Senior Architect (GCP) Remote Job at Cognizant, Washington DC

  • Cognizant
  • Washington DC

Job Description

About Cognizant’s Digital Engineering Practice:

At Cognizant Digital Engineering, a small cross functional team comprised of a Product Manager, an Architect, Full-Stack Developers, UI/UX designers and Big Data analysts builds higher quality software faster siloed individuals working independently. Small, nimble engineering teams generate collective empathy and comradery, thus increasing their ability to anticipate unforeseen development scope changes and maintain high quality deliverables. Across our US Studio system or within client development sites, our Digital Engineering teams ideate and develop innovative cloud-based solutions following a Lean-Agile process with DevOps culture. Working in Cognizant Digital Engineering provides DevOps engineers consistent opportunities to push digital boundaries while growing their exposure to transformational technologies.

The Role:

Cognizant is looking for an experienced and innovative Senior Architect to serve our diverse base of global clients. As a member of our team, you will build cutting edge, cloud-based software that powers modern business. An ideal candidate is someone who enjoys working in a diverse, collaborative, geographically distributed team. Similarly, the ideal candidate is an expert engineer who values the “team”, drives continuous improvement and is unafraid to challenge the legacy status quo with creative cloud-based solutions.

Location: Washington, DC


  • Technical Leadership: Lead the architecture and design of data and AI solutions, ensuring alignment with business requirements, scalability, security, and performance.
  • Solution Architecture: Design and implement end-to-end solutions utilizing a combination of technologies
  • Cloud Platforms: Azure Databricks, Google Cloud Platform (GCP) (Google cloud search, Vertex AI, Generative AI)
  • Data Management: Azure Data Lake, BigQuery Data Pipelines: Azure Data Factory (ADF)
  • Data Processing: PySpark , Web Development: Python, Flask Web API, Angular
  • AI Integration: Architect and implement AI models and algorithms to enhance data analysis and drive actionable insights.
  • Technology Stack Management: Evaluate and recommend new technologies and frameworks to optimize solution delivery.
  • Team Collaboration: Mentor and guide junior developers, ensuring best practices and knowledge sharing.
  • Documentation and Communication: Prepare technical documentation, presentations, and reports for stakeholders.
  • Project Management: Collaborate with project managers and business stakeholders to ensure timely and efficient project execution.

Required Skill:

  • 16-20 years of relevant experience
  • Google Cloud Search and Azure Cognitive Search

Nice to Have Skills:

  • Attivio Search
  • Amazon Cloud Search
  • Google Custom Search
  • Google Search Appliance
  • Azure Search

Applications will be accepted until 07/19/2024.

The annual salary for this position is between $102,600– $195,500 depending on experience and other qualifications of the successful candidate.

This position is also eligible for Cognizant’s discretionary annual incentive program, based on performance and subject to the terms of Cognizant’s applicable plans.

Benefits : Cognizant offers the following benefits for this position, subject to applicable eligibility requirements:

· Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance

· Paid holidays plus Paid Time Off

· 401(k) plan and contributions

· Long-term/Short-term Disability

· Paid Parental Leave

· Employee Stock Purchase Plan

Disclaimer: The salary, other compensation, and benefits information is accurate as of the date of this posting. Cognizant reserves the right to modify this information at any time, subject to applicable law.

Must Have Skills

  • Azure Cognitive Search
  • Google Cloud search

Good To Have Skills

  • Amazon CloudSearch
  • Attivio Search
  • Google custom search
  • Azure Search
  • Google Search Appliance

Job Tags

Holiday work, Permanent employment, Full time, Temporary work, Remote job,

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