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Sr. Software/System Architect

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

Job Description:

Sr. Software/System Architect

Position Description
We're growing rapidly and are looking for a Software/System Architect to create and design simulations, conceptual diagrams and working reference models in support of our Federal client's large, complex system portfolio. In this role, you will have the opportunity to design simulations that shall be in a format that can successfully demonstrate product owner defined functionality, assist development teams, and achieve customer acceptance. Additionally, you will deliver executable prototypes including the appropriate documentation.

We're a close-knit team that has access to global resources. You'll have the opportunity to explore a wide range of industries, technologies, and geographies, all while enjoying the personal touch that our local operating approach offers.

Growth at CGI is driven by your goals, so if you were looking for an inclusive place where you're empowered to chart your own path, then we'd love to meet you.

Your future duties and responsibilities
Provide technical support for the Architecture & Engineering Review Board (AERB) reviews.
Process the AERB submission and be the technical liaison between the Portfolio Teams, AERB, and SPM.
Develop, maintain, and implement data architecture models (logical and physical) data mappings for Portfolio software development Product Teams.
Provide technical support and facilitation of Portfolio design efforts, to include detailed system, application, and data architecture designs, based on the analysis of product backlog requirements, project deliverables, and Enterprise Architecture documentation.
Provide continuous analysis of the enterprise architecture and its impact upon the Portfolio program architecture.
Provide comprehensive domain knowledge of client systems that affect the Portfolio program's products and provide technical management and strategic solution support to the portfolio's management team.
Develop system application-level architecture that is consistent with the architectural framework and methodologies established by the client's Enterprise Architecture.
Examine the functionality, purpose, and integration of existing and planned software applications to determine and document the business, data, application, and technology principles for the planned applications that will meet the client's Enterprise Architecture goals.
Provide technical support in the development and testing of systems and processes to address major architectural issues including data migration, database design and optimization, messaging, system and data security, architecture Governance, Architecture Change Control, application design and optimization, and application implementation.
Provide system and application level architectural solution recommendations.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role
Due to the nature of the government contract requirements and/or clearance requirements, US citizenship is required and the ability to obtain a Public Trust clearance.
Master's degree in Computer Science, Electronics Engineering or other Engineering or technical discipline and 10 years of experience required.
o Or, 10 years of additional relevant experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
Extensive experience in the coordination of program and project leaders to identify requirements for system architecture required.
Experience in the ability to identify strategies for addressing requirements required.
Experience with analysis of requirements against fiscal, schedule, and performance issues required.
Extensive experience in taking program requirements and is able to create an architecture vision having experience in high volume and high availability networks and systems required.
Experience in creating and conveying to team members the architectural vision for a program or project required.
Experience with dictating design choices to software developers, including but not limited to: platforms, coding and technical levels. Experience in establishing and enforcing standards and practices required.
Experience with overseeing the development team, manages the full life cycle of the software development process required.
Extensive software development experience and thorough knowledge of a variety of programming languages and logic required.


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.

Skills Associated topics: architect, architecture, backend, back end, c/c++, devops, senior software developer, senior software engineer, software architect, software engineer lead

Keywords: CGI Group, Lafayette , Sr. Software/System Architect, Other , Lafayette, Louisiana

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