general understanding of database design and optimizing application access to backend data.
The candidate should have experience in web-application development including HTML, CSS, Angular, and JavaScript as well as a background in Java development.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

Minimum of 7 years’ hands-on experience with core Java (frontend and backend) development, J2EE skills, and well versed in design patterns and related frameworks
Experience in Spring-Boot and Microservices
Experience in Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) methodologies Experience in Test Driven Development (TDD) and Paired Programming
Experience in API development and application security best practices (OAuth, TLS, PKI etc.)
Experience working with Apache Kafka messaging software and PostgreSQL RDBMS Demonstrate a culture of continuous process improvements by applying lessons learned from recent projects to future projects
Proactive, detail-oriented, and self-motivated professional who can hit the ground running
Demonstrated technical leadership skills with a passion to explore emerging technologies
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, ability to innovate and a can-do attitude
Quick learner with the ability to multi-task, work under pressure, manage tight deadlines, adapt to changing requirements and deal with ambiguity without impacting delivery
Detail-oriented individual with exceptional written and verbal communication skills
Ability to build trusted relationships and partner across a complex organization
Willingness to ask questions, challenge the status-quo and seek out answers Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or other technical discipline.

OPTIONAL: Desired qualifications/non-essential skills required

Development - Java / JEE, Spring Framework, Spring Boot, Spring - REST JAX-RS, Web Services, Security, Controllers/Service, Spring Data ORM (Hibernate/JPA 2), JSON - AWS Cloud Native Tools – SQS, SNS, SES, Step, Lambda - AWS Analytics – Glue, Redshift, EMR, Elasticsearch, Athena, Sagemaker, Quicksight - Event Streaming - Kafka - Web Server – Apache, Application Server – Jboss EAP - Open Source Frameworks – various, including commons-*, ehcache, velocity,
aopalliance, mail, swagger, etc. - User authentication and authorization - ForgeRock’s OpenAM, SecureAuth and Okta. - UI/UX – Angular, Bootstrap - Databases – AWS RDS for Oracle and PostgreSQL - Log Management – Datadog - Alerts and Monitoring - Datadog, Google Analytics, New Relic - CICD - Jenkins, SonarQube, Nexus, Selenium - Load Testing – Jmeter - Code Mgmt: Git, GitHub tools, JIRA, Confluence, BitBucket, SourceTree, etc.

CGI Federal anticipates accepting applications for this position through 4/30/2024.

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 between $120994.44 - $130592.47

This position is remote and can sit anywhere within the U.S.



  • Cloud Native Development
  • Continuous Integration
  • J2EE
  • Java

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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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