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Cognizant

Sr. Azure Architect Cognizant
Warren, NJ

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

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About Cognizant

Job Description

Azure Cloud Architect

Location: Warren, NJ

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 leverage 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.

Qualification:

Bachelors in science , engineering or equivalent

Responsibility:

Technology Consulting

* Provide data to senior team members during consulting engagements.
* Create documents (eg preconsulting deck, recommendation deck etc) to be used during engagements.
* Analyze technology landscape, process, tools based on project objectives.
* Knowledge Management & Capability Development.
* Conduct technical training/ Webinars to impart knowledge to relevant application development/ project teams.
* Create collaterals (eg case study, business value documents, summary etc).
* Post in Blogs / interviews to share expertise.
* Gain industry standard certifications on technology and architecture consulting.
* Contribute to knowledge repository and tools.
* Partner with Cognizant academy to create curriculum, assessments etc and conduct training.
* Organize project level KT sessions for new team members.
* Requirement gathering and Analysis.
* Understand the functional and nonfunctional requirement.
* Collect nonfunctional requirements (such as response time, throughput numbers, user load, etc) through discussions with SMEs, business users.
* Solution Definition & Design.
* Prepare low level design and common frameworks.
* Identify and conduct design of complex subcomponents /module in collaboration with project team, architects and client SME.
* Present the detailed design documents to relevant stakeholders and seek feedback.
* Undertake project specific Proof of Concepts activities to validate technical feasibility with guidance from the Application Architect.
* Support performance testing and resolve deadlocks on NFRs by implementing the best optimized solution and resolve performance issues.
* Project Management Support.
* Share technical inputs from project planning perspective with Test Lead/Architect.
* Help project managers to understand the technical risks and comeup with mitigation strategies.
* Business and Technical Research.
* Understand application architecture and its criticality.
* Analyze and assess tools (internal/external) on specific parameters.
* Support Architect/Sr Architect in drafting recommendations based on findings of Proof Of Concept.
* Analyze the market trends and identify new developments in existing technologies (eg methodologies, frameworks, accelerators etc).
* Document these new developments (eg report, white paper, national/ international publications) in order to build team capabilities.
* Testing Support.
* Suggest test automation strategies using appropriate frameworks like JUnit/NUnit/Selenium as appropriate.
* Process Improvements / Delivery Excellence.
* Identify avenues to improve project delivery parameters (eg productivity, efficiency, process, security etc) by leveraging tools, automation etc.
* Understand various technical tools used in the project (third party as well as homegrown) to improve efficiency , productivity.
* Provide support for project estimations in terms of review and validation for projects of lower complexity based on analyzing business requirements (eg component level estimation).
* Articulate estimation methodology, module level estimations for more standard projects with focus on effort estimation alone.
* Project estimation.
* Provide support for project estimations in terms of review and validation for projects of lower complexity based on analyzing business requirements (eg component level estimation).
* Articulate estimation methodology, module level estimations for more standard projects with focus on effort estimation alone.
* Audit.
* Conduct cross project technical audits and reviews, as required to check adherence to architecture, design and coding best practices.
* Perform Cognizant audits for other projects as appropriate to ensure Cognizant principles are implemented.
* Proposal Development.
* Contribute to proposal development [of small to medium size projects from technology/architecture perspective]

Diversity

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.

About Cognizant

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

Headquarters
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285800 employees
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50-52 boulevard Haussmann

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