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Cognizant Technology Solutions San Francisco Reviews

Updated July 10, 2017
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Cognizant Technology Solutions President & CEO Frank D'Souza
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  1. "Good company but no work life balance"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Manager in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Project Manager in San Francisco, CA
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fantastic and supportive learning environments and very experienced colleagues.

    Cons

    No work life balance and too much commitment on deliverables.

    Advice to Management

    Please improve communications


  2. "Sr Manager IT Projects"

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    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 a year)

    Pros

    A nice place to work for

    Cons

    Not a great payer but still a good place provided if you get a good boss

    Advice to Management

    Give credit to the resources who is putting the actual efforts in business development

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Senior Manager Projects In IT Services"

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    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.


  4. "Leave this co asap"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    If you want a cool job with no growth

    Cons

    No growth path. Too many management layers. Vertical, horizontal and now avm diagonals in same account is the worst org structure one can come up with.

    Advice to Management

    2020 is bleak if you are not aware of ground realities


  5. "Nice place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Foster City, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Foster City, CA
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Trusts its employees
    Career growth is good and lot of internal oppertunities

    Cons

    Sometimes, work-life balance
    Not much raise in the pay


  6. "Good employer"

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    Current Employee - Senior Software Developer in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Software Developer in San Francisco, CA
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Cognizant provides good benefits to employees

    Cons

    Average salary compared to product based


  7. "Manager - Projects"

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    Current Employee - Manager - Projects in Dublin, CA
    Current Employee - Manager - Projects in Dublin, CA

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

    Pros

    Pay, good work life balance

    Cons

    No transparency from the leadership team, poor performance review process

    Advice to Management

    Respect your employees and hear out from them even before they resign, do not give them a feedback because you want them to resign

  8. "good company to work with"

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

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

    Pros

    Over all good benefits and flexibility in work good vacation time

    Cons

    salary hike and promotions will be difficult to get


  9. "Growth Prospects"

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    Current Employee - Senior Manager in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in San Francisco, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Lot of flexibility in moving between roles, industries and experience

    Cons

    Very ad hoc career management, and talent development for associates moving between groups

    Advice to Management

    institute centralized tracking of Employee's career management, invest in the employees


  10. "Cognizant should take better care of its people"

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    Current Employee - Vice President in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Vice President in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Exciting career; Leading Consulting firm

    Cons

    No work-life balance; compensation; benefits

    Advice to Management

    Take care of your people who have been loyal to you for so many years


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