Job description


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


*** Cognizant will not sponsor H-1b or other U.S. work authorization for this role. ***
We continuously seek exceptional associates when recruiting new employees. We pride ourselves on having extensive experience working with clients in all major markets. Cognizant's delivery model is infused with a distinct culture of high customer happiness. We consistently deliver positive relationships, cost reductions and business results. At Cognizant, we believe those who challenge the way they work today will be responsible for the way tomorrow.
Do you love the challenge of bringing teams together to take on business problems? Do you dream of working with a dynamic learning community that offers the latest knowledge in Salesforce? Do you want to see yourself working for a highly respected Fortune 200 company with an established reputation in the Salesforce space?
If you answered yes to these questions, have you thought about becoming part of Cognizant’s Salesforce team? We are currently seeking highly skilled Salesforce DevOps Lead. We are seeking out the best problem-solvers, idea-makers, and high-energy Salesforce professionals for our fast-growing practice area. We need people with good instincts and a positive outlook that can overcome any obstacle.

You're going to establish Architecture, Data, Application and Integration standards.

You will align Technology with Business Vision Establish Delivery standards and ensure compliance Technology fitment and impact evaluation.

You will provide direction and guidance to the Offshore team

You're going to interact with the Client's Technical Architects in an on-site client facing role.

You will have participation in architecture review board.

We need you to also participate in design and build phases.

You will also perform code reviews.

You'll coordinate and review project status.

You're going to collaborate with Salesforce Architects.

You will build implementation strategy in collaboration with relevant teams Provide UAT support.

Plan, manage, and integrate all release management and development activities with DevOps.

Formulate the GIT branching strategy along with Salesforce sandbox flow and path to production.

Train a team of developers in using DevOps with release management

Coordinate deliveries from geographically distributed development teams.

Define, collect and report metrics that measure progress and performance of build and deployment infrastructure.

Coordinate work in a Global Delivery model having teams in multiple geographies.
Required Qualifications:

We are seeking a Salesforce DevOps Lead with at least 13 years of IT experience.

Relevant experience with build environment with GIT, GITHUB and Jenkins.

Bachelor's degree in computer science or information systems or equivalent experience required.

At least 4 years of technical experience with in-depth knowledge of CI/CD/DevOps concepts, tools and technologies (such as Jenkins, Maven, SonarQube, Chef, Git/Stash, Artifactory, Packer, Docker, AWS, GCP, Kubernetes, Heroku).

Should have an expert level understanding of Continuous integration and development while using it with GITHUB.

Adaptability and the ability to lead through influence across organizational and geographical boundaries.

Proven analytical abilities and using data/facts for decision-making

Hands-on experience in Linux/Unix System Engineering and shell scripting experience.

Experience working in Agile/Scrum/Kanban team environments.

Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Experience building highly performant, scalable, software in a CI/CD environment.

Experience developing and deploying SaaS applications and services into production.

Exposure to Public Cloud computing (AWS / GCP / Heroku).
Preferred Qualifications:

An advanced degree would be an advantage for this position.

Experience on other continuous integration tools is a plus.
Our strength is built on our ability to work together. Our diverse backgrounds offer different perspectives and new ways of thinking. It supports lively discussions, encourages thought leadership, and helps us build better solutions for our clients. We want someone who thrives in this setting and is inspired to craft relevant solutions through true collaboration.
If you’re comfortable with ambiguity, excited by change, and excel through autonomy, we’d

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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