Cloud Architect

  • CGI Group, Inc.
  • Dallas, TX, United States
  • Aug 05, 2022
Full time

Job Description

Cloud Architect

Position Description
Are you a relentless learner, like solving business challenges with composable solutions, a driver of change with the talent to inspire clients and colleagues? Join CGI as a certified AWS, Azure, and/or Google cloud architect in the Emerging Technology Practice where you'll help shape the digital revolution by researching new cloud offerings, architecting cloud migrations, and working on some of the world's most ambitious transformation projects.

Your work will have a wide impact as you keep the team relevant across the various cloud and hybrid-cloud offerings and solutions, collaborate to design cutting-edge environments which help make the everyday easier, for our clients. We're a Top 100 employer so when you start your CGI story, not only will you be improving people's lives, you can be sure we'll do the same for you.

As a compelling communicator and a natural motivator, you'll deliver the best solutions by working with enthusiastic teams of experts. Your vision, sector expertise, and professional acumen will ensure you deliver customer-centric innovation.

Your future duties and responsibilities
As a Cloud Architect in the emerging technology practice, you will work with other cloud, enterprise, solution, and data architects to understand which new technologies and solutions should be investigated and how they would benefit various clients and/or sectors. You will help write technical briefings, evangelize the benefits of a given technology, work with marketing to generate white papers, and collaborate with the account teams to create industry-leading strategies, solutions, and offerings with a focus on solving business problems. At times you will work with our clients to design and formulate all aspects of full or hybrid cloud migration design and development. You will be accountable for and apply proven expertise of resiliency, automation, application rationalization, modernization, and retirement within a cloud architecture all with a focus on composability and cost-effectiveness.

Your expertise in cloud-native strategy, design, development, security, Agile, continuous deployment, automation, and DevSecOps will be instrumental in enabling our client to achieve their objectives. You will bring lessons learned and expertise from leading successful migrations and development of open source-based applications in the cloud.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role
• 10+ years' experience across infrastructure, data-center, and cloud architectures
• Experience in working closely with Customer's technical leads, engineering teams and architecture stakeholders for technical issues and architecture framework capabilities for use by other development teams
• Hold advanced certifications with at least 2 cloud service providers (Google and Azure or AWS)
• Strong technical presentation skills with the ability to convey complex concepts in an easy to understand way
• Expertise in IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, and other more discrete as a service offerings
• Expertise in cloud-native architecture that address the key principles and benefits of scalability, resiliency, manageability, observability, and automation
• Experience in service-oriented architecture, web services, and APIs
• Expertise with infrastructure as code, containerization, and DevOps methodology
• Expertise establishing legacy modernization and migration roadmaps for enterprises
• Experience with event-driven applications using queues, service bus, and other related patterns
• Experience with data platforms a plus
• Experience estimating large scale projects
• Working knowledge of an Agile methodology

Min Education Required: Bachelor's or Master's degree in Engineering, Science, Mathematics or Information/Computer related field.

Est. Salary Range (Colorado Only): $135,000-$217,000*

*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


Insights you can act on

While technology is at the heart of our clients' digital transformation, we understand that people are at the heart of business success.

When you join CGI, you become a trusted advisor, collaborating with colleagues and clients to bring forward actionable insights that deliver meaningful and sustainable outcomes. We call our employees "members" because they are CGI shareholders and owners and owners who enjoy working and growing together to build a company we are proud of. This has been our Dream since 1976, and it has brought us to where we are today - one of the world's largest independent providers of IT and business consulting services.

At CGI, we recognize the richness that diversity brings. We strive to create a work culture where all belong and collaborate with clients in building more inclusive communities. As an equal-opportunity employer, we want to empower all our members to succeed and grow. If you require an accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, please let us know. We will be happy to assist.

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