Software Developer

Lafayette, LA

Software Developer

Category: Project Management

Main location: United States, Louisiana, Lafayette

Position ID: J0224-2110

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

CGI is seeking a Software Developer to support a large financial system modernization project for a federal agency. The Software Developer will lead Agile software development and system integration efforts, including initial planning, design, software development and coding, prototyping, auditable documentation, manual testing, automated testing, and configuration. There is a particular emphasis on the modernization and re-integration of legacy mainframe system interfaces into a modern, cloud-based deployment infrastructure.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

•Lead software development and modernization teams utilizing Agile methods.

•Work closely with the Senior Technical Architect and Business Analysts to ensure the client’s enterprise business objectives and stakeholder needs are met.

•Work closely with the Code Transformation Team to ensure modernized code products meet the requirements defined by the client, the Senior Technical Architect, and the Business Analysts.

•Ensure all legacy mainframe system interfaces are modernized and re-integrated into the modernized application platform

•Utilize DevSecOps methods to support the modernized code deployment process through the Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) pipeline.

•Support unit, integration and acceptance testing.

•Ensure all software development bugs are triaged and tracked to closure.

•Ensure software development will use Agile, test-driven development principles, with robust documentation, user-centered design, an extensible infrastructure.

•Develop, execute and maintain automation test scripts, utilities, data sets leveraging commercial and / or open-source tools.

•Perform application and system software maintenance.

•Design, develop, test and package changes to system and software.

•Develop, operate, and maintain prototype applications, models and databases to determine optimal solutions.

•Perform system performance tuning and integration services.

•Responsible for the design, testing, deployment and sustainment of systems and application platforms.

•Duties include implementing user requirements; performing coding and data modeling, testing, quality assurance, software configuration management, design, and program documentation; build and deploy, implementation; and maintaining interoperability/integration between systems

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

•Minimum 5 years (or equivalent) experience in designing, analyzing, integrating, troubleshooting and optimizing distributed systems using agile lifecycle management and engineering practices.

•Minimum 5 years (or equivalent) experience designing, presenting business logic and data access code for complex web application architectures.

•Expert level experience with modern languages (e.g., Java, C++) and relational databases (e.g., Oracle SQL, Oracle PL/SQL)

•Familiarity with mainframe systems and interfaces.

•Familiarity with mainframe transactional, batch and scheduler operations.

•Experience in the practice of Agile methodology

•Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

•Excellent oral and written communication skills

•Excellent interpersonal skills to interact with team members, customers and support personnel

•U.S. Citizenship is required

Desired qualifications:

•Experience with system modernization management

•Experience supporting a Department of Defense (DOD) client

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 licensure 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 $77,200 - $152,100.





  • Application Development

  • Continuous Integration

  • Defense (Fed)

  • Technical Analysis

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