Senior Data Engineer

Usa Various, USA

Senior Data Engineer

Category: Software Development/ Engineering

Main location: United States, USA Various

Position ID: J0624-0728

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

We're a hard-working team of tech enthusiasts and professionals on a mission to reshape the future. We've got everything from pioneering projects that challenge your skills to an encouraging and inclusive work environment that fuels your growth. Plus, we offer unparalleled opportunities for professional development, empowering you to stay at the forefront of the ever-evolving tech landscape.

We are Seeking a Sr. Data engineer who has designed and built framework-based API ingestion architecture for data extract and exchange and can successfully manage and enhance the data framework, ensuring secure and efficient data handling across various platforms and environments.

This position can be located at any CGI office in the U.S, preferred location is Miramar, FL or Dallas, TX.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

Data Integration Platform Design and Development:

• Design, build and implement a framework-based API data ingestion architecture with a low-code/no-code interface for data ingestion and processing using reusable plug-and-play components.

• Develop frameworks to consume API components such as JSON payloads, CSVs, etc.

• Abstract data to build canonical models and data pipelines to maintain them.

• Integrate and process private data securely across multiple AWS accounts with compliance to all security protocols, including PgP encryption and encryption at rest.

• Implement data transformations and curate ingested data to ensure high-quality and usable datasets.

Integration and Ingestion:

• Utilize Databricks and Informatica as unified data integration platforms.

• Leverage Kafka (or similar messaging queue) as an enterprise integration tool to ingest and integrate near real time and large volumes of diverse data from multiple sources.

• Build frameworks around APIs to bring in data from various sources efficiently.

Security and Compliance:

• Ensure secure handling of Personally Identifiable Information (PII) data in AWS cloud environments.

• Understand and implement secure zones and mechanisms for PII data handling.

• Manage data securely across different storage solutions like RedShift and other data warehouses.

Multi-Cloud Expertise:

• Demonstrate an understanding of different cloud service models - PaaS, SaaS, IaaS, etc. across AWS, Azure, and GCP.

• Develop solutions that are compatible with multi-cloud environments, ensuring seamless integration and operation.

Continuous Development and Deployment:

• Implement continuous development, deployment, testing, integration, and monitoring practices.

Use tools like Airflow for workflow automation and scheduling.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

Technical Skills:

• Proficiency in Python and Spark for data processing and manipulation.

• Hands-on experience with Databricks for data analytics and pipeline creation.

• Experience with Kafka or similar messaging queues for data ingestion and integration.

• Strong SQL skills for database querying and manipulation.

• Familiarity with Airflow for workflow management.

Cloud Expertise:

• Advanced level understanding of the different cloud service models - PAAS, SAAS, IAAS etc. across AWS, Azure and GCP

• In-depth knowledge of AWS, including security, data handling, and storage solutions like RedShift and S3

• Understanding of multi-cloud architectures and best practices.

Security and Compliance:

• Experience handling PII data with a strong understanding of encryption standards (PgP, encryption at rest).

• Knowledge of secure zones and mechanisms for data protection in cloud environments.

Analytical and Problem-Solving Skills:

• Ability to abstract and transform data to meet business requirements.

• Strong problem-solving skills to troubleshoot and optimize data pipelines.

Communication and Collaboration:

• Excellent communication (verbal and written) skills to work effectively with cross-functional teams.

• Ability to document processes and frameworks clearly for future reference.

• Timeliness, accuracy, and professionalism.

• Minimum Education Required: A degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.

Relevant certifications in cloud platforms (AWS, Azure, GCP) and data engineering tools (Databricks, Kafka) are a plus.

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 $68,700 - $213,800.

CGI anticipates accepting applications for this position through July 30, 2024.


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


  • Python

  • Software as a Service

  • SQL

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.