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Chief Performance Architect Cognizant
Dallas, TX

Cognizant is a provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services.

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Job Description

Chief Performance Architect


Graduate (BTech in CS / IT), MCA

Job Title: Sr. Architect/Architect Performance Engineers

Technology Skills

* Strong application performance engineering expertise to execute Performance Driven development programs/ Projects
* Deep knowledge on end-end architectures and frameworks i.e. knowledge across tiers in a multi-tier environment including but not limited to DMZs, Load Balancers, Web Servers, Application Servers, Databases, Single Signon systems, distributed caches like coherent, content delivery networks like Akamai etc.
* Experience with Heterogeneous environment. Strong on Java/ .Net, REST based systems. Understands network and infrastructure level dependencies. Expertise should span performance engineering, performance optimization, performance tuning across J2EE/ .Net applications and database.
* Expertise in designing and reviewing architectures for Performance, Scalability and availability, building automated tools for detecting and reporting metrics to drive pro-active performance engineering effort.
* Ability to understand business non-functional requirements and break them down to application and system level to help architects, designers and developers in engineering applications for Performance.
* Experience in setting up Performance Engineering Center of Excellence with the ability to define processes and methodologies relevant to a customer context, define template and checklists, understand Cognizant Performance Architecture Consulting & Engineering Best practices and bring them to a customer and institutionalize.
* Provide thought leadership to the customer teams and Cognizant teams on adopting the best tooling for optimal productivity and faster time to defect identification and resolution w.r.t NFRs.
* Understanding of Scalable and highly available architectural patterns and best practices and experience in adopting them in real time engagements.
* Experience and skills to work with multiple teams and drive performance engineering recommendations to be implemented.
* Ability to communicate the benefits of implementing recommendations both from a technology perspective and business perspective.

Other Skills

* Ability to Program manage large technology programs or Performance Engineering center of excellence
* Ability to communicate at the executive levels in order to convince them to adopt PE recommendations or PE best practices
* Ability to work under tough timelines and deliver results as invariably most of the Performance related work

About Cognizant

Cognizant is a provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services.

10001 employees

500 frank west burr boulevard

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