Sr. Azure Cloud Engineer

at CGI Group, Inc.
Location Philadelphia, PA
Date Posted January 13, 2022
Category All
Job Type Full-Time


Sr. Azure Cloud Engineer

Position Description
CGI has an immediate need for a Senior Cloud Technologist who is an expert in cloud platforms with a background in Azure to join our Credit team. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a fast-paced, Agile team environment using SAFe framework. The Senior Cloud Technologist will apply functional knowledge and technical expertise in the implementation of systems while enhancing our platform's reliability, availability, scale, and performance.
This career opportunity is open to all locations across the U.S., but the member must be available to work during east coast work hours.

Your future duties and responsibilities
The Senior Cloud Technologist will guide the team on how to transfer the Credit IP into public cloud environments (e.g., Azure). You will work with the Cloud Architecture team to further cloud implementation of a microservices / cloud native architecture within the financial service industry. You will drive the efforts to develop and test cloud platform services and tooling across development and production environments. You will contribute to the evolution of our cloud CI/CD infrastructure & processes that ensure daily orchestration services and lifecycle automation are highly available. The role requires understanding of industry-standard best practices and regulations while working in close coordination with support, development, and implementation teams. The position requires strong leadership and team-building skills, and must be able to collaborate effectively with a group of high performing individuals. It also requires the ability to communicate with upper management as well as other architects within the group.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role
Required qualifications to be successful in this role
• Computer Science, Software Engineering, or IT/Telecommunications Engineering degree (or equivalent work experience) with 5+ years cloud experience.
• 2+ years of experience with Azure in a production environment
• Hands-on experience building and deploying containers utilizing the following tools: Kubernetes, Docker, and Helm (or other OCI compliant container technologies)
• Proficient in Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) with familiarity for other such as (EKS, GKS, Tanzu, or OpenShift)
• Ability to build, design and maintain cloud-based automation/pipelines within public cloud providers
• Experience with Azure DevOps tool chains and processes
• Proficient with operating scripting languages like Windows PowerShell, Bash, Python, Ruby, etc.
• Experience with Azure ARM templates and Terraform Automation. Experience in automating a real-world production environment.
• Proficient in infrastructure development and administration
• Proficient using infrastructure as code and configuration management tools for automation like Puppet, SaltStack, Ansible, etc.
• Must have effective leadership and cross-functional leadership and communication skills.
• Must have Knowledge of Networking and Security Groups design concepts in Hybrid Cloud architecture.
• Practical hands-on expertise in operating in administrative capacities on Windows and Linux environments
• Highly agile with ability to learn and adapt to new technologies and change
• Expertise with other Azure PaaS service (Azure SQL, Azure Functions, etc.)

Est. Salary Range (Colorado Only): $107k-$X174k*

*Disclaimer: In accordance with Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, effective January 1, 2021, a good faith hourly or base salary range must be posted for all positions where the work may be performed in the state of Colorado. Therefore, this good faith salary range will only apply where this described position will be performed in the state, and should not be considered the compensation range in other locations or for other positions.

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. CGIs 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

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