CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc. Systems Engineer in Washington, District Of Columbia

Systems Engineer

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Category:Consulting / Business / Functional

City:Washington, D.C., District of Columbia, United States

Position ID:J0116-1808

Employment Type:Full Time

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Position Description:

Candidate will join a technical Production Operations team responsible for the implementation, operations and maintenance of an enterprise-wide federal financial system. The team supports current live systems and multiple non-production test systems. The candidate will execute tasks in the areas of scheduling and execution of system job streams and processes, system security, operations automation, performance monitoring, and trouble shooting. Team success is measured in Production system availability, user response times, and success and efficiency of periodic maintenance activities and software release migrations to multiple environments. Familiarity with UNIX, java application servers, C++ applications, Oracle databases, and shell scripting preferred.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

Duties and Responsibilities:

Support Production Operations and Maintenance of a large scale application including scheduling and execution of periodic and ad hoc software jobs as required by end users. Initial 6-12 month focus will be familiarization with application server configuration, administration, and system architecture; use of automation tools to schedule execution and maintenance scripts; researching and remediating production issues; deployment of software releases; coordination with software development and database teams to troubleshoot issues and implement technical solutions.

The position will grow after that to include system performance and availability monitoring; identifying, testing and implementing new processes; identification and development of system enhancements to improve efficiency or reduce system downtime. Candidate will work on deployment of software releases, generate SQL scripts to support issue analysis and resolutions, support application configuration changes during scheduled maintenance windows, and propose changes to process and system architecture to improve efficiency and reduce risk of application outages

On-call status will be required approximately once every 6 weeks, with peaks during implementations. Evenings and weekend may also be required.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:


Experience or familiarity with Unix (AIX) command line processing and shell scripting.

Experience or familiarity with application installation and configuration on AIX or Windows.

Experience or familiarity with SQL and database concepts.

Engineering, Science or Technical degree

Eagerness to learn technical skills from experienced systems engineers


Experience with Apache web server

Experience with WebLogic Application server

Experience with Tuxedo Application server

Experience with webMethods Application server

Experience with Java, scripting lanaguages, C+Knowledge of IBM P6,P7 or P8 hardware

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.

No unsolicited agency referrals please.

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.


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