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CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc. Senior Cloud Engineer in Lafayette, Louisiana

Senior Cloud Engineer

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Senior Cloud Engineer

Category: Infrastructure/Cloud

City: Lafayette, Louisiana, US United States

Position ID: J1221-0407

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

CGI is seeking a Senior Cloud Engineer to perform cloud implementations for a large-scale Federal program. This role offers an organized, focused leader an opportunity to grow your skills in a complex, challenging environment with a high-performing team. You will have the opportunity to design broad solutions while also addressing the unique needs of multiple applications and interacting with a variety of customers and project teams.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

The ideal candidate for this position is able to perform technical tasks including able to perform technical tasks including application deployment, application configuration, server operating system management, cloud infrastructure and automation. The candidate’s responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

• Review and recommend improvements to existing cloud infrastructure

• Design and develop new cloud infrastructure as demand requires

• Maintain knowledge base of system designs and implementations

• Routinely work with application development teams to optimize DevOps processes

• Routinely work with security teams to implement improvements to security posture of the system

• Monitor system health and work with operations team members to respond to incidents as they occur

• Perform root cause analysis as incidents occur, plan and implement preventative measures

US citizenship required.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline

8 or more years of experience in the IT industry

Working knowledge of Microsoft Windows and Linux server operating systems

Working knowledge of cloud environments (Platform-as-a-Service and Infrastructure-as-a-Service)

Knowledge of basic networking principles (IP, TCP)

Knowledge of security best practices

Microsoft Azure Architecture experience

Experience with security compliance for regulated environments (FedRAMP, NIST 800-53 R4, NIST 800-53 R5) OR work with industry standard benchmarks such as CIS

Experience implementing cloud-native operations

Positive, can-do attitude, and desire to contribute in various means to team success.

Confident communication skills with management, internal team members, and customers.

Ability to work independently within a dynamic team environment

Ability to quickly identify, research, and resolve issues as they arise.

As a Federal Contractor, all members of CGI Federal, regardless of role or work location are required to be fully vaccinated effective January 18th 2022 under the current policy, and be willing to provide proof of status, with the exception of those with approved medical or religious accommodations

Desired qualifications

The following qualifications or experience will strongly benefit a candidate but are not required:

• Practical experience with Infrastructure-as-Code systems

o Bicep

o Ansible

o Bash

o Python

o PowerShell Core

o Desired State Configuration

• Working knowledge of Kubernetes

• Working knowledge of Microsoft Azure technologies:

o Azure AD

o Azure Kubernetes Services

o Azure Monitor

o Azure KeyVault

o Azure Application Gateway

o Private Endpoints

o Azure Policy, Azure Security Center (now Microsoft Defender for Cloud)

o Microsoft Sentinel

• Azure Active Directory

• Team leadership, coordination with several functional and technical teams

• Kanban

The following certifications are relevant to this position and will strongly benefit a candidate but are not required:

• Microsoft Azure Security Engineer Associate

• Microsoft Security Operations Analyst Associate

• Microsoft DevOps Engineer Expert

• Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate

• Microsoft Certified: DevOps Engineer Expert

• ITILv4 Fundamentals

• ITILv4 Managing Professional

• ITILv4 Specialist: Acquiring & Managing Cloud Services

Experience with government infrastructure management will strongly benefit a candidate.




  • Azure Active Directory

  • Cloud Computing

  • Linux

  • Security

  • Windows

What you can expect from us:

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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.

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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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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. Qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records are welcome to apply.

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