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GIS Technical Architect Cognizant
San Francisco, CA

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

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Job Description

Cognizant is one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients' business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our excellent industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more creative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant, a member of the NASDAQ-100, ranked 205 on the Fortune 500 and consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world.

Cognizant is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V. Cognizant is committed to ensuring that all current and prospective associates are afforded equal opportunities and treatment and a work environment free of harassment.

Cognizant is recognized as a Military Friendly Employer and is a coalition members of the Veteran Jobs Mission. Our Cognizant Veterans Network Assists Veterans in building and growing a career at Cognizant that allows them to use the leadership, dedication, integrity, and dedication to quality instilled in them through participation in military service.

Job Roles/Responsibilities: as a GIS Technical Architect

* Technical Architecture for ESRI Projects
* Work with customer teams to identify optimal ways of integration of other sub-systems
* Identify avenues to automate Integration & System Testing for ESRI
* Ensure process compliance on development and testing processes.
* Work with Customer teams (Leads, Operations Teams) to understand Project timelines, identify areas for automation of releases, Testing and Deployments
* Setup DevOps processes & methodologies tuned to the customer's IT needs. Identify areas of optimization, adopt best practices of using Agile or SAFe or other frameworks that will enable the customer to go Agile
* Ensure process compliance on development and testing processes.
* Provide governance, work with Client's Project manager for routine and escalation management tasks
* Coordinate with Client's Sr. management and other partners on required project approvals.

Mandatory Skills:

* The Ideal candidate possess at least 15+ years of experience in large Technical Management related to GIS Development activities - implementation/upgrade, business application requirements and Design Management.
* Very strong in business communication in a multi partner environment especially managing third party vendors, consulting with users to understand needs, define requirements, and provide effective solutions.
* Good understanding of the SDLC processes including agile development
* Knowledge of various DevOps platforms, creating CI / CD pipeline, automating GIS deployments (knowledge of DevOps Tools like Jenkins is a must)
* Extensive Hands on experience with electrical distribution and transmission system's in the GIS space. Knowledge of GIS applications in utilities across desktop, web and mobile field GIS solutions.
* Experience developing and supporting desktop and web based applications.
* Utilize best practices for identifying, designing, developing, and deploying ArcFM Solution to satisfy enterprise needs. Design, create and manage the ArcFM System Tables, Configuring the ArcFM Solution Model Names, Auto-updaters, Stored Displays and Page Templates. Hands on Experience in configuring/deploying ArcFM (electric utility) applications and tools. This includes ArcFM Enterprise database/desktop editing environment, the ArcFM Session Manager / Process Framework, and ArcFM Engine / Inspector platform.
* Collaboration with technical and subject matter experts to gain an understanding of requirements/design and provide input from a software development perspective

Preferred Skills:

1 Good writing skills to be able to effectively document system components, such as system architecture, data flow, operations, software installations and support.

2. Define requirements/design specifications into detailed test plans/test cases, develop test data and execute unit/systems testing.

Secondary skills:

* Experience with general data manipulation/automation with GIS or database extract/translate/load tools, specifically Safe Software FME and ArcGIS Python.
* Desirable to have some knowledge of T&D integrating systems like SAP, Maximo, CGI, CYME etc.

Cognizant Connected Products: Intelligent, IoT-enabled products will soon result in the proliferation of data and the disruption of virtually all industries. To be successful, companies will need to demonstrate IoT capabilities to design products that create connections between people and processes. Within

Cognizant Connected Products, we engineer industry-aligned, IoT-enabled products that work to join industry needs with human drivers. These intelligent products will continue to result in exciting, transformative outcomes. Without human-centered thinking, connected products are just things-but with it, they can facilitate a unified way of life enjoyed by all.

Our strength is built on our ability to work together. Our diverse backgrounds offer different perspectives and new ways of thinking. It encourages lively discussions, inspires thought leadership, and helps us build better solutions for our clients. We want someone who thrives in this setting and is inspired to craft meaningful solutions through true collaboration.

If you're comfortable with ambiguity, excited by change, and excel through autonomy, we'd love to hear from you.

Why Choose Cognizant? It takes a lot to succeed in today's fast-paced market, and Cognizant Digital Business has become a proven leader in the industry.

Cognizant love big ideas and even bigger ambitions. We stand out because we put human experiences at the core.

We help clients engage customers by envisioning and building innovative products and services. But we don't stop there. We develop go-to-market strategies and invent entirely new business models, ensuring that every company we work with walks away with both inspiration and a plan.

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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