Cognizant is hiring for "Project Management / Delivery"- Columbus,OH. Interested candidates who are willing to relocate within the USA can apply. Relocation assistance will be provided
Note:"Cognizant will not sponsor H-1B or other U.S. work authorization, or lawful permanent residence (otherwise known as a "Green Card") for this role."
Job Description - Responsibilities :
1.Assess project requirement to ascertain scope infrastructure, application, service etc.
2.Coordinate meetings, discussions for the most viable and agreed solution
3.Coordinate management and technical decisions
4.Obtain signed from customer for architecture and design document
5.Developing, monitoring and maintaining a detailed project plan in line with agreed scope
6.Managing and leading the project team
7.Establish and manage project governance
8.Apply project resources according to the approved project plan
9.Coordinate provisioning and configuration of IT Infrastructure or application development
10.Capture pre-deployment performance requirements for application from application owner
11.Obtain plan sign-off from customer stakeholders
12.Develop deployment methodologies for application
13.Develop deployment test plan
14.Keep track of resource efforts
15.Works with various vendors and incumbent to ensure deliverables are met in timely manner
16.Managing project deliverables in line with the project plan
17.Establish and publish clear priorities
18.Manage project releases and changes in line with IT Change Management process
19.Managing co-ordination of the partners and working groups engaged in project work
20.Resolving cross-functional issues at project level
21.Develop and maintain communication to facilitate smooth and effective delivery of projects
22.Recording and managing project RAID
23.Analyze risk and initiate remediation i.e. mitigation, contingency etc.
24.Keep all stakeholders informed of progress and RAID
25.Ensure CMDB updates where necessary
26.Monitoring project progress and performance
27.Provide input on the performance of project team members to their supervisors
28.Managing project scope, change control and escalating issues where necessary
29.Completion of project within agreed scheduled
30.Set-up and drive deployment war rooms involving all parties
31.Provide deployment status and dashboards to all stakeholders
32.Work with various customer business units and obtain sign-off for go-live
33.Ensure run-books and design documents are updated by the technical SMEs and obtain sign-off
34.Ensure Trainings and KT are conducted for steady state teams
35.Ensure Final handover and sign-off from steady state delivery
1.Knowledge and experience in Information Technology
2.Knowledge of IT Infrastructure Technologies
3.Analytical and observation skills
4.Planning and organization ability
5.Communication and negotiation skills
6.Troubleshooting and problem solving ability
7.Knowledge and experience on Project Management
8.Knowledge of ITIL etc.
9.Knowledge of Six Sigma, Lean etc.
10.Knowledge of PMP, Prince2, Agile, Scrum, SDLC etc.
Cognizant is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V. Cognizant is committed to ensuring that all current and prospective associates are afforded equal opportunities and treatment and a work environment free of harassment
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