Science / Engineering graduate
Innovation and Thought Leadership :
â€¢ Participate in external forums (seminars paper presentation etc) to showcase Cognizant capabilities and insights under guidance of senior team members.
â€¢ Understand client's existing business and explore new avenues to save cost and bring process efficiency.
â€¢ Identify business opportunities to create reusable components / accelerators and reuse existing components and best practices.
â€¢ Support the patent filing process for the IP assets created (applicable to some CoEs).
Technology Consulting :
â€¢ In collaboration with the Sr Architect analyze application / technology landscape process tools and arrive at the solution options best fit for the client.
â€¢ Analyze Cost Vs Benefits of solution options.
Support Sr Architect to create a technology / architecture roadmap for the client.
Alliance Management :
â€¢ Identify alliance partners based on the understanding of service offerings and client requirements.
â€¢ In collaboration with Sr Architect create a compelling business case around the offerings.
â€¢ Conduct beta testing of the offerings.
Knowledge Management & Capability Development :
â€¢ Publish and Maintain a repository of solutions best practices and standards and other knowledge articles.
â€¢ Conduct and facilitate knowledge sharing and learning sessions across the team.
â€¢ Gain industry standard certifications on technology and architecture consulting.
â€¢ Support Technical skill building (including hiring and training) for the team based on inputs from project manager.
â€¢ Mentor new members in the team in technical areas.
Gain and cultivate domain expertise to provide best and optimized solution to customer.
People Management :
â€¢ Set goals & Manage performance of reporting team members.
â€¢ Provide career guidance to team members.
Asset Development and Governance :
â€¢ Understand the plan for asset development.
â€¢ Design assets as per plan (if required).
â€¢ Conduct pilot run / review to validate the assets as feasible.
â€¢ Track utilization of reusable assets / architecture components across the organization.
Sales Support and Project Estimation :
â€¢ Support for developing RFPs and collaterals for proposals from a technical solution / estimation / risks perspective.
â€¢ Conduct demo's and arrange for the demos based on client profiles if required.
â€¢ Anchor proposal development with cross linkages across multiple competency units to arrive at a coherent solution proposal with focus on presenting unique value propositions and clear differentiators.
Requirement gathering and Analysis :
â€¢ Work with customer and other teams to collect analyze and understand the requirements including NFRs.
â€¢ Analyze gaps / trade offs based on current system context / industry practices and clarify the requirements by working with the customer.
Solution Definition & Design :
â€¢ Develop / Enhance the solution architecture (Application / technical / Infrastructure as applicable) meeting functional / non functional requirements and aligned to industry best practices.
â€¢ Solution Design (including Data modeling Application design Infrastructure design Team structure) & Capacity sizing to meet the requirements & SLAs of target state and in transition as applicable.
â€¢ Identify Proof Of Concept testing (POC) needs and conduct POCs as applicable.
â€¢ Identify need for developing accelerators and Develop as applicable specific to the engagement.
â€¢ Identify key technical metrics to measure the SLA / requirements compliance.
â€¢ Define adopt and create required documentation on standards and guidelines.
Stakeholder Management :
â€¢ Monitor the concerns of internal stakeholders follow through on commitments and achieve timely resolution of issues.
â€¢ Conduct initiatives to meet client expectations.
â€¢ Work to expand professional network in the client organization.
Business and Technical Research :
â€¢ Analyze market trends / client requirements / secondary research.
â€¢ Identify new ideas and provide inputs to senior stakeholders for developing blueprint / PoC.
Brand Building :
â€¢ 'Organize / Participate in events like webinars boot camps seminar conference client conference to showcase the capability.
â€¢ Identify opportunities to cross solutionize across project(s) within or outside the BU.
REST / API Service Testing