Sr. Associate - Projects
Cognizant
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
1d ago

Qualification :

BE / B Tech / Product certifications especially for Cloud products

Responsibility : Design

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.
  • Coding.
  • 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.
  • Testing.
  • 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 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.
  • 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.
  • Project Support.
  • Conduct technical reviews and audits for checklists and work packages ? Report weekly status and walkthrough to the Project Manager / Client.
  • Followup with customer POC to resolve team issues and any other dependencies.
  • Work with cloud infra providers to address issues relating to performance, scalability.
  • Raise concerns regarding changes in timelines with Client and facilitate resolution.
  • Measure and report the actual effort against the estimated effort and ensure task progress reporting in C20.
  • Technical lead will also lead conversations with cloud product vendors on roadmap / architecture discussions as needed by clients.
  • Asset Development and Governance.
  • Share ideas with Technical specialist on opportunity areas for asset / reusable / tools development.
  • Provide inputs into challenges faced during development.
  • Must Have Skills

  • XSJS - server side Java Script
  • SAP HANA SLT
  • Order to Cash Order Management
  • Good To Have Skills

  • HANA SQL Scripts
  • HANA Data Modeling
  • Apache Hadoop
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