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Cloud Data Engineer

Company: CGI Group, Inc.
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: October 10, 2021

Job Description:

Cloud Data Engineer

Position Description
The best version of us starts with you. And the best version of you starts here.

CGI helps clients take an enterprise approach to accelerate and maximize their return on technology investments through relevant applied innovation.

As a data engineer, you will support client stakeholders with insights gained from collecting, interpreting, analyzing and publishing company data. The solutions developed will meet the requirements, perform well and have quality built-in.

The ideal candidate is adept at using large data sets to find opportunities for product and process optimization and using models to test the effectiveness of different courses of action. You must have strong experience using a variety of data mining/data analysis methods, using a variety of data tools, building and implementing models, using/creating algorithms and creating/running simulations. You must have a proven ability to drive business results with your data-based insights. You must be comfortable working with a wide range of stakeholders and functional teams. The right candidate will have a passion for discovering solutions hidden in large data sets and working with stakeholders to improve business outcomes.

Your future duties and responsibilities
In this role you will be involved in the processing, cleansing, and verifying the integrity of data used for analysis, be able to create automated anomaly detection systems, track performance and carry out other ad-hoc analysis as required
• Collecting data through means such as analyzing business results or by setting up and managing new studies
• Transferring data into a new format to make it more appropriate for analysis (Oracle to Postgresql)
• Creating new, experimental frameworks to collect data
• Building tools to automate data collection
• Creating reports and presentations for business uses
• Correlating similar data to find actionable results
• Work with stakeholders throughout the organization to identify opportunities for leveraging company data to drive business solutions
• Mine and analyze data from company databases to drive optimization and improvement of product development, marketing techniques and business strategies
• Assess the effectiveness and accuracy of new data sources and data gathering techniques
• Develop custom data models and algorithms to apply to data sets
• Use predictive modeling to increase and optimize customer experiences, revenue generation, ad targeting and other business outcomes
• Coordinate with different functional teams to implement models and monitor outcomes
• Develop processes and tools to monitor and analyze model performance and data accuracy
• Assist in the development

Required qualifications to be successful in this role
CGI has an open opportunity for a data engineer to join our team. Attributes that define our ideal candidates will include:
• Experience with Azure Data Factory to include the MS integration runtime configurations.
• Experience with Oracle to Postgres DB migrations using Ora2Pg
• Experience with Azure Managed Postgres
• Experience with Azure DataLake V2
• Experience with Azure Synapse Studio
• Convert users and groups to Asure Postgres
• Analytical curiosity, strong data-oriented skills and a statistical programming background
• Possess a successful track record of designing and developing AI/ML algorithms for private or public sector solutions
• Up-to-date with the latest technology trends, have a strong desire to constantly learn and be ready to put on the hacker's hat at any time to convert an idea into a demonstration
• Highly detailed-oriented with exceptional organizational and follow-through skills
• Self-starter and able to execute without a lot of direction or oversight
• Exceptional communication skills, with an ability to make advanced analytics concepts accessible and understandable to non-technical business user
• Value collaboration and urgency; and have a passion for driving impact

Skill Set Years of Experience Proficiency Level

Experience working on predictive analytics and data mining projects

5+ Sr

Sound knowledge and experience of Cloud Computing working with Azure and AWS native services for data & AI. (Azure experience strongly preferred)

5+ Sr

Hands-on experience working with Big Data technologies such as Spark, Cassandra, and/or Hadoop

5+ Sr
Demonstrated proficiency with PowerBi
5+ Sr

Hands-on experience using complex machine learning methods and algorithms At least 2 years of experience working with one or more data mining tools such as R, Python, Scala or SAS

5+ Sr

Experience working as a part of an Agile team

5+ Sr


Skill Set Years of Experience Proficiency Level

Self-directed and demonstrable problem-solving skills
5+ Sr
Knowledge of modern software development techniques and methodologies
5+ Sr
Knowledge and practice of secure software development processes
5+ Sr
Ability to handle multiple priorities and deadlines
5+ Sr

Minimum Education Required: Bachelors Degree

If 'other': Bachelor's degree in mathematics, business, statistics, economics, computer science or information systems (or equivalent combination of skill and experience)

Est. Salary Range (Colorado Only): $59K-$110K*

*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.


  • Azure Data Factory
  • Azure Data Lake
  • Big Data

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

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