Sr. Data Scientist

Published
April 27, 2021
Location
Houston, TX
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Role: Sr. Data Scientist

Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) is a leading provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services, dedicated to helping the world's leading companies build stronger businesses. Headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey (U.S.). Cognizant is a member of the NASDAQ-100, the S&P 500, the Forbes Global 1000, and the Fortune 500 and we are among the top performing and fastest growing companies in the world.

*Please note, this role is not able to offer visa transfer or sponsorship now or in the future*

Practice - AIA - Artificial Intelligence and Analytics

About AI & Analytics: Artificial intelligence (AI) and the data it collects and analyzes will soon sit at the core of all intelligent, human-centric businesses. By decoding customer needs, preferences, and behaviors, our clients can understand exactly what services, products, and experiences their consumers need. Within AI & Analytics, we work to design the future—a future in which trial-and-error business decisions have been replaced by informed choices and data-supported strategies.

By applying AI and data science, we help leading companies to prototype, refine, validate, and scale their AI and analytics products and delivery models. Cognizant’s AIA practice takes insights that are buried in data, and provides businesses a clear way to transform how they source, interpret and consume their information. Our clients need flexible data structures and a streamlined data architecture that quickly turns data resources into informative, meaningful intelligence.

Role:

  • Design and implement low-latency, high-availability, and performant applications
  • Integration of user-facing elements developed by front-end developers with server-side logic
  • Implementation of security and data protection
  • Integration of data storage solutions
  • Performance tuning, improvement, balancing, usability, automation
  • Work collaboratively with design team to understand end user requirements to provide technical solutions and for the implementation of new software features.
  •  Building REST web services.
  • Participate fully in the development process through the entire software lifecycle.
  • Participate fully in Agile software development process

Qualifications:

  • 5-8 years of overall technology experience (or) 7+ years of practical Python back-end development experience
  • Web-based back-end development experience
  • Using Python for back-end development very recent
  • Experience of Flask/Django, Redis, Linux and Nginx;
  • Experience with SQL Server a plus.
  • SQL database administration, PostgreSQL
  • Website front-end development, specifically in responsive web design
  • Experience with JavaScript, jQuery, HTML and CSS (they use Less)
  • Agile development methodology
  • Experience in Python, AWS and data warehousing project/ETL (building ETL pipeline; SQS; SNS; etc).
  • Hands on experience for developing data warehouse solution in AWS.
  • Understand business requirements and existing system 
  • Actively participate in optimization and performance tuning of data ingestion and SQL processes  
  • Knowledge on basic AWS services like S3, EC2, EBS, IAM, Cloud Watch, etc
  • Ability to explain data lake architecture using AWS services

Cognizant is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V. Cognizant is committed to ensuring that all current and prospective associates are afforded equal opportunities and treatment and a work environment free of harassment.

Cognizant is recognized as a Military Friendly Employer and is a coalition member of the Veteran Jobs Mission. Our Cognizant Veterans Network assists Veterans in building and growing a career at Cognizant that allows them to leverage the leadership, loyalty, integrity, and commitment to excellence instilled in them through participation in military service.

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Employee Status : Fixed Term Contractor

Shift : Day Job

Travel : No

Job Posting : Apr 22 2021

About Cognizant

Cognizant (Nasdaq-100: CTSH) 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 is ranked 194 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 www.cognizant.com or follow us @USJobsCognizant.

Cognizant is recognized as a Military Friendly Employer and is a coalition member of the Veteran Jobs Mission. Our Cognizant Veterans Network assists Veterans in building and growing a career at Cognizant that allows them to leverage the leadership, loyalty, integrity, and commitment to excellence instilled in them through participation in military service.

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.

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