Job description

Role: Azure Data Engineer

Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) is a leading provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services, dedicated to helping the world's leading companies build stronger businesses. Headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey (U.S.). Cognizant is a member of the NASDAQ-100, the S&P 500, the Forbes Global 1000, and the Fortune 500 and we are among the top performing and fastest growing companies in the world.

  • Please note, this role is not able to offer visa transfer or sponsorship now or in the future*
Practice - AIA - Artificial Intelligence and Analytics

About AI & Analytics: Artificial intelligence (AI) and the data it collects and analyzes will soon sit at the core of all intelligent, human-centric businesses. By decoding customer needs, preferences, and behaviors, our clients can understand exactly what services, products, and experiences their consumers need. Within AI & Analytics, we work to design the future—a future in which trial-and-error business decisions have been replaced by informed choices and data-supported strategies.

By applying AI and data science, we help leading companies to prototype, refine, validate, and scale their AI and analytics products and delivery models. Cognizant’s AIA practice takes insights that are buried in data, and provides businesses a clear way to transform how they source, interpret and consume their information. Our clients need flexible data structures and a streamlined data architecture that quickly turns data resources into informative, meaningful intelligence.

Roles & Responsibilities To qualify for the role you must have

A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Operations Research, Math, Statistics, Economics or Industrial Engineering and approximately three years of related work experience or a graduate degree in the same and approximately two years of related work experience.

A minimum of two years’ experience providing consulting services with a strategic focus in helping clients achieve transformational value by improving performance using data and analytics solutions.

A deep understanding of business processes and a minimum of two years’ experience using data and analytics to solve real-world business problems.

Build and maintain the technology platform for both on premise and cloud-based solutions

Responsible for engineering a new cloud data platform analyzing different emerging technology solutions that range from Microsoft Synapse, Azure Data factory, Azure Data Lake, Databricks, Azure Blob Storage, HDInsights, PowerBI, or SQL DWH and more

2+ years of experience with Azure cloud data engineering tools (Azure Data Factory, Data Lake storage, data bricks, Data Explorer, Machine Learning, Azure Synapse, Azure Blob Storage)

Capable of communicating clearly with business users and having detailed discussions with the technology team

Goal-oriented team player committed to quality and detail

Innovative thinker who is positive, proactive, and readily embraces change

Experience in completing modern data engineering solutions

Good knowledge of Azure PaaS and IaaS

Knowledge of data modeling, integration, and design techniques a plus

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.

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.

Cognizant is recognized as a Military Friendly Employer and is a coalition member of the Veteran Jobs Mission. Our Cognizant Veterans Network assists Veterans in building and growing a career at Cognizant that allows them to leverage the leadership, loyalty, integrity, and commitment to excellence instilled in them through participation in military service.


Employee Status : Fixed Term Contractor
Shift : Day Job
Travel : No
Job Posting : Jul 20 2022

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 or follow us @USJobsCognizant.

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Cognizant is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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