Automation Platform Engineer - Ansible Tower

Hartford, CT

Automation Platform Engineer - Ansible Tower

Category: Software Development/ Engineering

Main location: United States, Connecticut, Hartford

Alternate Location(s): United States, North Carolina, Cary

United States, Connecticut, Hartford

Position ID: J0324-1894

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

The best version of us starts with You!

Are you passionate about automation, infrastructure deployment, and streamlining processes? Do you thrive in a dynamic environment where your expertise can make a significant impact? Look no further! We’re seeking an Ansible Tower/Automation Platform Engineer to join our innovative team.

As an Automation Platform Engineer, you will play a critical role in designing, implementing, and maintaining Ansible automation solutions across various domains. Your expertise will be instrumental in streamlining processes, enhancing efficiency, and ensuring seamless deployment of infrastructure and applications.

This role can be located in Hartford, CT or Cary, NC.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

Configuration Management Solutions:

Plan and design large-scale configuration management solutions using tools such as Ansible Tower, Chef, or Puppet.

Develop deployment workflows and version control systems (GIT/SVN).

Write playbooks and roles for operating system configurations.

Create custom modules and plugins in Python to automate complex tasks.

Automation and Scalability:

Collaborate with cross-functional teams to expand the role and capability of automation in IT Management.

Ensure ease of automation and scalability in all Git-based deployments.

Implement effective solutions based on standards and best practices.

Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD):

Integrate Ansible automation into CI/CD pipelines.

Work closely with DevOps teams to enhance deployment processes.

Execute code-based CI/CD deployment plans for new and existing infrastructure.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

  • Strong experience in building CI/CD pipelines (Gitlab, Jenkins) and deployment automation.

  • Familiarity with cloud platforms (AWS, Azure, GCP) and infrastructure as code (IaC) tools.

  • Prior work with Ansible Automation Platform (Ansible Tower) is highly desirable.

  • Proficiency in Ansible for orchestration, configuration management, and workflow automation.

  • Scripting skills (Python, Bash, or similar).

  • Knowledge of version control systems (GIT/SVN).

Education: Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Engineering, or related field (or equivalent experience).


  • Optional but beneficial- Ansible certification (e.g., Red Hat Certified Engineer in Ansible Automation).




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 and training; and licensure and certifications. 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 is $85,800 - $165,200

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 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 childcare, Pet insurance, a Member Assistance Program, a 529 college savings program, a personal financial management tool, lifestyle management programs and more


  • Ansible

  • Continuous Integration

  • Python

  • GIT

  • GIT

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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