Cloud Engineer (Terraform, GCP & AWS)

Remote, USA

Cloud Engineer (Terraform, GCP & AWS)

Category: Infrastructure/Cloud

Main location: United States, Remote

Alternate Location(s): United States, District of Columbia, Washington

United States, South Carolina, Columbia

United States, Virginia, Sterling

Position ID: J1023-0770

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

CGI has an immediate need for an GCP & AWS Engineer to join our financial services team in Columbia, SC, Sterling, VA or Washington, DC. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a fast-paced team environment supporting one of the largest leaders in the secondary mortgage industry. We take an innovative approach to supporting our client, working side-by-side in an agile environment using emerging technologies.

• We partner with 15 of the top 20 banks globally, and our top 10 banking clients have worked with us for an average of 26 years!

• We have over 73,000+ CGI Members in 40 countries and over 5k+ loyal Clients who are leveraging our end-to-end services across the globe

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Program, coding, debugging, and using relevant programming languages like Python

• Relationship Management including managing and engaging stakeholders, customers, and vendors, building relationship networks, contracting, etc.

• Documentation and database reporting for the purposes of analysis, data discovery, and decision-making with the use of relevant software such as Crystal Reports, Excel, or SSRS

• Gather accurate information to explain concepts and answer critical questions

• Product Development including designing products, developing product roadmaps, translating design requirements, prototyping, etc.

• Adept at milestones development, tracking and technical dependency mapping

Provide guidance in operational excellence by recommending performance and cost optimization techniques

• Influencing including negotiating, persuading others, facilitating meetings, and resolving conflict

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• 5 years related work experience as a Cloud Engineer focused on cloud infrastructure solutioning

• Experience with cloud migrations of virtual & physical application assets from on-premises to both AWS & GCP

• Expertise in recommending AWS Security, Automation, Cost optimization & Operational efficiency, and within GCP Security Command Center and Cloud Firewall​

• Experience in Infrastructure Software Development (Python)

• Good technical and analytical skills for issues troubleshooting cloud infrastructure issues

• Excellent interpersonal skills with attitude towards solving cloud migration related challenges

• Cloud technologies and cloud computing using AWS Well Architected Framework (WAF) andGCP reCAPTCHA Enterprise​

• Strong knowledge of Terraform and core AWS services like S3, EC2, CloudFormation, RDS and NACLs, SGs and routing, and GCP services like Cloud Storage for Firebase, Cloud GPUs, Compute Engine & Compute Engine Autoscaler, and Cloud Deployment Manager

• Well versed in the use cases for types of load balancers, gateways, EFS, FsX, endpoints and Route 53, and within GCP Cloud Load Balancing, Cloud NAT, Filestore, Cloud DNS, and Cloud Domains​​

• A good understanding of on-premises virtual compute environment, tools and network topology

• Very strong communication in writing or verbally, copywriting, planning and distributing communication, etc.

Desired Skillset

​• AWS Certifications

• GCP Certifications


​B.S. Computer Science



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.

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


  • Load Balancing

  • Python

  • Analytical Thinking

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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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. CGI will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrests and conviction records in accordance with all local regulations and ordinances.

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