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Chief Architect

Company: Cognizant United States, Cognizant Technology Solu
Location: plano
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Digital Engineering Architect

Cognizant Digital Engineering

If youre like us, youve got big ideas. At Cognizant, were exploring new ideas every day. We help industry leading companies reinvent their business models and innovate products that create new valueby connecting people with things, insights and experiences.

Cognizant digital engineering designs, engineers, and delivers digital products and experiences that drive digital-first business models. We offer the most comprehensive digital engineering expertise and client-centric methodology for sustainable innovation.

Job Summary

Cognizant is looking for a dynamic architect with experience designing and developing complex software systems and applications. The individual will work with product owners, subject matter experts, and product managers to design and deliver customer value. The role is expected to lead several software engineers in the delivery of custom cloud native applications. The individual in this role will ensure that best practices are followed and that quality code is delivered. Lastly, Cognizant needs an individual that loves to collaborate with other technologists and enjoys mentoring and coaching.

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Works with product owner and developers to groom product backlog
  • Provides guidance on continuous integration and test-driven development practices
  • Develops API strategy for the overall application
  • Helps drive Agile ceremonies including iteration planning, standups and retrospectives
  • Develops cloud deployment model of application
  • As needed, develops and tests code for UI, services and integration tiers of an application component
  • As needed, codes in a developer-pair as part of an Agile product-focused software development team
  • Works with clients to understand business case for adopting cloud native approach to developing software
  • Develops technology strategy for engagement
  • Facilitates removal of client technical barriers to engagement success
  • Ensures technical collaboration between pod teams
  • Technology competency areas Cloud Native, Microservices and APIs,Reactive Systems, Analytics & Streaming Pipelines, Devops CI/CD

Key Qualifications:

  • Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related Engineering subjects
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience as an application developer
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience as and application architect
  • Deep understanding of software programming fundamental concepts
  • Codes software components using JavaScript, Java, Spring Framework, relational databases and message queues
  • Develops approaches to testing and writes unit tests using Junit or other test frameworks
  • Creates and maintains CI builds using Jenkins, Concourse or similar tool
  • Deep understanding of microservices architecture concepts and how to implement them
  • Has worked with at least one private or public cloud platform such as Cloud Foundry, OpenShift, AWS, GCP, or Azure
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, both verbal and written
  • Experience in designing and deploying cloud-native enterprise applications in public or private cloud
  • In-depth understanding of Domain Drive Design and 12-Factor applications
  • Experience with continuous integration/deployment tools and best practices in DevOps
  • Has led Agile development teams
  • Demonstrated project management leadership

Keywords: Cognizant United States, Cognizant Technology Solu, Plano , Chief Architect, Other , plano, Texas

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