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Data Engineer

CGI Group

This is a Contract position in Ottawa, ON posted November 17, 2020.

Meet our professionals

Canada-That’s CGI

Position Description:

We are a global IT and business consulting services leader, and after 40 years, we’re still growing! Join Canada’s largest IT Company .
CGI supports our members’ career aspirations, offering learning initiatives and provides access to our global health and wellness program. We also offer competitive compensation and benefits such as our share purchase plan, a profit sharing program, flexible schedules that guarantee a good work-life balance!

Passionate for turning disparate streams of data into organized and actionable analytics
programming acumen, competency in manipulating large volumes of data, and with a solid knowledge of a broad range of technologies for data processing and modeling
Up-to-date with the latest technology trends and have a strong desire to constantly learn
Love solving complex problems and have expertise in world-class data pipelines, from batch to real time implementations
Have demonstrated ability to navigate between the big-picture and implementation details
Highly detailed-oriented with exceptional organizational and follow-through skills
Self-directed and comfortable supporting the data needs of multiple teams and projects
Exceptional communication skills, with an ability to make advanced analytics concepts accessible and understandable to non-technical business users
Value collaboration and urgency; and have a passion for driving impact

Your future duties and responsibilities:

Create analytical data infrastructure by gathering, processing, analyzing and structuring large volumes of data from many structured and unstructured data sources, at scale.
Design, develop and implement highly scalable, repeatable and secure data pipelines and transformation processes
Design and build transformation models and data flows for batch, real-time and complex event driven processes
Develop data ingest processes across a variety of third-party APIs, applications and file stores.
Ensure that appropriate controls are in place and all in-motion and at-rest data is secured at all times
Develop data catalogs and data validation scripts to ensure data accuracy, clarity and correctness of key business metrics
Identify and correct data quality issues, performing root cause analysis on internal and external data to answer specific business questions and identify opportunities for improvement
Employ proper data governance to ensure data security and integrity
Research and make recommendations for new data management technologies and software engineering practices. Collaborate on decisions around the use of new tools and practices
Provide guidance to a customer and project team with respect to data requirements, data gaps and level of effort required to deliver a solution
Assist in the development and delivery of pre and post sales POCs and proposals for client engagements
Produce and maintain support documentation and data dictionaries
Travel periodically in support of sales and delivery as needed
 
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Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

At least 2 years of experience working on data transformation, curation and integration for batch and near real-time in Cloud and on-prem environments
At least 2 years of hands-on experience working with Big Data technologies such as Spark, Cassandra, Hadoop and/or Hive. Working knowledge of message queuing, stream processing, and highly scalable ‘big data’ data stores
2 years of experience using one of more data transformation and integration technologies such as Python, Scala, Spark, Spark-Streaming, Kafka Streams and traditional ETL/ELT tools such as DataStage and/or Informatica.
 
2 years of hands-on experience working with SQL and Non SQL databases such as Oracle, DB2, SQL Server, Postgres, MangoDB and/or CouchDB
Good understanding of microservices architecture and hands-on experience working with REST APIs
At least 1 year of experience working on predictive analytics and data mining projects
Self-directed and demonstrable problem-solving skills
Knowledge of modern software development techniques and methodologies
Knowledge and practice of secure software development processes
Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of constituents
Ability to handle multiple priorities and deadlines
Bachelor’s degree or diploma in mathematics, informatics, statistics, computer science or information systems (or equivalent combination of skill and experience)

Eligibility to obtain Government of Canada secret clearance
 
Build your career with us.

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. In addition, CGI is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities in accordance with provincial legislation. Please let us know if you require a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during any aspect of the recruitment process and we will work with you to address your needs.