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Cognizant Technology Solutions Reviews

Updated January 16, 2018
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Cognizant Technology Solutions President & CEO Frank D'Souza
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  1. "data analyst"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time

    Pros

    great teams to work with

    Cons

    No rapid growth in support level

    Advice to Management

    improve monitoring the teams


  2. "Awesome"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work
    Responsible management
    Good immigiration team
    Lots of clients and options to learn more

    Cons

    Lateral hires are paid more than old full time employees

    Advice to Management

    None

  3. Helpful (2)

    "Wide range of opportunities in different business domains and technology"

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    Current Employee - Business Consultant in Bridgewater, NJ
    Current Employee - Business Consultant in Bridgewater, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Opportunity to work across different business domains like healthcare, life sciences, banking and finance, media etc. One can choose the most suited domain and take it up as a career.
    Learning opportunities in advanced technology while accomplishing clients need

    Cons

    Relocation can be a challenge for some. But I actually like that part as company pays all the expenses.
    If one cannot find a project for 5 weeks, he/she will be asked to resign

    Advice to Management

    In the event when employee cannot find a project for 5 weeks, he/she is asked to resign. This policy can be changed to make it more employee friendly.


  4. "Opportunities"

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    Current Employee - Business Operations Manager in Ruskin, FL
    Current Employee - Business Operations Manager in Ruskin, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    401 K Company meets up to 6%
    Working with lots of Culture
    29 Countries
    Fortune 500
    Work from home, travel or office
    Beautiful offices

    Cons

    Excessive overtime for hourly associates due to lack of staffing in the states and hiring more offshore employees for less salary

    Advice to Management

    People do not leave Companies - They leave managers


  5. "Programmer Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time

    Pros

    A wide range of opportunities to work in different domains.

    Cons

    Can't work in the desired locations of employees, Not location friendly.


  6. "Software Developer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time

    Pros

    Best Place to work. Good Benefits and Salary

    Cons

    Nothing much to say about cons.


  7. "Decent Company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time

    Pros

    Less work pressure

    Cons

    Very Limited opportunity to grow

  8. "Great palace to work"

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    Current Employee - Technology Architect US in Alpharetta, GA
    Current Employee - Technology Architect US in Alpharetta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great palace to work. Good culture. Provide benefits in terms of Medical insurance, 401k, stock

    Cons

    Its all depend on which client and project you are going to work. so, it matter client to client and project to projects.


  9. "One of the best Employer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time

    Pros

    must say, Employee friendly employer

    Cons

    Lots of travel in different assignments


  10. "Good working environment"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Employee friendly
    Good Benefits
    Excellent work culture

    Cons

    - If you join as a trainee or stick to the company your salary doesn't improve much (you will be at the same post and doing same work as a lateral hire who will be earning more than you)
    - Management can be too client focused which can cause problems to employees (this is project specific)


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