Data File Transfer Engineer

Virtual, USA

Data File Transfer Engineer

Category: Software Development/ Engineering

Main location: United States, Louisiana, Lafayette

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Position ID: J0823-0690

Employment Type: Full Time

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Position Description:

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CGI is hiring Data file Transfer Engineer who can apply their knowledge in an application development environment.

This is an exciting full-time opportunity to join our organization and grow your career with the 5th largest independent IT services provider in the world!

This position is based in Lafayette LA (Preferred) but can be on-site in any CGI office in the US in a hybrid model.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

Perform Scripting for UNIX, and Windows using JCL in Mainframe.

Perform basic Unix Shell scripting.

Schedule and automate Connect Direct file transfers.

Work in an IBM Control Center for monitoring and Remote Management of Connect Direct.

Perform Connect Direct Secure Plus Configuration and issue fix.

Provide on-call support when needed.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

At least 5 years of total IT experience with at least 2 years of shown experience on IBM Connect Direct, in a UNIX and Windows environment.

Experience with Connect Direct on Clusters.

Experience with CI/CD tools such as IBM uDeploy, Jenkins or any other tools, etc.

Knowledge of automation framework/language/engine like Ansible.

Solid grasp of UNIX and Windows Operating Systems and administration activities.

Experience working in a Production Support environment.

Good experience with ITIL concepts and hands-on experience in ITIL tools, especially in Incident, Problem, Change and Configuration management areas.

Experienced in translating highly technical issues, approaches, etc. to functional and management staff and offer solutions to business problems.

Education: Bachelor's degree in computer science, or related field.

Desired qualifications/non-essential skills:

Good analytical and creative problem-solving skills for design, creation and testing of software.

Other file transfer protocols like FTP/SFTP/FTPS/HTTPS

Other tools like Sterling Integrator, Sterling B2B Gateway, IBM Connect Direct File Agent.

Windows Shell Scripting.

IBM Certified Connect Direct Administrator and ITIL Certified.



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 skills, 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 $53,100 - $161,600.

At CGI, we call our professionals “members” to reinforce that all who join our organization are, as owners, empowered to take part in the challenges and rewards that come from building an outstanding 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.


  • Shell Script

  • Connect:Direct

  • Ansible

  • Container Technology

  • ITIL

  • Jenkins

  • uDeploy

  • Unix

  • Unix/Linux System Admin

  • Windows

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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, 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.

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.