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Cognizant Technology Solutions Washington Reviews

Updated October 25, 2017
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Cognizant Technology Solutions President & CEO Frank D'Souza
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  1. "Remote support Engineer/Network Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Network Engineer in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Network Engineer in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    This is company to learn fundamental things related to systems, networks more than that good environment , communication and peoples who interact the with us is good.

    Cons

    this company to look only there development, business but forget to show concern with the user sides. please look and keep the workers in proper manner then only your projects will gain profit.

    Advice to Management

    Still need to give more respect to users .


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Must concentrate of employee benefits as well"

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    Current Employee - Senior Associate in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Senior Associate in Washington, DC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good options for switching domains

    Cons

    Must pay atleast industry standard. Very bad at retaining the employees. Instead of paying high amount for new employees, must provide retention bonus for existing employees

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Insider review of Cognizant"

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    Current Employee - Business Systems Analyst in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Business Systems Analyst in Washington, DC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    None that i see anymore

    Cons

    The appraisal process is a joke

    Advice to Management

    Should invest more in inhouse talent than hire from outside


  4. "Associate"

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    Current Employee - Java/J2EE Developer in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Java/J2EE Developer in Washington, DC

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

    Pros

    One of big brand in It service industry.

    Cons

    Frequently changing the high level


  5. "Great leadership, vision and culture"

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    Former Employee - Director in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Director in Washington, DC

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

    Pros

    Great leadership
    Fast paced culture
    investing in technology capabilities and driving change

    Cons

    Execution and operations management isnt' aligning with vision
    org change management


  6. "Salary, Growth"

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    Current Employee - Associate Director in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Associate Director in Washington, DC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good understanding of business ad new oppurtinites

    Cons

    Salary, Growth , new oppurtunites to work for

    Advice to Management

    not necessary new would always be better, team currently has good knowledge and deidcated to work for company. not utilizing in proper direction


  7. "Nice place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC

    Pros

    Good assignments and good bonus payouts

    Cons

    Promotions are not done well

    Advice to Management

    Improve your performance management to retain good employees

  8. "Good Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Exposure to varied clients
    Good Benefits package

    Cons

    Lack of assignments that enable learning
    Too big and as a result, growth takes its own sweet time

    Advice to Management

    Focus should be back on employees


  9. "Big company and full politics"

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    Former Employee - Associate in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Associate in Washington, DC

    I worked at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good bonus. Immigration, HR system process is clean and easy.

    Cons

    Learning opportunities are very less. Associates, Senior Associates are downtrodden by higher level people. Lots of favoritism, regional feeling, politics and very less growth. Hikes and promotions are given to the people favor to management. Not at all transparent.


  10. "I enjoyed my stay with Cognizant"

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    Former Employee - Senior Associate - Projects in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Senior Associate - Projects in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good Benefits, 401K match, Stock options, Good Training, Certification reimbursement

    Cons

    You might have to get stuck in the same project.

    Advice to Management

    More transparent Performance appraisal process


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