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Sr. Python Developer New
CGI Federal
Lafayette, Louisiana, USA

Job Title

Sr. Python Developer

Job Description

*Work Location is in Lafayette, LA but due to COVID-19, work will be remote until further notice.

The sought after position of Sr. Python Developer (Application Developer) enjoys working in a fast-paced collaborative environment and offers a challenging opportunity to leverage modern technology and innovative solutions to make a significant impact on our customers.

Candidate must demonstrate experience as a Programmer/Developer of a cloud-based application with a deep knowledge of Agile software development and DevSecOps.

  • Support the technical delivery of small to medium, moderately complex projects in cross-functional Agile environment, on-time, on-budget and with targeted zero defects
  • Work in an Agile environment (Scrum etc.) and adapt to the changing needs and requirements of the business.
  • Provide hands-on support for DevSecOps and other automation initiatives using AWS technologies, including blue/green deployment, security and Test Automation.
  • Coordinate coding and unit testing phases of system development and facilitate Code Reviews
  • Identify opportunities for system reuse and system simplification
  • Identify and manage dependencies and downstream impacts of the project to minimize adverse effects on other projects and / or programs
  • Provide estimation of user stories, prioritization and coordination of technical activities related to system development
  • Ensure system alignment to Enterprise Architecture policies, coding standards and best practices; ensure that process methodologies are followed in system development
  • Accountable to business and technology management for end-to-end application development and delivery that meets and exceeds quality standards
  • Directly contribute to creation of technical documentation including the Solution Definition document and Technical Design document; ensure documentation is aligned to the Functional Requirements and uses document templates that meet customer’s SDLC standards
  • Independently manage day to day technical challenges and communicate to development lead any risks or issues associated with the development activities


  • No telecommuting
  • No Agencies Please


US Citizenship is Required

  • Bachelor degree in relevant field (Engineering, IT etc.) with 5+ years of experience as a developer for medium to large scale enterprise systems
  • 3+ years of experience developing cloud applications. Solid understanding of AWS Cloud Architecture and experience with application modernization in cloud environments
  • 3+ years of experience working in Agile and DevSecOps environment
  • Proficiency in Test Driven Development (TDD) and Behavior Driven development (BDD)
  • Advanced proficiency in Microservices and API Development
  • Experience with identifying and implementing automation for CI/CD.
  • Experience with open source technologies like Jenkins, Gradle, Maven, DevSecOps and related Infrastructure as Code (IaC) tools, including Terraform, Docker, Kubernetes, OpenShift, GitHub, Puppet, Git and others.
  • Experience working with XML, JSON and YAML for configuration.
  • Hands-on experience with AWS development using any of AWS services like EC2, EB, IAM, S3, SDK, CLI, Code Deploy, Code Commit, Lambda/Step Functions, Cloudfront, Cloudwatch etc.
  • Experience with current stack technologies including Python (Django framework), Solr, ElasticSearch, HTML5 / CSS 3, JavaScript, WordPress, Jenkins, AWS,
  • Experience with implementing integration solutions with RESTful Web Services
  • Passionate about learning new things along with good work ethics
  • Excellent communication skills with ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Experience with leading cloud service provider stacks (AWS, Azure, VM Ware, and Google) and their service offerings
  • Due to the nature of this government contract, US Citizenship is required

Desired Skills:

  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect (Associate or Professional)
  • Agile Certification
  • Experience with full stack development
  • Understanding of DevSecOps process and tooling
  • Direct experience with Scrum Agile framework and processes
  • Experience working in an integrated product development team consisting of govt. and contractor resources

About the Company

CGI is in the top 5 largest global IT companies spread across 40 countries with endless opportunities to expand and grow. As a CGI Federal Member, you have the opportunity to be a shareholder at CGI and join a family of 75,000 members strong.

Contact Info

Previous Senior Python Developer (m/f/d), tribe29 GmbH in Munich, Bavaria, Germany Next Machine Learning Engineer, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in Snoqualmie, CA, United States