Lead DevOps Engineer

Texas, USA

Lead DevOps Engineer

Category: Software Development/ Engineering

Main location: United States, Texas, Austin (Hybrid)

Alternate Location(s): United States, Texas,

United States, Texas,

United States, Texas,

Position ID: J0624-1857

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

Seasoned DevOps Engineer with expertise in AWS and Azure is expected to have a combination of skills and experience supporting our client in Texas.

Hybrid - Austin, Dallas or Belton

Extensive experience in CI/CD pipeline creation, infrastructure automation, configuration management, containerization, and monitoring across multiple cloud platforms (AWS, Azure, GCP, OCI)

Your future duties and responsibilities:

  • Infrastructure as Code (IaC): Use Terraform for Azure, GCP, OCI; Use AWS CDK for AWS infrastructure

  • Automation and Scripting: Develop Python scripts utilizing APIs (boto3, Azure, Microsoft Graph) for data collection, cost optimization, and security assessments

  • CI/CD Pipeline Development: Create Jenkins pipelines using Groovy scripted libraries; Develop Azure DevOps pipelines using YAML

  • Configuration Management: Use Ansible for configuration management of platforms created with Terraform or CDK

  • Containerization and Deployment: Build Dockerfiles and Helm charts for application containerization and deployment on Kubernetes or ECS; Deploy and manage applications like EFK, Grafana, Prometheus, Istio using Helm charts

  • Monitoring and Dashboards: Create dashboards in Grafana, AWS CloudWatch; Set up and configure AWS Cloud Trail, Guard Duty, AWS Config, AWS Inspector, AWS Trusted Advisor for infrastructure and application monitoring

  • Identity and Access Management: Configure EntraID and AWS IAM for user, role, and group management

  • Observability and Policy Management: Implement OpenTelemetry agents for metrics and logs collection; Utilize OpenPolicy Agent for policy management across cloud environments

  • DevOps Process Improvement: Provide hands-on support and leadership in optimizing DevOps processes and tools

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

5 years of work experience as a DevOps Engineer

10 years of work experience overall

  • Extensive experience with Terraform, AWS CDK, and Python scripting

  • Proficient in Jenkins, Azure DevOps, and Ansible

  • Strong knowledge of containerization (Docker) and Kubernetes

  • Expertise in Helm charts and application deployment

  • Experience with monitoring tools (Grafana, Prometheus, AWS CloudWatch)

  • Familiarity with AWS security and compliance services

  • Knowledge of EntraID and AWS IAM for identity management

  • Proficient in using OpenTelemetry and OpenPolicy Agent

  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to work independently

Preferred Skills

  • Hands-on experience with multi-cloud environments (AWS, Azure, GCP, OCI)

  • Experience in cost optimization and security assessments

  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills

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 and training; and licensure and certifications. 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 is $85,800- $209,100.

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


  • Python

  • DevOps

  • AWS DevOps Engineer

  • Azure DevOps

  • Jenkins

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.