Systems Administrator


Systems Administrator


Position Description:

  • CGI Federal is seeking a Systems Administrator for the technical administration and production support team for the CMS MAS application.
  • It requires strong technical ability and excellent communication skills to work with the team and client to support MAS and resolve issues.
  • This position has a large operational support and administrative component.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

  • The candidate will need to have experience in or show the ability to perform in all aspects of the administrative team including the follow:
    • Production and non-Production environment support, including shift (6AM – 9PM) and off-hours and weekend hours as needed for support and administration tasks.
    • Coordinating with the client and other support contractors on a multitude of administrative and operational aspects.
    • Operational support and further development and enhancements of the multiple application environments.
    • Supporting development teams Sprints and release cycles. Manage deployments, installs, and the supporting DevSecOps toolset.
    • Development and maintenance of the operational environment including cloud-based DevSecOps tools, scripting, and infrastructure (as code).


Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

  • The primary responsibility is to support the client’s environments including development, validation (user test), and most importantly production.
  • The candidate must understand or show an aptitude for cloud-based operational environments, customer focus, security awareness, continual improvement and enhancements, and the ability to problem solve issues in stressful and critical situations.
  • This requires strong technical and communication skills.
  • These environments require administration of (almost) everything ‘above the OS’.
  • To include at least: AWS Cloud services; various COTS and open source tool configuration, deployment, and operation; maintenance and enhancement of the DevSecOps toolset; Infrastructure as code enhancements and updates; operational security awareness; logging, monitoring, and alerting; configuration management; and input to the ongoing development Sprints with an overall culture of DevSecOps.

The main technical components of MAS that require support and administration include at least the following:

  • AWS Infrastructure and Services: Managed via the Terraform infrastructure as code tool. Some of the main AWS Services areas include: VPC; EC2; ECS/ECR; CloudWatch/SNS; Fargate; RDS (Oracle); SSM; Secrets; S3; IAM; Security Hub; Inspector; Lambda; SQS.
  • COTS/Open Source: Apache TomCat Application Server; Apache Web Server (ModSec and Shibboleth); Splunk
  • DevSecOps Tools: Docker; Jenkins (CloudBees); BitBucket (GIT); Atlassian Configuration (confluence, jira, etc);
  • Scripting/Development Tools: Python; bash; jmeter
  • Support of an Agile (SCRUM) and DevSecOps development culture and toolset.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS (List items desired for the Candidate, but not required):

  • AWS Infrastructure and Services: WAF; API Gateway; Other …
  • COTS/Open Source: Oracle Siebel CRM; Informatica PowerCenter; IBM Datapower (Virtual Edition); Oracle DB; IBM Connect:Direct
  • DevSecOps Tools: SonarCube; X-Ray
  • AWS Certification(s)


  • CSS
  • HTML
  • JavaScript
  • User Interface Design
  • Workflow

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Location: Lafayette, LA
Date Posted: July 28, 2022
Application Deadline: August 29, 2022
Job Type: Full-time