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Full Stack Developer Cognizant
New York, NY

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

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Job Description

Full Stack Developer


Bachelor's in engineering or equivalent


Project Planning & Setup:

* Understand resource plan.
* Plan for knowledge enrichment, change management and quality management.
* Conduct estimation of time utilization of different resources and activities.
* Identify appropriate processes based on project landscape.
* Identify gaps and advise on improvements if required.
* Share inputs in creation of project plan with Project Manager.
* Review hardware/software requirement plan.
* Validate system build.
* Understand the test strategy, evaluate the design and identify gaps in the test plans, if any.
* Define KT plan.
* Customize project management system.
* Define standards and set Cognizant 20.
* Provide all support required during presales activities.

Requirement Gathering and Analysis:

* Understand the requirements from clients/ functional consultants.
* Participate in client calls and seek clarifications.
* Create a requirements traceability matrix.
* Provide inputs during creation of operational concepts and scenarios.
* Perform requirements feasibility with regards to testing and implementation.
* Analyze NFRs.


* Understand various functional and non functional requirements.
* Break down the requirements into smaller modules.
* Provide inputs for categorizing critical and noncritical requirements.
* Provide inputs in designing end to end solution from a technical perspective.
* Review and approve system architecture design.


* Analyze allocated task and understand BRD, low level and high level design.
* Allocate modules to developers for coding.
* Provide guidance to developers and set standards.
* Review pseudo codes written by developers and provide a go ahead for code development.
* Prepare for incremental code creation and unit testing.
* Oversee development process and update Project Manager on development progress.
* Review final codes written by developers on adherence to standards/functionality and approve for testing.
* Prepare weekly/monthly reports on the project and share with client/Project Manager.
* Ensure all system builds are prepared on time.


* Review test cases written by team Provide support for development of integration test cases as required.
* Include positive and negative test cases to check functionality.
* Check if peer review is completed at each step of test execution.
* Review, analyze and validate results.
* Follow up with team assigned for rework on code defects and close the same.
* Attend QA audits as and when required.
* Monitor system builds.

Project Closure Activities:

* Create strategy for roll back.
* Conduct dry run on pilots.
* Monitor the processes are being followed.
* Document changes in the system.
* Resolve issues that arise during project deployment/ closure.
* Check that all action items mentioned in the deployment checklist have been completed.
* Post final acceptance, conduct all closure schedules.
* Provide support in creation of a final project report.
* Conduct handover to AVM team.
* Monitor all system/security administration activities and ensure all audit requirements are met.

Service Support & Maintenance:

* Review incident/problem/change management plan created by team.
* Track issue/problem resolution.
* Conduct RCA.
* Define communication and issue resolution matrix.
* Drive and implement best practices for resolution of issues.
* Liaise with business users/SMEs to resolve issues if required.
* Review patch fixes created to prevent recurrence of complex problems.
* Track adherence to SLAs.
* Guide team members in the course of incident/ problem management.
* Conduct change impact assessment.
* Collate change records.
* Share change records with relevant stakeholders.

Knowledge Management:

* Create and update knowledge articles in the knowledge management repository.
* Provide guidance to team members to maintain all documentation related to project.
* Conduct KT sessions.
* Create knowledge articles on the problem, workaround solutions.
* Monitor and report the usage of knowledge articles.
* Maintain knowledge management database.

People Management:

* Provide assistance in selection of representative employee groups for training.
* Conduct training.
* Mentor team members in project teams with respect to product and domain skills on projects.
* Conduct technical, face to face interviews with candidates and support recruitment process.
* Set goals for team members and monitor performance.
* Coordinate with the project/program manager in understanding how the employee can better contribute to the project, seek feedback and address concerns.
* Conduct performance appraisal for team members.
* Organize team initiatives on a periodic basis.

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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