DevOps Lead

Alexandria, VA

DevOps Lead

Category: Project Management

Main location: United States, Virginia, Alexandria

Position ID: J0624-0158

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

CGI Federal is seeking a technical expert and leader with implementation experience in software development and cloud technologies to bolster our capabilities and contribute to business development. The ideal candidate has strong experience with software development, systems operations, software integrations and designing and maintaining complex systems architecture within a 3rd party cloud environments.

This position is located in our Alexendria, VA office; however, a hybrid working model is acceptable.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Act as Technical Lead within project teams to lead and oversee project delivery including new feature implementations, architecture improvements, security compliance, patch management, maintenance activities and daily operations.

• Plan, manage, and provides technical oversight for operational activities. Provides competent leadership, and highly specialized and technical guidance to complex solutions architecture challenges, including but not limited to, designing solutions, evaluating technologies, providing resolution to technical problems from ongoing delivery work.

• Gathers customer’s business requirements, translating those requirements into cost-effective solution strategies, frame-works and architectures; guides the implementation of these solutions to deliver high quality results to meet or exceed customer expectations in a timely manner.

• Acts as a key interface to the client and CGI management for the DevOps team.

• Provides expertise in applying the client standards and policies for technical activities to a specific system or function.

• Propose solutions with least operational requirements of compute resources and manual tasks, keeping the total investment in line with the business value gained.

• Stays abreast of current industry trends through professional associations, trade journals, networking, and associated training and seminars.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• Experience and understanding of n-tier technical architectures (web servers, application servers, database servers) in a high performance and highly available deployment.

• Experience and skills with RDBMS (Oracle, Aurora PostgreSQL) concepts include basic Database Administration concepts, DDL and DML SQL execution and diagnosing performance issues.

• Ability to manage multiple complex development efforts and resources through the agile process including testing, content management and integration with other systems. Experience working on large scale service based integrations.

• Experience with AWS CI/CD tools such as CodePipeline, CodeCommit, CodeBuild, CodeDeploy etc

• Experience with AWS native managed services such as ECS Fargate, Elastic Container Registry (ECR), CloudFormation, S3, Incident Manager, Cloudwatch, Cloudtrail, Fault Injection Service (FIS)

• 8+ years of system operations or systems development experience

• 3+ years of technical management/leadership experience.

• 3+ years of systems architecture experience

Desired qualifications/non-essential skills required:

Experience with High Availability and Disaster Recover concepts and architecture.

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 license 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 $67,800.00 - $165,200.00.

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 compensation

• Comprehensive insurance options

• Matching contributions through the 401(k) plan and the share purchase plan

• Paid time off for vacation, holidays, and sick time

• Paid maternity and parental leave

• Learning opportunities and tuition assistance

• Member assistance and wellness programs





  • Analytical Thinking

  • Client Management

  • DevOps Engineering

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.