Cognizant Technology Solutions Reviews

Updated 18 April 2015
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  1. Senior Account Manager

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA (US)

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Enabled to take decisions. Good leadership opportunities.

    Cons

    Minimal talent management and grooming.

    Advice to Management

    Should take steps to groom top talent.

  2. Manager

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    Current Employee - Manager in San Francisco, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Manager in San Francisco, CA (US)

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good benefits, clients and less politics

    Cons

    performance management is not transparent

    Advice to Management

    Review the performance management

  3. Good place to work at

    Current Employee - Senior Associate - Projects in Pleasanton, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Associate - Projects in Pleasanton, CA (US)

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Employee Satisfaction is present with most employees

    Cons

    None. I don't see any cons in the company.

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  5. Cognizant has good work culture

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Peoplesoft Consultant in Pleasanton, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Peoplesoft Consultant in Pleasanton, CA (US)

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Good Leadership support and work culture

    Cons

    Onsite salary hike is not satisfactory

    Advice to Management

    Incentive, bonus, salary hike should be reviewed

  6. Good Company to Work with

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager - Projects in San Francisco, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Manager - Projects in San Francisco, CA (US)

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time (More than 8 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Work culture is good. Management care about your growth. Compensation is good when compared with its peers.

    Cons

    Nothing much, i have been part of this company for the last 8 years in various roles and hardly had any bad experience.

    Advice to Management

    Nothing much.

  7. One of the best software service companies.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Consultant in San Francisco, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Senior Consultant in San Francisco, CA (US)

    I worked at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    1. Good number of projects in US with options to switch between.
    2. Employee health benefits & stock options.
    3. Lot of technical training available, so you can equip yourself for any technology shifts. And support from experts across organization.
    4. Immigration processes taken care of.

    Cons

    1. Pay package is on the lower end.

    Advice to Management

    Pay scale should be revisited for the technical consultants. And that would really take care of the issues. Otherwise this is one the finest organizations i have worked for.

  8. Senior manager

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Manager - Projects in San Francisco, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Senior Manager - Projects in San Francisco, CA (US)

    I worked at Cognizant Technology Solutions

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    They put no regrets on pricessing Green Card. They are very supportuve and know the process.

    Cons

    they dont really care on keeping their talents with them. The salaries are below the market.

    Advice to Management

    Keep your talent.

  9. Nice place to work

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - QA Automation Engineer in Redwood City, CA (US)
    Former Employee - QA Automation Engineer in Redwood City, CA (US)

    I worked at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    There is Good emphasis on process

    Cons

    Compensation is not very good

  10. Once you get through the hiring process, the company offers great opportunity.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Lead in San Francisco, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Project Lead in San Francisco, CA (US)

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Opportunity to work with partnering companies and expand your network.

    Cons

    Very old school mentality and hiring process can take some time. Administrative process needs to improve.

    Advice to Management

    Compensation could improve

  11. Good for stability, bad for growth

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Associate - Projects in San Francisco, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Associate - Projects in San Francisco, CA (US)

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time (More than 8 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good for stability, good projects

    Cons

    growth opportunities, project changes and immediate management.

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