CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc. Cloud Solution Architect in Fairfax, Virginia

Cloud Solution Architect

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Category:Information Technology

City:Fairfax, Virginia, United States

Position ID:J0616-2026

Employment Type:Full Time

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Position Description:

CGI Federal is looking for a Cloud Solutions Architect for our Regulatory Agency Program. The selected candidate will be responsible for developing and implementing cloud-based architectures and solutions. This position is based at CGI Federal headquarters in Fairfax, VA. Travel to client site in DC will be required.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Leading/supporting technical solutions during new business pursuits (captures and proposals)

• Supporting the development of BOEs (basis of estimates) for proposal responses

• Leading requirements gathering, analysis, and solution development for cloud-based systems

• Converting business requirements into system architecture and design

• Providing technical oversight and guidance during the program execution

• Keeping abreast of emerging technologies and standards

• Providing technical advice to the management and clients

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

  • Thorough understanding of Cloud Computing and Virtualization

  • Demonstrable experience with infrastructure (hypervisors, networking, storage, load balancers, firewalls, monitoring etc.) and knowledge of orchestration tools and technologies to develop cloud based solution

  • Experience, knowledge and ability to solution service offering across all three tiers:

o Infrastructure (including outsourcing best practices, transition, and ITIL)

o Application Development and Maintenance (including a basic understanding of

various programming languages and SOA)

o System Integration and Management (including a basic understanding of multiple SDLC

methodologies, CMMI, and Agile)

  • Ability to strategize and develop complex responses to Government solicitations and help with and work on proposals.

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience across the business development lifecycle (Business Development, Capture, Solution Architect, Pricing and Proposal Development)

  • 8-10 years of experience in designing, architecture, and implementing enterprise applications and systems – Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Information Technology

  • Experience in migrating applications to the Cloud environments; reviewing and evaluating potential solutions for external/internal customers

  • Experience in Java/J2EE, SOA, Web Services, XML and UML

  • Experience with Microsoft Azure Cloud Services. Certification in Azure or any formal training preferred.

  • Excellent communication, presentation and leadership skills

  • US Citizenship required

Desired skills:

• Experience with VMware products (vSphere, vCloud Director)

• Knowledge and understanding of FISMA and FedRAMP security requirements

•Experience with other Cloud Service providers (i.e. AWS)


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.


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