CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc. Senior Big Data Developer in Fairfax, Virginia

Senior Big Data Developer

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Category:Information Technology

City:Fairfax, Virginia, United States

Position ID:J0916-2235

Employment Type:Full Time

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Position Description:

CGI is looking for a Senior Big Data Developer to join our Federal Business Unit in our Fairfax, VA office who will support the Federal Regulatory account team. This professional will be an integral part of supporting our Regulatory Business Unit’s Big Data, Advanced Analytics and Visualization practice. The person will be given the opportunity to take a leadership role in helping develop staff, lead projects and support business development activities. The position will be key in helping shape the technical direction of the team.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

  • Providing technical leadership and oversight on projects

  • Development and review of big data architecture and cloud environments

  • Leading technical solution and design

  • Developing Proof of Concepts and big data/real-time systems

  • Supporting proposal responses

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

  • 3+ years of relevant experience and 5+ years overall IT experience

  • Experience administrating big data platforms such as Hortonworks Data Platform on cloud environments.

  • Experience developing code on distributed databases using Spark, HDFS, Hive etc.

  • Bachelor’s or Advanced degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or other technical discipline

  • Development of algorithms using Scala, Python, Java on ML platforms such as Spark, H20 etc.

  • Excellent communication skills are a must (writing, presenting, etc.)

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience with real-time data processing such as Storm or Spark Streaming and developing algorithms against real-time data

  • Experience with geospatial data sets.

  • Understanding of EPA, USDA, DOI, DOT or DOE data and process

  • Certifications in Big Data Analytics, Data Science preferred


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.


  • Database

  • Big Data

  • Communication (Oral/Written)

  • Python

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