Senior Backend Engineer

  • Lafayette, LA
  • Posted 60+ days ago | Updated 9 hours ago


On Site
USD 77,000.00 - 190,000.00 per year
Full Time


Backend development
Problem solving
Work ethic
Time management
Software engineering
Effective communication
Software development
Quality assurance
Code review
Spring Framework
Spring MVC
Spring Security
Microsoft Azure
Unit testing
JavaScript frameworks
Cloud security
Government contracts
Intellectual property
Software deployment
Continuous integration
Continuous delivery
Amazon Web Services
Cascading style sheets
Computer networking

Job Details

Senior Backend Engineer

Position Description
CGI is seeking a hands-on Senior Back End Engineer with a proven technical expertise to join our dynamic team.

You will be involved in a mission critical project, working with a team of smart, dedicated people like yourself who build quality solutions for our customers. Take your talents to a company that inspires growth and values your ideas.

As a senior back-end engineer for our IP Development scrum team, you will work closely with the architects to evaluate and design the solutions to assigned features. Once the solution is defined, you will implement the solution by designing, developing, testing, and deploying both custom and off-the-shelf software. You will also partner with multiple teams across technology - including architecture, infrastructure and operations, vendors, and consultants - to implement the roadmap.

You will help align solutions to the Product's priorities. You will be a part of the team that plans the solution to ensure capacity and scalability as demand and usage evolves. A commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, and quality products are important.

This role must be located in one of the following locations: Lafayette, LA or Lebanon, VA

The successful candidate will be a member of a high-performing agile team. The senior back-end engineer must be self-motivated with a strong work ethic, time-management, and interpersonal skills. The successful candidate must have demonstrated software engineering and effective communication skills.
- Engage with architects/product team/leads to comprehend functional challenges, prototype new ideas, and new technologies, and help to create innovative solutions
- Collaborate with the architects, and product owners to design, develop, test, and document frameworks, toolkits, and applications
- Develop new services by writing their own code as well as by utilizing existing Microservices and APIs
- Deliver robust technical designs, code, and documentation
- Apply software development best practices, concepts, and principles throughout software development life cycle
- Ensure that software meets or exceed specified standards and end-user requirements
- Ensure adherence to secure coding standards and best practices
Maintain high standards of software quality by engaging in code review process.

Required Qualifications :
8-10 years of Software Engineering experience with the design, development, coding, testing, deployment, documenting, and debugging of software.
- 6+ years of experience in Java technology stack. Back-end development capabilities supporting database, server-side development, and CI/CD integration
- 6+ years of experience with Spring framework (Spring MVC, Spring boot, Spring security)
- 6+ years of relational database, including PostgreSQL DB
- Experience developing and utilizing Microservices and APIs
- Strong knowledge of REST services
- 2 years of experience on Microsoft Azure or AWS tools and environments
- Knowledge on DevOps tools and Continue Integration (CI) process using Docker, Kubernetes
- Experience with Github, Bitbucket, etc. versioning systems.
- Ability to work with automated unit test frameworks like Junit and Mockito.
- Self-directed and self-motivated with the ability to take charge or play a supporting role
- Excellent communication, and documentation skills and ability to communicate with senior architects
Experience with web client-side development using JavaScript frameworks like Angular, React.js, Node.js, Typescript
Experience with technologies like HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Bootstrap.
Knowledge of Cloud, security, infrastructure, databases, and networking

CGI is required by law in some jurisdictions to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. The determination of this range includes various factors not limited to skill set, level, experience, relevant training, and licensure and certifications. To support the ability to reward for merit-based performance, CGI typically does not hire individuals at or near the top of the range for their role. Compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range for this role in the U.S. is $77,000 - $190,000."
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 compensation
Comprehensive insurance options
Matching contributions through the 401(k) plan and the share purchase plan
Paid time off for vacation, holidays, and sick time
Paid parental leave
Learning opportunities and tuition assistance
Due to the nature of the government contracts this position requires ship

Your future duties and responsibilities

Required qualifications to be successful in this role

Together, as owners, let's turn meaningful insights into action.

Life at CGI is rooted in ownership, teamwork, respect and belonging. Here, you'll reach your full potential because...

You are invited to be an owner from day 1 as we work together to bring our Dream to life. That's why we call ourselves CGI Partners rather than employees. We benefit from our collective success and actively shape our company's strategy and direction.

Your work creates value. You'll develop innovative solutions and build relationships with teammates and clients while accessing global capabilities to scale your ideas, embrace new opportunities, and benefit from expansive industry and technology expertise.

You'll shape your career by joining a company built to grow and last. You'll be supported by leaders who care about your health and well-being and provide you with opportunities to deepen your skills and broaden your horizons.

Come join our team-one of the largest IT and business consulting services firms in the world.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, sex, religion, creed, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, pregnancy, 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, height, weight, or any other legally protected status or characteristics.

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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.