Cloud Database Administrator

Knoxville, TN

Cloud Database Administrator

Category: Database Administration

Main location: United States, Tennessee, Knoxville

Position ID: J0524-0448

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

Do you thrive in the dynamic world of cloud technology? Are you passionate about ensuring the smooth operation and performance of databases within this environment?

We are seeking a highly motivated and skilled Cloud Database Administrator to join our team. You will be responsible for the design, implementation, and management of our critical database infrastructure in the cloud, ensuring its reliability, scalability, and security.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Conceptualize and implement a robust database architecture, optimizing storage options and utilizing managed services to their full potential.

• Master the art of database operations, including backups, monitoring, and data recovery. Be prepared to tackle challenges with DR strategies, tools, and a deep understanding of different approaches.

• Champion data protection principles, ensuring the security and integrity of our valuable information.

• Become an architect of data virtualization, crafting solutions that enhance data accessibility and utilization.

• Flex your coding muscles by developing Python REST APIs, leveraging your core Python skills.

• Navigate the AWS landscape with confidence, applying your expertise to configure and manage cloud-based database services

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• 10+ years of experience as Database Administrator or similar role with at least 6+ years with cloud environment.

• In-depth knowledge of database concepts, including architecture, storage optimization, managed services, and their pros and cons.

• Solid understanding of database operations, encompassing backups, monitoring tools, and data recovery strategies.

• Familiarity with data protection principles and best practices.

• Experience with data virtualization technologies and their architecture.

• Proficiency in Python and experience with REST API development.

• Proven ability to work independently while collaborating effectively within a team.

• Excellent problem-solving, analytical, and communication skills.

Bonus Points:

• Experience with other cloud platforms like Azure or GCP.

• Experience with containerization technologies like Docker and Kubernetes.

• Experience with CI/CD pipelines for database deployments.

• Familiarity with data governance and compliance regulations.

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 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 for this role in the U.S. is $67,000 -$148,800.

CGI anticipates accepting applications for this position through 05/30/2024.


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.


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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. Dependent upon role and/or federal government security clearance requirements, and in accordance with applicable laws, some background investigations may include a credit check. 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.