Development Manager

Fairfax, VA

Development Manager

Category: Software Development/ Engineering

Main location: United States, Virginia, Fairfax

Position ID: J0524-0449

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

CGI is hiring a Development Manager and "technologist-at-heart" to lead the development of pioneering technologies and innovative solutions for the Federal Government. You will lead a major Java and Angular effort evolving a Healthcare system that uses advanced technologies and techniques. Through a program of iterative releases using Agile/SAFe and DevOps methodologies, you’ll own the overall delivery and quality of the solution, ensuring effective planning, tracking, and achievement of key measures.

This position is located in our Fairfax, VA office; however, a hybrid working model is acceptable.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Ability to understand the big-picture program goals, turning those into detail-oriented action plans, working with urgency, and availability & flexibility to work after-hours and weekends to support program milestones

• Manage multiple application development teams for the development of a Cloud based application. Responsible for overall management, quality, and delivery of the Development team (people management and task management).

• Ability to discuss and coordinate program details with senior management and the client, representing the development activities and solution.

• Review and suggest architectural improvements, provide design and integration solutions.

• Promote reusable component design and development.

• Support development of web application using Java/J2EE frameworks - SpringBoot, Spring Model View Controller, Spring Data JPA, Spring Security, Spring Web, Drools rule engine, and Hibernate ORM.

• Support capacity planning and resource management

• Effectively coordinate with cross functional teams

• Team leverages a hybrid SAFe agile framework

• Act as a change agent for continuous product and process improvements; aware of trends in the technology within the industry

• Identify, track, and mitigate risks and issues across the program. Continually seek ways to improve communications and collaboration within and across teams, and remove technical roadblocks

• Collaborate with the program management team, team leads, and client partners to drive the strategic direction for the system and the individual goals for each of your scrum teams

• Work closely with engineering teams to deliver scrum teams roadmap and goals and ensure a full functional product is built and delivered following development, security, and architecture guidelines

• Dive into how things get implemented, what technology/skill is required to meet the business requirements and reduce or eliminate technical debts.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• Bachelor's Degree and 10+ years of professional IT experience, with at least 7 years as a technical delivery manager for large scale enterprise solutions with 100 - 200 team members

• Strong preference for driving solutions for complex enterprise problems and crafting high quality contributions that create a significant impact for the business.

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills with ability to juggle multiple priorities

• Strong client facing skills with a background of success working directly with the customer

• Solid grasp of agile and lean principles, specifically Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), and a DevSecOps approach

• Understanding of current stack technologies including Java, Angular, AWS, Jira, and Microservices.

• Due to the nature of the government contract requirements and/or clearance requirements, US citizenship is required.

Desired Skills

• Experience working with a remote team

• Cloud/AWS experience

• Experience with Federal Government and Healthcare

• Previous experience as a software developer

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, relevant training, and license 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 for this role in the U.S. is $96,500.00 - $235,200.00.

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 compensation

• Comprehensive insurance options

• Matching contributions through the 401(k) plan and the share purchase plan

• Paid time off for vacation, holidays, and sick time

• Paid maternity and parental leave

• Learning opportunities and tuition assistance

• Member assistance and wellness programs





  • Application Development

  • Client Management

  • Delivery Management

  • Full Stack Development

  • Project Management

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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All CGI offers of employment in the U.S. are contingent upon the ability to successfully complete a background investigation. Background investigation components can vary dependent upon specific assignment and/or level of US government security clearance held. CGI will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrests and conviction records in accordance with all local regulations and ordinances.

CGI will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with CGI’s legal duty to furnish information.