Senior Associate- Java Developer

Full Time Saint Louis, Missouri, US Cognizant

Come join our team for an excellent role! We are looking for a Java Developer! Cognizant is looking for a Java Developer in developing customized product for our clients. The role is expected to drive technology discussions and analyze the current landscape for gaps in addressing business needs. Cognizant needs a motivated individual to challenge the status quo and provide thought leadership/best practices to enhance our current services and technologies.

Summary:

Responsible for the design, development, coding, testing, debugging and documentation of applications to satisfy the requirements of one or more user areas. May include hands-on new development as well as support maintenance or enhancement of existing applications. Works closely with client management to identify and specify complex business requirements and processes.

Qualification:

BS or equivalent. Note- Cognizant will only consider applicants for this position who are legally authorized to work in the United States without requiring company sponsorship now or at any time in the future.

Responsibility:

Stakeholder Management:

  • Communication with Business users related to resolving queries, obtain clarifications and providing updates.
  • Setup Business bridge calls to update status of Critical incidents / Outages.
  • Follow up with internal and external stakeholders (Customer and Vendor liaison) to progress tickets to resolution.

Service Management:

  • Responsible for the project tasks assigned.
  • Initiate escalation procedure for incidents based on the agreed upon timelines and tracks it to closure.
  • Manage queue effectively and allocate tasks to the team based on an allocation plan.

Service Tracking:

  • Ensure assigned tasks are completed within targets set (the tasks include incidents, service requests, identified problems, Operational changes, enhancements etc).
  • Conduct peer reviews and ensure quality of deliverables.

People Management:

  • Manage and mentor the mentees (team).
  • Provide inputs for development of learning plan for the team.
  • Act as a buddy for new hires.
  • Shares recommendation towards Performance management and recognition of team members. Must Have Skills
  • Spring Boot
  • Microservices
  • Java ***Cognizant is recognized as a Military Friendly Employer and is a coalition member of the Veteran Jobs Mission. Our Cognizant Veterans Network assists Veterans in building and growing a career at Cognizant that allows them to leverage the leadership, loyalty, integrity, and commitment to excellence instilled in them through participation in military service. Technical Skills SNo Primary Skill Proficiency Level * Rqrd./Dsrd. 1 Java 11 PL2 Required 2 Java 8 PL2 Required * Proficiency Legends Proficiency Level Generic Reference PL1 The associate has basic awareness and comprehension of the skill and is in the process of acquiring this skill through various channels. PL2 The associate possesses working knowledge of the skill, and can actively and independently apply this skill in engagements and projects. PL3 The associate has comprehensive, in-depth and specialized knowledge of the skill. She / he has extensively demonstrated successful application of the skill in engagements or projects. PL4 The associate can function as a subject matter expert for this skill. The associate is capable of analyzing, evaluating and synthesizing solutions using the skill.

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