AWS Solutions Architect

Nashville, TN

AWS Solutions Architect

Category: Architecture

Main location: United States, Tennessee, Nashville

Position ID: J0424-0978

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

The AWS Solutions Architect will play a crucial role in designing, implementing, and managing cutting-edge cloud solutions for our clients. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and a deep understanding of cloud architecture best practices.

This position is located in Nashville, TN. Selected candidate must be onsite 3 days per week.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Collaborate with clients to understand their business requirements and design scalable, reliable, and cost-effective cloud solutions using AWS services.

• Develop architecture blueprints, diagrams, and technical documentation outlining the proposed solutions.

• Provide technical expertise and guidance to clients throughout the entire project lifecycle, from design to implementation and post-launch support.

• Lead architectural proposal activities, including solution presentations, proposal development, and architectural review meetings.

• Oversee infrastructure teams implementing architectural designs to ensure quality deployment of solution components.

• Stay current with AWS services, industry trends, and best practices to recommend innovative solutions that align with client goals and objectives.

• Work closely with cross-functional teams, including developers, business teams, and project managers, to ensure successful project delivery.

• Grow your career and grow the teams you will lead.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• Previous leadership of a team between 3 to 10+ team members

• Ability to manage expectations with your team and with technical and business stakeholders in order ensure successful delivery of projects with firm timelines.

• Desire to mentor and grow the next round of leaders on your team.

• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field (Master's degree preferred).

• A total of 10+ years of Information Technology experience with minimally 5 years’ hands on experience in one or more architecture domains (e.g. solutions architecture, application architecture)

• Proven experience designing and implementing complex AWS architectures in a consulting or professional services environment.

• Strong understanding of core AWS services, including EC2, S3, RDS, Lambda, VPC, IAM, and CloudFormation.

• Experience working in an end-to-end enterprise DevOps environment using Containerization, Infrastructure and Configuration as a code, Kubernetes, CI/CD pipelines

• Expertise in Microservices architecture, building Serverless applications

• Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to translate business requirements into technical solutions.

• Strong communication skills with the ability to articulate complex technical concepts to diverse stakeholders.

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 $67,800 - $212,600.

CGI anticipates accepting applications for this position through April 24, 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 childcare, 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.