Cloud Data Engineer

Dallas, TX

Cloud Data Engineer

Category: Analytics and Emerging Digital Technologies

Main location: United States, Texas, Austin

Alternate Location(s): United States, Texas, Dallas

United States, Texas, Houston

Position ID: J0524-1340

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 a Cloud Data Engineer to join our team. Our Cloud Data Engineers work with cross-functional teams and stakeholders, are passionate about developing data driven applications or solutions and are always looking for new and more efficient ways to transform and retrieve information. In this role, you will collaborate with the team while individually contributing to project deliverables that meet our clients’ needs.

Candidates local to Austin, Dallas or Houston, Texas preferred. Team members should plan to be in a hybrid work environment.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Collaborate with Teams: Engage in cross-functional teams to design, deploy, and manage microservice architectures for analytics, data pipelines, machine learning models, and essential business applications.

• Requirements Gathering: Interpret customer and business needs to construct resilient, cloud-native data infrastructures that cater to the end-users’ demands, leveraging expertise in data engineering & API development.

• Stakeholder Engagement: Maintain active engagement with client representatives and internal team members to adhere to project timelines, ensuring transparent and effective communication throughout the project lifecycles, and present demos & deliverables.

• Technical Documentation: Articulate and document technical designs and solutions in a clear and concise format, ensuring comprehensibility for all stakeholders.

• Interdisciplinary Collaboration: Work in close partnership with solution architects, senior data engineers, data analysts, and cloud engineering teams to align solutions with the overarching architectural vision and business objectives.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• Expertise in API Development: Proficiency in designing, implementing, and maintaining RESTful APIs. Proficiency in JavaScript: Strong knowledge of JavaScript and related frameworks for both front-end and back-end development.

• Microservices Architecture: Experience with designing and building scalable microservice architectures.

• Generative AI Knowledge: Understanding of generative AI technologies such as foundational RAG solutions, vector databases, Large Language Models, and open-source frameworks like Langchain

• Cloud Platforms: Familiarity with cloud services (AWS, Azure, GCP) and their data-related offerings.

• Database Management: Ability to work within various databases, both SQL and NoSQL, and knowledge of database optimization techniques.

• Data Pipeline Construction: Skills in building and maintaining robust data pipelines for large-scale data processing using languages like Python, PySpark, and SQL

• Streaming Data: Experience creating streaming pipelines using technologies such as Kafka, Azure Event Hub, AWS Kinesis, etc.

• Agile Methodology: Experience with agile development methodologies and tools for version control, such as Git, Jenkins, or Azure DevOps.

• Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD): Experience with CI/CD pipelines for automated testing and deployment.

• Collaboration and Communication: Strong teamwork skills and the ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical stakeholders.

Desired Qualifications:

• Exposure to Docker, Kubernetes, or similar technologies for containerization and orchestration.

• Knowledge of security best practices, including secure coding, encryption, and access control.

• Experience in creating dashboards and visulatons utilizing popular BI tools such as Tableau, Power BI, or Looker.




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. 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 is $84.000-$186,000.

CGI anticipates accepting applications for this position through September 30, 2024.

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.


  • Data Warehousing

  • JavaScript

  • Python

  • RESTful (Rest-APIs)

  • SQL

What you can expect from us:

Together, as owners, let’s turn meaningful insights into action.

Life at CGI is rooted in ownership, teamwork, respect and belonging. Here, you’ll reach your full potential because…

You are invited to be an owner from day 1 as we work together to bring our Dream to life. That’s why we call ourselves CGI Partners rather than employees. We benefit from our collective success and actively shape our company’s strategy and direction.

Your work creates value. You’ll develop innovative solutions and build relationships with teammates and clients while accessing global capabilities to scale your ideas, embrace new opportunities, and benefit from expansive industry and technology expertise.

You’ll shape your career by joining a company built to grow and last. You’ll be supported by leaders who care about your health and well-being and provide you with opportunities to deepen your skills and broaden your horizons.

Come join our team—one of the largest IT and business consulting services firms in the world.

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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