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nice company that experienced many changes after buyout
Claims Examiner, Senior (Former Employee) –  Naperville, ILOctober 12, 2017
processed assigned claim workflow
took advantage of earned work at home option
management changed numerous time after buyout
utilized fellow team members for assistance
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Representative (Former Employee) –  Des Moines, IAOctober 10, 2017
The work environment was very unprofessional and management was very poor. When you had a problem and voiced it to your supervisor they would not care.
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Productive work environment
Senior Technical Analyst (Current Employee) –  Englewood, COOctober 9, 2017
The company has a good vision for the next ten years. They are growing fast, but need to invest in their first line managers and providing support to lower tier teams.
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Leader in Consulting and managing IP
Head of Media Consulting (Former Employee) –  Los Angeles, CAOctober 5, 2017
Company is strong across all application development disciplines and is very good at managing margins using metrics most companies do not even think of. They have a lot of people that are well trained and managed at customer sites and offshore. They are also very good about developing IP and always being competitive. A good place to work as a consultant and good benefits.
Pros
Good benefits, great events and bonus structure
Cons
Competition is fierce and leads to stressful engagements often
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Typical technology outsourcing company
Technical Lead/Developer (Current Employee) –  Teaneck, NJOctober 5, 2017
- The life at Cognizant dependent on the client you are working on, I was fortunate enough to work for a client where I had a luxury flexible works hours, travel options etc
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Cognizant was a fair job, I'd work there again
1st Level Support / Process Executive (Former Employee) –  Des Moines, IASeptember 30, 2017
Cognizant had the right mix of challenging yet relaxed all in the same week, specifically while learning Salesforce CRM, doing modules, and preparing for a new account.
Cons
Unexpected account closures
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Fast pace Environment
Associate/Database Analyst (Former Employee) –  Teaneck, NJSeptember 28, 2017
I loved my job , But a lot of the work was out sourced overseas. Fac paced envirnment with a mixed culture, Management worked together to resolve a majority of the issues
Pros
good benifits
Cons
outsource a majority of the work
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not interested
Senior Software Engineer (Consultant) (Current Employee) –  Newark, DESeptember 27, 2017
It is an awesome experience. I learned a lot.
Nice job opportunity.
Great work life balance.
Great executive leadership.
Global working environment.
Lots of job opportunity
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stressful but lots of learing
System Analyst (Current Employee) –  Maineville, OHSeptember 25, 2017
Not good for Lateral hire. While hiring they give you attractive salary with one band lower designation. In the name of normalization they don't give hike and promotion. finally they bring you down.
Pros
flexible office location
Cons
stressful
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Productive and good security
MDM Administration and Developer (Current Employee) –  New York, NYJuly 20, 2012
Cognizant is my first company and I will always remember this as learning company
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Its okay
Business system Analyst/IA (Current Employee) –  Pittsburgh PaJune 15, 2012
Its a huge company it has alot of vendors..It has a good name and fame in the market but the people some are okay to work with but some of them plays a lot of politics..
Pros
pay is good, good benfits plan, paid on time
Cons
asking about the work even if the work is done to make employees crazy
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A great place to learn
Sr Associate- Process (Current Employee) –  Alpharetta, GAApril 9, 2012
Enjoyed every bit of work !! Its a great place to get good training material and refrence details. Managers are supportive
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