Development Systems Administrator
Company: CGI Group, Inc.
Posted on: May 6, 2021
Development Systems Administrator
Are you passionate about equipping teams to go fast and be
Are you committed to ensuring IT infrastructure can meet the
rigorous demands of high productivity and streamlined
Are you a highly motivated, energetic, forward thinking team
If you answered yes to any of these questions, you could be a
Development Systems Administrator in a growing team at one of the
largest technology and business services firms in the world!
This role can be located at any CGI office in the U.S.
Your future duties and responsibilities
Key areas of focus:
--- First and foremost, in this role you'll be expected to be a
collaborative team player in an Agile-oriented group of
technologists. Approach each day with a positive attitude, and be
willing to challenge and be challenged!
--- Daily duties will be focused on operational delivery of private
and public cloud infrastructure with thousands of workstation and
server class endpoints underpinning software development teams
across the globe.
--- Enthusiastic participation in the collection and analysis of
key metrics for the sake of continuous improvement of both the team
and systems it's responsible for.
Other duties include the following:
System Administration and Provisioning
--- Administration of a mixed bag of backend hypervisors and
operating systems including VMware ESXi, Microsoft Windows, Red Hat
Linux, AIX, Oracle Linux, Oracle Virtual Machine and others in
support of various project and operational needs.
--- Installation and configuration of new and/or rebuilt physical
and virtual servers, services, settings, directories, storage, etc.
in accordance with standards and project/operational
--- Research and recommend innovative approaches for system
administration tasks, with a strong bias toward automation
Operations and Support
--- Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and
availability of hardware, server resources, systems and key
processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying
completion of scheduled jobs
--- Investigate, troubleshoot, repair and recover from hardware or
--- Carrying a cell phone and being on-call on a rotational
--- Apply OS patches and upgrades on a regular basis, and upgrade
administrative tools and utilities
--- Deploy software packages to workstations using COTS
--- Maintain operational, configuration, or other procedures
--- Perform periodic performance reporting and ongoing performance
--- Maintain data center environmental and monitoring equipment
General Duties & Responsibilities:
--- Installation, maintenance and upgrades computer hardware and
software systems used for designing and developing company
--- Control user access and passwords
--- Propose and implement system enhancements that will improve
reliability and performance
--- Cross-train with other personnel on system usage and essential
--- Research, evaluate, recommend and deploy software and hardware
--- Provides new hardware specifications to fellow members based on
application needs and anticipated growth
Required qualifications to be successful in this role
--- Strong bias for team and collaboration, while also able to work
independently with minimal supervision
--- Must be a self-starter who stays abreast of the latest
technology and has a passion for IT and providing a great customer
--- Strong verbal and written communication skills
--- Forward thinking, independent, creative, self-sufficient
Skill Set Years of Experience Proficiency Level
Virtual Desktop Infrastructure software
(e.g. Citrix, VMware Horizon) and related concepts 1+ year(s)
Hypervisors and virtualization concepts,
e.g. VMware or Hyper-V 2+ years Intermediate
Windows server and workstation class
operating systems 5+ years Senior
Linux operating systems 1+ year(s) Junior
Network Concepts 2+ years Intermediate
Containerization (e.g. Docker, Harbor, Rancher)
technologies and concepts 1+ year(s) Junior
Enterprise-class data center hardware infrastructure,
e.g. SAN, converged and hyper-converged systems, etc .2+ years
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS/NON-ESSENTIAL SKILLS REQUIRED
Skill Set Years of Experience Proficiency Level
Team-Oriented 6 Senior
Project-Oriented 5 Senior
Minimum Education Required: Bachelors Degree
Undergraduate degree in IT desired or comparable experience
Hands-on technical training in IT and Management disciplines
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION OR COMMENTS
--- Ability to interact with third-party client and CGI management
--- Ability to effectively manage vendor and/or suppliers for
purposes of order fulfillment, OEM support, etc.
--- Ability to materially participate in and/or drive systems
--- Professional presentation, communication and documentation
--- Ability to create, implement and enforce processes and
Est. Salary Range (Colorado Only): $59,000-$70,000*
*Disclaimer: In accordance with Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work
Act, effective January 1, 2021, a good faith hourly or base salary
range must be posted for all positions where the work may be
performed in the state of Colorado. Therefore, this good faith
salary range will only apply where this described position will be
performed in the state, and should not be considered the
compensation range in other locations or for other positions.
At CGI we call our professionals "members" to reinforce that all
who join our team are, as owners, empowered to participate in the
challenges and rewards that come from building a world-class
company. CGI's benefits include:
--- Competitive base salaries
--- Eligibility to participate in an attractive Share Purchase Plan
(SPP) in which the company matches dollar-for-dollar contributions
made by eligible employees, up to a maximum, for their job
--- 401(k) Plan and Profit Participation for eligible members
--- Generous holidays, vacation, and sick leave plans
--- Comprehensive insurance plans that include, among other
benefits, medical, dental, vision, life, disability, out-of-county
emergency coverage in all countries of employment;
--- Back-up child care, Pet insurance, a Member Assistance Program,
a 529 college savings program, a personal financial management
tool, lifestyle management programs and more
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
Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and
business services firms in the world.
Learn more about CGI at www.cgi.com .
No unsolicited agency referrals please.
CGI is an equal opportunity employer.
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to their race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, sex,
religion, creed, age, national origin, citizenship status,
disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital
status, sexual orientation or perceived sexual orientation, gender,
gender identity, and gender expression, familial status, political
affiliation, genetic information, or any other legally protected
status or characteristics.
CGI provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals
with disabilities. If you need an accommodation to apply for a job
in the U.S., please email the CGI U.S. Employment Compliance
mailbox at US_Employment_Compliance@cgi.com . You will need to
reference the requisition number of the position in which you are
interested. Your message will be routed to the appropriate
recruiter who will assist you. Please note, this email address is
only to be used for those individuals who need an accommodation to
apply for a job. Emails for any other reason or those that do not
include a requisition number will not be returned .
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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 dependent upon
specific assignment and/or level of US government security
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.
Skills Analytical Thinking
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