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Company: Cognizant
Location: New York, NY
Career Level: Director
Industries: Technology, Software, IT, Electronics

Description

Cognizant is hiring a Principal Architect Presales to lead the Artificial Intelligence and Analytics (AIA) practice's ambitious growth initiative with our most strategic cloud partners. This opportunity is scoped for robust, high potential domain specialists who are self-directed, results-oriented, highly collaborative, organized, diligent, and thoughtful. This role requires a domain expertise combined with the ability to task-organize, focus on the details, and sustain and drive progress over time.

You will have the opportunity to contribute to rapid revenue growth in one of the most exciting and dynamic segments of the market. This is an ideal opportunity for technologists seeking cross vertical and/or cross industry expertise. Among other career-enhancing considerations, this role provides opportunities to directly and indirectly lead and develop teams.

The entire AIA leadership team is personally committed to the success of the architects on-boarded through this focused cloud hiring initiative.


About AI & Analytics: Artificial intelligence (AI) and the data it collects and analyzes will soon sit at the core of all intelligent, human-centric businesses. By decoding customer needs, preferences, and behaviors, our clients can understand exactly what services, products, and experiences their consumers need. Within AI & Analytics, we work to design the future-a future in which trial-and-error business decisions have been replaced by informed choices and data-supported strategies. By applying AI and data science, we help leading companies to prototype, refine, validate, and scale their AI and analytics products and delivery models. 


Locations: United States; Approximately 75% travel expectations

You must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future.


Principal Responsibilities

·       Lead joint solution/offering architecture discussions with partner architects/stakeholders and support development

·       RFPs: Manage the solution architecture and proposal defense for reactive and proactive proposals responses for data platforms and solutions on cloud

·       Turnkey Proposals: Drive turnkey proposals for data platforms, analytics, built cost summaries, value propositions as part of cloud modernization, data portfolio rationalization

·       Provide leadership for the transformation of customer requirements into visions, strategies, and roadmaps to implement data platforms, multi-cloud , cloud data warehouse

·       Independently lead client design workshops and provide tradeoffs and recommendations

·       Contribute to the Cognizant cloud community by developing assets, thought leadership, etc.

 

Key Qualifications:

  • Bachelors' Degree and a minimum of 12+ years of professional IT experience
  • Proven experience in successfully building and defending solution architecture with different levels of technical partners -Enterprise Architects, Technical Leads, etc.

 

Technical Qualifications:

·       Preferably Certified Solution Architect on one of the clouds

·       Aware of PaaS services relating to Data, Analytics and end-point API interfaces - EMR/Dataproc/Databricks etc.

·        Able to compare and contrast between best of technologies by layer – e.g, Stream processing, Messaging, Search etc.

·       High-level awareness of other partner technologies, which are alternative to native services like Snowflake, Cloudera, Talend, Informatica, Confluent etc.

·       Holistic knowledge of solution architecture, including

·       Data layers and purpose

·       Serverless compute

·        Processing run time – ETL vs Spark run time, etc.

·       Security controls around authentication, authorizations, encryption and certificates

·       Recommend the migration tools and design data migration strategy

·       Metadata and data catalogs

·       Ability to compare and contrast across technologies in any layer objectively with evaluation criteria and considerations

·       Excellent communication skills

·       Expertise in preparing presentations, executive readouts

 

About Cognizant

Cognizant (Nasdaq-100: CTSH) is one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients' business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant is ranked 194 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world. Learn how Cognizant helps clients lead with digital at www.cognizant.com or follow us @USJobsCognizant.

Cognizant is recognized as a Military Friendly Employer and is a coalition member of the Veteran Jobs Mission. Our Cognizant Veterans Network assists Veterans in building and growing a career at Cognizant that allows them to leverage the leadership, loyalty, integrity, and commitment to excellence instilled in them through participation in military service.

Cognizant is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender, identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you have a disability that requires a reasonable accommodation to search for a job opening or submit an application, please email CareersNA2@cognizant.com with your request and contact information.

 

 


Employee Status : Full Time Employee

Shift : Day Job

Travel : No

Job Posting : Oct 27 2020

About Cognizant

Cognizant (Nasdaq-100: CTSH) is one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients' business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant is ranked 194 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world. Learn how Cognizant helps clients lead with digital at www.cognizant.com or follow us @USJobsCognizant.

Cognizant is recognized as a Military Friendly Employer and is a coalition member of the Veteran Jobs Mission. Our Cognizant Veterans Network assists Veterans in building and growing a career at Cognizant that allows them to leverage the leadership, loyalty, integrity, and commitment to excellence instilled in them through participation in military service.

Cognizant is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you have a disability that requires a reasonable accommodation to search for a job opening or submit an application, please email CareersNA2@cognizant.com with your request and contact information.


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