Azure Cloud Architect (Solutions)

Lafayette, LA
Sep 15, 2017
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Job Description
Azure Cloud Architect (Solutions)

Position Description
At CGI Federal's Emerging Technology Practice, we are looking for Azure Solution Architects to deliver IT excellence and create innovative solutions in the Cloud in our Lafayette, LA development center. Work with fellow Azure Architects and Engineers to form the best minds in cloud solutions and give innovative solutions to our clients. Your future duties and responsibilities
The Azure Cloud Solution Architect is responsible for the engineering of business and technical solutions in support of CGI Federal's Cloud Practice Group leveraging Azure. The Azure Cloud Solution Architect supports solution development with subject matter experts and engineers to build the Cloud Solution Offerings and participates as a Solution Lead for Cloud Proposals and Opportunities. The Azure Cloud Solution Architect will provide subject matter experience and expertise with the ability to clearly present concepts and services to both internal and external clients in a formal environment. Required qualifications to be successful in this role
Minimum of 5 years' experience in government or commercial IT consulting
Ability to blueprint, design, and deploy scalable, HA, and fault tolerant systems on Azure
Migration of existing on-prem applications to Azure
Write reference architecture, best practices, and thought leadership whitepapers
Security focused solutions and workloads
Ability to identify and enforce Azure architectural best practices
Understanding of security compliance, managed services in cloud based workloads
Embrace and focus on emerging technology and evangelize to the rest of the team
Understanding of Agile, DevOps and Infrastructure as Code (IaC) is strongly desired
Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment knowledge and experience is a plus
Must own ability to learn fast, adapt to new technology, and keep current with industry certifications

The following Azure Certifications are highly desired; significant hands on experience may be substituted:
o Certified Developing Azure Solutions (70-532)
o Certified Implementing Azure Solutions (70-533)
o Certified Architecting Azure Solutions (70-534)

Desired Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
FedRAMP, NIST and FISMA compliance, ATO and security compliances.
Due to the nature of the government contracts we support, US Citizenship is required. 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.


  • Cloud Computing



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.

Lafayette, LA


Fri, 8 Sep 2017 14:03:28 PDT