CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc. Senior DevOps Engineer - Mainframe Specialist in Lafayette, Louisiana

Senior DevOps Engineer - Mainframe Specialist

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Category:Development/Engineering

City:Lafayette, Louisiana, United States

Position ID:J0418-1165

Employment Type:Full Time

Position Description:

As a Senior DevOps Engineer – Mainframe Specialist, you will be filling a mission-critical role ensuring that our complex systems are healthy, monitored, automated, and designed to scale for one of CGI's major healthcare clients. Location open to numerous offices or remote location.

You will use your background as a DevOps engineer to work closely with our development teams from the early stages of design all the way through identifying and resolving production issues.

The ideal candidate is passionate about the DevOps mantra and involves deep knowledge of both the application and the product. They will also believe automation is a key component to operating large-scale systems. May play a lead role or technical consultant role in large or complex projects or initiatives.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Lead development and infrastructure communities on the Continuous Delivery Journey.

• Learn and adapt emerging technologies to Cigna’s environment.

• Present at internal brown bags and provide demos of emerging technologies, to a broad range of skills levels.

• Create prototype designs and working demo applications working closely with appropriate teams.

• Ability to identify key patterns and gaps that will limit overall stability of prototypes and propose solutions to meet both technology and process gaps.

• Guide teams through backlog prioritization for technical debt, DevOps and modular improvement efforts.

• Leverage a data driven approach to test and learn as changes are introduced or observed in the environment.

• Team player with a positive attitude can collaborate with business partners, peers, and leadership and can manage change.

• Strong focus on how we can improve our customer's experience of our systems

Required:

• An understanding of the principles and values underlying lean and agile flow. Prior success applying SAFe/Scrum/Kanban experience is preferred

• Skilled at communicating to people of all skills and roles in the organization, including very technical engineers and cost-conscious executives

• Strong understanding of working from Ops/Customer Service perspective with Value Streams.

• Experience in automating workflow and process flows using CI/CD tools.

• Provide application support, development, and maintenance of a portfolio of automation and productivity applications.

• Ability to define process and implement in tooling to enable efficient IT and business

• Extensive experience with Source Control management and its influence on the SDLC and DevOps Processes.

• Good knowledge of evolving technologies include micro-service, internal and external cloud, PaaS solutions, software defined networks, flexible storage solutions.

Preferred Experience:

• DevOps: 3 years

• Configuration Management: 3 years

• ITSM: 2 years

• CI/CD scripting: 3 years

• Mainframe CICD

• Cobol

• IMS

• Endevor

• zD&T

Competencies:

• 3-5 year’s experience in an Agile or DevOps environment

• Mainframe development background

• Experience in Continuous Integration frameworks such as Jenkins uDeploy, SonarQube, etc.

• Experience in configuration management solutions Puppet, Chef, Ansible, etc.

• Experience in monitoring solutions such as apm, splunk, etc.

• Experience in ITMS tools

• Experience in coding/scripting languages such as Java, Ruby, Python, Shell, etc.

• Experience in SCM tools such as Git, Subversion, etc.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

Educational Requirement

• BS degree in computer science or similar degree (software engineering, information systems / technology)

What you can expect from us:

Build your career with us.

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.

Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.

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Skills:

  • Customer Service & Support

  • Communication (Oral/Written)

  • Configuration Management

  • Jenkins

  • Mainframe

  • Python

  • SCRUM

  • SDLC

  • Splunk

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CGI provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need an accommodation to apply for a job in the U.S., please email the CGI U.S. Employment Compliance mailbox at USEmploymentCompliance@cgi.com . You will need to reference the requisition number of the position in which you are interested. Your message will be routed to the appropriate recruiter who will assist you. Please note, this email address is only to be used for those individuals who need an accommodation to apply for a job. Emails for any other reason or those that do not include a requisition number will not be returned.

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