Director, Data Engineering

Cognizant Technology Solutions Boulder , CO 80301

Posted 6 months ago

Director, Data Engineering




Cognizant Technology Solutions is seeking a Director of Data Engineering specializing in Machine Learning for the Cognizant Accelerator Studio team in Boulder, Colorado. As Director of Data Engineering, you will be in charge of a team that is the central resource for the Cognizant Accelerator.

The Cognizant Accelerator uses an agile development process, and specializes in lean software methodology. We focus on defining an MVP and iterating quickly thereafter. We value direct and honest communication internally and value pragmatic solutions above all else.

You will also work with our sister organization, Studio India as part of your project team. We have a diverse and respectful team. We love making great applications, and we want you to come join us!

Given the hands-on, collaborative nature of our practice, we're only entertaining applicants willing to work full time at our Boulder office. Relocation expenses are covered if you're moving from out of state.

The team works with and assists product teams as necessary to:

  • Define and document best practices, guidelines and examples for different aspects of Machine Learning implementation

  • Provide guidance on data storage and structure to best enable Machine Learning based on that data

  • Provide Machine Learning implementation. Wherever feasible, priority will be given to implementing re-usable code or frameworks that can be easily consumed by the product teams

The Director of the Data Engineering team will:

  • Report to the Head of Architecture and Security

  • Be the manager of the members of the Data Engineering team

  • Agree with the Head of Architecture and Security the strategy and goals for the Data Engineering team

  • Drive the implementation of the Data Engineering team's goals

  • Report status of all Data Engineering projects on a weekly basis

We are looking for the following skills and experience:

  • You have 7 years or more of experience developing software applications

  • You are experienced in machine learning and image processing

  • You have experience using Python, Numpy, and Neural Nets (Tensorflow, Caffe, PyTorch, etc.) specifically

  • You have familiarity with data science tool chains

  • You have experience with web-based data visualization

  • You have a Master's degree or a PhD in a field relevant to big data, analytics or mathematics or can demonstrate equivalent industry experience

  • You enjoy mentoring others just as much as you enjoy solving hard problems

  • You want to contribute to the knowledge growth of a world-class engineering team through collaboration, blog posts, and team discussions

Competitive salary, benefits, and the chance to use some of the latest technologies are all aspects of this opportunity. We know what our values are and give our developers everything they need to get the job done. Benefits include, but aren't limited to: paid vacation and sick time, 401k match, employee stock purchase plan, medical benefits and chance to participate in exciting new projects.

More about the Cognizant Accelerator team can be found at

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Director, Data Engineering

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