Python Developer

at CGI Group, Inc.
Published December 18, 2021
Location Columbia, MD
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Python Developer

Position Description
CGI Federal is currently seeking a Python Developer to join our solutions engineering team to develop dynamic software applications.

Your future duties and responsibilities
• Writing effective and scalable Python codes
• Designing and implementing robust applications
• Debugging applications to ensure low-latency and high-availability
• Integrating user-facing elements with server-side logic
• Implementing security and data protection
• Accommodating various data storage solutions

Required qualifications to be successful in this role
• Three (3+) years of experience writing production object-oriented Python in a professional setting
• Proactively facilitate open communication, collective decision-making, thorough reviews, and other engineering practices that create performant, scalable systems
• Confident with Git, GitHub/GitLab, and common Git-based development workflows
• Demonstrated proficiency with JSON APIs
• Experience with Python modules such as Flask, Numpy, etc
• Experience building full Python applications
• Experience converting older applications to use newer technologies
• Experience with continuous testing and/or continuous development
• Experience with procedural and object-oriented development
• Significant experience working with server-side and front-end technologies and leveraging common design patterns (e.g. MVC) for coding such systems.
• Ability to work cooperatively in a team environment and coordinate code submissions using version control
• Experience with shell scripting
• Experience with NoSQL database systems
• Experience with APIs/backend code written in other languages
• Demonstrated proficiency working with the LAMP stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP)
• Proficiency in extracting data from major relational databases, non-relational databases, data warehouses
• Knowledge of graph databases like neo4j and Amazon Neptune

Additional Skills:
• Strong organizational and communication skills
• Ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritize workload based on the needs of the client
• Ability to deal with ambiguity and frequent changes in priorities
• Ability to work with minimal supervision
• Excellent technical writing skills and proven experience on systems with complex requirements
• Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills with the ability to team with others to meet project objectives
• Understanding of the system development lifecycle as implemented with Agile; SAFe knowledge a plus


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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.

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