Cognizant Chennai Associate Post Vacancies 2023

In the most recent employment notification, Cognizant has declared job openings for Associate positions, with job locations situated in Chennai. The chosen candidate will be appointed for a permanent and full-time position.

Cognizant Technology Solutions India Ltd is a prominent provider of information technology, consulting, and business process services. The company is committed to assisting leading global enterprises in building stronger businesses.

 For the Cognizant Chennai Associate 2023 job opening, individuals possessing the requisite skills in NFT Process, Acceleration Testing, and LoadRunner are eligible to apply.

For the Cognizant Chennai Associate 2023 position, an interested and qualified candidate must submit their application through the online mode.

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Cognizant Technology Solutions India Ltd Chennai Associate Vacancy 

Job Designation: Associate

Experience Level: 3 to 7 years.

Job Code: 00055647651

Education Qualification: Graduate.

Job Location: Chennai.

Apply Mode: Online.


Test Requirement Analysis:

  • Identify potential defects in requirements through early detection mechanisms such as
  • Requirement Ambiguity Matrix, ADPART, and other tools specific to Cognizant’s solutions.
  • Conduct Knowledge Transfer sessions for a comprehensive understanding of user stories.
  • Formulate estimates for time and effort based on an in-depth analysis of requirements.
  • For critical technologies, develop test scripts and gather insights through collaborative reviews with the test lead.
  • Scrutinize and comprehend requirements by thoroughly reviewing documentation, and pinpointing elements suitable for testing.
  • Arrange and prioritize requirements according to time constraints.
  • Create detailed high-level flow documents and facilitate interactive walkthrough sessions to ensure clarity.
  • Draft or review flow diagrams to enhance visualization.
  • Communicate with the customer to seek clarifications on requirements.
  • Execute Proof of Concepts or assess various tools as needed.

Test Strategy and Test Planning:

  • Draft the test plan comprehensively, aligning it with the test strategy. This should cover project details, items in scope, out-of-scope, testing types, assumptions, dependencies, foreseen risks, and entry/exit criteria for each cycle.
  • Secure client signoff on the finalized test plan.
  • Contribute to test plan creation by providing inputs such as the number of test scenarios and cases for estimating test cycles/schedules, along with dependencies.
  • This includes considerations for various dependencies from teams like environment availability, third-party interfaces, and test data.
  • Engage in collaborative sprint goal definition sessions to establish the team’s objectives during the sprint.
  • Actively participate in status calls/meetings between onsite and offshore teams to discuss project progress.

Test Design Techniques (Design principles/tools/patterns):

  • Identify test scenarios by thoroughly understanding systems, interfaces, and applications.
  • Recognize end-to-end business-critical scenarios.
  • Assist the development team in automating unit tests, identifying environment dependencies, establishing deployment strategies, understanding the build release cycle, and managing test data dependencies.
  • Create or review test scenarios (originally formulated by the Quality Engineer).
  • Identify and validate test scenarios suitable for automation. Execute in-sprint automation tasks.
  • Perform maintenance on automation scripts.
  • Share the created test scripts with the test lead for thorough review.
  • Conduct a pilot automation test run to validate the efficacy of the test scripts.
  • Verify the setup of the test environment.
  • Participate in customer review meetings, incorporating feedback and seeking customer sign-off.
  • Identify regression scenarios and affected areas as needed.
  • Conduct effective automation, utilizing automated code coverage tools and conducting manual code reviews with minimal comments.
  • Develop supporting structures for all test automation, including mocks, stubs, and test harnesses.

Coding Practices & Defect Management:

  • Capable of estimating and committing to task-level effort, ensuring timely delivery of activities.
  • Engage in effective technical communication through participation in architectural and design reviews.
  • Active participation in the Performance Development Process.
  • Possess a comprehensive understanding of the entire development lifecycle and actively contribute to all phases.
  • Participate in defect triages, collecting evidence for defect identification periodically to prioritize and address issues.
  • Track defect metrics to gauge the effectiveness of testing as indicated by the tool.
  • Engage with development teams and architects early in the project life cycle to identify dependencies related to architecture design, coding standards, deployment environment, and deployment methodologies.

Test Execution (Automation/Specialized testing):

  • Test the defect and update its status if required.
  • Conduct root cause analysis of logged defects.
  • Perform dry run/smoke testing to ensure script readiness.
  • Conduct high-level/sanity testing to verify overall testing integrity.
  • Provide automation/white box and other status updates to the Test Lead/Test Manager.
  • Develop automated test scripts using relevant technology concepts.
  • Create a test automation framework suitable for the application under test, employing the identified test automation tool.
  • Integrate automated tests into a continuous integration process.
  • Coordinate with stakeholders to make informed decisions based on test results and the test closure summary report.
  • Possess knowledge of continuous integration practices and identify appropriate CI tools based on the project development model.
  • Ensure CI setup is done for each round and job creation is completed using CI tools.
  • Frequently monitor and analyze failures.
  • Conduct script fixing for any errors/issues.
  • Share status updates onsite across all teams.
  • Frequently optimize and maintain the testing process.

Technology consulting Research & analysis:

  • Support business in accelerating time-to-market activities.
  • Adopt best practices to optimize savings and minimize redundancy.
  • Conduct feasibility studies for new technology/framework concepts.
  • Perform code coverage analysis.

People Management:

  • Foster and maintain positive relationships with peers.
  • Identify the training needs of team members.
  • Identify, nurture, reward, and develop high-performing team members.
  • Resolve escalated conflicts and grievances.

Knowledge & Innovation Management:

  • Establish a knowledge base containing high-quality test automation process documents.
  • Collaborate with team members to upload relevant documents to knowledge management portals and maintain them with the latest information.
  • Enhance existing processes based on experience.
  • Institutionalize systems and processes for implementing innovative suggestions from the team (e.g., adopting Cognizant’s proprietary best practices/tools, process optimization through tool usage, automation, etc.).
  • Identify the time and cost savings resulting from the adoption of best practices.
  • Cultivate an innovative culture within the project team.

Project, Configuration & Release Management:

  • Demonstrate a solid understanding of software configuration management, including revision control and the establishment of baselines.
  • Hands-on working knowledge of a minimum of two software configuration management tools.
  • Compliance with all customer standards, policies, and governance practices.
  • Proficient in project management with the capability to formulate plans and identify dependencies, risks, constraints, and mitigation plans.
  • Generate timely status reports, and deliverables, and upload them to project management tools promptly.
  • Identify appropriate project metrics and consistently track and monitor them.
  • Capable of devising preventive and corrective actions for identified risks.

Must-Have Skills:

  • NFT Process
  • Acceleration Testing
  • LoadRunner

Good To Have Skills:

  • Manufacturing Oper-Manlog

How to apply:

Interested and qualified candidates should follow the online application process to apply for the position. Begin by registering on the Cognizant career portal, and subsequently, log in to complete the application.

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Cognizant Technology Solutions India Ltd Chennai Associate Vacancy 2023

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