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Cognizant Technology Solutions San Francisco Reviews

Updated June 16, 2017
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Cognizant Technology Solutions President & CEO Frank D'Souza
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  1. "Great company with amazing growth opportunities"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Director in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Associate Director in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great culture with emphasis to think independently and foster innovative ideas. Strong business ethics.

    Cons

    Compensation needs to be in line with the market. Though steps are being taken, still some work to be done here.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Really good company"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fast growing, dynamic company with loads of opportunities across the globe. Very supportive HR / Admin / Immigration departments.

    Cons

    Salaries somewhat below market. There is a difference between onsite hires vs. people who travel from off shore at the same designation.

    Advice to Management

    Would appreciate better salary revisions.


  3. "Great place to work/learn and grow"

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    Current Employee - Manager in San Bruno, CA
    Current Employee - Manager in San Bruno, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Seen the company grow from 18K to 180K now. 8+ years of fun.

    Cons

    none to call out in this forum.


  4. "Great Company, excellent benefits, pay and support"

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    Current Employee - Director, Projects in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Director, Projects in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great assignments with tier one companies, Cognizant support structures give you a solid foundation for success. Exciting opportunities for anyone wanting to take on additional responsibilities. Great tools for individuals in the field, easy expense reporting, mobile support availability of resources are excellent. Benefits, pay and bonus continue to be a priority to the company. Company strategy has been very successful in allowing Cognizant to maintain very aggressive growth and fiscal performance goals.

    Cons

    You need to manage your career. Cognizant has grown very large and you need to help yourself standout! Goal setting, maintaining an active feedback with your manager and taking on additional responsibilities to help in growth opportunities are needed to achieve the highest annual ratings.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to provide methods and coaching for self-improvement, career acceleration and active feedback from management.


  5. "Lots of empowerment and Aggressive Leadership"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    1. Strong Executive Leadership with amazing vision
    2. Lot of Empowerment to Employee
    3. Aggressive Leadership
    4. Great Team
    5. Fairly good compensation

    Cons

    1. Lack of maturity in processes and Tools

    Advice to Management

    Organization is losing focus on People's aspirations and work-life balance. It would be helpful to focus on these areas.


  6. "Manager"

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    Current Employee - Manager in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Manager in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good benefits, clients and less politics

    Cons

    performance management is not transparent

    Advice to Management

    Review the performance management


  7. "Director"

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    Current Employee - Director in San Ramon, CA
    Current Employee - Director in San Ramon, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good Benefits for retirement, healthcare, disability

    Cons

    No Company Holiday get-together yearly

    Advice to Management

    More company wide initiatives to get-together


  8. "Good"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Executive leadership is doing excellent job

    Cons

    Third or fourth lavel management is not very good


  9. "Work Life Balance"

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    Current Employee - Lead Ecommerce in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Lead Ecommerce in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Flexible, Great Team, Appreciated and peaceful work.

    Cons

    moderate salary, delay in promotion


  10. "Architect - Technology"

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    Current Employee - Architect - Technology in Menlo Park, CA
    Current Employee - Architect - Technology in Menlo Park, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great company to work in

    Cons

    There are no cons here.

    Advice to Management

    There are no advice here.


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