Cloud Engineer

Fairfax, VA

Cloud Engineer

Category: Project Management

Main location: United States, Virginia, Fairfax

Position ID: J0224-1826

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

At CGI Federal's Federal Solutions Group (FSG), we are looking for AWS Cloud Engineers to deliver IT excellence and create innovative solutions in the Cloud. Work with fellow AWS, Azure and GCP architects, developers, and engineers to create solutions, automation, and applications. Leverage AWS services and APIs to create cloud native applications to support clients and FSG’s Cloud Governance and Managed Service Provider (MSP) practice that can scale across AWS accounts. This role will be split between client delivery and cloud governance efforts.

Two important factors for the role:

• Due to the nature of the government contracts, we support, US Citizenship is required.

• This is a hybrid role requiring 2 days onsite/week in Fairfax, VA.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Become subject matter expert and evangelize the latest technologies and tools to provide better efficiency and solution to other teams.

• Build and implement repeatable architectures and scalable solutions leveraging Infrastructure as Code (IaC) and CI/CD pipelines. Create and maintain CGIF cloud native governance and security solutions that can scale across AWS accounts / Orgs and integrate with third Party SaaS, Azure and CGP services.

• Design and implement secure solutions and architectures for cloud, multiple cloud, and hybrid to support clients, delivery teams, and CGIF Cloud Broker Office (CBO), MSP/Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) practices.

• Document all configuration, management, and optimization changes to the cloud environment.

• Implementing cloud governance at enterprise scale, build, deployment and monitoring standards for the clients.

Support federal clients in AWS deployments, migrations, operations, and maintenance activities.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• 3+ years of experience with AWS Cloud

• Ability to convert requirements, documentation and diagrams into deployable templates and code to execute the Cloud Architect’s vision of the solution.

• Embrace and focus on emerging technology and evangelize to the technical teams and projects.

• Experience deploying and maintaining solutions built on AWS IaaS (Infrastructure as a service), PaaS (Platform as a service), and SaaS (Software as a service) offerings.

• Knowledge of at least one programming language (C#, Go, Java, JavaScript/TypeScript, Python, Ruby, etc.) or shell scripting language (POSIX shell/Bash, PowerShell, etc.) Ideally Python.

• Knowledge of Git for source code version control and orchestration deployment using CI/CD pipelines

• Must own ability to learn fast, adapt to new technology and keep current with industry certifications.

• Needs to have the ability to develop and contribute while working seamlessly in a distributed team via collaboration tools in a hybrid work environment.

• Understanding of Agile and DevOps methods and mindset

• Using Infrastructure as Code (AWS CloudFormation, AWS CDK, Pulumi, Terraform) to deploy resources.

Desired Qualifications:

• AWS Certified Developer – Associate, AWS Certified SysOp Administrator - Associate or AWS Certified Solution Architect - Associate and Security+ or higher Certifications

• AWS Security and Management Services (Certificate Manager, Control Tower, CloudTrail, CloudWatch, Config, GuardDuty, KMS, Landing Zone, IAM, Security Hub, Secrets Manager)

• Bachelor level technical degree or equivalent experience; Computer Science or Engineering background preferred.

• Developing Serverless applications leveraging AWS services (DynamoDB, Event Bridge, Lambda, S3, SQS, SNS, Step Functions)

• Enterprise ITSM (ServiceNow) development experience

• Experience in supporting container-based applications, microservices patterns and API`s in AWS (Docker, AWS ECS, AWS ECR, AWS Fargate, AWS EKS, Kubernetes, OpenShift)

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 - $146,800.


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 parental leave

• Learning opportunities and tuition assistance

• Member assistance and wellness programs





  • DevOps Engineering

  • Jenkins

  • Python

  • Ansible

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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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. 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.