Senior Site Reliability Engineer

Cary, NC

Senior Site Reliability Engineer

Category: Software Development/ Engineering

Main location: United States, North Carolina, Cary

Alternate Location(s): United States, New York, New York

United States, New Jersey, New Brunswick

United States, Pennsylvania, Plymouth Meeting

United States, North Carolina, Cary

United States, Louisiana, Lafayette

Position ID: J0424-1916

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

At CGI, we’re passionate about building software that solves real-world problems. As a Senior Site Reliability Engineer (SRE), you’ll play a crucial role in ensuring our systems are reliable, scalable, and performant. We’re seeking an experienced SRE who thrives on challenges, enjoys collaborating with cross-functional teams, and is committed to delivering exceptional user experiences.

This role will join a multi-functional Site Reliability Engineering team for a large financial client. This position can be located at any CGI office in the U.S, in a hybrid model, preferred locations are Bloomfield, CT, New York, NY, New Brunswick, NJ, Plymouth Meeting, PA, Cary, NC, or Lafayette, LA.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

Run the Production Environment:

-Monitor system availability and take a holistic view of system health.

-Ensure high availability and stellar performance for our users.

Build and Manage Infrastructure:

-Develop software and systems to manage platform infrastructure and applications.

-Improve reliability, quality, and time-to-market for our suite of software solutions.

Optimize System Performance:

-Measure and optimize system performance, always pushing our capabilities forward.

-Innovate for continual improvement, staying ahead of customer needs.

Operational Support and Engineering:

-Gather and analyze metrics from operating systems and applications for performance tuning and fault finding.

-Collaborate with development teams to enhance services through rigorous testing and release procedures.

Automation and Scalability:

-Participate in system design consulting, platform management, and capacity planning.

-Create sustainable systems and services through automation and uplifts.

-Balance Speed and Reliability:

-Balance feature development speed with well-defined service-level objectives.

-Prioritize reliability while delivering innovative solutions.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• Overall 8+ years of relevant experience and 5 years of SRE Specific experience

• Good knowledge on GCP preferred

• Hands on in defining and creation of CUJ, SLO, SLI, Error Budgeting based on NFR.

• Strong Knowledge on IAAC – Terraform, GitHub, Docker Images

• Strong Scripting like Bash, PowerShell, Python, Ansible

• Good knowledge on containers like Kubernetes

• Design and implementation of automated workflows

• Experience of reducing TOIL in an SDLC or IT operations environment

• Good understanding of SCM Tools: Git, GitHub, SonarQube

• Having fair understanding of ITSM process

• Proactive and analytical mindset

• Fair understand on build and release tools like Maven, Ant, Gradle, Puppet, Jenkins, TeamCity, Udeploy

• Knowledge on Microservices

• Any programming languages like Java, C#.

• Understanding on CI/CD pipelines

• Understanding of architecture and implementation of three tier web applications

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




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 $85,800 - $190,100.

CGI anticipates accepting applications for this position through June 17, 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


  • Ansible

  • Banking

  • Jenkins

  • Kubernetes

  • Terraform

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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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.