CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc. AWS Architect in Reston, Virginia

AWS Architect

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Category:Infrastructure/Cloud

City:Reston, Virginia, United States

Position ID:J0518-1542

Employment Type:Full Time

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Position Description:

CGI has an immediate need for a AWS Architect to join our financial services team in Reston, VA.

This is an exciting full-time opportunity to work in a fast-paced team environment supporting one of the largest leaders in the secondary mortgage industry. We take an innovative approach to supporting our client, working side-by-side in an agile environment using emerging technologies.

This is the chance to further advance your career. Why?

  • We work with 22 of the top 30 banks globally

  • 20 of the top 25 banks in the Americas

  • 19 of the top 20 banks in Europe

  • Full-time opportunity to become a member of an organization w/$10 billion+ in annual revenues

  • 70,000 employees in 40 countries

We're offering a complete benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401k, paid vacation, etc.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

  • Proven expertise in mitigating and understanding threat vectors including actor behavior, DDoS, Phishing, Malicious Payload, Cloud, Mobile Devices, etc. Understand the cyber threat landscape.

  • Proven expertise in building a defense in depth infrastructure security architecture that includes security controls across multiple technology stack.

  • Ability to champion both conventional and non-conventional methods to protecting an enterprise at scale.

  • Strong knowledge in host based security solutions such as HIPS, Data Loss Prevention (DLP), end point protection, and application whitelisting.

  • Strong knowledge of networking, Unix/Linux, NAS/SAN, virtualization, authentication, cryptography. Must be fully conversant up and down the technology stack.

  • Working experience with IPS, DLP, Firewalls, SIEM, and security assessment tools/methodology (network, systems, and application).

  • Must have solid knowledge and understanding of scripting and secure configurations for mainstream operating systems (*nix, Windows, etc.)

  • Architecture and solution design experience required to develop infrastructure based detailed design specifications.

  • Strong knowledge in enterprise logging and monitoring solutions including monitoring privilege user accounts and sensitive configuration files

  • Knowledge of Identity and Access Management, Cloud, and PKI/Certificate Services a plus

  • Message driven architecture experience/exposure

  • Expert in various patterns of enterprise architecture and best practices, to include data masking, encryption, logging, etc.

  • Knowledge of DevOps methods and CI/CD automation practices

  • AWS Cloud Services experience; solution delivery expertise, migration of applications to the cloud, automation through various tools both AWS native and third-party. Serves as a leader in the AWS space for InfoSec interfacing with internal customers and other parts of InfoSec.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

  • IT Security certifications required: CISSP or GIAC equivalent

  • AWS certifications desired: AWS Solution Architect

  • 5+ years of hands on experience in AWS Space

  • Experience in an environment using agile methodology

  • Experience not with just pure design, but experience in the actual delivery of projects

  • Process analysis and systematic thinking

  • Ability to manage large, cross-divisional Program activities in a complex environment and drive results

  • Ability to operate at strategic and tactical levels

  • Experience working in a matrixed team environment

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Client/Customer Service Delivery Experience

  • Experience in applying best practices related to Stakeholder Management

  • Experience researching and evaluating available technologies and standards to meet requirements

  • Thrives in a highly regulated, fast paced, and changing environment

  • Prior experience in financial services a plus

  • Prior experience working with Perl, Bash, Python, XML, REST API, and JSON desired

Education: Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Math, or other applicable field.

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.

Learn more about CGI at www.cgi.com .

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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, 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.

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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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.

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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.

We make it easy to translate military experience and skills! Click here at http://cgi-veterans.jobs/ to be directed to our site that is dedicated to veterans and transitioning service members.