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CGI Group Inc.

At CGI, we're committed to helping all of our stakeholders succeed. Our 31,000 professionals in 125 offices worldwide provide end-to-end IT and business process services that facilitate the ongoing evolution of our clients' businesses. CGI is committed to helping our clients achieve their business goals; to providing our professionals with rewarding careers; and to offer Read More

Address      Birmingham 2200 Riverchase Center, Suite 680 Birmingham, AL 35244
Website      www.cgi.com/
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Technical Architect

CGI is seeking a hands-on Senior Web Technologist/Architect to bring technology innovation to one of its projects. This person has extensive experience in developing enterprise level web based solutions for highly data intensive transactional business processes. Expertise includes knowledge of evolving UI frameworks, Middle tier development and efficient data access strategies. Proven track record with proactive creative solutions and innovations is required. This is a senior level position based in Fairfax, VA. This person will be part of a dynamic architecture team and requires the person to be a hands-on developer and innovator who has capability to learn, evaluate and implement new technology very quickly.

Responsibilities will include:

• Evaluate emerging .NET technology options in the context of a broad business problem, implement prototypes using options, identify and perform trade-offs to recommend optimal solution.

• Ability to lead the team to develop a practical, maintainable, enterprise ready solution and a roadmap to achieve it.

• Infuse and foster innovation and creativity throughout the project team through brown bags sessions, presentations, mentoring, etc.

• Conduct design and development of software to include prototypes, and modeling and simulation of system behaviors.

• Direct and/or perform integration of COTS or open source frameworks.

• Troubleshoot and resolve complex problems.

• Maintain current knowledge of relevant hardware and software applications

• Participate in special projects

Required Skills:

• Proven expertise and in depth understanding of .NET architectural design patterns such as MVC, MVP, MVVM and core frameworks such as WCF and WWF.

• Real world experience and expertise in Web 2.0 technologies and architectural styles such as Web API’s, REST, AJAX to develop Rich Internet Applications.

• Expertise in emerging web standards and technologies including HTML 5, JQuery, Javascript, CSS, LESS, Saas, etc.

• Working knowledge of evolving client frameworks such as Backbone, Ember, etc. a huge plus.

• Passion for achieving strategic use of technology in a fast paced, team-oriented environment.

• Experience architecting cloud based business solutions a plus.

• Strong track record of understanding and interest in current and emerging technologies demonstrated through training, job experience and/or industry activities.

• Broad knowledge of open source frameworks, approaches and products in the areas of Big Data, NoSQL databases including concepts of mapReduce, hives, etc.

• Expertise and experience in at least one open source HTML 5 based mobile application platform like Phone Gap, Tiggr, etc. including experience with JQuery Mobile and other Mobile UI libraries.


At CGI, we’re a team of builders. We call our employees members because all who join CGI are building their own company - one that has grown to professionals located in 125 offices worldwide. Founded in 1976, CGI is a leading IT and business process services firm committed to helping clients succeed. We have the global resources, expertise, stability and dedicated professionals needed to achieve results for our clients - and for our members. Come grow with us. Learn more at www.cgi.com.

This is a great opportunity to join a winning team. CGI offers a competitive compensation package with opportunities for growth and professional development. Benefits for full-time, permanent members start on the first day of employment and include a paid time-off program and profit participation and stock purchase plans.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

No unsolicited agency referrals please.


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