Sr. ERP Operations Engineer


Sr. ERP Operations Engineer


Your future duties and responsibilities:

  • The candidate will be a member of a 24/7 production operations support group that runs cycles for multiple clients on a nightly, weekly, and monthly basis.
  • The candidate must be able to participate in the team’s rotating on-call and maintenance responsibilities including potential nights, weekends, or holiday support hours.

Other duties and responsibilities include:

  • Manage, support, and mentor operations team members to ensure that client activities are in scope and are completed according to standards, contractual obligations, and Service Level Agreements.
  • Manage staff to provide appropriate and essential coverage and follow-through for all client events and service requests, including personnel scheduling maintain coverage needs at all times.
  • Oversight of the clients' day-to-day details including but not limited to batch processing cycles, maintenance windows, change control processes, database refresh planning, performance monitoring, environment, and application security.
  • Maintain healthy client relationships, understand client’s perspective with issues reported, and diligently work on remediation plans.
  • Proactively identify issues by leveraging and analyzing the trends using JIRA, OAPM & IAP tools. Understand metrics such as Number of tickets, Issues reported per client, etc. to assess the team member’s workload.
  • Work with teams on coordination for all Production deployments that impact clients.
  • Identify and communicate issues to senior team managers that have the potential for escalation.
  • Work with data center personnel and across teams as needed to support their efforts on the clients’ behalf.
  • Address SLA-bound technical incident reports or requests by the client.
  • Monitor the health and stability of the client environments, proactively engaging the necessary stakeholders and remediating issues/incidents that may arise.
  • Manage client’s backup processing and verify backups are successfully obtained to meet SLA requirements.
  • Address client requests for technical assistance such as file recovery, user ID management, or execution of special processes.
  • Review and approve proposed changes and implementations.
  • Develop/Improve processes and procedures.
  • Support other technical teams by providing screenshots, query executions, or log files necessary to resolve system or application issues.
  • For new client implementations, test and fine-tune scripts and cycle automation processes to ensure stable steady-state operations.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Candidate must operate under the CGI corporate standard frameworks for a client, member, and stakeholder satisfaction.
  • The candidate will also be responsible for all aspects of CGI’s member management, such as performance reviews, coaching, and training, or performance improvement actions as required, to ensure that corporate policies are followed.


Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

  • Experience with UNIX, MS SQL, and scripting (C shell, K shell, bash, etc.); LINUX, ORACLE, SQL Server, and programming languages (Perl, Visual Basic, Cobol, R, Python, etc.) will be preferred.
  • Knowledge of SFTP/FTP/HTTPS/HTTP and standard network concepts.
  • A practical problem solver, strategic thinker and seek advice when needed.
  • Understand the importance of adhering to contractual Service Level Agreements.
  • Strong interpersonal skills working across multiple teams and building trusted client relationships.
  • Take pride in your work and be able to communicate technical issues, verbally and written, effectively to both technical and non-technical team members and/or clients.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills. Ability to provide clear, effective communication regarding technical issues and impact on client business.
  • Have great time management and the ability to work on own initiatives with minimal management supervision.
  • Able to collaborate effectively with globally dispersed teams.
  • Flexibility to work with clients and support teams across time zones.


  • Experience overseeing teams and client-facing roles
  • Experience with Office Suite including Project and Visio
  • Exposure to Kubernetes/Rancher,
  • Exposure to JBOSS/WebSphere.
  • Experience with JIRA/Confluence and Office Suite.
  • Familiarity of Cloud and Cloud Services
  • Knowledge of related software and other automated job scheduling tools such as AutoSys, Job Scheduler, C, etc.
  • Infrastructure or operations experience in a UNIX/LINUX/Wintel environment
  • Familiarity with a multi-tiered architecture and network connectivity
  • Familiarity with hosting platforms such as WebSphere and JBoss
  • Familiarity with PMP and agile methodologies

  • Perl - 1-year experience
  • SQL - 1-5 years experience
  • Unix/Linux - 1-5 years experience
  • Shell Script - 1-year experience


  • Linux
  • Unix
  • SQL
  • Perl

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Location: Lafayette, LA
Date Posted: March 14, 2022
Application Deadline: May 19, 2022
Job Type: Full-time