Senior DevOps Engineer

Columbia, MD

Senior DevOps Engineer

Category: Project Management

Main location: United States, Maryland, Columbia

Position ID: J0224-1474

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

CGI Federal is seeking a Senior DevOps Engineer with proven technical experience to join its Healthcare Practice. We are seeking someone who can be part of a large team in a dynamic and changing environment with specific experience with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Projects include supporting an AWS upgrade, software solution development and maintenance for mission critical applications in the federal healthcare space.

Candidates must be able to work on-site at our office in Columbia, MD, for our 3/2 hybrid work schedule, which means they must work on-site on Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday and work from home on Monday and Wednesday

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Perform daily DevOps tasks.

• Write scripts used to automate functionality or are ad-hoc scripts to accomplish a one-time task.

• Debug, and test software.

• Build reusable code for your organization.

• Design and implement systems for testing.

• Improve current deployment and monitoring to enhance software delivery processes.

• Collaborate with developers, getting feedback to determine software condition.

• Perform deployments in the Implementation and Production environments.

• Create IaC scripts as needed to stand up AWS infrastructure.

• Improve current deployment and monitoring to enhance software delivery processes.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• MUST HAVE HANDS-ON experience working with AWS services like EC2, S3, VPC, EKS, MWAA, etc.

• Design, develop, and implement data engineering solutions on the Databricks platform.

• Troubleshoot and resolve issues related to Databricks workflows and pipelines.

• Stay abreast of industry trends and emerging technologies related to Databricks and big data processing.

• Working experience in setting up CI/CD pipelines using Jenkins, GitHub, and open-source tools.

• Experience in provisioning AWS resources using Terraform and/or Cloudformation scripts.

• Drive designing, implementing, developing, and maintaining AWS services-based solutions in emerging technology.

• Drive technical discussions and explain best approaches to solutions and product options to meet customer needs and explain these to the non-technical department handling the issues.

• Experience with developing and deploying serverless architectures using Lambda.

• Experience in building scalable production systems (load balancers, master/slave architectures)

• Experience in securing applications and data using encryption services like KMS.

• Experience working with Security and Compliance tools like AWS SecurityHub, AWS Inspector, and AWS Config.

• Hands-on experience in troubleshooting performance issues.

• Participate in various requirements sessions with internal and external stakeholders and convert business / functional requirements into technical solutions, along with supporting materials such as use cases, designs, flowcharts, models, specifications, and reports.

• Provide technical support to requirements, development, testing, help desk, and training teams.

• Work directly with users, clients, and project teams.

• Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills

• Strong communication and collaboration skills

• Ability to work in a fast-paced and agile delivery environment


• A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, or related engineering discipline

• Total of five (5) years of experience, of which three (3) years of experience involves working with AWS services such as EC2, S3, RDS, CloudFormation, Lambda, and IAM, and one (1) year working with Databricks

• Experience in developing and deploying scalable cloud solutions and services for the federal sector (required)

• HHS/CMS AWS Cloud experience (preferred)

• Possessing one (1) professional and one (1) specialty AWS certification is desirable.

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. 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 - $146,900






  • Continuous Integration

  • DevOps

  • Jenkins

What you can expect from us:

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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.

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