PowerBuilder Developer

Richmond, VA

PowerBuilder Developer

Category: Software Development/ Engineering

Main location: United States, Virginia, Richmond

Position ID: J1223-0239

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

CGI is seeking an experienced PowerBuilder Developer with a strong background in IT project work and demonstrated experience in coding and implementing solutions based on PowerBuilder. The ideal candidate will bring strong project delivery and development experience and be able to thrive in a highly collaborative and fast-paced work environment.

Working as a PowerBuilder Developer, you will research, design, develop, and/or modify enterprise-wide systems and/or applications software. PowerBuilder Developers will also be involved in planning of system and development deployment as well as responsible for meeting software compliance standards. This person will work with the business to evaluate current system challenges and architect, design, develop and test solutions to meet requirements. The challenges predominately require the implementation of application architecture, business logic and DevOps approaches to accomplish improvements in system performance, security compliance, and operational efficiency.

This position can be located at any CGI office in the U.S, preferred location is Richmond, Virginia.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

The PowerBuilder Developer will perform multi-disciplinary technical tasks that require object-oriented design skills and system design skills and will work closely with the development team to ensure that the solutions meet the business and non-functional requirements.

The PowerBuilder Developer will:

  • Identify and document current solution challenges along with the system requirements necessary to remedy those challenges

  • Architect, design, and develop new solutions to meet system requirements

  • Perform or direct revision, repair, or expansion of existing programs to increase operating efficiency or adapt to new requirements

  • Independently test the application and develop solutions that enable a positive end-user experience

  • Support test activities by separate test groups resolving issues and defects

  • Correct errors by making appropriate changes and rechecking the program to ensure that the desired results are produced.

  • Conduct trial runs of programs and software applications to be sure they will produce the desired information and that the instructions are correct.

  • Trouble shoot issues with the implementation of the solution

  • Assist with the deployment of the developed work

  • Assist in the final implementation and go-live activities planning

  • Work closely with the development team and team lead on all development activities, providing timely status while working as part of a project team, communicating progress, technical issues and their resolution solutions

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

  • Software Application Development

  • DevOps approaches and techniques

  • PowerBuilder 2012 and higher

  • Microsoft Azure DevOps

  • Oracle SQL and PL/SQL

  • Desired Qualifications:

  • Public Sector Experience

  • Experience with application architecture design

  • Security Experience – understanding of single sign-on, algorithms

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, software engineering or mathematics

  • Professional consulting experience

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 skill set, level, experience, relevant training, and licensure and certifications. To support the ability to reward for merit-based performance, 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 of the current range for this role in the U.S. is $77,200 - $213,800.

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

CGI anticipates accepting applications for this position through March 31, 2024.



  • DevOps

  • PowerBuilder

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, 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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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.