Simulation Data Engineer

Fairfax VA CGI Group, Inc.

Simulation Data Engineer

Position Description
CGI Federal's Emerging Technologies Practice (ETP) seeks a highly-motivated Simulation Data Engineer to join its Applied Research and Technology team. The candidate will join a team of data engineers, ai/ml subject matter experts, architects, and developers. Your primary focus will combine the skills of a data engineer, developer, and simulation integrator to design, develop, and maintain comprehensive simulation environments that leverage data-driven insights. You will be responsible for data engineering tasks, software development, and simulation integration, ensuring the smooth flow of data and accurate simulation results for various applications and industries.

Your future duties and responsibilities
1. Data Engineering:
• Designing and implementing data architectures, including databases, data warehouses, and data lakes, to store and manage simulation data.
• Developing and maintaining data pipelines and ETL processes to extract, transform, and load data from various sources into the simulation environment.
• Ensuring data quality, integrity, and security by implementing data governance and best practices.
• Collaborating with data scientists and domain experts to understand data requirements and implement appropriate data models and structures for the simulation.
2. Development:
• Writing clean and efficient code to implement simulation functionalities and integrate simulation models, tools, and systems.
• Developing APIs and interfaces for data exchange and communication between simulation components.
• Implementing data visualization tools and dashboards to present simulation results and insights.
• Collaborating with software developers and stakeholders to gather requirements, troubleshoot issues, and implement enhancements or new features in the simulation environment.
3. Simulation Integration:
• Integrating diverse simulation models, tools, and systems to create a cohesive and functional simulation environment.
• Identifying and resolving dependencies and compatibility issues between different simulation components.
• Conducting testing and validation of the simulation environment to ensure its accuracy and performance.
• Collaborating with domain experts and stakeholders to gather requirements and refine the simulation environment based on their feedback

Required qualifications to be successful in this role
• Strong knowledge of data modeling, database design, and data architecture.
• Proficiency in designing interfaces and APIs for data exchange and communication between systems.
• Knowledge of software development best practices, version control, and testing methodologies.
• Ability to develop and maintain front-end and back-end components, including user interfaces, APIs, and data visualization tools.
• Ability to communicate technical concepts and solutions effectively to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
• Capacity to collaborate with data scientists, domain experts, and software developers to gather requirements and refine the simulation environment.
• Proven record of high value data driven work or solution building
• BS degree or above preferred in Computer Science, Systems Engineering, Applied Mathematics/Statistics, Operations Research, engineering fields
• 10+ years preferred of overall experience in development, data engineering, solution architecture, or technical leadership

Desired qualifications/non-essential skills required
• High comfort level with cloud services – AWS, Azure
• High comfort level with proposals and technical thought leadership
• Experience with remote sensing, xR, game development
• Knowledge of data exploration and visualization tools (Tableau, Qlik, D3, rstudio etc)
• Ability to lead, coordinate, and direct a team of data experts effectively

"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 $67,000 – $143,000."


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 compensation
Comprehensive insurance options
Matching contributions through the 401(k) plan and the share purchase plan
Paid time off for vacation, holidays, and sick time
Paid parental leave
Learning opportunities and tuition assistance
Member assistance and wellness programs

This role can be located at any CGI office in the U.S. however, preferred location is Fairfax, VA, Lafayette, LA Knoxville, TN or Lebanon, VA or Belton, TX




Insights you can act on

While technology is at the heart of our clients' digital transformation, we understand that people are at the heart of business success.

When you join CGI, you become a trusted advisor, collaborating with colleagues and clients to bring forward actionable insights that deliver meaningful and sustainable outcomes. We call our employees "members" because they are CGI shareholders and owners and owners who enjoy working and growing together to build a company we are proud of. This has been our Dream since 1976, and it has brought us to where we are today – one of the world's largest independent providers of IT and business consulting services.

At CGI, we recognize the richness that diversity brings. We strive to create a work culture where all belong and collaborate with clients in building more inclusive communities. As an equal-opportunity employer, we want to empower all our members to succeed and grow. If you require an accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, please let us know. We will be happy to assist.

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