Cloud Engineer

Lebanon, VA

Cloud Engineer

Category: Analytics and Emerging Digital Technologies

Main location: United States, Louisiana, Lafayette

Alternate Location(s): United States, Virginia, Fairfax

United States, Virginia, Lebanon

United States, Tennessee, Knoxville

United States, Maryland, Baltmore

Position ID: J0524-1244

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

Join our team at CGI's Emerging Technologies Practice and be at the forefront of cloud engineering in cutting-edge technology solutions. As a Cloud Engineer, you will play a pivotal role in designing, implementing, and managing cloud infrastructure for innovative projects. Leverage your expertise in cloud platforms and emerging technologies to drive digital transformation and deliver impactful solutions.

This positions preferred location is Lafayette, LA, Lebanon, VA, Belton, TX, Knoxville, TN or Fairfax, VA; however, a hybrid working model is acceptable.

Due to the nature of this government contract, US Citizenship is required.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Design, build, and manage cloud infrastructure using Infrastructure as Code (IaC).

• Collaborate with architects and developers to create scalable and resilient cloud environments that meet project requirements and align with industry best practices.

• Deploy and manage cloud-based services on prominent platforms such as AWS, Azure, or GCP

• Configure and optimize services to ensure optimal performance, availability, and cost-effectiveness for diverse project needs.

• Drive the migration of on-premises workloads to the cloud, leveraging your expertise to facilitate seamless transitions while maintaining data integrity, security, and compliance.

• Implement migration strategies that minimize downtime and maximize efficiency.

• Drive the migration of on-premises workloads to the cloud, leveraging your expertise to facilitate seamless transitions while maintaining data integrity, security, and compliance

• Implement migration strategies that minimize downtime and maximize efficiency.

• Monitor and manage cloud resources to optimize cost-efficiency and scalability.

• Implement resource scaling strategies based on workload demands, performance metrics, and budget constraints to ensure efficient resource utilization.5. Implement and maintain cloud security measures to safeguard sensitive data.

• Establish robust cloud security measures to protect sensitive data and infrastructure.

• Implement access controls, encryption protocols, and security best practices to mitigate risks and ensure compliance with industry standards and regulations.

• Develop and implement automation scripts using scripting languages such as PowerShell, Python, and Bash to streamline cloud and on-premise tasks.

• Automate routine operations, deployments, and maintenance activities to enhance operational efficiency and reduce manual effort.

• Work closely with cross-functional teams, including developers, system administrators, and network engineers, to ensure seamless integration

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field and at least 3+ years of hands-on experience in cloud engineering

• Expertise in at least one major cloud platform (AWS, Azure, or GCP).

• Proficient in virtualization technologies like VMware vSphere.

• Strong understanding of high-level networking concepts such as IP routing and firewalls.

• Proficiency in scripting languages like PowerShell, Python, and Bash.

• Knowledge of Infrastructure as Code (IaC) tools, particularly Terraform and CloudFormation.

• Familiarity with DevOps methodologies for efficient cloud operations.

• Excellent communication and collaboration skills.

• Strong problem-solving and analytical abilities.

• Deep understanding of cloud security principles.

Desired qualifications/non-essential skills required:

• Master's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science/Engineering, or a related field with a focus on emerging technologies.

• Demonstrable proficiency in advanced modeling and simulation tools such as MATLAB, Simulink, and network simulators tailored to emerging technologies.

• Experience in developing mathematical models for cutting-edge wireless communication systems, IoT devices, or related fields.

• Strong analytical skills and a research-oriented mindset to interpret simulation results and drive data-driven decisions.

• Excellent communication and collaboration abilities to work effectively within a multidisciplinary research team.

• Knowledge of emerging wireless communication protocols, network architectures, and performance metrics.

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 $77,200.00 - $190,100.00.

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

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Skills:

  • Analytical Thinking

  • Network

  • PowerShell

  • PowerShell

  • Public Cloud Security

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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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.