Manager - Projects
Cognizant
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
1d ago

Qualification :

Science / Engineering Graduate

Responsibility :

Thought Leadership / Process Improvements / Delivery Excellence :

  • Understand the current IT / Technology trends and analyze / identify the impact of each trend on the business segments within vertical in relation to area under purview.
  • Build Domain Technology Roadmap based on current and future industry trends.
  • Create reusable assets / supporting artifacts based on the industry landscape.
  • Identify reusable solutions / assets which can be built within the technology unit.
  • Coauthor points of view.
  • publish whitepapers.
  • represent in the Technology Conferences / Roadshows / Forums.
  • Guide teams to create case studies / whitepapers on application / solution / enterprise architecture / technology recommendations.
  • Identify patentable components and work with teams like Horizon 3, GTO and IP office to file IP for the same.
  • Participate and interact with external stakeholders industry forums, clients, analysts to gain understanding of changes in technology and industry landscape.
  • Technology Advisory & Consulting (for clients) :

  • Understand the customer needs.
  • Identify avenues to elicit customer requirements (eg workshops etc) in own area of specialization.
  • Understand the customer painpoints and technical challenges leading to impact on business or customer experience.
  • Proactively identify technology solution alternatives in line with specific client objectives / challenges / context.
  • Conduct current state analysis versus the Industry landscape and identify the roadmap for the same.
  • Identify the benefits for the customer to invest in specific technologies and assignments.
  • Propose / Create the solution framework.
  • Guide the teams to enable creation of an appropriate development strategy.
  • Review solutions to ensure alignment with customer objectives, organization guidelines / benchmarks and industry best practices.
  • Create PoCs / Technology labs to demonstrate capabilities to clients and stakeholders.
  • Project Estimation :

  • Review estimates for projects related to new technologies related to area under purview.
  • Provide guidance to team around estimation methodology / model, when required.
  • Solution Design & Development :

    For complex engagements within emerging technologies in respective domains - review the initial solutions / planning

  • Understand the customer specific process, analyze the gaps, map Cognizant and customer (domain specific) process and tools on technical requirements.
  • Understand the various work streams and evaluate technology alternatives and recommend solutions for emerging areas of specialization.
  • Provide solutions for complex engineering problems.
  • Independently define technology architecture for complex applications combining multiple technology layers within the boundaries of the enterprise architecture.
  • Resolve any issues based on expertise in technology area.
  • For large / complex projects, guide the team for Proof of Concept activities.
  • Review architecture, design and delivery on engagements based on defined standards and guidelines for technology solutions.
  • Must Have Skills

  • Retail - Trade Management
  • PL / SQL
  • Unix Shell Scripting
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