Systems Administrator

Fairfax, VA

Systems Administrator

Category: Database Administration

Main location: United States, Virginia, Fairfax

Alternate Location(s): United States, Maryland, Baltimore

Position ID: J0324-0917

Employment Type: Part Time

Position Description:

CGI Federal is among the largest IT and business consulting firms in the world, and as member of CGI Federal you will have the opportunity to participate in major IT transformation initiatives and become a shareholder in our 90,000-member strong organization spanning 40 countries. If you’re looking for a challenge that stretches your talents, grows your skills, and takes digital transformation to the next level, CGI is a great place for you. Reach your full potential thanks to training opportunities, mentoring and coaching, as well as ongoing recognition and feedback programs that will help you grow your career and network.

Our benefits include a share purchase plan, a profit-sharing program, wellness credits, and flexible schedules that promote excellent work-life balance.

CGI Federal is seeking a Systems Administrator that brings an Information Technology Operations Administration skills to the team to administer and support Cloud based client environments.

Candidates within a 50 miles radius of a CGI Federal office (Fairfax, VA or Baltimore, MD) will have to report to the office 2 days per week

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Deploy, configure, and maintain AWS services including EC2, S3, RDS, VPC, IAM, CloudFormation, etc.

• Monitor system performance, troubleshoot issues, and implement solutions to ensure high availability and reliability

• Provide general systems administration support

• Collaborate with cross-functional team to implement scalable, cost-effective solutions

• Network Administration and Security

• Stay up to date with AWS best practices, new features, and conduct research

• Perform routine system backups, disaster recovery planning, and system upgrades

• Technical Documentation

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• Bachelor’s degree or master’s degree in Computer Science, IS/IT, Mathematics, or STEM related discipline

• Effective problem solver and multitasker, as it’s not uncommon to wear multiple hats in one day. We're looking for someone with a solid foundation in a Microsoft environment.

• Strong understanding for AWS services and architectures

• Experience with scripting languages such as Python, Bash and PowerShell

• Strong understanding and troubleshooting basic network concepts such as VLANs, Firewalls, VPN, and DNS, DHCP, and routing

• Experience in server, network, and endpoint security are desirable. Skills with databases, VMware, and Citrix are a bonus.

• Self-motivated individual, capable of independent work, but comfortable in a collaborative team setting.

• Strong analytical problem-solving skills

• Possess excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to work with diverse personality types

• Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and written with customers, team members, and management

• Pro-active/self-starter – must be able to work independently and in a team environment

• Exceptional attention to detail is required

• Must be dedicated to the role: punctual, self-confident, and completely dependable

• AWS Certified SysOps Administrator or AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate is a plus

Desired Skills:

• AWS Services, RHEL, Splunk, SCCM, MySQL, Citrix, Python/Bash/PowerShell Scripting

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 $83,900 - $146,800.






  • Routing/Routers

  • System Administration

  • VPN (Virtual Private Network)

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, 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.

CGI provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need an accommodation to apply for a job in the U.S., please email the CGI U.S. Employment Compliance mailbox at . You will need to reference the requisition number of the position in which you are interested. Your message will be routed to the appropriate recruiter who will assist you. Please note, this email address is only to be used for those individuals who need an accommodation to apply for a job. Emails for any other reason or those that do not include a requisition number will not be returned .

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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 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.