Python API Developer

Lafayette, LA

Python API Developer

Category: Software Development/ Engineering

Main location: United States, Louisiana, Lafayette

Alternate Location(s): Any CGI location

Position ID: J1123-0272

Employment Type: Full Time

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Build a Career that Matters at CGI’s Lafayette Center

Position Description:

CGI is a leading provider of IT and business consulting services that help clients achieve their goals through a combination of technology, innovation, and deep industry expertise. With a global presence, we work with clients in various industries, including finance, government, healthcare, and telecommunications.

We are looking for a dedicated Python API Developer to join our team and help us deliver innovative solutions to our clients.

This position can also be performed in any CGI Office in the US in a hybrid model with preference of Lafayette, LA location.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

As a Python API Developer at CGI, you will be responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining RESTful APIs using Python, Flask, and other related technologies. You will work with cross-functional teams to understand requirements and design solutions that meet the needs of our clients. You will also be responsible for ensuring the performance, scalability, and security of the APIs.

-Design, develop, and maintain high-performance Python APIs and other services using FastAPI microservices architecture, with SQL Alchemy and Postgres Database.

-Use or experience with Alembic (database migration for SQL Alchemy) is preferred

-Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand business requirements and design solutions

-Develop and maintain technical documentation, including API specifications and design documents

-Write unit tests and perform code reviews to ensure code quality and maintainability

-Identify and troubleshoot issues related to APIs, and implement effective solutions

-Continuously improve the performance, scalability, and security of the APIs

-Stay up to date with the latest trends and best practices in Python API development

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field

  • 5+ years of experience in Python API development

  • Expertise in Python programming language and related libraries

  • Experience with FastAPI or Flask, or other Python web frameworks

  • In-depth knowledge of microservices framework and best practices.

  • In-depth knowledge of RESTful API design principles.

  • Experience with cloud computing platforms such as AWS or Azure

  • Basic knowledge of Terraform and Jenkins

  • Strong experience with SQL and database technologies such as MySQL, PostgreSQL, or Oracle

  • Working knowledge of containerization technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes

  • Proficiency in version control systems such as Git

• Python – 5+ year(s)

• Flask or FastAPI - 3 year(s)

• RESTful (Rest-APIs) - 5 year(s)

• SQL - 5 year(s)

• Microservices – 3 Years

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 - $209,100.

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






  • Python

  • SQL

  • Flask

  • Microservices

  • RESTful (Rest-APIs)

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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