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Unix Shell Scripting Developer

Pittsburgh, PA

Unix Shell Scripting Developer

Position Description
Required qualifications to be successful in this role

Looking for 2 talented L3/L4 Unix Shell Scripting Developers with expertise in SQL, Kubernetes, and Python to join our dynamic team.

As a Unix Shell Scripting Developer, the candidate will play a crucial role in developing, maintaining, and optimizing shell scripts for various Unix-based systems, with a focus on enhancing automation, efficiency, and reliability across our infrastructure. Additionally, your proficiency in SQL, Kubernetes, and Python will be leveraged to support database management, container orchestration, and application development tasks.

Your future duties and responsibilities
• Develop, maintain, and optimize Unix shell scripts to automate system administration tasks, streamline workflows, and improve operational efficiency.

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• Collaborate with system administrators, software engineers, and other stakeholders to understand requirements and design robust shell scripts that meet business needs.
• Implement monitoring, logging, and error handling mechanisms within shell scripts to ensure system stability and reliability.
• Work closely with database administrators to write SQL queries, stored procedures, and scripts for data manipulation, extraction, and reporting purposes.
• Utilize Kubernetes for container orchestration, deployment, and management, ensuring high availability and scalability of containerized applications.
• Integrate shell scripts with Python scripts and applications to enhance functionality and perform complex data processing tasks.
• Troubleshoot and debug shell script issues, identify performance bottlenecks, and implement optimizations for improved performance.
• Stay updated on emerging technologies, best practices, and industry trends related to Unix shell scripting, SQL, Kubernetes, and Python development.
• Collaborate with cross-functional teams to support software development, infrastructure automation, and DevOps initiatives.
• Contribute to the documentation of scripts, processes, and best practices to facilitate knowledge sharing and maintain system reliability.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role
• Bachelor's degree in computer science, Information Technology, or a related field.
• Proven experience as a Unix shell scripting developer, with in-depth knowledge of shell scripting languages such as Bash, Shell, or Korn shell.
• Proficiency in SQL, with hands-on experience writing complex queries, stored procedures, and database scripts.
• Experience working with Kubernetes for container orchestration and management in production environments.
• Strong programming skills in Python, with the ability to develop scripts, automation tools, and applications.
• Familiarity with Unix/Linux operating systems, system administration concepts, and command-line utilities.
• Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail, with the ability to troubleshoot and debug complex issues effectively.
• Strong communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively in a team-oriented environment.
• Experience with version control systems (e.g., Git) and continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipelines is a plus.
• Relevant certifications (e.g., Kubernetes certification, Python certification) are advantageous but not required.

"CGI is required by law in some jurisdictions to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. The determination of this range includes various factors not limited to skill set, level, experience, relevant training, and licensure and certifications. To support the ability to reward for merit-based performance, CGI typically does not hire individuals at or near the top of the range for their role. Compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range for this role in the U.S. is $59,000 - $130,600."

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.


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Life at CGI is rooted in ownership, teamwork, respect and belonging. Here, you'll reach your full potential because...

You are invited to be an owner from day 1 as we work together to bring our Dream to life. That's why we call ourselves CGI Partners rather than employees. We benefit from our collective success and actively shape our company's strategy and direction.

Your work creates value. You'll develop innovative solutions and build relationships with teammates and clients while accessing global capabilities to scale your ideas, embrace new opportunities, and benefit from expansive industry and technology expertise.

You'll shape your career by joining a company built to grow and last. You'll be supported by leaders who care about your health and well-being and provide you with opportunities to deepen your skills and broaden your horizons.

Come join our team-one of the largest IT and business consulting services firms in the world.

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Client-provided location(s): Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Job ID: CGI-1116068
Employment Type: Other

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • FSA
    • FSA With Employer Contribution
    • HSA
    • HSA With Employer Contribution
    • On-Site Gym
    • Pet Insurance
    • Mental Health Benefits
    • Virtual Fitness Classes
  • Parental Benefits

    • Adoption Leave
    • Birth Parent or Maternity Leave
    • Non-Birth Parent or Paternity Leave
    • Family Support Resources
  • Work Flexibility

    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Company Outings
    • Holiday Events
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Paid Vacation
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K)
    • 401(K) With Company Matching
    • Stock Purchase Program
    • Company Equity
    • Performance Bonus
    • Financial Counseling
    • Profit Sharing
  • Professional Development

    • Leadership Training Program
    • Internship Program
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Mentor Program
    • Access to Online Courses
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Employee Resource Groups (ERG)
    • Woman founded/led
    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program

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