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Sr. QlikSense Developer Cognizant
East Hanover, NJ

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

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Job Description

Sr. Qliksense Developer


Bachelors in science , engineering or equivalent


Project Planning and Setup:

* Understand project scope.
* Based on the analysis of the type of the project provide inputs on project methodology to senior stakeholders (Project Manager / Architects etc).
* Consolidate inputs from developers and collectively provide inputs on activities/ tasks, task level estimates, schedule, dependencies, risks etc.
* Consolidate inputs from developers and collectively provide inputs to testing strategy, configuration, deployment, hardware/software requirement etc.
* Analyze in detail resources required for every phase, conduct estimation of time utilization of different resources and activities, prepare resource and development plan or provide inputs and review with PM.
* Participate in KT sessions conducted by customer/ other business teams.

Requirement Understanding and Analysis:

* Along with the Business Analyst, gather requirements (functional and nonfunctional) from customer.
* Analyze requirements for feasibility with regards to testing and implementation.
* Provide inputs for requirements prioritization.
* Debrief team on the requirements gathered and seek feedback.
* Participate in client calls and seek clarifications if any.
* Create and maintain requirements traceability matrix along with BA.
* Provide inputs during creation of operational concepts and scenarios.
* Work with administrators to setup security requirements.


* Understand various functional and non functional requirements and HLD in order to provide inputs to create LLD and review.
* Recommend make/ buy or alternate solutions.
* Provide inputs in designing end to end solution from a technical perspective.
* Create code development checklist.
* Prepare UI specifications / mock ups for reports / dashboards and provide guidance to team members/ designers for creating data mapping documents or unit documents for ETL & BI.
* Provide inputs to data modeling based on the project understanding.
* Walkthrough the design along with PM to the customer and coordinate to seek signoff on design and other artifacts.


* Guide team in coding as per design.
* Define the Development framework, reusable templates based on the organization repository and past experience.
* Allocate modules to developers for coding.
* Provide inputs for setting up development environment.
* Provide guidance to developers and set standards.
* Review pseudo codes written by developers and provide a go ahead for code development.
* Review final codes written by developers on adherence to standards/functionality and approve for testing.
* Monitor code merge to build environment and provide consolidated feedback to design.

Testing Management:

* Provide inputs to testing strategy / approach at a high level.
* Review test cases written by team.
* In case of small projects, review/ guide for SIT and other testing.
* Provide support for development of unit/ integration test cases as required.
* Check if peer review is completed at each step of test execution.
* Monitor defects raised and closed.
* Conduct root cause analysis to avoid repetition of defects.
* Follow up with team assigned for rework on code defects and close the same.
* Attend QA audits as and when required.


* Setup instructions.
* Understand release and deployment environment and provide inputs for release/deployments plan.
* Resolve issues that arise during project deployment/ closure.
* Check that all action items mentioned in the deployment checklist have been completed.
* Monitor and review smoke testing, mock runs.

Project Execution Monitoring & closure (Support to Project Management activities):

* Provide status inputs to the project manager.
* Support Project Manager in creating a weekly status report including tasks achieved in the week and plan for next week.
* Provide guidance to team through SDLC.
* Track metrics wrt plan and monitor the same.
* Collect and present metrics (utilization, time spent on each activity / team etc) to the Project Manager.
* In case of change in the project, support in creating a first level impact analysis.
* Support project manager in gathering all documents required for audits and maintain them regularly.

Service Support and Maintenance:

* Create transition plan.
* provide transition walkthrough to the maintenance team.

Stakeholder Management:

* Understand internal stakeholders (Account Manager, Project Managers etc) and client expectations.
* Follow through on commitments, achieve timely resolution of issues.

Knowledge Management:

* Provide guidance to team members to maintain all documentation related to project.
* Create/ guide creation of knowledge articles on the problem, workaround solutions, best practices, new methodology implemented, retrospection report etc.
* Monitor and report the usage of knowledge articles.

People Management:

* Provide assistance in selection of representative employee groups for training.
* Conduct training or knowledge sharing sessions.
* Mentor team members in project teams with respect to product and domain skills on projects.
* Conduct technical, face to face interviews.
* Conduct / support managers in conducting appraisals for team members and share final ratings with the relevant stakeholders.
* Coordinate with the project/program manager in understanding how the employee can better contribute to the project, seek feedback and address concerns.

Sales Support:

* Understand RFP.
* Participate in ongoing calls with the vertical team members.
* Provide references.
* Create relevant parts of the proposal and identify the case studies to be included.
* Provide time and resource estimates based on technical complexity and type of work done earlier.
* List out the challenges, dependencies, assumptions and timelines required for the project under guidance.
* Provide inputs on technology preference based on the project requirements.
* Review with the applicable vertical teams and incorporate their feedback.

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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