Technical Lead – Java

Franklin Lakes NJ Cognizant Technology Solutions

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 Technical Lead – Java 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: Franklin Lakes – NJ


·       Lead the PBM Modernization team on delivering the agreed deliverables

·       Lead/Mentor the POD teams

·       Liason any technical challenges and process challenges with the client and CTS team and mitigate them

·       Should be strong in Java Spring boot, Microservices and in any of the cloud platforms (Open shift PCF)

·       Track and contributes strongly towards the community charter of delivering superior engineering outcomes

·       Delivering superior engineering outcomes

·       Responsible mentoring for junior team members

·       Honing individual engineering competency

·       Active participation in talent acquisition

·       Demonstrating responsible people management

·       Clearly undestrand community career lattice and be able to explain the same to team members

Required Skills:

·       10 – 13 yrs of development experience

·       Java, Microservices, Spring boot

·       Redhat/Openshift

·       Hibernate

Nice to Have skills:

·       MongoDB

·       Oracle


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: 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

  • Java Springboot
  • Redhat Openshift
  • Hibernate

Good To Have Skills

  • MongoDB
  • Oracle

Technical Skills

SNo Primary Skill Proficiency Level * Rqrd./Dsrd.
1 Java Springboot PL1 Required
2 Redhat Openshift PL1 Required
3 MongoDB PL1 Desired
4 Hibernate PL1 Required
5 Oracle PL1 Desired


* 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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