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API Java Tech Lead

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API Java Tech Lead

Category: Software Development/ Engineering

City: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, US United States

Position ID: J1121-3969

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

CGI is hiring an API Technical Lead to join our dynamic team.

At CGI, you get to build solutions as a full time consultant with a world-class IT company. You will be involved in a mission critical project, working with a team of smart, dedicated people like yourself who build quality solutions for a variety of customers. Take your talents to a company that inspires growth and values your ideas.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

  1. Responsible to Lead and drive with the team with the client

  2. Responsible for sound and high quality technical deliverables.

  3. Drive the direction and roadmap for the microservices architecture.

  4. Provide innovative solutions to complex situations and drive outcomes.

  5. Provide technical guidance and architectural assistance around Kafka, Microservices and Mongo DB integrations

  6. Help the other members of the team with technical queries and guide and mentor them to develop top quality code.

  7. Work in an Agile environment and adapt to the changing needs and requirements of the business.

  8. Always be ready to be hands-on to develop or fix issues to deliver on time and with highest quality.

  9. Work closely with leadership and the whole Tech team

  10. Work to guide team members to create test plans, and ensure the issues are properly identified, fixed and tested.

  11. Develop all code incorporating the best practices.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

  1. Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  2. 6+ years experience developing and managing RESTful API applications with microservices architecture.

  3. 9+ years of experience developing web applications using J2EE.

  4. 6+ years of experience in Spring Boot and/or Spring.

  5. 6+ years experience working as a lead and driving high quality outcomes.

  6. Excellent working knowledge of Open Shift Container Platform and Kubernetes.

  7. Excellent working knowledge of Kafka will be a huge value add.

  8. Experience integrating Java based applications with Mongo DB.

  9. Demonstrate strong design and programming skills using JSON, Web Services, XML, XSLT, PL/SQL in Unix and Windows environments

  10. Strong collaboration and communication skills within distributed project teams and in an Agile environment.

Skill set Years of experience Proficiency level







Desired qualifications/non-essential skills required

• Excellent communication

• Banking Knowledge

Skill set Years of experience Proficiency level

Minimum Education Required: Bachelors Degree


  • Java

  • Leadership

  • Microservices

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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CGI is an equal opportunity employer.

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, or any other legally protected status or characteristics.

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