Azure Data Architect


Azure Data Architect


Position Description:

  • CGI has an immediate need for an Azure Data Architect. Become part of a team to help a large data warehouse cloud transformation to support the digital transformation capabilities and data analytics reporting capabilities for one of CGIs financial services clients.
  • CGI is seeking an Enterprise Data Architect to support this large transformation project.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

  • Lead by example and be hands on working closely with the team giving them technical direction and help with issue resolutions to keep the team focused on the solution
  • Facilitate the establishment and execution of the roadmap and vision for information delivery and management; including the enterprise data warehouse, big data, BI & analytics, content management and data management.
  • Lead data engineers to architect and deliver the solutions that fulfill the Business information needs and align with the information vision and strategy.
  • Apply business strategy while driving technology strategy, balancing short term and long term needs to ensure that the architecture can scale and evolve accordingly.
  • Engage an end-to-end approach by connecting all the pieces of data to deliver the data while leveraging all available assets.
  • Provide advice, guidance, direction, and authorization to carry out major plans and procedures to ensure schedule attainment, product development process adherence, and performance and budget targets are met.
  • Take an active role in the performance management process by completing goal setting, interim review, and year-end review on a timely basis and soliciting ongoing feedback


Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

  • 8-10+ years of hands-on experience as an Data Architect, Data Engineer (Lead Developer), or similar role for large scale, complex enterprise data warehousing solutions using agile practices. Experience with both development and infrastructure efforts.
  • Solid understanding of and experience with provisioning and managing infrastructure as well as data applications in Azure environments.
  • Have experience in implementing data warehouse cloud transformations and data analytics tools like Power BI and Tableau.
  • Assist with performing security assessments and in mitigating risks during development and, implementation
  • Experience with technologies like Data Factory, Jenkins, Gradle, Maven, DevSecOps and related Infrastructure as Code (IaC) tools, JIRA, including Docker, Kubernetes, OpenShift, Jenkins, GitHub, Puppet, Git, Terraform, Splunk and others.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience in working in an agile environment
  • Experience in leading by example and being a “hands on” member of the team
  • Experience in directing and managing technical solutioning
  • Bachelor’s degree in IT, Computer Science or related field


  • Data Architecture
  • Data Warehousing
  • Technical Architecture

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Location: Lafayette, LA
Date Posted: November 20, 2023
Application Deadline: December 20, 2023
Job Type: Full-time