Sr. Engineering Manager at Cognizant (Peoria, IL)

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Engineering Manager
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.
  • 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

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field, Masters 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 tracking

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

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.

About Cognizant
Headquartered in the U.S, Cognizant is a member of the S&P-500, Nasdaq-100, Fortune 200, and was recently ranked as the #1 Fastest Growing "All Star" by Fortune Magazine. Cognizant uses a highly flexible business model, a detailed global delivery network, and deep domain expertise to deliver to a long list of best-in-class companies that are leaders in their own space.

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 demonstrate the leadership, loyalty, integrity, and commitment to quality instilled in them through participation in military service.

Cognizant is an equal opportunity employer provider, and we are committed to creating a diverse environment. Cognizant considers all applicants without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, age, and marital status, disabilities, sexual orientation or preference, veteran status, or any other classification protected by state, federal, or local 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 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 488 open jobs at Cognizant, click here.
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