Director, Technology Modernization & Hybrid Multi-cloud Solutions at Cognizant

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Director, Technology Modernization & Hybrid Multi-cloud Solutions
New York
ABOUT US
Cognizant 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, a member of the NASDAQ-100, is ranked 195 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 .
COGNIZANT CONSULTING
Within Cognizant is Cognizant Consulting, a global consulting organization delivering strategic and domain consulting through industry and technology expertise. With over 6,000 consultants worldwide, Cognizant offers high-value consulting services that improve business performance and operational productivity, lower operational expenses and enhance overall performance. Clients draw upon our deep industry expertise, program and change management capabilities, and analytical objectivity to help improve business productivity, drive technology-enabled business transformation and increase shareholder value. We provide a number of Business/IT Consulting Services including: Business Strategy, IT Strategy & Roadmap Development, Process Re-Engineering & Transformation, Enterprise Architecture & Technology Selection, and Domain Solutions. The Cognizant Consulting team is a high performing organization that is continually expanding our client base and increasingly being recommended by analysts such as Forrester and Gartner. And we're growing!
The Role
The Director of Technology Modernization & Hybrid Multi-cloud Solutions is responsible for driving consensus between various client and Cognizant leaders to facilitate the holistic strategic solutions associated with envisioning, solutioning, and delivering the top-quartile capabilities for future-ready business/technology alignment on Technology Modernization. This role acts as the single point of contact for the program's client CXO suite to maintain positive relationships.
Responsibilities
  • Facilitate cross-project collaboration. Drive program level planning efforts, identifying and leading critical program level dependencies
  • Validate lifecycle methodology of various projects and ensure alignment and aggregation of key data will be possible to enable tracking and reporting
  • Provide thought leadership within Technology Modernization consultancy
  • Bring together multiple solution components across our internal practices and service lines
  • Understand, initiate and or facilitate scope / changes to SOW, supporting the individual Project/Program Manager(s) as required
  • Interact with Client and Internal Cognizant partners to resolve critical issues and communicate potential 'significant change', as identified
  • Ensure a strong understanding of the Client's needs; use opportunities to understand and provide inputs / direction on their IT / Business roadmap
  • Share consultative feedback with the Client Partner/ Engagement Director in terms of client's focus areas
  • Proactively engage to build an eco-system of partners
Qualifications
  • Minimum of 15 years of experience in technology strategy, target model and center of excellence design, process consulting, holistic Hybrid Multi-cloud and containerization, stakeholder management, workload simplification and rationalization
  • Broad program management experience - ability to navigate Heritage, Hybrid and Agile methodologies
  • Digital services, Multi-cloud, and technology modernization consulting
  • Knowledge of technology/business ecosystem alignment and modernization skills for one or more industries
  • Significant experience leading sophisticated transformations or programs that span functions, departments, and enterprise
  • Trusted team leader who delivers results - delivering defined business value to our Client
  • Bachelor's degree required
  • MBA or Master's degree strongly preferred
  • Effective Communication and Partner Management - emotional intelligence, empathy and strong social, communications, and engaging presentation skills
  • Structured Thinking and Presentation - comfort dealing with ambiguity and ability to provide structure and frame thinking logically and effectively.
  • Proven leadership of teams and business priorities through building relationships, listening, consulting and influencing outcomes in both client delivery and in sales
  • Articulate sophisticated information and business insights into meaningful action items and problem-solving decisions for senior leaders
  • Consultative, entrepreneurial, proactive, and productive; someone who instinctively knows what needs to be done and motivates colleagues towards accomplishments.

Work Authorization
  • Cognizant will only consider applicants for this position who are legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship (H-1B, L-1B, L-1A, etc.)


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 2021. It has 301000 total employees. To see all 427 open jobs at Cognizant, click here.
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