AWS Site Reliability Engineer

Fairfax, VA

AWS Site Reliability Engineer

Category: Analytics and Emerging Digital Technologies

Main location: United States, Virginia, Fairfax

Position ID: J0424-1920

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

CGI Federal, Inc is seeking an results-driven AWS Site Reliability Engineer to join an existing engineering team focused on providing high availability uptime of financial systems applications and other services hosted in AWS GovCloud. Successful candidates will use automation tools and existing AWS services to monitor and analyze production systems in order to proactively address issues that would compromise the environment reliability during peak business hours.

Candidate will coordinate and collaborate both with their immediate account-based engineering team and with other account teams with similar project scope. Candidate will also have the backing of CGI Federal’s partnership with AWS Professional Services.

This position can be located at any CGI office in the U.S, preferred location is Fairfax, VA; however, a hybrid working model is acceptable.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Leverage existing tools and services to monitor production application and infrastructure within an AWS Environment to ensure compliance with High Availability SLAs.

• Effectively use metrics, logs, and traces to observe abnormal system behaviors so that issues can be resolved proactively.

• Establish processes and policies to embed reliability principles into the delivery pipeline through quality gates, automation, architectural decision making.

• Collaborate with other AWS DevOps Engineers to keep site reliability and stability as a primary focus of DevOps initiatives.

• Engage with production operations engineers and actively contribute to emergency incident response to minimize downtime during peak business hours.

• Work directly with federal customer’s engineering and operations teams to collaborate on and execute tasks.

• Work independently given objectives and priorities. Clearly document design and implementation decisions. Report status to leadership

• Proactively communicate and collaborate on team huddles, status calls, and troubleshooting sessions.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

AWS Management and Government services, Past experience in supporting highly available applications hosted in AWS, AWS Cloud Administration, Terraform, Ansible, Amazon Machine Images (AMI), EC2 scripting, Lambda functions

Desired qualifications/non-essential skills required:

AWS Secrets Manager, AWS Certificates Manager, JBoss, Apache HTTPS, AWS Security Hub, Crowdstrike, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), Red Hat OpenShift or other Kubernetes platforms

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 $85,800.00 - $209,100.00.

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

Due to the nature of this government contract, US Citizenship is required.




  • Cloud Computing

  • DevOps Engineering

  • Kubernetes

  • OpenShift

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.