Senior Cloud Architect

CGI Group Inc. Irvine , CA 92606

Posted 6 months ago

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Position Description:

CGI is seeking a Senior Cloud Architect for our Irvine, CA location to drive development of new solutions and improvements to existing supported applications. Partnering with the business and end customers to understand and deliver to their needs will require keen communication and thought leadership skills.

This is an exciting full-time opportunity to work in a fast-paced team environment. We take an innovative approach to supporting our clients, working side-by-side in an agile environment using emerging technologies. This is the chance to further advance your career. These fast paced projects provide opportunities to expand your skill-set in a hands-on environment.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

  • Drives the technical assessment and disposition of the applications

  • Consults with application transformation teams on their refactoring efforts

  • Supports customers in integrating cloud solutions with their existing logging and monitoring solutions

  • Helps customers create or integrate with existing CI/CD pipeline

  • Helps customers choose the right applications for cloud conversion.

  • Supports customers in creating a platform/application-level scaffolding for migrating multiple applications to cloud

  • Assists customers with migrating legacy applications to cloud

  • Pairs with customers' architects/developers to impart the skills needed to be successful in their long-term digital transformation efforts

  • Enables customers to build a new class of digital applications as they transform their business

  • Travel required 25% - periodically

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

  • Customer-focused, hands-on technical expert with the ability to provide consultation and discuss technical concepts with leadership that may have varying degrees of technical expertise

  • Experience with private and public cloud platforms and providers, such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and Microsoft Azure

  • Technical skills in Java, .NET framework/core, as well as CI/CD tools, including Jenkins, Concourse or others. Either Java or .NET. Candidate does not require both.

  • Experience and knowledge of domain-driven design, microservices architecture and Agile development

  • Experience with Ruby/Rails, Go, messaging (RabbitMQ/AMQP, JMS), RDBMS, Redis and open-source contributor, a plus

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to remain calm under pressure

  • Ability to learn and adapt quickly to new technologies and environments while being able to see and present the "big picture"

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, time management skills and organizational skills

  • Hands-on, technical subject matter expert with the ability to propose, present and influence architectural design ideas to executives and technical management as well as work with customers' developers, architects and technical management

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, related field or equivalent experience


  • .NET

  • Java

  • Oracle

  • SQL Server

  • C#

  • JavaScript

  • Spring

  • VB.NET

  • XML

What you can expect from us: 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 changesupporting 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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CGI is an equal opportunity employer.

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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