Engineering Manager at Cognizant (Atlanta, GA)
Engineering Manager Description
If you're like us, you've got big ideas. At Cognizant, we're exploring new ideas every day. We help industry leading companies reinvent their business models and innovate products that create new value-by 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.
Location: Dallas, TX; Chicago, IL; Atlanta, GA; New York, NY; San Francisco, CA; or Remote United States Currently remote and open to remote candidates; however, prefer candidates to be based in these metro areas or willing to relocate.• The Engineering Manager will be responsible for leading overall delivery of large-scale
engineering projects & programs• Direct oversight of all development and delivery phases (discovery, estimation, initiation,
planning, design, execution, and releasing) of complex technology projects and programs• Ensure delivery standards and best practices are utilized throughout the life of a project to
ensure optimal delivery of the solution• Develop practical solutions to achieve program productivity, quality and schedule objectives.
Management through metrics & KPIs• Drive key technical decisions and proactively manage risks, issue and roadblocks to ensure
success solution delivery of the end product• Ability to evaluate architectures• Ability to evaluate and hire team members from various background (technical & non-technical
- Architecture, Product Management, Full Stack Engineer, )• Build, develop, mentor and guide individual's professional development regardless of diversity,
geography and experience• Provide technical leadership and advising on solutions, products and proposals across the
organization• Drive client engagement from strategy planning to escalation management• Support ongoing growth within the account• Contribute to mature the overall digital engineering community
REQUIREMENTS• Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field, Master's degree preferred• Background in Software Delivery Management, Product Management or Solution Architecture,
ideally with 10+ years of hands-on experience• Excellent Project Management and organizational skills in a highly technical environment• Excellent business communication and time management skills required• Experience collaborating with client's senior leaders & stakeholders• Business Development experience with product solutioning and client engagement.
Experience establishing detailed cost estimates, project schedules and resourcing plans• Knowledge of software development/Product lifecycle, methodologies (Scrum, Kanban, SAFe, )• Experience with planning, resourcing, and delivering large-scale technical projects• Experience with project financial management to ensure optimal delivery management and
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE• Experience executing projects related to modernization, re-platforming of large-scale solutions• Experience executing from ground up solutions• Experience delivering built for cloud solutions• Experience delivering micro-service architectures