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Software Architect

Milton Keynes
CGI Group

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Position Description

If you love finding innovative solutions to improve complex systems, there’s a digital revolution underway in the UK, and it needs your help.

From public service transformation to cutting-edge commercial projects, our work has a wide reach, helping make the everyday easier, for everyone. When you start your CGI story, not
only will you be improving people’s lives, you can be sure we’ll do the same for you.

Alongside a competitive salary, we offer you access to our share scheme (3% + 3% matching) making you a member not just an employee. You also have the option to benefit from private medical and dental insurance, flexible retirement options, childcare vouchers and a cycle to work scheme.

Now, more than ever we are ensuring the continuity of critical services that matter and we are still recruiting during these challenging times. As for the future? We work as one team, and are a Top 100 employer. Be a successful part of our story and we’ll support you in taking your career anywhere you want it to go.

Your future duties and responsibilities

• Develop detailed environment requirements / design for deployment of OpenShift clusters across multiple environments (development through to Test) that support the non-functional requirements (availability, resilience and integrity)
• Set-up and administer the OpenShift clusters
• Set-up and manage Openshift security, using Service Mesh,
• Provide expert knowledge to development and tooling teams in the use of OpenShift
• Manage and administer application and database
• Support the OpenShift Platform service team in provisioning and managing OpenShift cluster.
• Provide infrastructure expertise to Platform, Development and Tooling teams in defining detailed deployment topology that will meet Availability, Resilience and Integrity non-functional requirements.
• Provide infrastructure expertise to Platform, Development and Tooling teams in establishing the CI/CD pipelines and ensuring that environments are managed and monitored and monitoring integrates with the client’s central monitoring services.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role

• Experience of Cloud Infrastructure provision
• Experience of management within Private Cloud environment
• Essential is DevOps / Infrastructure as Code experience
• Detailed design and management of infrastructure architectures, including VmWare ESX clusters, Security, Storage Solutions, VNets and Load balancing
• Implementing mission critical solutions (high availability, resilience and integrity)
• Experience with containers as well as build and package management tools
• You’ll bring experience of managing Kubernetes Clusters and Kubernetes Storage Management
• Linux Administration

• Experience of OpenShift 4.x, Portworx or Helm chart

Please note; in some instances, we will expect to see the recruitment process lengthened, with interviewing and hiring taking place at a later date. Please be assured that if you apply for this role, your interest will be registered and we will be in touch soon to discuss your application further


What you can expect from us

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.

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