Power BI System Engineer


Power BI System Engineer


  • The Advantage Cloud program is growing at a rapid pace.
  • The member will support these client deployments, support internal process improvement initiatives, and the candidate will be an active agile participant in the implementation and utilization of Rancher, Containers and DevOps toolsets.

The candidate will report to the Advantage Cloud - Transition Engineering team and be responsible for the following:

  • Install and configure a variety of enterprise applications including CGI’s Advantage Financial and HR ERP solutions and associated products including data migration. This includes working with technical architects, application developers, infrastructure specialists, and functional teams to ensure that systems are deployed as required on a client-by-client basis.
  • Deploy, configure and support client-facing PowerBI installations as a part of our new Advantage Insights product.
  • Deploy, configure and support client-facing Rancher-based Kubernetes container environments for the Advantage ERP system.
  • Understand the complete solution architecture from infrastructure, application and database tiers and contribute technical leadership, guidance, and/or recommendations with experiences in these areas.
  • Serve as an escalation point for technical support issues providing detailed problem analysis across all technical tiers, verification of application installation and configuration, webserver and application server analysis to resolve system issues (e.g., user functionality, performance, etc.), trouble-shooting of data-related migration issues (e.g., ETL), etc.
  • Effectively partner and work with other technical and functional teams and provide technical guidance and mentorship to more junior team members.
  • Provide comprehensive reviews of planned changes to existing infrastructure in order to determine the impact to hosted solutions and to minimize risk.
  • Follow standards for software installation and configuration, striving for consistency, repeatability, and scalability across the portfolio. Provide input towards the enhancement of processes and standards and supporting the organization’s DevOps initiatives and the use of Containers.
  • Fully document architectural information related to application, infrastructure, and database configuration in order to provide consistent and stable solutions.
  • Ability to work flexible hours as determined by project and/or team needs in support of client and service level agreement (SLA) requirements.


Technical Skills:

  • Comfortable working in both UNIX/Linux and Windows Server virtualized environments.
  • Significant experience with installation and configuration of Java-based enterprise applications preferably in a JBoss and/or WebSphere environment.
  • 1yr+ Experience with deploying, configuring, and managing containers within Rancher, Kubernetes, or Docker.
  • 1yr+ experience installating/configuring PowerBI environments for client use. (Report writing not required)
  • 1-3 years of exposure to database languages like Oracle or SQL Server. The candidate should be familiar enough to execute queries and have a general understanding of the process around data migration between environments.
  • UNIX Shell Script design, creation, review, and troubleshooting.
  • OS settings knowledge to be able to review and optimize environments.
  • (Bonus) Experience with automation tools such as Jenkins, Ansible, and/or Atlassian Suite
  • (Bonus) Experience working in an Azure environment

Functional Skills:

  • Ability to create, understand, and maintain detailed technical documentation.
  • Strong problem solving skills in a complex, multi-tiered integrated environment with the ability to understand the inter-relationship between the various components and layers.
  • Ability to work in non-conventional environment with virtual CGI and client teams spanning time zones across the U.S. and India.
  • Independent and self-motivated with the desire and work ethic to thrive and excel in this geographically distributed team work environment.
  • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal) to work synergistically with members from multiple teams and cultures.
  • Bachelors Degree


  • Linux
  • JBoss
  • WebSphere
  • Kubernetes
  • Oracle Financial

How to Apply:

Apply online at https://www.cgi.com/en/careers

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Location: Lafayette, LA
Date Posted: March 07, 2022
Application Deadline: June 09, 2022
Job Type: Full-time