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Cognizant Technology Solutions New York City Reviews

Updated July 20, 2017
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  1. "Good experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Teaneck, NJ
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Teaneck, NJ

    I worked at Cognizant Technology Solutions (More than a year)

    Pros

    flexibility, good campus, food, lively

    Cons

    poor management skills, favoritism, partiality, injustice


  2. "Ok Enough."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    As a contract employee working on an off site project, I enjoy management's hands off approach but that can be detrimental at times.

    Cons

    Cognizant is very poor in its communication. Many of the team leads seem to be poorly informed and important issues seem to always be pushed off to a later date.

    Advice to Management

    Improve Communications

  3. "Good..Can do better"

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    Current Employee - Senior Manager in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Vision, GC Support for immigration

    Cons

    Archaic Process, Bureaucracy, No clearly defined processes, Duplication in Data Management

    Advice to Management

    Employees are harassed by Internal teams..Need to improve efficiency


  4. Helpful (1)

    "ORACLE DBA"

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    Current Employee - Technical Lead in New Brunswick, NJ
    Current Employee - Technical Lead in New Brunswick, NJ

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

    Pros

    Good Place to work with

    Cons

    No issues found with my current employment


  5. Helpful (1)

    "12 Years Mof Experience as a DB2 DBA on Mainframes (Z/OS) and LUW"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technical Lead in Teaneck, NJ
    Current Employee - Technical Lead in Teaneck, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Employee Friendly and compensation on par with industry standards

    Cons

    I didnt find any reasons for not to work with CTS


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Good Company"

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    Former Employee - Learning Executive in Teaneck, NJ
    Former Employee - Learning Executive in Teaneck, NJ
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Cognizant Technology Solutions (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good Work environment and less pressure.
    Good for freshers

    Cons

    Lack of growth oppurtunities
    Very difficult to change domain
    Cognizant Corporate functions employees dont have a linear growth. Mostly depends on their managers.


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Good Company to work with"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Test Analyst in Teaneck, NJ
    Current Employee - Test Analyst in Teaneck, NJ

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

    Pros

    Latest Technologies used and lots of opportunities to learn

    Cons

    Less Hike, Slow Promotion cycles

  8. "Reasonable Services Firm"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    At some level, Employees are taken care of. Their ambitions, their location preferences, technology choices still have some consideration during decision making.

    Cons

    Very large org with good amount of politics. Lack of innovation. Lots of free riders


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Senior Manager"

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    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good Onsite,Flexible hours, Remote work are the main pros.

    Cons

    No increment
    No relocation package
    No growth

    Advice to Management

    Indian management sucks. HR or TM is of no use.

    No job rotations, no transparency in compensation


  10. "Position for Project Manager"

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    Current Employee - Manager in Teaneck, NJ
    Current Employee - Manager in Teaneck, NJ

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    work life balance & innovation

    Cons

    Remuneration is bit low & benefits


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