CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc. Systems Engineer in New Orleans, Louisiana

Systems Engineer

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Category:Information Technology

City:New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Position ID:J0916-1935

Employment Type:Full Time

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Position Description:

This position requires a DoD SECRET clearance, so US Citizenship is required.


The System Engineer's primary focus is analysis and execution of application modernization, virtualization, and migration tasks for transition from legacy system sites to a consolidated Navy Data Center. Conducts engineering analysis on legacy environment, establishes requirements, dependencies, and risks associated with transitioning system. Determines to-be environment and builds out servers including system hardening, patching, etc. Assists with legacy system installation and testing. Provides inputs for system documentation and reviews documentation for accuracy.


  • Engineering analysis for application modernization, virtualization, and migration activities for Classified and Unclassified systems

  • Analyzes legacy environments in support of system transition

  • Provides as-built system engineering drawings reflecting the current installation design

  • Creates logical and physical designs for legacy systems that are compatible with the intended hosting environments

  • Documents all facets of integration and any impact to established infrastructure

  • Evaluates, recommends, integrates, and implements new system architectures


  • Must have at least ten (10) or more years experience in respective field

  • IAT II certification requirements (Security +, CISSP, CASM, CEH, etc)

  • Ability to successfully complete the CGI Background Investigation to include; 50 State Criminal, Education and Employment; Additionally, your ability to successfully complete a Credit and/or Driving Records Checks may be conducted if required by the contract for continued employment.

  • Possession of an ACTIVE SECRET security clearance with a Special Clearance Investigation is required to begin employment; US Citizenship is required.

  • Demonstrate sufficient knowledge and experience to appropriately apply a methodology to projects that have reasonably well-defined project requirements and deliverables

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products and SharePoint

  • Ability to successfully complete drug testing based on contract requirements.

  • Ability to establish working relations at all organizational levels. Demonstrate ability to diplomatically and effectively deal with Government officials and program office stakeholders.

  • Self-motivator with ability to work as part of a team or independently with little supervision or direction.

Professional oral and written presentation skills

  • Attention to detail and effective problem-solving skills


  • Experience in DoD projects and communications

  • Knowledge and experience in one or more of the following categories:

UNIX Systems Engineering

Knowledge and experience in engineering and implementation of Sun’s servers; integration of UNIX and Oracle, interpret server operational characteristics, troubleshooting issues, and identify possible solutions.

Demonstrate an advanced understanding of commands and utilities in the engineering and administration of Solaris UNIX systems; configure and implement SUN Solaris 10 or higher zone configuration in a consolidated work environment, and if required configure these zones to support older versions of Solaris and demonstrate an understanding of the interdependencies of products such as Oracle, Microsoft, and other COTS with a SUN backbone in accordance with the attached PWS.

Windows System Engineering

Knowledge and experience in engineering and implementation of multiple virtual Windows environments using common commercial hypervisor environments or physical servers within a data center or stand-alone environment; interpretation of server operational characteristics; troubleshooting issues, and identify possible solutions. Demonstrate an advanced understanding of commands and utilities in the engineering and administration of windows systems; configure and implement Windows 2008 or higher, Active Directory, and hypervisor zone configuration in a consolidated work environment, and if required configure these zones to support older versions of Windows in accordance with the attached PWS.

Network Engineering

In accordance with the PWS demonstrate knowledge and experience in engineering and implementation of the network requirements for solutions that fit the needs of a data center or stand-alone environment. This should include status all systems, networks, servers, or associated devices procured and/or connected to a DoD/Navy or designated Commercial network as related to the Department of the Navy Applications and Database Management System DADMS and The Department of Defense Information Technology Portfolio Repository – Department of the Navy (DITPR-DON); engineering designs, artifacts, capacity planning, and Continuity of Operations (COOP) compliance with all DoD/DoN, or higher authority Information Assurance (IA) policies and procedures.


Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Math, Science, or Business with 10 years of relevant experience.

What you can expect from us:

At CGI, we’re a team of builders. We call our employees members because all who join CGI are building their own company - one that has grown to 65,000 professionals located in 40 countries. Founded in 1976, CGI is a leading IT and business process services firm committed to helping clients succeed. We have the global resources, expertise, stability and dedicated professionals needed to achieve results for our clients - and for our members. Come grow with us. Learn more at

This is a great opportunity to join a winning team. CGI offers a competitive compensation package with opportunities for growth and professional development. Benefits for full-time, permanent members start on the first day of employment and include a paid time-off program and profit participation and stock purchase plans.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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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 depending upon specific assignment, or upon any US government security clearance if required. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, gender Identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, or other status protected by law. 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.


  • Network

  • Systems Analysis

  • Systems Architecture

  • Systems Engineering

  • Unix

  • Windows

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