Cognizant Technology Solutions Reviews

Updated August 30, 2015
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Cognizant Technology Solutions President & CEO Frank D'Souza
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Pros
  • Good work culture compared to other offshoring companies (in 586 reviews)

  • Work-Life balance(depending on type of project/client/teams) (in 536 reviews)

Cons
  • office culture poor perks no work life balance (in 365 reviews)

  • No work life balance (In Some Projects) (in 83 reviews)

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  1. Currently working full time

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Service Delivery Manager in Teaneck, NJ
    Current Employee - Service Delivery Manager in Teaneck, NJ

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Employee friendly benefits and facilities

    Cons

    Too much of market focussed. People in delivery are not recognized.


  2. Good to Work

    Current Employee - Product Specialist in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Product Specialist in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible place to work overall

    Cons

    Management is not concerned about employee


  3. Senior Associate

    Current Employee - Senior Associate in Edison, NJ
    Current Employee - Senior Associate in Edison, NJ

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time

    Pros

    good time off off off

    Cons

    poor management poor poor poor

    Advice to Management

    nothing to say as they dont hear


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  5. Senior Systems Analyst

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    Current Employee - Systems Analyst in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Employee - Systems Analyst in Phoenix, AZ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Career Benefits, onsite opportunity, flexibility, location preference, trustability

    Cons

    Career Growth, Bonus, Compensation, Saturation, Atmosphere

    Advice to Management

    Look into the issue in all aspects


  6. Good to Work

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Health Insurance and Relocation Assistance

    Cons

    Managers personal influence in annual appraisal


  7. Above Average for fresher

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant - ERP in Plano, TX
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant - ERP in Plano, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great place to start since you get more trainings and opportunities If you are willing to work hard then growth is certain but u need to ensure that u r effort is getting noticed

    Cons

    Very customer centric hence no room for employees preference Accepting works @ lowcost makes us identified us cheap consultants yet very talented people are working here.

    Advice to Management

    Please do not fall into customer feet. We need to bulild our brand image. Most of the projects are running on high CP without any profits


  8. good to work

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate in Teaneck, NJ
    Current Employee - Associate in Teaneck, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    onsite opportunities are good, work life balance.

    Cons

    bad pay, less number of options .


  9. A company good for middle/top management

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Analyst-Business Consulting in Teaneck, NJ
    Current Employee - Business Analyst-Business Consulting in Teaneck, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good worklife balance Good people Flexi timings good opportunities

    Cons

    Not a pay master slow promotions good for people in the middle/top management A lot depends on your manager


  10. Java Tech Lead

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Java/J2EE Lead Developer in Milwaukee, WI
    Current Employee - Java/J2EE Lead Developer in Milwaukee, WI

    Pros

    Good Pay and good options to learn

    Cons

    Growth rate is too slow.


  11. Sr Associate Projects

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Associate Projects in Teaneck, NJ
    Current Employee - Senior Associate Projects in Teaneck, NJ

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Job security, diversity, competitive compensation package, benefits.

    Cons

    In some projects there is no work life balance. Managers treat you as if they own you 24/7. Lack of good solid technical employees. No ownership of work. Devil may care attitude.

    Advice to Management

    Respect private and personal time



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