Software Architect

Jacksonville, FL

Software Architect

Category: Software Development/ Engineering

Main location: United States, Florida, Jacksonville

Position ID: J0524-1207

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

CGI Federal is looking for a Solutions Architect to lead and manage the design of comprehensive technology solutions for medium to large scale projects following an agile SDLC. The Solutions Architect will work closely with cross-functional teams to understand client requirements, assess existing systems, and develop strategic plans to deliver scalable and sustainable solutions.

This position is located in Jacksonville, Florida.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Collaborate with clients to understand their business needs and technical requirements

• Act as a technical liaison between clients, service engineering teams and support

• Design end-to-end solutions that align with client goals, leveraging industry best practices and emerging technologies

• Create Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), estimates, resource allocations, and milestones

• Create detailed architecture diagrams, technical specifications, and implementation plans

• Provide guidance and support to development teams throughout the project lifecycle

• Conduct technical reviews and ensure adherence to architectural standards and design principles

• Identify and mitigate technical risks, ensuring successful project delivery

• Stay updated on industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices to continually enhance our solutions and share amongst the CGI solutions architect community

• Offer recommendations for improvements in systems, applications, processes, and solving problems that may arise during the SDLC

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• Due to the nature of work, US Citizenship is required. Clearance needed post-employment

• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field

• Proven experience as a Solutions Architect or similar role, with a track record of successfully delivering complex projects

• Proficiency in designing and implementing scalable and sustainable solutions

• Strong understanding of cloud computing platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure) and related services

• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with diverse teams and stakeholders

• Solid problem-solving skills and the ability to think strategically

• Strong written communication skills

• Demonstrated ability to adapt to new technologies and learn quickly

Desired qualifications/non-essential skills required:

• CompTIA Security Plus certification

• Experience with Docker or related container technologies

• Experience with PostgreSQL

• Experience with event-driven architecture and CQRS (EventstoreDB)

• Experience with messaging (MSMQ, RabbitMQ)

• Experience with IoT devices (Raspberry PI, Arduino, IoT sensors)

• Experience with distributed cache (Redis)

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 license 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 $85,800.00 - $190,100.00.

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 maternity and parental leave

• Learning opportunities and tuition assistance

• Member assistance and wellness programs





  • Agile Architecture

  • ARIS

  • CMMI

  • Software Design Patterns

What you can expect from us:

Together, as owners, let’s turn meaningful insights into action.

Life at CGI is rooted in ownership, teamwork, respect and belonging. Here, you’ll reach your full potential because…

You are invited to be an owner from day 1 as we work together to bring our Dream to life. That’s why we call ourselves CGI Partners rather than employees. We benefit from our collective success and actively shape our company’s strategy and direction.

Your work creates value. You’ll develop innovative solutions and build relationships with teammates and clients while accessing global capabilities to scale your ideas, embrace new opportunities, and benefit from expansive industry and technology expertise.

You’ll shape your career by joining a company built to grow and last. You’ll be supported by leaders who care about your health and well-being and provide you with opportunities to deepen your skills and broaden your horizons.

Come join our team—one of the largest IT and business consulting services firms in the world.

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. Dependent upon role and/or federal government security clearance requirements, and in accordance with applicable laws, some background investigations may include a credit check. 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.