Telecom Network Architect

Denver CO Cognizant Technology Solutions

About Cognizant’s IoT Practice:

Thoughtful, IoT-enabled products will soon result in the proliferation of data and redefine virtually all industries. To be successful, both large and small companies must improve IoT capabilities by designing modern products that fundamentally connect people with processes. Within Cognizant IOT, we engineer industry-aligned, IoT-enabled products that merge industry needs with human drivers. Our intelligent products will revolutionize experiences and result in exciting, transformative outcomes. Without human-centered thinking, connected products are just standalone things—but with it, our modern connected products facilitate a unified way of life enjoyed by all.

The Role:

Are you an expert in the Telecom Domain? Cognizant is seeking an innovative Telecom Network Architect for the use of global clients. As a member of our team, you will build innovative that powers modern business. An ideal candidate is someone who enjoys working in a diverse, collaborative, geographically distributed team. Similarly, the candidate is a Architect who values the “team”, drives continuous improvement and is unafraid to challenge the legacy status quo with creative thoughtful-based solutions.

We are Cognizant

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

*Travel may also be required for this role based out of Denver, Colorado*


Experienced Industry expert in Cable Wireless NextGen Networks(NGN) Solutions/Offerings

Contribute to Build NGN offerings, cases, investment requirements, pivotal initiatives for Wireless/Cable Network Operators

Support to offerings for TCV/revenue growth objectives and for Practice P&L

Technology transformation advisor for key Tier1 Telco service providers – Wireless &/or Cable Network /Technology/Process Modernization

Generate thought leadership for Telecom/Quadplay operators (Senior leadership presentations)

Supply to strategic alliances and partnerships

Lead analysts and advisors relations in the NGN field for Telcos

Collaborate with sales to qualify opportunities

Domain & Technical Skills

Strong relationships with telco Industry senior leaders (Cable or Wireless Network operator)

20+ years of telecom network experience, with global reach

A Leader with vision who can speak at conferences/forums (MWC/TMForum etc)

Broad expertise in Telecom technologies – Wireless (5G/LTE, RAN, Core), Cable (DOCSIS, CPE, WiFi, RDK, Access, Core), NMS/OSS etc

Experience in Telecom modernization strategies – 5G/DOCSIS/WiFi, Virtualization, Network Twin, Cloudification, AIOps etc

Experience in Network & OSS layers and their modernization journey, return on investment/CBA etc is preferred

Expertise in Technology evolution like – Service intelligence, AI powered NoC, Zero Touch Operations etc is a plus

Experience in IoT integration is a plus

Personal Skills

Strong vision for Technology progression and adaptability for Telcos

Effective communication & customer management skills

Strong analytical skills with ability to review relevant data and use it to drive informed actions

Strong decision making abilities and influencing skills

Effective offering / solution pitching skills across Senior Leadership Levels

Salary and Other Compensation:

The annual salary for this position is between $[200,000 – 225,000 USD] depending on the 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.


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

  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance
  • Paid holidays plus Paid Time Off
  • Long-term/Short-term Disability
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan


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.

Employee Status : Full Time Employee

Shift : Day Job

Travel : No

Job Posting : Nov 16 2023

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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