Sr. Application Engineer

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Sr. Application Engineer

@ CGI

Position Description:

  • Engineering team supporting a large federal financial system is seeking a Senior Application Engineer.
  • Candidate should be a team-player and will work with a team of other application engineers, software developers, DBAs, business analysts, software testers, and help desk team in managing a complex heterogeneous solution encompassing online transactions, enterprise reporting, numerous internal and external interfaces, which supports 2,000+ concurrent users.
  • Engineering responsibilities cover performance management, software configuration, application monitoring, major upgrades, new solution assessments, network monitoring, security vulnerability prevention and remediation.
  • Candidate should have creativity and strong passion in problem solving, as well as ability to multi-task between learning the software stack and delivering critical, time-sensitive solutions.
  • A successful candidate will thrive in a fast-paced but rewarding environment.
  • Occasional scheduled weekend work may be needed to complete deliverables and/or support complex maintenance events.


Your future duties and responsibilities:

  • Install and configure applications, with the intent of documenting and automating repeatable installations.
  • Develop and maintain application monitoring systems, using both 3rd party tools and home-grown methods. Develop and maintain standard operating procedures for DevOps and Production Support teams to follow in response to monitoring events
  • Execute performance assessments and tuning to cover entire system stack from user networks, through application servers, to database
  • Design and prototype operational solutions, such automating database refreshes or cloning application stacks
  • Present engineering solutions to the client. Develop slide decks and other presentation material.
  • Troubleshoot and fix problems throughout the full stack of application software. Work with developers and team members to leverage their knowledge to solve problems and test solutions.
  • Examine reports and logs in the system; analyze problems and identify root causes.
  • Interface to the hardware providers and other data center staff for roadmap planning and resource tracking


Qualifications:

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

  • Experience with at least one of these application servers – Jboss, ActiveMQ, WebLogic, Tuxedo, Kubernetes platforms
  • Experience in SQL and/or PL/SQL.
  • Ability to write and extend scripts in either a Unix shell, or Python
  • Experience with a scheduling tool, such Jenkins, Control-M, or Tivoli Workload Scheduler (TWS)
  • A great attitude and hunger for learning
  • Excellent analytical, written and oral communication skills
  • Desire and ability to work within a team environment.
  • Willingness and desire to share knowledge and help teammates


Desired:

  • Experience with CGI Momentum is strongly desired. Experience with other ERP systems (Oracle, SAP) also a plus.
  • Experience in IBM AIX and/or Linux, with preference to Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL).
  • Performance testing experience with IBM Rational Performance Tester, JMeter, or similar tool.


Skills:

  • Application Deployment


How to Apply:

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

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Location: Lafayette, LA
Date Posted: May 06, 2022
Application Deadline: June 06, 2022
Job Type: Full-time