CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc. .NET Technical Architect and Lead in Albany, New York

.NET Technical Architect and Lead

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Category:Information Technology

City:Albany, New York, United States

Position ID:J1016-0974

Employment Type:Full Time

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Position Description:

CGI is seeking a Technical Architect for one of the largest HealthCare EMR system implementations in the northeast.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Hands-on technical role responsible for solution architecture and technical leadership, and will report to the Project Lead/Manager

• S/he will work collaboratively with the CGI Project Lead, CGI technical and testing team, Client Technical Department Program Manager and Center for Information Technology staff to implement the project

• Responsible for application solution architecture, infrastructure architecture, technical design and implementation of the overall solution

• Responsible for recommending and assisting in the development of strategies to upgrade software infrastructure, migrate middleware, re-design database, implement ETL and real-time HL7 interface to the EMR system

• The successful candidate will have experience with, detailed knowledge of, or a willingness to manage software development efforts according to the Agile Software Development Methodology.

• Maintain traceability of design and development activities to requirements; Work with testing team to plan, build and execute test plans, data and scenarios;

• Work with configuration manager to help ensure that environments and environment resources are correctly set up

• Ensure quality of code and deliverables is in line with project and industry standards.

• Ensure client expectations are being appropriately established and met regarding technical design

• Lead and participate in the technical design, development and bug fix of the code and work with technical resources to achieve project delivery goals

• Optimize efficiency and effectiveness of development efforts.

• Provide status to Project lead for technical area.

• Initiate, manage and drive project-level escalations with project lead

• Ensure all work products are properly internally and externally reviewed as required.

• Work with staff to ensure processes & procedures are defined and followed.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• At least 10 years’ experience building complex data driven applications using Microsoft technologies

• At least 7 year’s of experience as senior developer and technical lead implementing .NET web MVC based applications using C# and .NET technologies (ASP.NET, ADO.NET and others)

• At least 5 years’ experience as technical architect and technical team lead implementing RIA/SPA/Ajax based web applications from beginning to end

• At least 5 years’ experience implementing service oriented architecture using SOAP or REST, XML and JSON

• At least 3 year’s experience implementing message based application (BizTalk or similar)

• At least 3 years’ experience with either Adobe Flex or Rich Client Applications or Single Page Application frameworks like React or Angular or Silver Light

• At least 4 year’s experience in Oracle database development. Extensive PL/SQL and Stored Packages/procedures experience, SQL*Loader and other ETL experience

• At least 3 year’s experience implementing reporting and integration solutions using SSIS and SSRS or Crystal Reports

• Excellent knowledge of solution architecture, technical architecture, infrastructure architecture and database architecture

• Demonstrated ability to lead the implementation of complex technical solutions including calm under pressure and the ability to solve problems.

• Strong communication skills, including ability to communicate effectively with team members and clients at multiple locations.

• Excellent organizational skills including the ability to prioritize and track work to completion.

• Schedule flexibility, particularly during period leading up to delivery milestones and deliverable handoffs.

• Working knowledge of JIRA Agile, Confluence, Source Control systems like Bit Bucket/Team Foundation Server, Test Automation (like NUnit and Selenium) and Continuous integration

• Experience with an Agile and Iterative Software Development methodology and Test driven development methodology

• Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Project, Microsoft Visio and Adobe Acrobat

• Desired: Competency with ColdFusion, Apache/Adobe Flex, ActionScript and remoting protocols

• Desired: Working knowledge of the Healthcare, EMR foundation modules, Scheduling systems and HL7 messaging interface or similar standards based message processing

Environment - Adobe Flex/C#/ASP.NET/ADO.NET/REST/MVC/Oracle/VistA /Unix Environment / Agile Development


• Bachelor’s Degree

What you can expect from us:

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 65,000 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.

All CGI offers of employment in the U.S. are contingent upon the ability to successfully complete a background investigation. Background investigation components can vary depending upon specific assignment, or upon any US government security clearance if required. 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.


  • Communication (Oral/Written)

  • Detail-oriented

  • Implementation Management

  • Leadership

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