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Cogent Infotech Corp Overview

Pittsburgh, PA
51 to 200 employees
2003
Company - Private
Information Technology
$10 to $25 million (USD) per year
COGENT is a leading IT Services firm that has been delivering innovative solutions to Commercial, State and Federal clients since 2003.

We have enjoyed year-on-year growth since inception in 2003. This is directly attributable to a highly motivated team that ... Read more

Mission: To become a "Vendor of choice" for our existing/prospective clients and a "Employer of choice" for our existing/prospective employees

Company Updates

  • As President of COGENT Infotech, I am extremely proud to announce that we have crossed yet another milestone in the history of our company by completing 14 years in business. I take this opportunity to thank all our talented employees and our valuable customers. The company that started in a garage with just 2 people and a dream has stood the test of time and has transitioned into a leading IT consulting company providing niche services to The Government and Fortune 500’s. Our success can be largely attributed to top notch talent, mature processes and above all the passion to exceed client expectations each and every time. We plan to continue growing by synergizing with our employees and our customers.

  • COGENT opened its second office in Dallas/Ft Worth (DFW). This office will primarily focus on servicing our existing clients and several other Fortune 1000 firms located in the DFW area

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Cogent Infotech Corp – Why Work For Us?



COGENT is a leading IT Services firm that has been delivering innovative solutions to Commercial, State and Federal clients since 2003.


COGENT has enjoyed year-on-year growth since inception in 2003. This is directly attributable to a highly motivated team that is enthusiastic, passionate and driven.


COGENT is right on track to take the next big leap. To achieve this, we are looking for top echelon talent. If you are passionate about technology – We would like to welcome you to The COGENT family.

COGENT has been recognized as a “Great Place to Work” by several organizations and groups. We recognize that our employees are our most important asset. Our mission-driven workforce is dedicated to serving our clients to the best of their abilities. Therefore, we are committed to investing in our employees by providing an industry leading benefits package comprising:


  • industry leading salaries
  • profit sharing
  • performance bonuses
  • full immigration support
  • technical training/cross-training program
  • E-verify


Other benefits include:


  • medical, dental, vision insurance
  • 401 (K) savings plan
  • paid vacations, holidays and sick leave
  • life insurance and group accident plan
  • relocation allowance
  • computer and software assistance program




COGENT is committed to helping their employees achieve their professional, financial and personal goals.




Technical training/cross training programs


Over the past several years, our customers have relied on our ability to deliver high end technological solutions for their existing and upcoming business needs. In order to fulfill our technological commitments to our customer, it is crucial that we deploy qualified resources capable of analyzing, designing and developing top notch IT solutions.


Training new employees and cross - training existing employees on current and upcoming technologies is crucial to our business both nationally and regionally.


COGENT has made substantial investments in setting up a dedicated In-house training facility at our Pittsburgh location. The training facility comprises State-of-the-Art infrastructure comprising latest hardware, software, training material, on-line learning portal etc. Training is imparted by an in-house technical trainer on latest technologies.


This training is imparted at no cost to the employees. Lodging, boarding, transportation, training materials, laptops etc. are also provided at no cost to the employees.




Other Professional Development initiatives


  • Career and succession planning
  • Mentor-Protégé program
  • Promoting from within initiative




COGENT is truly a global company and currently employs people from over eleven (11) countries with diverse cultures, beliefs and backgrounds.


Managing diversity is more than simply acknowledging differences in people. It involves recognizing the value of differences, combating discrimination, and promoting inclusiveness. We practice it all at COGENT.


COGENT is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and E-Verify employer.

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    Pros

    You learn a lot of highly sort out technologies on the job. Management is attentive and cares about your progress.

    Cons

    Rigorous work. Be willing to work hard.

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Cogent Infotech Corp Interviews

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    Java Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Pittsburgh, PA
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    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at Cogent Infotech Corp (Pittsburgh, PA) in May 2017.

    Interview

    Back and forth many times. And interview on a Sunday morning. The interview must use google hangout or skype. You should look at the screen's question to answer. There're 20 MCQs about core java knowledge or coding pieces. You should choose which one is the correct answer in 20 mins.
    Then you should explain some concepts about your resume such as .net mvc, mvc design pattern, java spring vs .net mvc, what is type safe, what is spark, what is scala, scala vs java, dependency injection, singleton, entity framework etc...

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    • concepts about your resume such as .net mvc, mvc design pattern, java spring vs .net mvc, what is type safe, what is spark, what is scala, scala vs java, dependency injection, singleton, entity framework etc...
      20 mins MCQs about java   1 Answer
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Cogent Infotech Corp Awards & Accolades

  • Top 25 IT Services Company, Silicon India, 2013
  • GSA 8(a) STARS II GWAC, United States Government, 2012
  • Tech 50 Awards / Service Provider Category, Pittsburgh Technology Council Tech 50, 2009
  • Top 100 Fastest-Growing Companies, Pittsburgh Business Times, 2009
  • Top 500 Asian Owned Businesses in the United States, DiversityBusiness.com, 2009
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