Lead Software Engineer

Senior Software Engineer

Location: Remote Position

Cognizant is looking for an experienced and innovative Senior Software Engineer to serve our diverse base of global clients.  As a member of our team, you will build cutting edge, cloud-based software that powers modern business.  An ideal candidate is someone who enjoys working in a diverse, collaborative, geographically distributed team.  Similarly, the ideal candidate is an expert engineer who values the “team”, drives continuous improvement and is unafraid to challenge the legacy status quo with creative cloud-based solutions.



  • Provide application screen walkthrough to product owners and gather their feedback to address it.
  • Participate Integration Testing, UAT Testing, Defect Triaging, Production Implementation and Post-Production activities.
  • Participate & provide Deployment Support and Production Validation of release projects. Work on the emergency issues identified for the projects.
  • Execute batch jobs and provide support to other upstream and downstream systems.
  • Act as a key liaison between our client and our offshore software development team in India.
  • Do estimation and scoping of Project Features, User stories and Defects.



Required Qualifications

  • 10 + Years of sofware developer experience.
  • 8 to 10 years of java, spring boot experience.
  • Angular experience is required.
  • Work pro-actively in all release application, system, infrastructure, other dependent changes and prevent potential issues by documenting and notifying system gaps to the respective application or infrastructure support teams.
  • Work on release management activities effectively right from analysis and then prepare technical design and participate in development activities for the projects allocated in Agile PI and release cycles.
  • Perform detailed analysis on customer issues to determine root causes and propose solutions on those items. Strong ability to work and lead the team independently on complex issues, and to collaborate efficiently to resolve customer issues quickly.
  • Work in technologies J2EE, Angular.
  • Monitor the application performance, logs, reporting, custom processes, business transaction trends and production alerts of the application.
  • Involve in application production support activities such as production defects, emergency issues & ADHOC support.
  • Do the peer review of program components being developed & defect fixes.


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.)


Salary and Other Compensation:

Applications will be accepted until 03/01/2024.

The annual salary for this position is between $95,700 – $129,300 depending on experience and other qualifications of the successful candidate. This position is also eligible for Cognizant’s discretionary annual incentive program and stock awards, 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.


Employee Status : Full Time Employee

Shift : Day Job

Travel : No

Job Posting : Feb 15 2024

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.

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