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AWS API Engineer

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AWS API Engineer

Category: Software Development/ Engineering

City: Austin, Texas, US United States

Position ID: J0821-2368

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

In the Emerging Technologies Practice at CGI, our consultants and technologists apply their deep expertise and problem-solving skills to implement cutting-edge and industry best solutions. Currently, we have an exciting opportunity for an AWS Backend Developer to join our team. Our backend developers work with cross-functional teams and stakeholders, are passionate about data and reliability and are always looking for new and more efficient ways to extract, process, and transform data. In this role, you will collaborate with the team while individually contributing to project deliverables that meet our clients’ needs.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Supports applications with an understanding of system integration, test planning, scripting, and troubleshooting.

• Assesses the health and performance of software applications and databases.

• Defines specifications and develop programs, modifies existing programs, prepares test data, and prepares functional specifications.

• Engage in meetings with client stakeholders to drive out requirements

• Use data manipulation tools to source, transform, and blend data from multiple different data sources

• Write clear, concise, well-documented code and perform code review for peers

• Translate business objectives into quantitative metrics to achieve business goals and drive KPIs

• Prepare and present solutions to executive audiences

• Potential regional travel to client sites

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

AWS Architecture

• Deep understanding of core AWS services, uses, and AWS architecture best practices

• A strong technical background in topics relevant to this role such as API design, cloud software development, data storage patterns & schemas, and microservice & serverless oriented architectures

• Proficient understanding of AWS services (e.g. S3, EC2, Lambda, Glacier, SNS, EBS, CloudFront, SQS, VPC, Kinesis, and Elastic Beanstalk, etc)

Programming and API Fundamentals

• Deep expertise in API design patterns, including RESTful API design, API Gateways, API Management, etc.

• Object oriented Python for scalable big data pipelines, ETL, web APIs, and microservices

• Integrated pipeline logging and unit testing

• DevOps principles and tools such as automated testing, deployments, and CI/CD

Cloud Computing

• Development and deployment onto cloud platforms including Azure, GCP, or AWS

• Data migration between on prem and cloud resources

• Big Data or Cloud integration technologies such as Databricks, Matillion, Azure Data Factory, AWS Glue, AWS Lambda, etc.

Communication and Interpersonal Skills

• Ability to communicate about handling multiple priorities and deadlines

• Data narration and storytelling with demonstrated ability to present to executive audience

• BS or MS in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology Management, or equivalent

Skill Set Years of Experience Proficiency Level

SQL 5yrs Expert

API Design and Ingestion 5yrs Expert

Cloud (ex. Azure) 3yrs Intermediate

Programming (Python) 3yrs Intermediate

Desired Qualifications:

• Scaling production-facing applications in large enterprise environments

• Experience in mentoring and career development for junior resources

• Previous consulting experience


  • SQL

  • Cloud Computing

  • ETL

  • Hadoop Hive

  • Microsoft Azure

  • Python

  • MS PowerBI

What you can expect from us:

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It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change—supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

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