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Senior Database Engineer

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Senior Database Engineer

Category: Database Administration

City: Fairfax, Virginia, US United States

Position ID: J1221-1345

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

CGI is looking for a Senior Database Engineer to support the Credit development, and managed services teams. This position provides support for new and existing implementations in the credit service line. This includes the support of development, non-production, and production database environments.

This is an exciting opportunity to work in a fast-paced, Agile team environment using SAFe framework. This career opportunity is open to all locations across the U.S., but the member must be available to work during east coast work hours.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Determining technical requirements to support business needs

• Database design, performance tuning, and database operations

• Design and development aspects, including designing and creating new database schemas, data stores, and related objects

• Continuous integration, automation, change control, as well as scalable and performant designs

• Defining and helping implement data storage rules

• Automating database related tasks

• Support development teams of Relational (Operational), Data Warehousing (Business Intelligence) and NoSQL databases

• Support cloud deployment of databases

• Support databases in a shared system

• Support installation and configuration for high availability

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• 10+ years of experience as a Database Engineer

• Solid working experience of Oracle, SQL Server and PostgreSQL database

• Solid working experience of Mongo database

• 5+ years of experience working with Linux

• Proven ability to optimize and automate processes to drive out efficiency

• Solve complex data problems to deliver insights that helps our business to achieve their goals

• Strong written and oral communication skills

• Experience making decisions quickly in difficult situations. Ability to take responsibility/ownership for decisions, seeking advice where appropriate

• Strong troubleshooting skills, including performance related issues at either the server or database level

• Experience in performance capacity assessment and High Availability implementations for NoSQL and Relational Databases in cloud

• Practical problem solving and strategic thinking skills; critical thinker with excellent judgment and initiative

• Time management, attention to detail, expectation setting and organizational skills. Ability to work on own initiatives with minimal management supervision

• Ability to efficiently manage multiple work streams and analyses

• Ability to mentor members of other development teams

Est. Salary Range (Colorado Only): $120k-$140k*

*Disclaimer: In accordance with Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, effective January 1, 2021, a good faith hourly or base salary range must be posted for all positions where the work may be performed in the state of Colorado. Therefore, this good faith salary range will only apply where this described position will be performed in the state, and should not be considered the compensation range in other locations or for other positions.

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. CGIs 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



  • Linux

  • NoSQL

  • Oracle

  • Postgre SQL

  • SQL Server

What you can expect from us:

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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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