Sr. Database Engineer

New York, NY

Sr. Database Engineer

Category: Software Development/ Engineering

Main location: United States, New York, New York

Position ID: J0624-0150

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

CGI is looking for a self-motivated Senior Database Engineer with experience in Relational Databases, Data Profiling & Data Modeling for a large financial client in New York, NY. The candidate must have prior expertise in relational databases, structure data modelling, optimal querying and diagnosing database functioning issues, as well as reviewing database performance and user reports. The Candidate must be open to Hybrid Working (3 days/week) in NYC.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Database Design and Modeling

• Collaborate with stakeholders to design and create efficient database schemas

• Optimize data models for performance, scalability, and maintainability

• Document Data Models, Technical specifications, and Designs.

• Collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams including data engineers, UI/UX

designers, QA engineers, DevOps specialists, and business stakeholders.

• Suggest design and approaches to the global team and work in collaboration to

implement the process.

• Interact with Product Owners and architects

• Utilize agile methodologies such as Scrum or Kanban for iterative development and

delivery, participating in sprint planning, backlog grooming, and sprint reviews

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• 9-10 years experience in Relational databases, Data Profiling and Data Modeling

• Ability to recommend and work on performance and query refinements and overall


• Strong technical expertise and analytical skills

• Strong communication and collaboration abilities. (keen soft skills)

• Should be an independent contributor with experience working in a distributed team

• Utilize agile methodologies such as Scrum or Kanban for iterative development and

delivery, participating in sprint planning, backlog grooming, and sprint reviews.

• Must have experience in solution design and interacting with Product Owners, users

and architects

• Must have exposure to CI/CD.

• Should be familiar with design/requirement tools like JIRA & Confluence

• Exposure to Big Data, API and ETL is a plus

• Critical thinking, Problem-solving techniques

• Able to work independently with a global team

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 skills 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 for this type of position of the current range of $60,300- $146,800.

At CGI, we call our professionals “members” to reinforce that all who join our organization are, as owners, empowered to take part in the challenges and rewards that come from building an outstanding 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 childcare, Pet insurance, a Member Assistance Program, a 529 college savings program, a personal financial management tool, lifestyle management programs and more




  • SQL

  • Banking

  • Data Analysis

  • Data Modeling

  • ETL

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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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.