Cognizant

Manager - Projects (BB-AAEF3)

Found in: Talent IN

Description:

Not Applicable

Qualification:

Science / Engineering graduate

Responsibility:

Design:

  • 'Understand non functional requirements (eg portability) with the architecture and ensure they are addressed in the design.
  • prepare the low level design and common frameworks.
  • Seek guidance from Application Architect as and when required.
  • present the detailed design documents to the customer technology SME.
  • Identify and conduct design of complex subcomponents / module in collaboration with project team, architects and client SME.
  • undertake project specific proof of concepts activities to validate technical feasibility (with guidance from the Application Architect).
  • present the architecture to customers and seek signoff.
  • work on specific test cases for technology intensive modules.
  • For maintenance projects:

  • Identify transformational initiatives to improve SLAs.
  • contribute to the design to address all client requirements for major enhancements.
  • Service Support and Maintenance:

  • Identify avenues to improve project delivery parameters (eg productivity, efficiency, process, security etc) by leveraging tools, automation etc.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Conduct trainings / webinars to impart knowledge to relevant application development / project teams and share expertise (at an org level).
  • Gain industry standard certifications on technology and architecture consulting.
  • Project Planning and Set up:

  • Provide support for project estimations in terms of review and validation for projects of lesser complexity based on analyzing business requirements (eg component level estimation).
  • Articulate estimation methodology and module level estimations for standard projects (with focus on effort estimation).
  • Provide inputs and support to project / program management for project estimates.
  • Project Support:

  • Identify avenues to improve project delivery parameters (eg productivity, efficiency, process, security etc) by leveraging tools, automation etc • Participate and provide inputs in reviews of all outputs across all SDLC phases from design to testing and verify that NFRs are met.
  • • Conduct technology sessions / workshops for the project team on NFRs / technologies / frameworks etc.
  • provide guidance on new tools / technology relevant to the project.
  • define technical checklists for design and coding.
  • Provide guidance to project team members in troubleshooting technical issues.
  • conduct cross project technical audits and reviews, as required.
  • Review low level design artifacts and code as created by developers/ senior developers.
  • Track various quality metrics around architecture, design and code.
  • perform codenizant audits for other projects as appropriate to ensure that Codenizant principles are implemented.
  • Understand various technical tools used in the project (third party as well as homegrown) to improve efficiency, productivity.
  • For maintenance projects:

  • Conduct a technical audit to understand the root cause for increase in log count.
  • perform code review for each release based on the schedule of the projects.
  • Asset Development and Governance:

  • Understand trends in client requirements and identify opportunities to enhance CTS capabilities across different functional areas (technology / infrastructure).
  • Evaluate various options and provide inputs in developing blueprint of different enterprise assets from a technology stack perspective.
  • Business Development Support:

  • Contribute to proposal development.
  • Must Have Skills

  • Appian
  • Employee Status : Full Time Employee

    Shift : Day Job

    Travel : No

    Job Posting : Feb 10 2021

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    location_on Chennai, India

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