Connect Direct Engineer


Connect Direct Engineer


Position Description:

  • CGI is seeking an IBM Connect Direct Engineer who can apply their knowledge in an application development environment.
  • This is an exciting full-time opportunity to join our organization and catapult your career with the 5th largest independent IT services provider in the world!

Your future duties and responsibilities:

  • Configuration and Support Connect Direct Secure Plus.
  • Perform Connect Direct Scripting for UNIX, Windows and JCLs in Mainframes.
  • Schedule and automate Connect Direct transfers.
  • Work in IBM Control Center for monitoring and Remote Management of Connect Direct.
  • Perform Basic UNIX shell scripting.


Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

  • Shown experience on IBM Connect: Direct, with a solid grasp of IBM Sterling Connect Direct for UNIX and Windows.
  • Experience with Connect Direct on Clusters.
  • Experience with CI/CD tools such as IBM UDeploy, and Jenkins etc.
  • Knowledge automation framework/language/engine like ansible.
  • Basic understanding of UNIX and Windows Operating Systems and administration activities.
  • Basic Knowledge of Networking in UNIX and Windows.
  • Experienced in automation frameworks/languages/engines such as ansible
  • Experience working in a Production Support environment.
  • Good experience with ITIL concepts and any hands-on experience in ITIL tools, especially in Incident, Problem, Change and Configuration management areas.
  • Able to communicate highly technical issues, approaches, etc. to functional/management staff and offer solutions to business problems.
  • Willing to support on call.
  • Strong written, and verbal skills.
  • Educational Expectations: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Related Field.


  • Ansible
  • Jenkins
  • Unix
  • Windows

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Location: Lafayette, LA
Date Posted: May 03, 2023
Application Deadline: June 05, 2023
Job Type: Full-time