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Cloud/Automation Engineer

Company: CGI Group, Inc.
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: June 11, 2021

Job Description:

Cloud/Automation Engineer

Position Description
CGI is seeking an entry level Cloud Automation Engineer to help build IT infrastructure environments in hybrid data centers. Applicant's responsibilities will include building, maintenance and continuous improvement of automations that will operate our data centers.

Applicant should have a willingness to learn public and private cloud environments as well as a proven ability to learn new technologies. Applicant must also be a skilled communicator, with an ability carry on detailed technical discussions with team members, as well as an ability to summarize and clearly communicate work status, key issues and risks to management. Finally, applicant must be able to thrive in a dynamic environment, remaining organized while working on multiple projects with multiple stakeholders in parallel.

This role can be located at any CGI office in the U.S. however, preferred locations are Belton, TX or Lafayette, LA.

Your future duties and responsibilities
Working in collaboration with internal CGI teams and clients to build and maintain automations that will run hybrid data centers, including:
1. Gathering detailed requirements from the request stakeholder
2. Leveraging existing (or proposing) tools to execute on requirements
3. Monitor and log performance of automations
4. Applying continuous improvement methodologies to review/enhance existing automations and apply lessons learned to future work
5. Provide subject matter expertise on automation and operating cloud environments to internal CGI teams and clients
6. Solve complex problems associated to the conversion of applications to cloud usage or containerized workloads.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role
Must be able to pass a CGI background check to start employment
Must have minimal knowledge and a little exposure to the following technical domains:

Python, Ruby or Bash scripting
Familiarity with Azure, AWS, and Google Cloud SaaS and PaaS services
Proficient oral and written communication skills
Outside the box problem solving (Provide an example)
Experience with Kubernetes and containerized workloads

Must understand the scope of future duties list above and how to integrate automation functions into SaaS offerings, and drive continuous improvement into all aspects of services delivered.

Skill Set Years of Experience Proficiency Level
Scripting skills (Bash/Python/Perl/Ruby) 1+ years Junior +
Infrastructure as Code
(CloudFormation, Terraform, Ansible) 0+ years Junior +
Experience with Public Cloud Providers
(Azure, AWS, GCP) 1+ years Junior +
Kubernetes (Vanilla, PKS, Rancher) 0+ years Junior +

• Public Cloud relevant certifications: GCP, AWS or Microsoft Azure Sysops/Architect certifications
• Experience with the application of Agile and DevOps methodologies
• Understanding of API techniques and management
• Ability to travel as needed up to 25%

Est. Salary Range (Colorado Only): $60,000-$90,000*

*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. 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


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.

Learn more about CGI at .

No unsolicited agency referrals please.

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, pregnancy, 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.

CGI provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need an accommodation to apply for a job in the U.S., please email the CGI U.S. Employment Compliance mailbox at . You will need to reference the requisition number of the position in which you are interested. Your message will be routed to the appropriate recruiter who will assist you. Please note, this email address is only to be used for those individuals who need an accommodation to apply for a job. Emails for any other reason or those that do not include a requisition number will not be returned.

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All CGI offers of employment in the U.S. are contingent upon the ability to successfully complete a background investigation. Background investigation components can vary dependent upon specific assignment and/or level of US government security clearance held. CGI will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrests and conviction records in accordance with all local regulations and ordinances.

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.


  • Communication (Oral/Written)
  • Problem Solving/DecisionMaking
  • Python
  • Team Player
  • Cloud Computing
  • Infrastructure as a Code
  • Kubernetes

Keywords: CGI Group, Inc., Lafayette , Cloud/Automation Engineer, Other , Lafayette, Louisiana

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