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Manager - Projects

Company: Cognizant
Location: Hartford
Posted on: April 6, 2021

Job Description:

Covid-19 update: To keep you and our employees safe, we're making changes to our job postings and hiring process. Learn more Hartford, Connecticut, United States Job ID: 00040457031 Sr. ArchitectQualification:Bachelors in engineering or equivalentResponsibility:Business and Technology Research and Analysis and Solution Building :

  • Analyze technical literature, analyst reports, emerging business needs to identify technology trends.
    • Consolidate and analyse the requirements (that couldn't be mapped to the existing solution) received from different project teams.
      • Identify business value of emerging tools/trends for client and Cognizant.
        • Compare tools (internal and external) on specific parameters.
          • Identify and design new solution offerings (process/ methodology/ tool etc).
            • In case of already implemented solutions, identify learning to be used for implementation.
              • In case of new offerings, identify business opportunities with clients for implementation of the same.
                • Specific to QE & Automation.
                  • Define process for projects and update the same based on technical inputs received.
                    • Define critical metrics and identify process improvements.
                      • Design experiments to demonstrate business value of Proof of Concepts.Research based Technical writing :
                        • Conduct secondary research to keep abreast of all emerging research.
                          • Create solution focused material.
                            • Create methodologies, frameworks and methods for solution delivery.
                              • Seek review inputs from Sr Architect on the same.External Forum Participation and Solution Socialization :
                                • Create documents, reports, white papers (international/national) on the research findings.
                                  • Seek review inputs from Principal Consultant on technical papers to ensure optimal frameworks and methodologies are showcased.
                                    • Participate in external forums to showcase Cognizant capabilities and insights emerging from the COE research.
                                      • Communicate the new solutions through the various portals / channels (webinars, portals, road shows).
                                        • Create collaterals (case studies, business value documents etc) for new solutions.
                                          • Seek review inputs on the same from Sr Architect.
                                            • Provide inputs to BD team and other teams for training etc.Enablement Activities and Organization Wide Capability Building :
                                              • Identify the training needs and conduct internal sessions to meet the same.
                                                • Partner with Cognizant academy to create curriculum, assessments, training programs, courseware based on new service offerings / solutions etc Organize the boot camp training for new recruits.
                                                  • Nominate the team members for external training and conferences.
                                                    • Conduct workshop based on the specific requirements gathered from project leads.Technology Consulting:
                                                      • Identify the improvement opportunities with the client based on the analysis of requirements.
                                                        • Analyse technology landscape, process, tools etc to arrive at the technology roadmap best fit for the client.
                                                          • Design the solution, approach, engagement model, delivery mode etc based on the gap analysis.
                                                            • Seek review inputs from the relevant stakeholders on the same.
                                                              • Specific to QE and Cloud: Analyse requirements for each module.
                                                                • Raise clarifications.
                                                                  • Provide inputs to testing solutions.
                                                                    • Create test design artefacts as needed.
                                                                      • Identify impacted areas and update relevant documents.
                                                                        • Specific to PACE: Recommend strategies and solutions for large complex projects aligned to customer needs.
                                                                          • Recommend best fit solutions and tools based on customer business requirement.
                                                                            • Review metrics, dashboard, explain impact and present it to stakeholders.Customer Visit Management and Alliance Management :
                                                                              • Understand the client's requirements and identify the right assets to be showcased.
                                                                                • Arrange demos and webinars based on the customer profiles.
                                                                                  • Present solution offerings or case studies relevant to the client needs.
                                                                                    • Showcase the best practices to the client.
                                                                                      • Identify partners to design the optimal solution for the client.
                                                                                        • Identify and evaluate various alliance partners based on the synergies across the offerings.Specific to Mobile:Identify synergies based on the understanding of the products/services of selected vendorsPeople Management :
                                                                                          • Engage with new members and induct them into teams / projects.
                                                                                            • Coach and mentor the specialist.
                                                                                              • Set goals, gather feedback from team members and conduct appraisals.
                                                                                                • Identify skill gaps and devise strategies to bridge the same.
                                                                                                  • Identify training needs and nominate employees for training programs.
                                                                                                    • Draft career plans for direct reports. Must Have Skills
                                                                                                      • Dynatrace
                                                                                                        • LoadRunner
                                                                                                          • Apache Jmeter Employee Status : Full Time Employee Shift : Day Job Travel : No Job Posting : Mar 31 2021About CognizantCognizant (Nasdaq-100: CTSH) is one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients' business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant is ranked 194 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world. Learn how Cognizant helps clients lead with digital at www.cognizant.com or follow us @USJobsCognizant. Cognizant is recognized as a Military Friendly Employer and is a coalition member of the Veteran Jobs Mission. Our Cognizant Veterans Network assists Veterans in building and growing a career at Cognizant that allows them to leverage the leadership, loyalty, integrity, and commitment to excellence instilled in them through participation in military service.Cognizant is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.If you have a disability that requires a reasonable accommodation to search for a job opening or submit an application, please email CareersNA2@cognizant.com with your request and contact information. How would you rate your experience popup Equal Employment & Affirmative Action Policy: Cognizant is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you have a disability that requires a reasonable accommodation to search for a job opening or submit an application, please email CareersNA2@cognizant.com with your request and contact information. How would you rate your experience popup

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