Software Architect at Cognizant (Phoenix, AZ)

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Cognizant Technology Solutions is seeking a Software Architect who can join our team of IT professionals in a permanent role. If you meet our background requirements and skills and looking for an opportunity to be rewarded for your skills and expertise, here is the ideal opportunity for you!
"Cognizant will not sponsor H-1B or other U.S. work authorization, or lawful permanent residence (otherwise known as a "Green Card") for this role."

Software Architect (Phoenix, AZ)
Phoenix, Arizona, United States TEMP REMOTE
Job ID: 40273951

Build a Meaningful Career and Transform Healthcare with Cognizant TriZetto
When you join Cognizant's TriZetto Product House you not only touch the future but you shape the next generation of Healthcare. Come be part of a culture that Innovates through hackathons, celebrates through numerous rewards and recognition programs, and Recreates through various flexible workforce benefits supporting a healthy work/life balance. Apply today and begin building a meaningful career that matters. (TriZetto Overview)
As a Software Architect you will use both technical (i.e. virtualization, network, storage, etc.) and software (i.e. Healtcare/Claims processing systems) knowledge to create solutions that meet a business outcome and operational set of requirements. Driving the evolution of the software and operational architecture for QNXT commercial software by aiding in the assessment of market and technology trends and vetting both architectural opportunities and the impact on the current software and business solutions. Emphasis is placed on cross system interactions providing guidance and defining design rules enabling the integration of products into system solutions. This includes definition of infrastructure, technology roadmaps, interface policy, integration frameworks and shared components.

Job Title: Software Architect
Role: Internal Facing Role
Essential Functions:
  • Driving the definition, validation and documentation of technical solution designs with multi-technology, cross product systems with a strong understanding of how the solution serves the desired business outcomes and operations.
  • Breaking down very complex business problems and implementing sustainable solutions that have valuable impact to our the customers, both internal and external.
  • Identifying and defining individual solution components for work dissemination to the technical project team.
  • Remaining knowledgeable on current technical trends and practices and leading the translation of this knowledge to continuous solution improvement.
  • Identifing architectural gaps and/or opportunities based on knowledge and research to apply them into feasibility proof of concepts and prototypes.
  • Presenting prototypes to peer groups and stakeholders in a pragmatic fashion.
  • Appling leading edge technologies (e.g., virtualization, software, storage, network, etc.) to deliver new innovative services, with a strong understanding of how the solution components impact the application.
  • Driving and disseminating various development activities such as requirement gathering, service design and implementation.
  • Providing constructive feedback on solution designs and development artifacts.
  • Consulting with development implementation teams with leadership and peer review teams.
  • Providing informal leadership to more junior associates and development implementation teams.

Qualifications:
Education: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related discipline.
Master's degree preferred.
An equivalent combination of education and work experience may be taken into consideration in lieu of a degree.
Required Experience:
  • 8+ years of experience in Software Design and application development
  • Experience architecting solutions via advanced proficiencies in the latest web technologies, programming languages/ frameworks, technical design patterns and performance engineering.
  • Experience architecting cloud native solutions and micro service applications.
  • Knowledge of virtualization techniques such as containers and orchestration.
  • Experience with full stack DevOps and infrastructure automation tools.
  • Experience in development of security methodologies.
  • Familiarity with modern emerging technologies including open source.

Desired Experience:
  • Prior experience in healthcare industry
  • Powershell
Behavioral Competencies:
  • Strong ability to tackle complex problems creatively
  • Manage risk and influence rapid decision-making
  • Team player and works well in large group environments
  • Highly driven and motivated with a high level of initiative
  • Very strong relationship management skills
  • Goal oriented
  • Accountable to self and team
  • Passion for learning new business, software and process concepts.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Good coaching skills

Technical Competencies:
Expertise in technologies such as: -
  • C#, JavaScript, Typescript, SQL, HTML5, CSS3, Angular, NodeJS, CI/CD Pipelines, Microservices, Client-Side SPA, SOA, OWASP Patterns, W3C Patterns, Server-Side frameworks (Microsoft .Net, .Net Core, ASP.net, Blazor) Microservices and API Management - (ReST, GraphQL, gRPC), Virtualization (Kubernetes, Docker) Emerging - (Machine Learning, AI, RabbitMQ/Kafka, Hadoop).
  • Experience in application security and performance engineering

Employee Status: Full Time Employee
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Our strength is built on our ability to work together. Our diverse backgrounds offer different perspectives and new ways of thinking. It encourages lively discussions, creativity, productivity, and helps us build better solutions for our clients. We want someone who thrives in this setting and is inspired to craft meaningful solutions through true collaboration.
If you are content with ambiguity, excited by change, and excel through autonomy, we'd love to hear from you!
Apply Now!

Salary and Other Compensation:
The annual salary for this position is between $100K-$140K depending on experience and other qualifications of the successful candidate.
This position is also eligible for Cognizant's discretionary annual incentive program, based on performance and subject to the terms of Cognizant's applicable plans.
Benefits: Cognizant offers the following benefits for this position, subject to applicable eligibility requirements:
  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance
  • Paid holidays plus Paid Time Off
  • 401(k) plan and contributions
  • Long-term/Short-term Disability
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Disclaimer: The salary, other compensation, and benefits information is accurate as of the date of this posting. Cognizant reserves the right to modify this information at any time, subject to applicable law.

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

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.
If you have a disability that requires a reasonable accommodation to search for a job opening or submit an application, please email [email protected] with your request and contact information.
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 555 open jobs at Cognizant, click here.
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