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Azure Architect

CGI Group

This is a Part-time position in Hamilton, ON posted June 6, 2021.

Position Description: CGI is looking for talented hands-on technical application architects and senior engineers to help accelerate our growing Cloud Services practice.

This is an excellent opportunity to join CGI’s Emerging Technology group.

Here in Emerging Technology, we work will organizations across Canada and engage in a wide variety of business-critical, high-profile projects for clients to help them achieve value and success from their Cloud transformation.

Our team collaborates across CGI and brings thought leadership and experience wherever it is required to drive innovation.

Your future duties and responsibilities:
• Work as a technical leader alongside client’s business, development and infrastructure teams
• Lead technical and design discussions with IT executives to help enterprises speed their adoption of new technologies and practices
• Architect and building highly scalable, cloud-native applications on hyperscale cloud platforms.

• Leverage new technology paradigms (e.g., serverless, containers, microservices)
• Migrate monolithic applications to micro services architectures
• Advise on implementing applications leveraging Cloud best practices
• Influence infrastructure architecture by sharing your application development expertise Required qualifications to be successful in this role:
• Bachelor level technical degree or equivalent experience; Computer Science or Engineering background preferred
• 10 years of large-scale software development or application engineering with recent hands-on experience in two or more of the following languages: Java, JavaScript, C#, Node.js, .NET, Python, PHP or Ruby
• 5 years of experience as a technical specialist in client-facing roles
• Demonstrated experience with Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI/CD)
• Expertise with traditional application architecture patterns and experience in incremental evolution of the architecture
• Expertise on designing and building distributed systems
• Practical experience working with heterogeneous workload types (networked monoliths, microservices & functions)
• Understanding of resilient application patterns
• Familiarity with managing large data sets (relational and non)
• Expertise in streaming and event-based distributed architectures
• Strong experience with identity and authentication
• Expert understanding of web-based architectures and implementation details
• Able to work in a diverse team
• Good exposure to Agile software development and DevOps practices such as Infrastructure as Code (IaC), Continuous Integration and automated deployment
• Designing and building application using Container and serverless technologies
• Architecting, designing and developing applications on public cloud platforms PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
• Demonstrated success as a software developer, application architect, or consultant working with various platforms
• Experience architecting highly available systems that utilize load balancing, horizontal scalability and high availability
• Configuration Management platforms (ex.

Chef, Puppet, Salt, or Ansible)
• Strong practical application development experience on Linux and Windows-based systems
• Presenting at public events such as technology conferences, hackathons, etc.

• Experience working directly with clients, partners or third-party developers
• Blogging or writing technical articles or contributing to an open-source project for new and existing technologies or application architecture and design 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 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.

In addition, CGI is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities in accordance with provincial legislation.

Please let us know if you require a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during any aspect of the recruitment process and we will work with you to address your needs.