CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc. Network Engineer in Cleveland, Ohio

Network Engineer

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Category:Information Technology

City:Cleveland, Ohio, United States

Position ID:J0816-1052

Employment Type:Full Time

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Position Description:

CGI Federal, a wholly owned subsidiary of CGI, and a leader in providing clinical auditing services to health care payers throughout the US, has an opening in Cleveland, OH for Network Engineer. Overall, the Network Engineer will be responsible for the design, implementation, maintenance, and support our growing network infrastructure. You will be part of a team that is responsible for designing and developing scalable, maintainable, highly available network architectures that meet business objectives and SLAs. This is a “hands-on” position requiring solid technical skills, as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Specific responsibilities will include the following

• Configure and install various network devices and services (e.g., routers, switches, firewalls, load balancers, VPN, QoS)

• Configure firewall rules, IPS, routing, and VPNs. Test and monitor connectivity and network performance in Azure and external connections (both physical and VPN). Troubleshoot network issues.

• Perform network maintenance and system upgrades including service packs, patches, hot fixes and security configurations

• Monitor performance and ensure system availability and reliability

• Monitor system resource utilization, trending, and capacity planning

• Provide Level-2/3 support and troubleshooting to resolve issues

• Work within established configuration and change management policies to ensure awareness, approval and success of changes made to the network infrastructure

• Select and implement security tools, policies, and procedures in conjunction with the company’s security team

• Liaise with vendors and other IT personnel for problem resolution

• Provide 24x7 support for critical production systems.

• Perform scheduled maintenance and support release deployment activities after hours.

• Share domain and technical expertise, providing technical mentorship and cross-training to other peers and team members

To be considered for this challenging role applicants must have a majority of the following skills, knowledge and abilities:

• Bachelor degree with 5+ years Network Engineer experience required

• Understanding of network security, including IPS.

• Knowledge of Cisco ASA and Palo Alto firewalls, preferably in virtual environments.

• Understanding of WAN routing and connectivity, including MPLS and VPN.

• Experience working with Windows server, including Active Directory

• Excellent written and verbal communication

• Flexible, team player, “get-it-done” personality

• Ability to organize and plan work independently

• Ability to work in a rapidly changing environment

• Ability to multi-task and context-switch effectively between different activities and teams

• Experience working with Azure Cloud based services a plus

Since this position will involve a Federal Government department, the selected candidate must be will willing and able to successfully undergo a MBI (Moderate Background Investigation).

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.


  • Analytical Thinking

  • Cisco

  • Communication (Oral/Written)

  • Detail-oriented

  • Motivating

  • Network Administration

  • Performs Well Under Pressure

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