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Platform Support Engineer

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Platform Support Engineer

Category: Software Development/ Engineering

City: Cleveland, Ohio, US United States

Position ID: J0921-3179

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

CGI is hiring a Platform Support Engineer to join our dynamic team.

At CGI, you get to build solutions as a full time consultant with a world-class IT company. You will be involved in a mission critical project, working with a team of smart, dedicated people like yourself who build quality solutions for a variety of customers. Take your talents to a company that inspires growth and values your ideas.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Minimum 5+ years of work experience managing Linux, Enterprise cloud platforms (Cloudera, SPARK CLUSTERS etc.,) is a must.

• Candidate should be familiar with Linux\Windows\Open Source Technology systems like (SLURM) and servers.

• Candidate should have worked and managed SPARK Clusters, SLURM Clusters, Performance tuning/memory profiling for python and spark loads.

• Experience managing Jupiter Hub

• Candidate will be responsible to set up Linux\HPC nodes on BARE METAL servers, VM's, often for organization-wide deployment.

• Candidate will be able to develop servers/repurpose servers and work with individual users to ensure that the system works reliably and quickly and answer questions related to setup and installation.

• Actively design, build, and integrate applications and platforms.

• Understanding various server architectural blueprints, operating system builds technologies, system patching, system management, auditing, automation, as well as server build processes.

• Understand the High-Performance Computing (HPC) Support Domains and Skills and work together to ensure a stable, performing, monitored and productive environment.

• Performs and supports routine system maintenance, is adept at reviewing System Logs and ensuring System Health. (Truesight, Kibana, ELK)

• Familiar with NAS, SAN, HDFS, GPFS , SSFS, NDM Connect.

• Hands on with Python, Shell script and writing administrative scripts.

• Experience in Hadoop ecosystem with strong experience in Cloudera administration.

• Experience administrating distributed applications: Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, Map Reduce, Hive, or other NoSQL (Cassandra)

• Experience with large-scale high-performance distributed systems like Hadoop, NoSQL or Spark

• Experience with setting up and configuring the YARN queues using the YARN queue manager

• Experience with Devops, scripting or other automation

• Working knowledge of Networks, Linux OS and Unix Shell Scripting

• Experience in enabling the Kerberos setup in the platform

• Experience in proper configuration on Hadoop clusters and conduct ongoing monitoring and maintenance to ensure stability and optimal performance

• Setup/config/administer AI/ML platforms/products as a plus

• Strong analytical abilities.

• Agile experience is required with Version One or Jira tool expertise

• Deliver high quality work and adapt to new challenges, as an individual or as part of a team

• Excellent communication and thought leadership skills

• Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to work with diverse personality types and understand technical issues.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:


Skill Set Years of Experience Proficiency Level

Manage Linux, Enterprise cloud platforms

5 and above


Manage SPARK Clusters, SLURM Clusters

5 and above


Python, Shell script and writing administrative scripts

5 and above



Skill Set Years of Experience Proficiency Level

planning, organization, communication and thought leadership skills

5 and above


good time management skills and Customer service orientation

5 and above

Minimum Education Required: Bachelors Degree


  • Linux

  • Python

  • Spark SQL

What you can expect from us:

Build your career with us.

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.

Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.

Learn more about CGI at .

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CGI is an equal opportunity employer.

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.

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