Architect-Lead Software Engineer
Atlanta, GA 
Posted 11 days ago
Job Description

About Us: Cognizant 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, a member of the NASDAQ-100, is ranked 195 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

The Role: Fulltime with Cognizant

* Role: Architect-Lead Software Engineer

* Location: Atlanta, GA (Onsite)

Cognizant Technology Solutions is looking for "Architect-Lead Software Engineer @ Atlanta, GA (Onsite)" to join in our team of IT professionals in a permanent role. If you meet our background requirements and skills and are looking for an opportunity with these skills and expertise, here is the ideal opportunity for you!


* Strong hands-on experience in Java, Spring boot, Microservices & Oracle. Experience in Dockers / containers.

* Actively contribute and participate in design and architecture discussions daily stand-ups and Agile Sprint planning sessions.

* Design and develop high-volume low-latency applications for critical systems delivering high-availability and performance.

* Write well designed testable efficient code and ensure that the designs comply with specifications.

* Knowledge and experience adhering to software development life cycle best practices unit testing subject area agile development and CI/CD strategies.

* Should be able to optimize & effectively manage resources and time of the team members.

* Proficient understanding of code versioning tools such as GIT

* Should be able to identify track and mitigate risks to the product/application.

* Excellent organization skills attention to detail and ability to multi - task

* Promotes continuous process improvement especially in code quality test ability & reliability.

* Payments experience will be desirable (Zelle, RTP etc.) .

Must Have Skills:

* JAVA FSE with above 14+ years

* Hands on experience in JAVA 8, 11, Spring boot, Microservices, SQL

* Minimum 1+ years of experience in OpenShift

* Good knowledge on Kubernetes, Docker, AWS is an added advantage.

* BFS payment experience - Zelle/RTP associates are preferred.

Cognizant is a leading provider of Information Technology, Consulting, IT Infrastructure, and Business Process Outsourcing services. Cognizant single-minded mission is to dedicate our business process and technology innovation know-how, deep industry expertise, and worldwide resources to working together with customers to make their businesses stronger. As a customer-centric, relationship-driven partner, we are redefining the way companies experience and benefit from global services. Our unique delivery model is infused with a distinct culture of high customer satisfaction. Cognizant delivers a trusted partnership, cost reductions and business results.

Salary and Other Compensation:

The annual salary for this position depends on the experience and other qualifications of the candidate.

This position is also eligible for Cognizant's discretionary annual incentive program and stock awards, 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.




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 Experience
14+ years
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