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Cognizant Technology Solutions Reviews

Updated June 27, 2017
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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Senior Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in Teaneck, NJ
    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in Teaneck, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fantastic and supportive learning environment. They trust you to get on with things, and there is very little micromanagement.

    Cons

    Communications up and down the chain needs improving. The internal intranet is pitifully antiquated (but it is improving).

    Advice to Management

    Improve communications.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Good Company to work"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Oracle Database Administrator in Somerville, NJ
    Current Employee - Oracle Database Administrator in Somerville, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Good Organization to work with.

    Cons

    Clarity in promotion system is required.

    Advice to Management

    More clarity in Company policy

  3. Helpful (1)

    "About Cognizant in my view"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Dallas, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good company compared to other consulting firms.
    Lot of opportunities and long term stability
    Good benefits
    Match 401K after first year upto 50% till 6%
    Unlimited sick leave

    Cons

    Not simple to change the project/location when you already engaged with a client
    May not work with the area of interest, since client may be using the outdated tools and no step-up on moving to the latest technologies

    Advice to Management

    Encourage employees to improve the skills with the latest technology


  4. "ServiceNow Architect"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - ServiceNow Architect in Denver, CO
    Current Employee - ServiceNow Architect in Denver, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Challenging projects
    Workhours flexible
    Opportunities in US & Europe

    Cons

    Salary revision are not great
    Promotion are dependent on cumbersome training program


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Senior Manager Projects In IT Services"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Excellent company to work with lot of opportunities to learn new technologies

    Cons

    The top level management personal are not easy accessible to share our views and improve processes.


  6. "Nice atmosphere to work with"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior QA Lead in Madison, WI
    Current Employee - Senior QA Lead in Madison, WI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    The induction process is smooth without any issues.Good opportunities with a organized process.Employee friendly.Providing bonuses for folks working in product validation.

    Cons

    Being a big organization the process of GC is delayed. Guess they have to do better on the way they fulfill the GC needs of the employees.


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Good employer and I enjoyed working here for more than 6 years."

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - Technical Architect Projects in Henrico, VA
    Current Employee - Technical Architect Projects in Henrico, VA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Company provide Good benefits, has good insurance plans at subsidized prices. Their relocation policy is also good, they pay entire move from one location yo other. salary is as per the Industry standards(at M level and above). referral bonus, PTO etc

    Cons

    It is typical offshore modeling company with huge presence in India. Some times you won't get projects as per your skills set. They try to fit you in whatever project is available. Company Always tries not keep ppl on bench.

    Don't believe in all the promises that HR makes while joining. They don't keep up their promises in most cases.

    Advice to Management

    Company don't care about any advices that they get from employees. They go by trend and change their polices as per their peer companies.

  8. "Senior Assosicate"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA

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

    Pros

    Systematic Approach to complete the projects.

    Cons

    Less Salary. Stringent rules. Carrier growth


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Job Culture"

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

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

    Pros

    Job Culture is good and good place to work with

    Cons

    Learning development plan is forced on employees

    Advice to Management

    Please stop monitoring employee in and out time


  10. "consultant"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Consultant in Newark, NJ
    Former Employee - Consultant in Newark, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Competitive work environment and culture

    Cons

    Aggressive pace resulting in challenges with work-life balance

    Advice to Management

    Better capacity planning


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