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CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc. Application Architect / Principal Engineer in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Application Architect / Principal Engineer

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Application Architect / Principal Engineer

Category: Development/Engineering

City: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, US United States

Position ID: J0521-1753

Employment Type: Full Time

Meet our professionals

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Position Description:

We are hiring an Application Architect / Principal Engineer with 8+ years of development and solution delivery experience.

At CGI, you get to build solutions as a full time consultant with a world-class IT company. You will be involved in a mission critical project, working with a team of smart, dedicated people like yourself who build quality solutions for a variety of customers. Take your talents to a company that inspires growth and values your ideas.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Lead the technical solution for the team's proofs-of-concept, prototypes and eventual end products or solutions.

• Collaborate with client stakeholders, third-party partners, FinTech, software vendors, and academia to design and build innovative prototypes and solutions that tackle real-time issues and advance the core of how we do business.

• Regularly take abstract, early-stage product or solution concepts, and build them with technology.

• Work along-side a strong design team, and share your expertise in using technology to advocate for the customer.

• Facilitate software ideation and design sessions to rapidly identify solutions, align stakeholders and drive timely and achievable results.

• Leads in the overall design of cross-functional, multi-platform, and Web-based application systems; oversees all application system processes.

• Develops application architecture and blueprints aimed at reflecting enterprise business logic.

• Defines application components, platforms, interfaces, and development tools. Directs mapping activities on specific technology platforms.

• Provides technical guidance to application development teams. Consults on integration and conversion activities.

• Conducts reviews, and analyses organizational needs and goals to develop and implement applications.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• 8+ years of development and delivery experience with Java 8+, Angular 8+, MongoDB, Restful/SOAP web services and Web-based application

• Hands-on development and delivery experience with multiple programming languages, primarily Java and with working knowledge of others including Go, C/C++/C#, JavaScript, Angular, Node, Python

• Requires experience with cloud-based infrastructure and architecture solutions, including Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services, and/or Google Cloud Platform

• Experience in highly collaborative environment

• Prior experience in Agile development team with strong knowledge of design principles, best practices, CI/CD, and be comfortable with startup-type project where requirements are not fully defined upfront

• Good understanding in concept with hands-on experience in modern technologies, including but not limited to digital products, microservices, container-based architecture, high performance and resiliency systems, Ping integration, and Ephemeral Jenkins

Tech Stack

• Java/J2EE: 8+ years

• Angular 8+, Node JS: 4+ years Webservices (Restful/SOAP): 4+ years

• Cloud (Azure, AWS or GCP): 2+ years

Education: BS in Computer Science, Software Engineering, related IT field or equivalent combination of experience and education

What CGI Offers

We offer a competitive compensation package where you will be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our benefits package includes multiple medical, dental, & vision options, both a Shared Purchase Plan (SPP) for CGI stocks and a 401(k) plan, as well as numerous other life style benefits. CGI also provides sick leave and vacation pay.



  • Java Enterprise Editions JEE

  • AngularJS

  • Web Services

  • Angular 5

  • Cloud architect

  • REST Webservices

What you can expect from us:

Build your career with us.

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.

Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.

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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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