[U319] - Sr. Associate - Projects

[U319] - Sr. Associate - Projects

30 Jun
Cognizant Technology Solutions
Bangalore Rural

30 Jun

Cognizant Technology Solutions

Bangalore Rural

Job Description

Technology Architect


BE/ B Tech / Product certifications especially for Cloud products Responsibility:

Design - Understand various functional and non functional requirements.

- Break down the requirements into smaller modules.

- Apply knowledge of product provided frameworks for effective design.

- Provide inputs for categorizing critical and noncritical requirements.

- Develop proof of concept.

- Implement key integration patterns using relevant integration technology.

- Understand implications of performance and security in solutions.

- Provide inputs in designing end to end solution from a technical perspective.

- Review and approve system architecture design.

- Expert knowledge of development lifecycles such as Agile methodologies.

- Present the architecture to customers and seek signoff.

- Work on specific test cases for technology intensive modules such as multicloud integrations, cloud security.


- 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.

- Understand and educate the team on the database concepts.

- Write efficient queries and understand logical and physical data models - 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.

- Identify future product version releases and implications on code.

- Use internal reusable components or vendor specified accelerators for coding.

- Review final codes written by developers on adherence to standards/functionality and approve for testing.

follow up with Developers to ensure integration of components input / output.

- Troubleshoot critical technical issues.

- Address and resolve escalations related to critical technical issues.

- 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.

- Participate in defect triage meetings with the team and identify actions to reduce defects.

- 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.

align technical component testing with sprint methodologies of testing.

- Attend QA audits as and when required.

- Monitor system builds Signoff on test cases created by team.

- Discuss results / actions from NFR testing and signoff on the same for system testing / NFR.

- Collaborate with Cloud Success Managers on signoff of cloud custom components as needed.

- Suggest and leverage automated testing tools for performance validation.

Deployment Support 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.

Service Support and Maintenance Release Management.

- 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.

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 understandingsho w 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.

Project Planning and Set up.

- 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.

- Relay information gathered to the team.

- Create a requirements traceability matrix.

- Provide inputs during creation of operational concepts and scenarios.

- Perform requirements feasibility with regards to testing and implementation.

- Identify interface touch points, interfaces, and services requirements.

- Analyze NFRs.

Solution Conceptualization.

- Participate / collaborate with Technology specialists in building solution POCs for identified minor components.

- Document solution design sections assigned Ensure accelerators / reusables are leveraged in the solutions built.

Solution Definition and Design.

- Provide support to specialists during requirement gathering technical and infrastructure perspective during downstream assessment to other teams.

- Interact with client to understand their requirements.

- Interact with domain/ product architects and provide requirements to design solution.

- Collaborate with delivery team to develop HLD/ functional design.

- Create infrastructure architecture for project based on the requirements.

- Collaborate with product infrastructure teams to raise timely requests for instances / infra availability.

Job Function:

IT Software :

Software Products & Services


Software Services, Internet/Dot/ISP


Quality Assurance/Testing


BE/ B.Tech Engineering

Employment Type:

Full Time

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