CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc. Emerging Technologist in Fairfax, Virginia

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Category:Project Management

City:Fairfax, Virginia, United States

Position ID:J0418-0819

Employment Type:Full Time

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Position Description:

CGI’s Health and Compliance Group is working with our customers to tackle the most exciting challenges in Health IT. Members on our teams are using new and relevant technologies and developing creative solutions. As part of our award winning projects (Health 2.0 Developers Challenge, GCN Award for Government IT Achievement, to name a few…) you will be expected to innovate. You will be challenged to apply your skills, smarts, and imagination to create solutions for customers that are modular, easy to change, operationally efficient, and built with reusable assets and open source.

CGI is seeking a hands-on Senior Web Technologist/Architect to drive technical innovation within our Web and Portals project teams. This person understands all aspects of large scale data intensive Web/Mobile Application development from UI, Middle tier to database. Proven track record with proactive creative solutions and innovations is required. This is a senior level position based in Fairfax, VA. This person will be part of an agile, dynamic team in an environment where technology, innovation, and creativity are paramount. This position requires the person to be a hands-on developer and innovator who has capability to learn, evaluate and implement new technology very quickly.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Research the latest digital technologies, software and trends and develop synergies for CGI and our customer’s use`

• Ability to evaluate emerging technology options in the context of a broad business problem, implement prototypes using options, identify and perform trade-offs to recommend optimal solution. Ability to lead the team to develop a practical, maintainable, enterprise ready solution and a roadmap to achieve it

• Infuse and foster innovation and creativity throughout the project team through brown bags sessions, presentations, mentoring, etc.

• Represent CGI in innovation events, code-a-thons, hack-a-thons and develop innovative approaches to solve problems.

• Conduct design and development of software to include prototypes, and modeling and simulation of system behaviors

• Design next generation tooling and orchestration engines

• Direct and/or perform integration of COTS and other existing code

• Troubleshoot and resolve complex problems

• Maintain current knowledge of relevant hardware and software applications

• Participates in special projects

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• Real world experience and expertise in Web 2.0 technologies, architectures and protocols including REST/SOAP, JSON, JAX, JQuery.

• Experience with Service Oriented Architecture governance and management.

• Expertise in all emerging web standards and technologies including HTML 5, JQuery, CSS 3, Javascript, Javascript frameworks such as Backbone.js, underscore.js etc.

• Broad knowledge of open source frameworks, approaches and products in the areas of Big Data, non-SQL databases including concepts of map reduce, hives, etc.

• Expertise and experience in at least one open source HTML 5 based mobile application platform like Phone Gap, Tiggr, Monotouch etc. including experience with JQuery Mobile and other Mobile UI libraries.

• Experience with automation tools - Ansible playbook, Packer and Terraforms

• Experience with logging/application monitoring tools (New Relic, Splunk, Nagios) and scripting(Bash, Shell, Ruby, Python, Perl, PowerShell)

• Experience with AWS solutions and ability to provide AWS automation best practices

• Hands-on experience and technical knowledge of DevOps technologies and best practices

• Knowledge of emerging application and infrastructure trends and technologies

• Experience with social media protocols including Facebook, twitter, Google, etc. a plus.

• Experience working in an Agile environment

• The following will be treated as huge plus:

o Active contribution to open source projects

o Experience working for startups

o Respected awards traceable to candidates work

• Experience with both working with technical & functional teams

• Strong track record of understanding and interest in current and emerging technologies demonstrated through training, job experience and/or industry activities

• Passion for achieving strategic use of technology in a fast paced, team-oriented environment

• Strong team player, collaborates well with others to solve problems and actively incorporates input from various sources

• Demonstrated customer focus and evaluates decisions through the eyes of the customer, ability to promote and discuss ideas with customers and analyzes problems and solutions from customer viewpoint

• Strong analytical skills, strong problem solving skills, communicates in a clear and succinct manner and effectively evaluates information/data to make decisions, anticipates obstacles and develops plans to resolve

• Change oriented, actively generates process improvements, supports and drives change, and confronts difficult circumstances in creative ways

• Excellent verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills and must be outgoing and proactive in order to accomplish tasks

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

List items desired for the Candidate, but not required.

• .NET experience a plus

What you can expect from us:

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It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change—supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

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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, 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, or any other legally protected status or characteristics.

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CGI provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need an accommodation to apply for a job in the U.S., please email the CGI U.S. Employment Compliance mailbox at USEmploymentCompliance@cgi.com . You will need to reference the requisition number of the position in which you are interested. Your message will be routed to the appropriate recruiter who will assist you. Please note, this email address is only to be used for those individuals who need an accommodation to apply for a job. Emails for any other reason or those that do not include a requisition number will not be returned.

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