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Sr. Engineering Manager, Digital Engineering

Company: Cognizant Technology Solutions
Location: Dallas
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

Digital Engineering Senior Manager

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.

Cognizant's Digital Engineering practice is seeking highly-qualified Engineering Managers with experience leading the development of high-performing, scalable, enterprise digital solutions. You will lead a software engineering community inspiring a passion for high-quality outcomes. 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.

Location: Dallas, TX; Chicago, IL; Atlanta, GA; New York, NY; San Francisco, CA; or Remote United States

Currently remote and open to remote candidates; however, prefer candidates to be based in these metro areas or willing to relocate.

Cognizant will not sponsor H-1B or other U.S. work authorization for this role.


  • The Engineering Manager will lead overall delivery of large-scale software and digital engineering projects & programs
  • Direct development and delivery phases (discovery, estimation, initiation, planning, design, execution and releasing) of complex technology projects and programs
  • Ensure delivery standards are optimized throughout the life of a software project
  • Develop practical solutions to achieve program efficiency, quality and schedule objectives. Management through metrics & KPIs
  • Drive key technical decisions and proactively handle risks, issue and roadblocks to ensure success solution delivery of the end product
  • Ability to evaluate architectures
  • Hiring new talent and team members from various backgrounds (technical & non-technical - Architects, Product Management, Full Stack Engineers)
  • Build, develop, mentor and guide individual's professional development regardless of diversity, geography and experience
  • Provide technical leadership and advising on solutions, products and proposals across the organization
  • Drive client engagement from strategy planning to critical issue management
  • Support ongoing growth within the account
  • Contribute to mature the overall digital engineering community


  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field; Master's degree preferred
  • Background in Software Delivery Management, Product Management or Solution Architecture, ideally with 10+ years of hands-on experience
  • Excellent Project Management and organizational skills in a highly technical environment
  • Excellent leadership, business communication and time management skills required
  • Experience collaborating with client's senior leaders & stakeholders
  • Business Development experience with product solutioning and client engagement. Experience establishing detailed cost estimates, project schedules and resourcing plans
  • Knowledge of software development/Product lifecycle, methodologies (Scrum, Kanban, SAFe, )
  • Experience with planning, resourcing, and delivering large-scale technical projects
  • Experience with project financial management to ensure efficient delivery management and tracking


  • Experience executing projects related to modernization, re-platforming of large-scale solutions
  • Experience executing from ground up solutions
  • Experience delivering built for cloud solutions
  • Experience delivering micro-service architectures


Keywords: Cognizant Technology Solutions, Dallas , Sr. Engineering Manager, Digital Engineering, Other , Dallas, Texas

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