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System Engineer

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System Engineer

Category: Software Development/ Engineering

City: New York City, New York, US United States

Position ID: J1121-3152

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

Systems Engineer with strong technical skills to engineer solutions for operational problems

As a Systems Engineer, the candidate will be responsible for formulating and implementing solutions that will improve overall stability and resiliency of critical business applications.

The candidate will also be responsible for leading critical incident response function: - lead and drive the triaging and resolution of complex, high impact production issue to quickly restore the services to minimize any impacts to business functions.

This role can be located within proximity of any US CGI location.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

Problem Solving Function

• Remediate recurring issues via proactive or automated reactive solutions

• Reduce manual work through automation.

• Build or modify solutions to improve system resiliency, performance and efficiency.

• Build a strong team by mentoring and leveling-up junior developers

Response Function

• Build and Refine Application monitoring rules

• Advise Critical Incident Response processes

• Monitor production environments

• Conduct Post-Mortem analysis

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• Experienced systems engineer with strong background in coding and automation

• Able to quickly identify the root cause and resolve critical issues by looking across multiple layers

• Extensive Support Experience in a global large-scale, high volume application in a mission-critical and complex production environment

• Extensive experience in Linux Systems, analyzing and interpreting application/system log files (4+ years)

• Proficient Knowledge of Object-Oriented Programming concepts. (4+ years)

• Working knowledge or better of Java is Preferred

• Proficient knowledge of programming/scripting languages for example Python/PowerShell/Shell Scripting (4+ years)

• Proficient knowledge of infrastructure components for example Load Balancers (F5), Web Security Mechanism, REST APIs

• Working knowledge of Java Web applications and Oracle or other SQL database (2+ years)

• Working knowledge of Application Performance Monitoring tools such as Elastic stack, New Relic, or Dynatrace, analyzing application and system log files (2+ years)

• Working knowledge of CI/CD toolsets such as Concourse, Jenkins, GitLab, SonarQube, etc. (2+ years)

• Working knowledge of application and infrastructure architecture

• Working knowledge of Containerization (Docker) and Container Orchestration (Kubernetes)

• Working knowledge of Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) and automation design principles

• Strong, courageous communicator capable of effectively communicating, verbally and written to technical and business representatives

• Capable of working in high pressure situations

• Comfortable working as part of a distributed team

• Passion for learning and new technologies

Est. Salary Range (Colorado Only): $120,000-$160,000*

*Disclaimer: In accordance with Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, effective January 1, 2021, a good faith hourly or base salary range must be posted for all positions where the work may be performed in the state of Colorado. Therefore, this good faith salary range will only apply where this described position will be performed in the state, and should not be considered the compensation range in other locations or for other positions.

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




  • Java

  • Linux

  • Python

  • Shell Script

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.

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