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Delivery Manager

Company: Cognizant Technology
Location: Buffalo Grove
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Cognizant Technology Solutions is looking for candidate with experience as Delivery Manager -with 8+ years of experience. Location: Buffalo Grove, Illinois Duration: Full Time only - "Cognizant will only consider applicants for this position who are legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship (H-1B, L-1B, L-1A, etc.)." The annual salary for this position is between $[120,000 - 130,000] -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. Job Description and Qualifications include:
    • Required:
      • End to end Delivery of multiple development projects in waterfall, SAFe agile methodologies.
      • - Lead roadmap planning sessions, resource planning, budget forecast for the entire Program - Present program key metrics, Programs' health dashboards, Red flags to Client leadership. - Manage project timelines, overall project plan, and ensure all projects are delivered as per launch calendar -- Track and Maintain program budget forecast and optimization, capacity utilization, resource allocation / assignment. - - - Lead the scrum team in using Agile methodology and scrum practices - Remove impediments and coach the scrum team on removing impediments - Work closely with external project managers to finalize scope, timeline and budget for the projects. - Highlight issues / risks and develop mitigation plans. - Use escalation mechanism as needed. - - Run daily scrum ceremonies independently - Experienced with Excel - Pivot tables, macros, formulae
      • - Create reports from sharepoint for management - Project coordination with project teams - project planning, scheduling. - Automation and improvements. - Must have excellent communication and presentation skills. Qualifications Needed - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 10+ years of IT industry experience - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 4+ years - experience as a scrum master and running a scrum team - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 5+ years of running and executing programs with multiple teams. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Strong communication, interpersonal and mentoring skills SAFe Agile certification is an advantage.
      • Nice to have bonus skills
        • Familiarity with Middleware technologies and Microservices.
        • Familiarity with Sharepoint. Creating and managing lists, forms creating workflows
        • Education
          • BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
          • Should be self-motivated, self-starter with clear communication skills who thrives working in a team environment EEO Statement & Accommodations Cognizant is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you have a disability that requires a reasonable accommodation to search for a job opening or submit an application, please email CareersNA2@cognizant.com with your request and contact information. About Cognizant Cognizant (Nasdaq-100: CTSH) is one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients' business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the US, Cognizant is ranked 185 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world. Learn how Cognizant helps clients lead with digital at - -or follow us @Cognizant. IND123 #CB #LI-JB2Employee Status : Full Time EmployeeShift : Day JobTravel : NoJob Posting : Nov 24 2021About CognizantCognizant (Nasdaq-100: CTSH) is one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients' business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant is ranked 185 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world. Learn how Cognizant helps clients lead with digital at or follow us Applicants may be required to attend interviews in person or by video conference. In addition, candidates may be required to present their current state or government issued ID during each interview.Cognizant is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.If you have a disability that requires a reasonable accommodation to search for a job opening or submit an application, please email CareersNA2@cognizant.com with your request and contact information.

Keywords: Cognizant Technology, Buffalo Grove , Delivery Manager, Executive , Buffalo Grove, Illinois

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