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Sr. Application Engineer

Company: CGI Group
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

Sr. Application Engineer

Position Description
Engineering team supporting a large federal financial system is seeking a Senior Application Engineer. Candidate should be a team-player and will work with a team of other application engineers, software developers, DBAs, business analysts, software testers, and help desk team in managing a complex heterogeneous solution encompassing online transactions, enterprise reporting, numerous internal and external interfaces, which supports 2,000+ concurrent users. Engineering responsibilities cover performance management, software configuration, application monitoring, major upgrades, new solution assessments, network monitoring, security vulnerability prevention and remediation. Candidate should have creativity and strong passion in problem solving, as well as ability to multi-task between learning the software stack and delivering critical, time-sensitive solutions. A successful candidate will thrive in a fast-paced but rewarding environment.
Occasional scheduled weekend work may be needed to complete deliverables and/or support complex maintenance events.

Your future duties and responsibilities
Install and configure applications, with the intent of documenting and automating repeatable installations.
Develop and maintain application monitoring systems, using both 3rd party tools and home-grown methods. Develop and maintain standard operating procedures for DevOps and Production Support teams to follow in response to monitoring events
Execute performance assessments and tuning to cover entire system stack from user networks, through application servers, to database
Design and prototype operational solutions, such automating database refreshes or cloning application stacks
Present engineering solutions to the client. Develop slide decks and other presentation material.
Troubleshoot and fix problems throughout the full stack of application software. Work with developers and team members to leverage their knowledge to solve problems and test solutions.
Examine reports and logs in the system; analyze problems and identify root causes.
Interface to the hardware providers and other data center staff for roadmap planning and resource tracking

Required qualifications to be successful in this role
Experience with at least one of these application servers - Jboss, ActiveMQ, WebLogic, Tuxedo, Kubernetes platforms
Experience in SQL and/or PL/SQL.
Ability to write and extend scripts in either a Unix shell, or Python
Experience with a scheduling tool, such Jenkins, Control-M, or Tivoli Workload Scheduler (TWS)
A great attitude and hunger for learning
Excellent analytical, written and oral communication skills
Desire and ability to work within a team environment.
Willingness and desire to share knowledge and help teammates

Experience with CGI Momentum is strongly desired. Experience with other ERP systems (Oracle, SAP) also a plus.
Experience in IBM AIX and/or Linux, with preference to Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL).
Performance testing experience with IBM Rational Performance Tester, JMeter, or similar tool.


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.

Ready to become part of our success story? Join CGI - where your ideas and actions make a difference.

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.


  • Application Deployment Associated topics: algorithm, backend, back end, c#, develop, developer, programming, python, software developer, software programmer

Keywords: CGI Group, Lafayette , Sr. Application Engineer, Other , Lafayette, Louisiana

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