Jr Software Engineer at Cognizant (Charlotte, NC)

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About Cognizant
At Cognizant, we design game-changing solutions that shape the future of global business and redefine what's possible through technology. We consider it our responsibility to make people feel at home in the future, no matter how technology enabled it to become. So, we are committed to helping solve some of humankind's most difficult challenges in a way that is beneficial and comfortable for people through the work we do. We engineer modern businesses to improve everyday life.
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. Cognizant specializes in helping some of the world's most established companies to stay the most loved brands in today's fast-changing technology landscape by advancing every aspect of how they serve their customers: digitizing their products, services and customer experiences; automating their business processes; and modernizing their technology infrastructures.
Apprenticeship: Program Overview
Cognizant Apprenticeship Program is an official registered apprenticeship recognized by the Department of Labor (DOL). Every graduate of a Registered Apprenticeship program receives a nationally recognized credential from the DOL.
During the apprenticeship duration, you will be required to complete specific learning hours and on-the-job training that has been outlined to ensure you are developing the skills and competencies essential to the role.
You will be able to learn and grow and your own pace, but we expect most apprentices will complete their learning within the allotted 12-months. Once you graduate and receive your certificate from our apprenticeship program, you will be eligible for reclassification from Programmer Analyst to Associate based on work experience, technical assessment, performance evaluation, and client engagement. Apprenticeship programs keep pace with advancing technologies and innovations in training and human resource development through the complete involvement of employer in the educational process. The term of the apprenticeship is approximately 1 year of on-the-job learning (OJL), supplemented by approximately 480 hours of related instruction during the term of the apprenticeship program.
Who you are:
Cognizant is looking for talented individuals to join our Enterprise Engineering team as Java Full Stack Jr. Engineer. An apprenticeship is about learning and growing. Therefore, we are seeking candidates who have the drive and eagerness to learn; ability to work independently and collaborate as part of team; and can demonstrate strong verbal skills, attention to details, and troubleshooting skills. Our goal as a team is to build a uniquely fun and growth-oriented culture of thinkers.
Successful Candidates Should Possess the Following Qualifications:• Minimum Associates degree or military equivalent with 5+ years of experience OR Bachelor degree and 2+ years work experience• Basic programming knowledge • Experience with HTML, CSS and JS• Strong interest in learning modern technologies • Commitment to launching a career in the tech industry• Strong problem solving and analytical skills• Strong interpersonal and communication skills• Ability to work collaboratively with global project teams• Must be local to the Charlotte, NC region• Unfortunately, due to the nature of this position Cognizant cannot provide sponsorship for work authorization (including participation in the OPT/F1 program) for this role.
Position Overview
As a Java Full Stack Jr. Engineer Apprentice, you will have the opportunity to work on complex emerging technologies for some of the world's leading companies. You will build technical and professional skills through robust training sessions with technology professionals across North America. We also provide mentoring where you will connect with peers and build your network. Throughout your first year at Cognizant, we will closely monitor your progress and offer coaching, training, and support to help you achieve your long term career goals at Cognizant

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 185 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. Applicants may be required to attend interviews in person or by video conference. In addition, candidates may be required to present their current state or government issued ID during each interview.

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.
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More Information on Cognizant
Cognizant operates in the Information Technology industry. The company is located in Teaneck, NJ, New Haven, CT, Edina, MN, Englewood, CO and Pheonix, AZ. Cognizant was founded in 2022. It has 301000 total employees. To see all 550 open jobs at Cognizant, click here.
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