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AWS Automation Engineer

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AWS Automation Engineer

Category: Development/Engineering

City: Reston, Virginia, United States

Position ID: J0419-1025

Employment Type: Full Time

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Position Description:

​CGI has an immediate need for a AWS Automation Engineer to join our financial services team in Herndon, 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 partner with 15 of the top 20 banks globally, and our top 10 banking clients have worked with us for an average of 26 years!

• Full-time opportunity to become a member of a stable, growing organization with over $8.5 billion+ in annual revenue

• We have over 73,000+ CGI Members in 40 countries and over 5k+ loyal Clients who are leveraging our end-to-end services across the globe

• We offer a competitive total compensation package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401k, paid vacation, and much more – and all CGI benefits begin on your first day of employment!

Your future duties and responsibilities:

The AWS automation engineer will be responsible for building and maintaining modern cloud environments. This role collaborates with development teams and infrastructure teams to build, maintain and modernize the cloud infrastructure. This is a hands on AWS developer/engineer role with Automation experience to build the below capabilities using Python/Java API, specific to Talend.

  1. IAM Roles design to setup access to automation process in Cloud formation, Cloud watch, Cluster automation, Cluster monitoring

  2. Cloud watch setup, configuration, ability to mine cloud watch logs using python API to publish it to S3

  3. Automation scripts to bootstrap EC2/EMR machines to install custom software patches, launch services etc.

  4. Design and Develop monitoring scripts using AWS services such as lambda to collect and send services availability

  5. Experience in design and develop dashboards using ELK/Kibana/Splunk or other tools using monitoring data collected

  6. Design , Develop scripts using python/java/ansible to push software patches, system software to EC2/EMR clusters

  7. Design , Develop scripts to perform backup filesystems in EC2/EBS to S3 and pull from S3 to launch clusters during a failure event

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

3-5 yrs. experience in the following technologies

ELK/Kibana/Splunk or other tools using monitoring data collection

Python/Java API




Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business or related field

What you can expect from us:

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