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Sr. Associate - Projects

Location Chennai, India
Posted 18-March-2021


Science / Engineering graduate Responsibility:

Technology Consulting:

Provide data to senior team members during consulting engagements.

Create documents (eg preconsulting deck, recommendation deck etc) to be used during engagements.

Analyze technology landscape, process, tools based on project objectives.

Knowledge Management & Capability Development:

Conduct technical trainings/ Webinars to impart knowledge to relevant application development/ project teams.

Create collaterals (eg case study, business value documents, summary etc).

Post in Blogs / interviews to share expertise.

Gain industry standard certifications on technology and architecture consulting.

Contribute to knowledge repository and tools.

Partner with Cognizant academy to create curriculum, assessments etc and conduct training.

Organize project level KT sessions for new team members.

Requirement gathering and Analysis:

Understand the functional and nonfunctional requirement.

Collect nonfunctional requirements (such as response time, throughput numbers, user load, etc) through discussions with SMEs, business users.

Solution Definition & Design:

Prepare low level design and common frameworks.

Identify and conduct design of complex subcomponents /module in collaboration with project team, architects and client SME.

Present the detailed design documents to relevant stakeholders and seek feedback.

Undertake project specific Proof of Concepts activities to validate technical feasibility with guidance from the Application Architect.

Support performance testing and resolve deadlocks on NFRs by implementing the best optimized solution and resolve performance issues.

Project Management Support:

Share technical inputs from project planning perspective with Test Lead/Architect.

Help project managers to understand the technical risks and comeup with mitigation strategies.

Business and Technical Research:

Understand application architecture and its criticality.

Analyze and assess tools (internal/external) on specific parameters.

Support Architect/Sr Architect in drafting recommendations based on findings of Proof Of Concept.

Analyze the market trends and identify new developments in existing technologies (eg methodologies, frameworks, accelerators etc).

Document these new developments (eg report, white paper, national/ international publications) in order to build team capabilities.

Testing Support:

Suggest test automation strategies using appropriate frameworks like JUnit/NUnit/Selenium as appropriate.

Process Improvements / Delivery Excellence:

Identify avenues to improve project delivery parameters (e.


productivity, efficiency, process, security etc.

) by leveraging tools, automation etc.

Understand various technical tools used in the project (third party as well as homegrown) to improve efficiency , productivity.

Project Estimation:

Provide support for project estimations in terms of review and validation for projects of lower complexity based on analyzing business requirements (eg component level estimation).

Articulate estimation methodology, module level estimations for more standard projects with focus on effort estimation alone.


Conduct cross project technical audits and reviews, as required to check adherence to architecture, design and coding best practices.

Perform codenizant audits for other projects as appropriate to ensure Codenizant principles are implemented.

Proposal Development:

Contribute to proposal development [of small to medium size projects from technology/architecture perspective].

Must Have Skills

JDA - New Product Introduction

JDA - Forecast Performance

JDA - Demand Classification

InStore Prod&Workfrc Mgmt

Awards & Accolades for MyTechLogy
Winner of
Top 100 Asia
Finalist at SiTF Awards 2014 under the category Best Social & Community Product
Finalist at HR Vendor of the Year 2015 Awards under the category Best Learning Management System
Finalist at HR Vendor of the Year 2015 Awards under the category Best Talent Management Software
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