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Software Engineer - API

Company: CGI Group, Inc.
Location: Providence
Posted on: May 7, 2021

Job Description:

Software Engineer - API

Position Description
If you are an experienced hands-on Software engineer with strong problem-solving skills, excellent communication skills and the ability to collaborate with business and technical teams in a dynamic environment, we have exciting opportunities to build your career.
We are looking for an API Developer having a high degree of competence in developing easy-to-use, customer focused APIs and capabilities which power web and mobile online platforms. You will help us design and develop re-usable APIs that focus on customer experience needs and optimize quality and deployment practices. You'll contribute to the entire development lifecycle from concept to deployment as a member of an agile, multi-functional team.

Your future duties and responsibilities
--- Lead the Design and implementation of software solutions that meet functional and non-functional requirements and aligned to overall Architecture
--- Design, Develop and test highly scalable API services that power both web and mobile platforms
--- Participate in design reviews and mentor software engineers
--- Participate in CI/CD activities
--- Set the direction to the Scrum Team

Required qualifications to be successful in this role
Technical Skills :
--- 9+ years of proven software development experience developing enterprise solutions
--- 5+ years of hands-on experience in developing Web services and API solutions using various Java based frameworks
--- Expertise in open-source streaming products, Micro services and Message Oriented Middleware, Stream processing, Master Data Management
--- Good understanding of Domain Driven design & MicroService Architecture
--- Strong knowledge of developing highly scalable services
--- Proficient in Java, J2EE, Spring MVC, Spring Core and JavaScript.
--- Deep understanding of API design, including versioning, isolation and micro-services
--- Experience in documenting APIs leveraging an API documentation framework (Swagger)
--- Working knowledge of testing frameworks like Junit, Mockito, Spring Test
--- Experience in DevOps processes, continuous integration and delivery pipelines (Maven, Jenkins, Stash, Ansible, Docker)
--- Knowledge of relational and NoSQL database management systems
--- Knowledge of web application development using JSP, HTML, CSS/SASS, JQuery, Angular and NodeJS is a plus
--- Consultative Skills:
--- Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate software engineering and/or development concepts and principles
--- Analytical and problem-solving skills
--- Strong teamwork skills with the ability to collaborate with other engineers including distributed team members
--- Contribute to continual improvement by suggesting improvements to all aspects of the development

Minimum Education Required: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field.

Est. Salary Range (Colorado Only): $80K-$120K*

*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 Application Design
Application Development

Keywords: CGI Group, Inc., Providence , Software Engineer - API, IT / Software / Systems , Providence, Rhode Island

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