(D868) - Sr. Associate - Projects

(D868) - Sr. Associate - Projects

25 Oct
|
Cognizant Technology Solutions
|
Pune Division

25 Oct

Cognizant Technology Solutions

Pune Division

Job Description



Project Manager



Qualification:



BE/B Tech Responsibility:



Design ? Define standard operating guidelines.



? Create System Architecture (scalability, availability).



? Define the roles from a security perspective.



? Adopt best practices.



? Create roles as per specification and ensure alignment to SOX requirements.



? Develop and implement Disaster Recovery Plan.



? Perform a data management strategy (such as when customer wants to go for archiving).



? Present the proposed Infra architecture to customers and seek signoff.



Implementation.



? Build HA environment in UAT and PROD.



? Apply best practices and standard operating principles.





? Expert knowledge in provisioning various PAAS products like DBCS,SOACS and,MFTCS.



? Scale up PAAS instances and LB setup.



Service Support and 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.



Configuration, Deployment and Closure.



? 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.



Ongoing System Administration.



? Guide team to implement alert systems.



? Define KPI/SLAs.



? Resolve escalations.



? Conduct RCA of issues.



? Develop report on service level availability of the system and capacity utilization.



? Manage identity management experience.



? Conduct security risk assessment.



? Ensure business continuity is maintained.



? Seek feedback on security experience and take actions to ensure compliance is maintained.



? Optimize system performance.



? Proactively analyze and resolve performance bottlenecks.



? Identify end use/applications performance problems and determine optimal performance settings.



? Hands on in various tools like WLST,Shell scripting and Oracle CLI.



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.



Training and Recruitment / 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.



System Improvement and Standardization.



? Understand customer's business and recommend improvements on existing systems and processes.



? Actively seek out opportunities and provide domain inputs for improvements in systems performance and security.



? Introduce synergies between various teams to integrate various platforms.



Project Planning and 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.



? Lead conversations with cloud product vendors on roadmap / architecture discussions / potential issues as needed by clients.



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 implementation.



? Prepare high level infrastructure requirement.



? For support projects, understand the customer landscape.



? Evaluate if Cognizant has sufficient capabilities to support the project.



? Evaluate customer demographics and prepare analysis reports.



? For PAAS, define topology,sizing,storage ,security and networking rules.



? Define strategy to migrate work load from onprem to cloud.



Sales Support.



? Provide support in presales activities by providing inputs during proposal development from a system perspective.



? Provide inputs for estimation of sizing, infrastructure cost etc.



? Collaborate with Business Analysts to create RFP responses.



? Participate in seminars /conferences.





Must Have Skills



Regulatory-Veeva



Veeva Advanced Configuration



Veeva Advanced



Veeva Configuration

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