Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Hartford


At Cognizant, we believe those who challenge the way they work today will lead the way tomorrow. In the modern digital economy, our clients are looking to differentiate their businesses and seize the enormous growth opportunities that digital makes possible. At Cognizant we help them do just this. We engage clients in envisioning and building creative products and experiences, delivered through a powerful digital-ready IT backbone. And we’re hiring for various roles. If you are passionate and driven about being involved in shaping next generation digital solutions, give us a shout.
–  Big Data Architect - AWS

Hartford, CT
No travel will be involved, as all work will be done 100% onsite, open to reviewing candidates open to fly in and fly out.
– Cloud data warehouse evaluation and design considerations
Your Day/Responsibilities:
Multi Cloud Architecture design and implementation experience; AWS and Azure
Cloud data warehouse evaluation and design considerations; Snowflake and Redshift
Data migration design options and architecture including workload analysis and prioritization
Design Cloud native data architecture patterns like; server less compute, containerization, polyglot compute options, cloud native versus Informatica, Talend
Hands-on experience with at least one technology in each area cloud platform
Cloud DW and Cloud data integration
Data migration design options and architecture including workload analysis and prioritization
Cloud data warehouse evaluation and design considerations; Snowflake, RedshiftSnowflake
Bachelors in science, engineering or equivalent
Account Mining:
Understand Pricing models (FB/T&M).
Identify & provide Inputs to Program Manager on new opportunities.
Account Operations:
Responsible for the operational parameters i.e. continuously monitor and review operational metrics which impact the bottom line
Raise invoices in coordination with the account managers, as and when due
Submit monthly budget plans and seek approvals required in case of any deviations.
Raise Service Order &validate Resource requirement in internal system.
Share project level forecasts as accurately as possible.
Opportunity Identification and Pursuit:
Identify areas of valueadd in the current Project which can be taken up for account mining.
Support opportunity pursuit when requested (eg differentiators, estimates, underlying risks, scope etc).
Submit draft proposal for review to the Program Delivery Manager.
Build an understanding of the MSA structure.
Prepare or validate the SOW / work orders inclusive of scope and milestones, acceptance criteria for the Project.
Negotiate on resources, time, scope, milestones within the scope of the Project.
Program Setup:
Create Project plan including aspects such as Cost, Schedule, Scope, Requirements, Risk, Quality, Communication & Stakeholder management, Effort Estimation, Resource Planning
Seek review comments from Program / Portfolio Manager and customer (as required).
Identify, raise flags and device mitigation plans during project onset and during the course of the project
3 Review and Communication Governance:
Leverage scientific models to arrive at effort estimation and subsequently resource loading and scheduling.
Work with support teams eg Admin, HR to ensure resources are available.
Understand project boundaries against SOW (scope of work / out of scope, and assumptions).
Monitor internal and customer project environment including Knowledge repository, C20, Project administration tools/applications, helpdesk/ticketing system, customer network connectivity.
Coordinate for setup team work environment desktops/software/workspace etc.
5 Requirements Gathering: Define requirements gathering and execution process.
Identify key acceptance criteria items, key dependencies and complexity to be managed.
Program delivery:
Understand and manage inter component/ module dependencies and do continuous re-planning and reprioritization as required.
Validate that the requirements given are READY and FULL to be taken up by the Technical Lead and the team.
Identify gaps in requirements vs the envisaged high level scope and milestone [Including NFRs.
User adoption and other implicit requirements].
Status Reporting:
Prepare status reports and conduct management reviews with applicable stakeholders
Signoff: Review design and architecture artifacts through the design, development and implementation

About the company

Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) is a leading provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services, dedicated to helping the world's leading companies build stronger businesses. Headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey (U.S.), Cognizant combines a passion for client satisfaction, technology innovation, deep industry and business process expertise, and a global, collaborative workforce that embodies the future of work. With over 100 development and delivery centers worldwide and approximately 221,700 employees as of December 31, 2015, Cognizant is a member of the NASDAQ-100, the S&P 500, the Forbes Global 2000, and the Fortune 500 and is ranked among the top performing and fastest growing companies in the world. Visit us online at or follow us on Twitter: Cognizant.

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