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Cognizant Technology Solutions Principal Architect DevOps in New York, New York

Principal DevOps Architect:

Cognizant Digital Engineering

Our strength is our people, and our ability to work together. We pride ourselves on the talent we are able to attract to our organization. We not only hire the best, but continuously strive to provide our associates with opportunities to work with innovative solutions and technologies, with premier clients across the globe. Our diverse backgrounds offer different perspectives and new ways of thinking. It encourages lively discussions, inspires thought leadership, and helps us build better solutions for our clients. We want someone who thrives in this setting and is encouraged to craft significant solutions through true collaboration.

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 balanced innovation.

  • We are seeking a high performing, seasoned DevOps Transformation Lead & Evangelist to join our team. The Devops Transformation and adoption role is a key leadership role at Cognizant. Accountabilities span across aspects of client services, from delivering complex DevOps transformation programs to selling and driving business with our customers, to managing and setting the direction of the practice and our people.
  • Lead Devops Community and client technical teams to address deployment and configuration management, release management, technical cutover, environments management and infrastructure automation.
  • Architect DevOps/Agile Delivery Framework solutions for our clients by assembling leading DevOps practices for application and infrastructure services from development through to production to achieve business outcomes.
  • Have excellent working knowledge of Cloud Platforms (Amazon Web Services (AWS), Azure, Google Cloud Platform) and understand Devops Culture and practice to be able to coach, mentor and train the development & Solution Delivery teams
  • Liaise with Cognizant and client development teams, IT service groups & external partners to encourage process transparency, mutually beneficial design and delivery practices, and a clear view of roles and responsibilities across the Deployment Pipeline.
  • Apply DevOps thinking to bring development and IT ops processes, people and tools closer to increase the speed, efficiency and quality of technical solutions to our clients.
  • Provide DevOps thought leadership and mentoring in both advisory and delivery contexts, focusing on the requirements of our clients to best serve by continuous improvements to our delivery approach.
  • Identify, lead, and close business development opportunities while cultivating and building long term relationships with senior executive clients.
  • Contribute to the growth and development of the DevOps practice and create a learning environment through leadership and by participating in the development and delivery of industry training programs.
  • Actively participates in professional association, industry, firm and community events and assume internal leadership roles focused on community development - recruiting, POVs and thought leadership/IP development. Proven experience across actively mentoring and coaching team members and other junior resources across high performing engineering teams.
  • Build business cases to help our clients understand the benefits that can be realized from a transformation program or by deploying a new solution.
  • Seasoned leader to visualize and create best-of-breed automation leveraging DevOps tools.
  • Ability to travel 50% or more as appropriate.

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