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Development Systems Administrator

Company: CGI Group, Inc.
Location: Tempe
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

Development Systems Administrator

Position Description
Are you passionate about equipping teams to go fast and be creative?

Are you committed to ensuring IT infrastructure can meet the rigorous demands of high productivity and streamlined operation?

Are you a highly motivated, energetic, forward thinking team player?

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 requirements
--- 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 software failures
--- Carrying a cell phone and being on-call on a rotational basis
--- Apply OS patches and upgrades on a regular basis, and upgrade administrative tools and utilities
--- Deploy software packages to workstations using COTS products
--- Maintain operational, configuration, or other procedures
--- Perform periodic performance reporting and ongoing performance tuning
--- 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 intellectual property
--- 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 skills
--- Research, evaluate, recommend and deploy software and hardware products.
--- 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 experience
--- 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) Junior
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 Intermediate


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

--- Ability to interact with third-party client and CGI management professionally
--- 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 capacity planning
--- Professional presentation, communication and documentation skills
--- Ability to create, implement and enforce processes and policies

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 category
--- 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 collectively create.

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 clearance held.

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
Communication (Oral/Written)
Problem Solving/DecisionMaking
Team Player
Project Management

Keywords: CGI Group, Inc., Tempe , Development Systems Administrator, IT / Software / Systems , Tempe, Arizona

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