AWS Data Engineer/Big Data Developer

Plano, TX

AWS Data Engineer/Big Data Developer

Category: Software Development/ Engineering

Main location: United States, Virginia, Reston

Alternate Location(s): United States, South Carolina, Columbia

United States, Texas, Plano

Position ID: J0124-0894

Employment Type: Full Time

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Position Description:

CGI has an immediate need for an AWS/Big Data Developer to join our financial services team. This position is located in our Fairfax, VA or Dallas, TX offices with work performed at client site in Reston, VA or Plano, TX; however, a hybrid working model is acceptable. This is a thrilling opportunity to contribute to a fast-paced team environment that supports a key player in the secondary mortgage industry. Embrace innovation as you work collaboratively in an agile setting, leveraging cutting-edge technologies.

Why CGI?

• Partner with 15 of the top 20 global banks, with our top 10 banking clients collaborating with us for an average of 26 years!

• Join a global community of over 73,000 CGI Members across 40 countries, serving over 5,000 loyal Clients with our end-to-end services worldwide.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Design and drive the execution of ongoing projects, focusing on migrating on-premises applications to the dynamic AWS Cloud.

• Collaborate with the Architecture team to architect and implement robust Big & Fast Data Infrastructure on the AWS cloud.

• Provide guidance to other teams in designing, developing, and deploying data sets and tools that align with product use cases.

• Support DevOps and other PROD support teams in ensuring seamless operations.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• Over 6 years of hands-on experience in Python, SQL, and PySpark development.

• Demonstrated expertise with AWS, including EC2, S3, Glue, Batch, ECS Fargate, Dynamo DB, EMR, RDS, ELB, Lambda, SNS, SQS, Redshift, Cloud Front, and CloudWatch.

• Significant experience with Big Data Technologies such as Spark, Hive, and Hadoop.

• Proven track record in building RESTful Web Services.

• Exceptional problem-solving skills, complemented by strong verbal and written communication abilities.

• Capability to work independently and as an integral part of a collaborative team.

Desired Experiences:

• Preferred certification as an AWS Developer/Solutions Architect.

• Proficiency in Unix Scripting, with strong experience in Java or C++ considered a valuable asset.

• Bonus points for AI/Machine Learning experience.

Educational Requirements

• Bachelor's degree or equivalent educational background.



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 $59,700.00 - $146,900.00.

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll 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 lifestyle benefits. CGI also provides sick leave and vacation pay.

CGI anticipates accepting applications for this position through February 27, 2024.


  • Big Data

  • Python

  • SQL

  • C++ Java

What you can expect from us:

Insights you can act on

While technology is at the heart of our clients’ digital transformation, we understand that people are at the heart of business success.

When you join CGI, you become a trusted advisor, collaborating with colleagues and clients to bring forward actionable insights that deliver meaningful and sustainable outcomes. We call our employees “members” because they are CGI shareholders and owners and owners who enjoy working and growing together to build a company we are proud of. This has been our Dream since 1976, and it has brought us to where we are today — one of the world’s largest independent providers of IT and business consulting services.

At CGI, we recognize the richness that diversity brings. We strive to create a work culture where all belong and collaborate with clients in building more inclusive communities. As an equal-opportunity employer, we want to empower all our members to succeed and grow. If you require an accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, please let us know. We will be happy to assist.

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