Vacancy: DevOps Leader CE

Vacancy: DevOps Leader CE

Location: Amsterdam


Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) is a leading provider of information technology, consulting, and business process services, dedicated to helping the world’s leading companies build stronger businesses. Headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey (U.S.), Cognizant combines a passion for client satisfaction, technology innovation, deep industry and business process expertise, and a global, collaborative workforce that embodies the future of work.

With over 100 development and delivery centers worldwide and approximately 244,300 employees as of June 30, 2016, Cognizant is a member of the NASDAQ-100, the S&P 500, the Forbes Global 2000, and the Fortune 500 and is ranked among the top performing and fastest growing companies in the world. Cognizant is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran. Visit us online at or follow us on Twitter: Cognizant.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Drive and lead DevOps practice at CE – includes driving advisory and transformation portfolio
  • Strategize, Define, create and harvest domain-differentiated, technology-differentiated and product-differentiated DevOps architectures and solutions working with teams
  • Support account teams to position DevOps as a solution to clients
  • Drive transformation of our identified engagements using DevOps as transformation lever. This will need to closely work with respective BUs.
  • Participate in large deals with a specific focus on application/infrastructure technology transformation through DevOps
  • Build DevOps Experience and Reference Solution Architecture Labs
  • Participate in multiple industry events and client forums to articulate and present Cognizant DevOps perspectives, insights and points of view.

Skills Required:

  • 15 to 18 years of strong technology and architecture experience
  • Excellent in communication & client relationship management, handling governance call & showcase value add for portfolio
  • Experience in handling end to end delivery of large program with full delivery ownership
  • Experience in handling multi-tower deals and delivery
  • Strong understanding of Enterprise Architectures, Java and Database solutions
  • Skills across SCM, Static Code Analyzer, Build and Release, Continuous Integration tools and frameworks such as, SVN, GIT, ANT, MVN, Sonar etc.
  • Understanding and practical working knowledge of Puppet, Chef, Jenkins
  • Practical working knowledge of either Amazon Web Services and OpenStack
  • Familiarity with Docker and other containerization solutions
  • Familiarity with some of the Big Data tools like Hadoop, Splunk
  • Experience with relational & NoSQL data stores, such as MongoDB, CouchDB etc
  • ROI analysis in comparison of as-is vs. to-be state of environments, and processes