Senior Java Technical Lead job in New York, NY | Cognizant

Senior Java Technical Lead
CognizantNew York, NY30+ days ago
Lead Java Full Stack Engineer

Cognizant’s Digital Engineering practice is seeking a highly qualified Java engineer with experience developing and building high-performing, scalable, enterprise applications. You will be part of a digital software team that works on high-demand applications. Our engineers have a passion for high-quality, reliable, and maintainable code. You will work side by side with product managers, designers, and clients, making decisions together in order to quickly deliver valuable working software to clients and their users. Our engineers are agile and retrospective, and not afraid to identify what we’re doing wrong, so we can fix it, and what we’re doing right, so we can improve on it. Above all, we judge success by the success of our team and the happiness of our customers.

Cognizant Digital Engineering If you’re like us, you’ve got big ideas. At Cognizant, we’re exploring new ideas every day. We help industry leading companies reinvent their business models and innovate products that create new value—by connecting people with things, insights and experiences. Cognizant digital engineering designs, engineers and delivers digital products and experiences that drive digital-first business models. We offer the most comprehensive digital engineering expertise and client-centric methodology for sustainable innovation.

Location: New Jersey (remote)

*You must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future.*


  • Drive the design and implementation of scalable, high performing and robust applications.

  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential issues, and devise contingency plans.

  • Improve our software delivery capabilities via automation and repeatability

  • Conducts reviews of the code, test plan and release artifacts.

  • Develop code using secure coding practices

  • Leverage existing products/functionality and promote reusability.

  • Ensure resolution of project issues and conflicting workload priorities and escalate as required.

  • Provide technical mentorship and guidance to more junior engineers including code reviews

  • Help the tech management team shape best practices for developing, sharing, and continuously improving our software platform.

  • Identify and discuss issues with the team that might be overlooked, such as scalability, performance, or security.

  • Collaborate closely with team members to take shared responsibility for the overall efforts that the team has committed to.

  • Ensure compliance with the firm’s delivery and regulatory standards.

  • Integrate software components into a fully functional software system.


  • Bachelor's degree in computer science engineering or a related discipline, or equivalent work experience required

  • Must Exposure on UI Development using HTML/CSS/JavaScript and Angular

  • Experience in the securities or financial services industry is a plus.

  • Experience with Database development using Oracle (must have) and Mongo (desirable)

  • Experience in automating CI/CD pipelines on large scale container platforms using Docker, Kubernetes

  • Experience with unit and end to end automated test cases, JMeter based Performance/Volume Test automation

  • Experience with Test Driven Development practices

  • Experience with GIT source code control

  • Strong knowledge of Agile Methodologies and experience with Scrum framework.

  • Strong analytic and problem-solving abilities and a strong work ethic with the ability to thrive in a team/collaborative environment

  • Angular 2 - 8+, Bootstrap

  • Deployment: Private cloud infrastructure (VMs or containers), Docker, Jenkins, Sonar

  • Code Repository: GitLab

  • Development and Knowledge Base: IntelliJ, JIRA, Confluence

  • Methodology: Scrum & Kanban

Travel: 0-5%

Why Choose Cognizant?

It takes a lot to succeed in today’s fast-paced market, and Cognizant Technology Solutions has become a leader in the industry. We love big ideas and even bigger dreams! We stand out because we put human experiences at the core. Our associates enjoy robust benefits and training opportunities from our industry-recognized, award-winning Academy team. You will have access to hundreds of technical trainings to keep your skillsets fresh and have opportunities to acquire certifications on the newest technologies.

Everything we do at Cognizant we do with passion—for our clients (fortune 100 companies), our communities, and our organization. It’s the defining attribute that we look for in our people.

If you love ambiguity, excited by change, and excel through autonomy, we’d love to hear from you!
About Cognizant Digital Engineering

Well-designed software transcends digital technology, going beyond the fulfillment of basic requirements to focus instead on human needs. Within Cognizant Digital Engineering, we help clients develop software products that transform human insights into tangible, production-ready digital solutions. We also work with our clients to scale their native cloud applications. Using insights from the lived experiences of our consumers, we seamlessly replace traditional service strategies with engaging, precise, and direct digital applications. Designing phenomenal software is vital to success in the digital economy—and we understand that a human-centric approach is key to this design.

About Cognizant

Headquartered in the U.S, Cognizant is a member of the S&P-500, Nasdaq-100, Fortune 200, and was recently ranked as the #1 Fastest Growing “All Star” by Fortune Magazine. Cognizant uses a highly flexible business model, a detailed global delivery network, and deep domain expertise to deliver to a long list of best-in-class companies that are leaders in their own space.
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 demonstrate the leadership, loyalty, integrity, and commitment to quality instilled in them through participation in military service.

Cognizant is an equal opportunity employer provider and committed to creating a diverse environment. Cognizant considers all applicants without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, age, and marital status, disabilities, sexual orientation or preference, veteran status, or any other classification protected by state, federal, or local law.



Employee Status : Full Time Employee
Shift : Day Job
Travel : No
Job Posting : Jun 27 2022

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 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 @USJobsCognizant.

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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.
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