Data Engineering Consultant

Austin, TX

Data Engineering Consultant

Category: Analytics and Emerging Digital Technologies

Main location: United States, Texas, Austin

Position ID: J0324-0350

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

In the Emerging Technologies Practice at CGI, our consultants and technologists apply their deep expertise and problem-solving skills to implement cutting-edge and industry best solutions. Currently, we have an exciting opportunity for a Data Engineer to join our team. Our Data Engineers work with cross-functional teams and stakeholders, are passionate about data accuracy and reliability and are always looking for new and more efficient ways to extract, process, and transform data. In this role, you will collaborate with the team while individually contributing to project deliverables that meet our clients’ needs.

Candidates local to Austin, Dallas or Houston, Texas preferred. Team members should plan to be in a hybrid work environment.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

Work within technical teams to develop, implement, and operationalize advanced data pipelines for reporting, machine learning, and other business critical applications

• Define customer and business requirements to implement robust cloud-based data pipeline solutions for end users.

• Regularly interface with client sponsors and team members to meet project deadlines and provide clear communication with the team

• Provide documentation and explanation of technical solutions in a professional manner

• Collaborate and closely align with solution architects, senior data engineers, data analysts, and cloud engineering teams

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• Expertise and hands-on experience developing and deploying SQL, Python, and Spark-based data pipelines into production environments

• Expertise with OLTP (i.e. MS SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL) and OLAP (i.e. Redshift, Snowflake, BigQuery, Synapse) database technologies

• Experience with at least one major cloud platform (i.e. Azure, AWS, or Google Cloud)

• Experience using data manipulation tools to source, transform, and blend data from multiple different data sources

• Experience using Big Data or Cloud integration technologies such as Databricks, Matillion, Azure Data Factory, AWS Glue, AWS Lambda, etc.

• Experience integrating with a variety of data sources including APIs, databases, on-prem applications, cloud applications, etc.

Desired Qualifications:

• Strong interpersonal skills, presentation, and data narration/storytelling abilities

• Hands-on technical experience with DevOps and CI/CD processes and tools, such as Azure DevOps, Jenkins, AWS CodePipeline, and Google Cloud Build

• Experience in creating dashboards and visulatons utilizing popular BI tools such as Tableau, Power BI, or Looker.

• Experience creating streaming pipelines using technologies such as Kafka, Azure Event Hub, AWS Kinesis, etc.



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. 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 is $84,000 - $186,000.

CGI anticipates accepting applications for this position through May 5, 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


  • Cloud Computing

  • ETL

  • SQL

  • DevOps

  • MS PowerBI

  • Python

What you can expect from us:

Insights you can act on

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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