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Cognizant Technology Solutions Sr. Associate - Projects in chicago, Illinois

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Project Manager

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Qualification:

nBachelors in science , engineering or equivalent n n

Responsibility:

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Project Planning and Setup:

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+ Understand the project scope, identify activities/ tasks, task level estimates, schedule, dependencies, risks and provide inputs to Module Lead for review.

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+ Provide inputs to testing strategy, configuration, deployment, hardware/software requirement etc.

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+ Review plan and provide feedback on gaps, timeline and execution feasibility etc as required in the project.

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+ Participate in KT sessions conducted by customer/ other business teams and provide feedback on requirements.

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Requirement Understanding and Analysis:

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+ Analyze functional/non functional requirements and seek clarifications for better understanding of requirements.

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+ Based on understanding of system upstream & downstream, provide feedback and inputs on gaps in requirements and technical feasibility of requirements.

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Design:

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+ Prepare the LLD/ detailed design documents based on HLD and briefing from Module Lead.

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+ Seek inputs from the developers on specific modules as applicable.

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+ Consolidate all modules and provide to Module Lead/ Architects/ Designers for review.

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+ Suggest changes in design on technical grounds.

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+ Develop components inventory for the code to be developed tying it to the nonfunctional requirements.

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+ Perform sampling of data to understand the character/ quality of the data (project dependent in the absence of data analyst or designer).

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+ Identify tools and technologies to be used in the project as well as reusable objects that could be customized for the project.

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Coding:

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+ Follow coding standards and best practices to develop code and check code quality.

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+ Share developed code with supervisor for review.

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+ Rework on the code based on inputs if required.

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+ Perform complex integration.

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+ Guide the developers in identifying, preparing and conducting unit test cases and fixing defects based on results.

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+ Consolidate the test results and share with supervisor.

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+ Provide periodic status update to supervisor and highlight / recommend any changes in design based on challenges faced.

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+ Anticipate unreported defects and raise the same to supervisor.

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+ Conduct technical troubleshooting.

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+ Conduct reviews for codes created by team.

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Testing Management:

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+ Develop unit test case for each module.

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+ Conduct/ guide conducting of unit and integration testing and fix defects.

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+ Review/ approve code to be moved to testing environment.

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+ Provide support to the QA team and coordinate for various phases of testing.

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+ Address queries raised by QA within defined timelines.

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+ Investigate critical defects and establish need for fixing.

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+ Raise issues to leads/QA.

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+ Report defect status as per project standard process within agreed timelines.

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+ Share revised code with supervisor for review.

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+ Assis team lead and project manager on estimates around defect fixes.

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Configuration Management:

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+ Maintain versions of the code or consolidate version maintained by the Developers.

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+ Provide support as required to the Administrators during configuration, code backups, deployment etc.

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Deployment:

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+ Assess and create deployment/ roll back plan.

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+ Validate if all the components have been migrated and the right version is checked in.

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+ Maintain deployment tracker.

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+ Perform sanity checks post deployment to ensure smooth production.

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+ Share activity status with supervisor and highlight concerns if any.

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Project Execution Monitoring & closure (Support to Project Management activities):

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+ Monitor work of the developers and share work achieved with them.

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+ Provide guidance through SDLC.

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+ Provide status of progress to leads.

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+ In case of change requests, provide inputs on the plan.

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Service Support and Maintenance:

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Specific to production and maintenance support:

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+ Provide support for 1 week and h

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