Sr. Project Manager – AWS Cloud Migration

at CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc.
Published February 10, 2024
Location Herndon, VA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Sr. Project Manager - AWS Cloud Migration

Category: Project Management

Main location: United States, Virginia, Reston

Position ID: J1223-1346

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

CGI has an immediate need for a Sr. Project Manager with AWS Cloud Migration Experience to join our financial services team in Reston, VA. This position is located in our Reston, VA office with work performed at client site in Reston; however, a hybrid working model is acceptable. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a fast-paced team environment supporting one of the largest leaders in the secondary mortgage industry. We take an innovative approach to supporting our client, working side-by-side in an agile environment using emerging technologies.

  • We partner with 15 of the top 20 banks globally, and our top 10 banking clients have worked with us for an average of 26 years!

  • We have over 92,000+ CGI Members in 40 countries and over 5k+ loyal Clients who are leveraging our end-to-end services across the globe

Your future duties and responsibilities:

  • Plan course of projects, including milestones, resources needed in the form of staff hours, use of technology and tools to document the project plan, following established project management methodology.

  • Track course of project from meetings, conferring with stakeholders, documenting meeting minutes and receiving reports.

  • Document changes to scope or functionalities with change ticket, project plan, or other format.

  • Report on progress of project, use of staff, progress on milestones and the like to stakeholders

  • Document exceptions or deviations as needed. Convene meetings and plan agenda to ensure important issues are aired and resolved.

  • Ensure that the project is implemented with all the necessary governance and controls.

  • Meet with technical staff and the like to determine business needs and functionalities desired for new or revised application.

  • Determine and define project scope and objectives

  • Prepare budget based on scope of work and resource requirements

  • Track project costs in order to meet budget

  • Develop and manage a detailed project schedule and work plan

  • Provide project updates on a consistent basis to various stakeholders about strategy, adjustments, and progress

  • Manage contracts with vendors and suppliers by assigning tasks and communicating expected deliverables

  • Utilize industry best practices, techniques, and standards throughout entire project execution

  • Monitor progress and make adjustments as needed

  • Measure project performance to identify areas for improvement?

  • Create Road map for the deliverable

  • Work on NFR (not function requirement)

  • Create presentations for higher management

  • ?Coordinate with multiple stakeholders

  • Facilitate PI planning??

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

  • 8+ years of project management experience

  • Experience with facilitating the discussions of a large scope IT AWS Cloud Migration projects that require coordination across the enterprise

  • Good understanding of enterprise processes and how they tie in to demand management and delivery (SDLC, PMLC, Jira, ServiceNow, Agile methodologies)

  • Knowledge of Cloud & associated technologies/products (AWS environment experience, a plus)

  • Strong analytical/quantitative and problem-solving skills; attention to detail

  • Well versed in creating presentations using MS Powerpoint, analyzing & summarizing project data using Excel & managing confluence pages for leadership reporting

  • Excellent communication skills including listening, verbal, written, facilitation and presentation skills; experience summarizing technical efforts while explaining the business capability impact

  • Ability to contribute to a productive team environment where teamwork and group problem solving is encouraged

  • Demonstrated ability to work with teams and influence across peer group and ensure execution of planned tasks

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification??

Education Requirement

  • ?Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science or relevant field?

  • ?Project Management Professional (PMP) certification???



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 $84,000.00 - $165,300.00.

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 childcare, Pet insurance, a Member Assistance Program, a 529 college savings program, a personal financial management tool, lifestyle management programs and more.


  • Amazon CloudFront

  • Analytical Thinking

  • Project Management

What you can expect from us:

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.

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