Senior AWS Cloud Engineer

Sacramento, CA

Senior AWS Cloud Engineer

Category: Infrastructure/Cloud

Main location: United States, California, Sacramento

Position ID: J0624-0336

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

We are seeking a Senior AWS Cloud Engineer to join our CGI team in Sacramento, CA! This is a client facing full-time career opportunity to work on a highly visible transformation (Infrastructure services) projects for one of our long-standing government clients!

This position is located in our Sacramento, CA office with work performed at client site in Roseville, CA; however, a hybrid working model is acceptable. You will be required to be at the client site 2-3 days per week.

How we’re transforming Government

We use technical expertise and secure solutions to help government reinvent the ways of working to improve citizen services and increase efficiency. Our work helps civil entities provide services transparently and with fewer resources.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

How you'll make an impact

This role applies deep technical expertise to the design, implementation, testing, and ongoing support of AWS services.

• Troubleshoots and resolves AWS service issues across development, testing, and production environments

• Manages AWS services, working with internal service groups as required to ensure system availability meets project requirements

• Develops scripts to automate systems administration and monitoring activities

• Analyzes monitoring results to produce recommendations for improving system performance and operational efficiency

• Works with Infrastructure Engineer and Architect on issues related to AWS design and architecture and assists with Proof of Concept development and testing

• Works with peers within and beyond the Operations team to define and characterize complex technology or process problems and develop & implement new solutions

• As needed, assists with the development of Operations white papers, proposals, and other documentation

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

What you'll bring

• AWS DevOps Engineer certification, AWS SysOps Administrator Certification or equivalent AWS Cloud Engineering/Architecture experience

• 5+ years of AWS administration experience, including API Gateway, S3, ECS, EKS, Fargate, EC2, Lambda, WAF, and CloudTrail

• 5+ years deploying Infrastructure as Code using tools such as CloudFormation or Terraform

• 3-5 years experience with Active Directory, LDAP or equivalent technologies

• Ability to exercise independent judgment in driving technical problems to resolution

• Excellent troubleshooting and root cause-analysis skills

• Excellent working knowledge of Windows and Linux server technologies

• Experience working with third party service providers such as vendors and internal support groups

• Ability to exercise independent judgment in driving technical problems to resolution

• Ability to plan and implement change for enterprise systems and adhere to standard change management processes

• Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills


• Experience working in an outsourced/managed services environment with some client-facing responsibilities (e.g. technical discussions with the client)

• Familiarity with WebLogic or equivalent application server platforms

• Familiarity with Atlassian (Jira, Confluence, Bamboo, Bitbucket) and other DevOps tools

• Strong Working knowledge of Local and Wide area networking technologies

• Experience support fast-paced development environments utilizing Agile and DevOps methodologies

• Ability to communicate complex technical information to less technical staff (e.g. CGI management and client staff)

• Strong understanding of broader technology context (e.g. network and database technologies)

• Ability to mentor other team members in areas of technical expertise

“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 $94,400 - $165,200."

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 child care, 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.

CGI provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need an accommodation to apply for a job in the U.S., please email the CGI U.S. Employment Compliance mailbox at . You will need to reference the Position ID of the position in which you are interested. Your message will be routed to the appropriate recruiter who will assist you. Please note, this email address is only to be used for those individuals who need an accommodation to apply for a job. Emails for any other reason or those that do not include a Position ID will not be returned.

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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.