Cognizant Technology Solutions

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Cognizant Technology Solutions Reviews in Boston, MA

Updated Jul 13, 2014
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3.2 25 reviews

83% Approve of the CEO

Cognizant Technology Solutions President & CEO Frank D'Souza

Frank D'Souza

(24 ratings)

75% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good work culture compared to other offshoring companies(in 496 reviews)

  • Better work-life balance as compared to top tier consulting companies(in 415 reviews)


Cons
  • Work-Life Balance & Onshore opportunities depends on the project you are into(in 288 reviews)

  • No work life balance because of nightly offshore calls(in 64 reviews)

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    Experience at Cognizant

    Project Manager (Former Employee) Boston, MA

    ProsEmployee oriented, good pay, opportunities to travel and variety of projects. No bound to be tied to a project for n number of years.

    ConsTeam should have more diversity, it will be good for the project and the company as a whole. The HR team need to be more open.

    Advice to Senior ManagementNeed better diversity in a team

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Quality Assurance Engineer

    Quality Assurance Engineer (Current Employee) Boston, MA

    ProsFriendly Atmosphere, Growth are based the department where we are working, Nice to work

    ConsSalary at onsite is pretty less when compare to other companies.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Senior Consultant

    Senior Consultant - Business Consulting (Current Employee) Boston, MA

    Prosa) Location Flexibility
    b) Some leaders are from good consulting firms. Very smart and brilliant people
    c) Down to earth leaders
    d) All things that come with being in a big company - robust stable internal process for travel, expense, etc.
    e) Good bonus

    Consa) Too big; very hard to push for promotions unless you have contacts with right leaders
    b) Base pay is below market average
    c) Moving from consulting division to industry is a challenge

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Stable, Salary is not good. Difficult to get promotion

    Associate - Projects (Current Employee) Boston, MA

    ProsStable, Lot of opportunities, Health, Loan & Benefits

    ConsCompensation is below par. Very difficult to get promoted.

    Advice to Senior ManagementCompensation and promotion policies and process should be reviewed

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    It is good to associate with Cognizant

    Senior Associate - Projects (Current Employee) Wakefield, MA

    ProsAs a consultant get to work with good clients where we get more exposure to technology and do new things. Company always encourages you to bring new technology or ideas to clients.

    ConsGrowth rate is slow and minimal recognition. Have to wait for new roles util you ask to higher management. Pay is not to standard to cost of living of city where you work.

    Advice to Senior ManagementDo notice employee hard work and give them proper recognition on time.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Not Good

    Tech Lead (Current Employee) Boston, MA

    ProsGood Salary
    Quick Interview and Offer

    ConsNo career ,growth ,was looking for a Architect level position ,was offered a Senior Level position.Then they promised to file GC and backed out at the last moment

    Advice to Senior ManagementManagement is crap as usual as other Indian Mass Software Companies.They have no insight in what you want and will get one sided peers reviews .They only pitch in when some issue arises

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Fantastic firm to work for!

    Biz Account Manager (Current Employee) Boston, MA

    ProsOpen and transparent. Best management in the industry!

    ConsPolitics, poor performance management process which again is not new in this industry!

    – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Company performance

    Project Manager (Current Employee) Boston, MA

    ProsGreat performance in the past couple of years. 2013 has exceeded the expectations. Best Training academy, and takes good care of the employees

    ConsIt is fast growing and lot of recruitment, seems like a bubble getting ready to explode sometime soon

    Advice to Senior Managementreduce the pace of new recruitment

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Organization is getting complacent with long timers

    Senior Account Manager (Current Employee) Boston, MA

    ProsWork culture is more open

    ConsCompensation is not on par with the company claiming itself to be industry leaders..

    Advice to Senior ManagementDon't get complacent with the benefits for the existing workforce.. There is a lot of dissatisfaction on Cognizant not being on par with the competitors in employee compensation

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    I am working in CTS since last 5years

    Associate - Projects (Current Employee) Boston, MA

    ProsNice to work with cognizant. right attitude good exposure Management is very sportive. But all these various from project to project You should be lucky enough to get into right projects.

    ConsNothing much special from other compositors Infy,TCS,HCL or Accenture But I have heard CTS is better in few aspects compare to others.

    Advice to Senior ManagementNothing

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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