• CGI
  • Lafayette , LA
  • Information Technology
  • Full-Time

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Position Description


CGI is in the top 5 largest global IT companies spread across 40 countries with endless opportunities to expand and grow. As a CGI Federal Member, you have the opportunity to be a shareholder at CGI and join a family of 75,000 members strong. This position is NOT at a customer location. The CGI federal office is in one of our delivery centers in Lebanon, VA, or Lafayette, LA, where you will join a growing, dedicated technology team building modern and flexible applications for the federal government. Limited telework opportunities are available.

The Test Solution Architect will apply proven expertise to a major effort evolving CGI-owned software Intellectual Property to leverage modern technologies and techniques. All of CGI solutions are rooted in cloud-based architecture, multi-tenancy, and SaaS concepts. You will be working on the baseline development teams for COTS products like our enterprise asset provisioning and management system, our financial and acquisition management ERP, and/or our global call center/CRM platform. Our COTS products integrate numerous third party tools to provide rich analytics and SecDevOps automation. We are looking for an experienced test solution architect who enjoys working in a fast-paced collaborative environment and who is looking for a challenging opportunity to leverage modern technology and innovative solutions to make a significant impact on our product.

Today, the team is actively defining roadmaps and solution designs, scoping initiatives and epics, evaluating new technologies, developing frameworks, and guiding/mentoring scrum teams in support of program priorities, with the intent to maximize our use of open source technology. We are committed to building a flexible automated test framework using open source products for use across our COTS products.


Your future duties and responsibilities


The ideal candidate is looking to join a global technology leader and wants to join a winning team to grow yourself and your career. You are eager to face challenges and truly embrace modern open source technologies for the development of large and complex software product(s). You are not afraid to roll up your sleeves and get your hands into the architecture and code, mentoring junior automators and testers to help management build an award winning team.

In this role you will:

Design, develop, and maintain a test framework based on leading open source products that will integrate with our SecDevOps pipeline

Build and deliver automation frameworks for unit, regression, performance, and UI testing to improve product quality and developer productivity

Work alongside product owners to evaluate quality and performance using an effective test reporting capability

Collaborate across teams to implement best practices for quality assurance approaches and their execution

Review and evaluate test scripts developed by automators to ensure they will cover the required scope and will deliver the required outcome

Support continuous improvement by investigating alternatives and technologies and presenting these for architectural review

Evaluate and propose solutions to optimize our test infrastructure and advance our automated testing solutions

Ensure delivered products conform to highest quality standards
5 to 7 years of experience as a senior test engineer or architect or similar role for large scale enterprise solutions

Deep understanding of software testing approaches (unit tests, integration tests, acceptance tests, negative testing)

Strong technical background with experience in open source automated test products, such as Selenium, Junit, TestNG, jmeter, and cucumber/gherkin

Excellent communication skills with ability to manage multiple priorities

Experience with automated testing in a variety of cloud service provider stacks (AWS, Azure, VMWare, Google) and their service offerings

Experience with automated testing of enterprise systems developed using including ERP and microservices technical stacks

Experience with automated testing of containerized and non-containerized solutions
Desired qualifications:

Experience with full stack development

Software development experience in Java and/or C++

Experience with agile methodologies (specifically SAFe), modern source control repositories (Git, BitBucket), and DevOps toolset (Jenkins, Ansible, kubernetes, SonarQube)

Experience with automated Section 508 testing

Experience working with a remote team

Experience with Jira and/or the Atlassian Suite
Due to the nature of the project, US Citizenship is required
#CGIFEDERALJOBS


Required qualifications to be successful in this role


5+ years of experience as a Solution Architect, Principle Engineer (Lead Developer), or similar role for large scale enterprise solutions

Strong technical background with experience in driving the solution/designs

Excellent communication skills with ability to manage multiple priorities

Significant experience with leading cloud service provider stacks (AWS, Azure, VMWare, Google) and their service offerings

Experience with current stack technologies including Java, Angular, JRuby, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, HTML5/Javascript, Springboot and Spring Cloud, Docker, kubernetes

Working experience or conceptual knowledge of NOSQL data bases like MongoDB, Cassandra, CouchDB

Ability to work in an agile environment

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Experience with full stack development

Understanding of SecDevOps process and tooling

Direct experience with Scrum

Experience working with a remote team
Due to the nature of the project, US Citizenship is required
#CGIFEDERALJOB


Skills


  • Java
  • Java Enterprise Editions JEE


What you can expect from us


Build your career with us.
It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change supporting our clients digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.
At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.
Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.
Learn more about CGI at www. cgi. com.
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CGI is an equal opportunity employer.
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, sex, religion, creed, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or perceived sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, and gender expression, familial status, political affiliation, genetic information, or any other legally protected status or characteristics.
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Associated topics: performance test, process, prevent, prevention, qa, quality assurance analyst, quality assurance lead, software quality, software quality engineer, test

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