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Sr. Developer/ Technical Lead

Category: Development/Engineering

City: Fairfax, Virginia, United States

Position ID: J1120-1964

Employment Type: Full Time

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Position Description:

CGI is seeking an enthusiastic, creative, and experienced full-stack developer to serve as the technical lead for a high-performing Agile team designing and building a modern, services-based web application for a large government agency. Our team is using a modern development stack including Angular, Java, SpringBoot, PostgreSQL, and various additional open-source technologies. You will have the opportunity help shape an enterprise web application from the ground up which will be used by government agencies, states, and industry to comply with federal reporting requirements, and share and visualize data. Grow your web application architecture, development, and leadership skills as part of an exciting, positive team that moves quickly and delivers quality software alongside a passionate customer.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

The ideal candidate for this position will be able to function as a technical lead for project and will demonstrate strong knowledge and experience in modern web application development, RESTful services, scalable cloud architecture, web application security, and Agile lifecycle. The candidate should have proven experience working with Angular and Java and be able to help demonstrate best-practices for code organization, component design, reusable services, and cloud-native architecture. This position requires complex problem-solving including the ability to design and build an application for optimal performance. The ideal candidate will also be interested in exposure and collaboration with other development teams within CGI to participate in architecture reviews, peer-solutioning, proposal support, knowledge sharing events, etc. Candidates should be excited about learning different development technologies, coding languages, and support tools and motivated to collaborate with other developers to continually broaden and enhance the group’s knowledge and stay current with evolving trends and best practices.

The candidate will be responsible for helping to define and code the ongoing architecture and development of an emerging Angular/Java/Spring application. The candidate will be able to confidently code and organize the application using best-practices while helping to share their knowledge with the team and grow the teams’ skills and understanding of robust Java application.

The candidate’s responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Authoring and reviewing web application code in Angular(Typescript), Java, JavaScript, Spring framework, etc.

  • Participating in daily team discussions and code collaboration to promote continuous progress

  • Architecting and designing new system features, and providing accurate estimates and development timelines.

  • Participating in client, industry, and end-user discussions to help provide technical viewpoint on the application.

  • Leading technical design sessions to create sustainable, high-performing features

  • Providing technical guidance to junior developers and business analysts on the team

  • Continuous improvement of existing development tools and technologies

  • Defining and maintaining standard development practices for the team

  • Integrating automated testing strategies into development practices.

  • Augmenting and Improving system architecture

  • General understand of database design and optimizing application access to backend data.

  • Participating in proof-of-concepts, hackathons, and cross-project solutioning.

  • Continuous direct interaction with clients and end-users to understand software needs and talk through architectural and technical design choices.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

At least 5 years’ experience in web application development.

At least 1 year experience developing enterprise Angular web applications.

Demonstrated experience with Java and Spring development.

Experience working with modern Java software development and build tools such as Maven, Git, Tomcat, Eclipse, Bamboo, Jenkins,

Strong understanding of REST service development.

Confident communication skills with both internal team members as well as customers. Able to effectively collaborate with third parties to jointly contribute to the project’s success.

Ability to quickly research, learn, and apply emerging technologies within the software development industry.

An understanding of cloud-native architecture and cloud technologies, especially within Azure and AWS spaces.

Ability to work independently as well as within a dynamic team environment.

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or other technical discipline.

Ability to mentor and support junior team members while continuing to contribute and complete work

CGI is unable to sponsor international hires for this position.


The following qualifications will strongly benefit a candidate:

  • 7+ years of web application development

  • 2+ years of regular Angular development

  • Agile/Scrum certifications and training

  • Experience using Atlassian tools, e.g. JIRA, Confluence, BitBucket, SourceTree, etc.

  • Government Consulting experience

  • Experience leading and/or managing similar software development teams

  • Experience with serverless technologies

Minimum Years of directly related experience Required: 5 years

Minimum Education Required: Bachelors Degree



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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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