Systems Engineer

Arlington, VA
Jul 01, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Technology, Analysts & Programming
Institution Type
Outside Academe

Job Description
Systems Engineer

Position Description
The Systems Engineer is responsible for supporting the build out, maintenance, and troubleshooting a rapidly expanding infrastructure. He or she will work with a talented team of engineers that demonstrate the thorough technical competency required to deliver mission critical infrastructure that have with high prescribed levels of availability, performance and security. Qualified Systems Engineers will have a background in IT, computer systems engineering, or systems engineering and analysis. Your future duties and responsibilities
• Support the install, configure, and management of virtual machines, datastore creation and maintenance
• Test and troubleshoot migrated systems on virtualized architecture
• Diagnose problems network/VM problems, troubleshoot technology issues, using various resources, document lessons learned
• Develop, automate and implement operation best practices for the virtualization environment
• Follow policies and procedures for Change and Incident Management
• Document virtualization environment and keep documents updated per the configuration management plan
• Conduct performance testing of virtualized architecture
• Update and patch virtual machines within the enterprise
• Provide expertise and content to a number of key written deliverables Required qualifications to be successful in this role
• An interim Secret clearance is required to begin working onsite with our client, and a Secret clearance must be maintained throughout the project duration. Due to the nature of the government contract requirements and/or clearance requirements, US citizenship is required.
•At least five years of experience in the following:
•Proficient in systems tuning within a virtualized environment
•Proficient with data migrations strategies including: SnapMirror, Storage Area Network (SAN) replication, Powershell, Service Management Automation, and VEAM.
•Proven working experience in installing, configuring and troubleshooting UNIX /Linux based environments.
•Solid Cloud experience, preferably in Azure or AWS
•Experience with virtualization and containerization (e.g., VMware, Virtual Box)
•Experience with monitoring systems
•Experience with automation software (e.g., Puppet, cfengine, Chef)
•Solid scripting skills (e.g., shell scripts, Perl, Ruby, Python)
•Solid networking knowledge (OSI network layers, TCP/IP)
•At least five (5) years of progressive experience in medium-to-large data center migrations to IaaS cloud service provider (CSP) environments, maintaining industry standards, and providing recommendations for emerging technologies related to the data center.
•Candidate should carry certifications of VCP, MCSE, RHCE, and Cloud Architect (Azure and AWS preferred) 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

No unsolicited agency referrals please.

CGI is an equal opportunity employer.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, gender Identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, or other status protected by law. CGI will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with CGI's legal duty to furnish information.




Company Description
At CGI, we are a team of builders. We call our employees members because all who join CGI are building their own company - one that has grown to 68,000 professionals located in 40 countries. 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

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.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.

Arlington, VA


Fri, 30 Jun 2017 14:45:54 PDT