AWS Technical Architect

at CGI Group, Inc.
Location Columbia, SC
Date Posted January 6, 2022
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


AWS Technical Architect

Position Description
CGI has an immediate need for AWS Technical Architect to join our financial services team in one of our selected CGI locations. Due to the current COVID-19 status, candidates will not be required to work within the physical work location at this time. When COVID-19 restrictions are lifted, they will be required to be located within the proximity of the assigned CGI location.

This is an exciting 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.
• 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!
• 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

In this role, you will serve as an AWS Architect responsible for the capture and delivery of digital transformation engagements with a focus on Cloud migration, hybrid Cloud solutions, and solution implementation.

Your future duties and responsibilities
Required qualifications to be successful in this role
• 10+ years defining current and target state architectures, transition architectures and roadmaps
• 5+ years experience with developing solution architecture across multiple architecture domains such as business, data, integration, resiliency and application
• 3+ years hands on application solution design experience in AWS using AWS native services
• 2+ years data analytics solutioning experience in AWS cloud using AWS native services (EMR, Redshift, Athena etc.), Apache Spark framework and using Python, or R
• 2+ years experience in selecting, architecture reviewing, integration architecture with SaaS/COTS solutions
• 4+ years providing solutions based on Enterprise Integration patterns, Event Driven Architecture, API, Web services, SOA and Micro Services
• 3+ years experience in defining deployment and resiliency architectures using serverless architecture like ECS, Fargate, Lambda etc.
• 5+ years experience working with Application servers and containers such as JBoss, Tomcat, WebLogic, Oracle Application Server
• 5+ years experience w/performance optimizations such as improving scalability, availability, throughput, failover, etc.
• Very good understanding of AWS Cloud Security.
• Demonstrated experience of various Cloud Technologies, industry trends and solutioning experience in Public, Hybrid Cloud and PaaS will be essential.
• AWS Solution Architect Associate or Professional certification.
• Ability to work with both senior management level executives and development teams.
• Excellent communication, presentation, and documentation skills.
• Professional demeanor

Required qualifications to be successful in this role
• Skilled in AWS offerings, development and networking platforms.
• Experience using APIs for developing or programming software
• Experience using JIRA, Confluence, Visio and other Confluence tools
• Skilled in XML, Java, JavaScript, Kubernetes, Docker, VMWare. Terraform

Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field
AWS Solution Architect Associate or Professional certification desired

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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