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Senior Agilist

Company: Cognizant Technology Solutions
Location: Carlsbad
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

Senior Agilist

If you're like us, you've got big ideas. At Cognizant, we're exploring new insights 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.

Cognizant's Digital Engineering practice is seeking Sr Agilist who have experience executing scrum methodologies towards digital transformation projects. This Agilist role fundamentally guides the modern software development team by taking an active role in planning, facilitation to achieve our committed outcomes. This role requires solid, practical experience with Agile techniques and approaches to guide, support and improve product teams. You will collaborate intensively with your team members and Product Owners. You will also interact with Cognizant clients to mentor, consult, and assist them in making appropriate process decisions and solve any blocking points.

Our diverse set of backgrounds at Cognizant offer different perspectives and new ways of thinking. We encourage lively discussions, inspire thought leadership to build better solutions for our clients. Are you someone who thrives in digital project teams? Are you inspired to construct meaningful solutions through true collaboration? If so, please apply! Our software and digital 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 will not sponsor H-1B or other U.S. work authorization for this role.

" 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".

Location: Carlsbad - CA, USA.


  • Mentoring experience.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Relationship building instilling trust strong listening and communication skills.
  • Able to teach & mentor lean product development to focus on design thinking and customer centricity.
  • Ability to interpret and communicate technical information into business language.
  • Strong technology skills to help facilitate conversations around engineering best practices to include XP DevOps etc.
  • Continuous Improvement mindset with experience to understand how to take a pragmatic approach.
  • Experience of working in change / transformation projects in a global complex organization. Qualifications
    • Essential - bachelor's degree in appropriate discipline.
    • 7+ years of successful lean-agile and SAFe transformational experience.
    • Experience of applying and analyzing Benefits and Value Management techniques in a business performance context.
    • SAFe SPC certification (must have certified a handful of students).
    • Scrum and Agile Certifications.
    • Best practice: - Tools - Power BI JIRA Confluence MIRO.

      - Software Engineering experience.

      - Product Management experience.

      - Agile/Lean process methodologies.

      - ScrumMaster/RTE experience o Dashboards/Metrics.

      Salary and Other Compensation:

      The annual salary for this position is between $95,000.00 - $130.000.00 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.

      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 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 we are 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.

      We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.


      Employee Status : Full Time Employee

      Shift : Day Job

      Travel : No

      Job Posting : Nov

      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 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 with your request and contact information.

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