Sr. Associate - Projects
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
9h ago

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

  • RMAN(Recovery Manager)
  • Opatch
  • Oracle Database Administration
  • Fund Operations
  • Employee Status : Full Time Employee

    Travel : No

    Job Posting : Jan 19 2021

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