CIS Pre-Sales Cloud/AI Solutions Lead
College Station, TX 
Posted 11 days ago
Job Description
Position: CIS Pre-Sales Cloud/AI Solutions Lead

About Cognizant:

Cognizant's CIS (Cloud Infrastructure and Security) Practice expands the entire platform beyond traditional implementations into strategic digital transformations. Our shown ability to assess, innovate, design, build, integrate and sustain opportunities keeps the client's main goals top of mind, while ensuring businesses stay relevant, brands are differentiated, and profitable growth is achieved.

Our CIS practice has successfully led over 9,500 transformations - delivering services globally and across the enterprise! Our tenure and validated achievements make Cognizant a front runner to propose dedicated approaches for the CIS Practice.

The role:

As the CIS Pre-Sales Cloud/AI Solutions Lead you will demonstrate your diverse enterprise platform transformation expertise to develop and implement pre-sales strategies that will optimize customer experience, enhance retention, and cultivate long-term relationships. This role is client-facing, highly collaborative with the Delivery and Sales/Account teams, and requires dedication to guiding and mentoring a team.

  • Design technical vision and pre-sales strategy in alignment with CIS practices
  • Drive large-scale cloud platform transformation solutioning related to AI, Autmation tools (i.e. Automation anywhere, Ayehu, Selenium), DevSecOps, Enterprise Service Management, Dynatrace, AppDynamics and related Monitoring tools
  • Develop project roadmap and define all goals, metrics, and benchmarks
  • Serve clients as a trusted advisor and leading advocate to best support their needs
  • Lead and support a team of managers, encouraging our promise to grow with an inclusive and high caliber team with heart
  • Work cross-functionally to understand client objectives and address challenges
  • Find opportunities to increase service value, growth prospects and Cognizant return on investment
  • Collaborate and work across industry verticals to come up with solutions which will help our clients in achieving their goals in a proficient manner
  • Help transform the client to digitalization of their enterprise using platforms like ServiceNow
You must have:
  • 15+ years dedicated experience in IT with related large-scale platform integration and transformation knowledge
  • 8-10 years proven abilities in solution design and/or delivery leadership preferably from a leading CSI partner
  • Related solution build experience across multiple Cloud platforms including AI, Automation tools (i.e. Automation anywhere, Ayehu, Selenium), DevSecOps, Enterprise Service Management, Dynatrace, AppDynamics and/or related Monitoring tools
  • Ability to travel 50-75%
  • Bachelor's degree required
You'll stand out if you have:
  • Additional industry specialization
  • Understanding of full stack enterprise using Hybrid or Cloud architecture
  • Experience integrating with other enterprise systems
Work Authorization
  • Cognizant will only consider applicants who are legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship (H-1B, L-1B, L-1A, etc.)
Salary and Other Compensation:

The annual salary is between $180,000-$200,000 depending on experience and other qualifications of the successful candidate.

The role 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:
  • 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.

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.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
15+ years
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