Cognizant Technology Solutions

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Cognizant Technology Solutions Reviews

Updated 15 September 2014
Updated 15 September 2014
5,459 Reviews
3.5
5,459 Reviews
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Cognizant Technology Solutions President & CEO Frank D'Souza
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good work culture starting from training to project deliverables (in 501 reviews)

  • Better work-life balance as compared to top tier consulting companies (in 422 reviews)


Cons
  • Work-Life Balance & Onshore opportunities depends on the project you are into (in 291 reviews)

  • No work life balance because of nightly offshore calls (in 65 reviews)

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  1.  

    fantastic company

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Cognizant Technology Solutions

    Pros

    Highly aggressive and forward company

    Cons

    some areas are lagging e.g. culture in Indian offices.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to build culture

  2.  

    Good

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Team Leader  in  Brisbane
    Current Employee - Team Leader in Brisbane

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good for the starters. But not for experienced

    Cons

    Nothing much to say about as it is good

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Increase package

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    great org to work with

    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Associate
    Former Employee - Associate

    I worked at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time

    Pros

    great org to work with. It identifies your skillset and strengths and gives opportunities accordingly.

    Cons

    no problem for me at all

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    great org to work with

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    Awesome experience as an Engineer - worked for 40 months

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Associate - Projects  in  Hyderābād (India)
    Former Employee - Associate - Projects in Hyderābād (India)

    I worked at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    - very Employee friendly
    - strict deadlines - meet deadlines and you are free to take leaves and relax
    - large batch of Developers - good company culture
    - Onsite chances bright - early onsite chances

    Cons

    - too much process oriented - delays pending issues
    - projects allocated forcefully if on bench - try to be in a project always

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Work Experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Programmer Analyst  in  Bangalore (India)
    Former Employee - Programmer Analyst in Bangalore (India)

    I worked at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexibility, Promotions, Onsite Opportunities, Work-Life Balance

    Cons

    Less Salary, Less personal Growth, Sometimes the Supervisors can hamper your career growth

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Focus on personal growth of employees

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    it is goo to associate with Cognizant

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Team Manager  in  Pune (India)
    Current Employee - Team Manager in Pune (India)

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good number of Internal Job Postings, a vast pool of opportunities.

    Cons

    Bit cofused middle management in certain processes, just like other big organizations.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Good company to work with.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Technology Lead  in  London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Technology Lead in London, England (UK)

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Got selected through my college campus interview.

    Cons

    Was working late after office hours

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Company review

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time

    Pros

    U can access application at ur home also like cab details,time pf,payslips etc Flexibility is more excellent canteen facility at very cheap price

    Cons

    Not much less compensation and perks

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Compensation is very less

    Recommends
  10.  

    Cognizant Business Consulting

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Consultant  in  Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Consultant in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    A very nascent consulting culture developing under an apt guidance a very talented senior leadership team who have joined Cognizant from leading Consulting firms across the world. So the culture is still evolving. While on one side there is strong customer orientation which is a hologram of Cognizant genetics, there is continuous encouragement on talent development. Learning is a key to survive and grow in this sector. And a perfect place where management solutions meets technology to solve the most critical business problems of the clients.

    Cons

    Compensations still is an issue as the organisation is working on streamlining the issues.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    How to be an 'aspiring brand' in next 2 years? Focus on building a \ brand for CBC

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Associate

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Associate - Projects  in  Chennai (India)
    Former Employee - Associate - Projects in Chennai (India)

    I worked at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Very good working culture. Best place to work and have great fun. The processes are highly standardized and operation is generally fast. Flexible timings if you work in a development project.

    Cons

    Some times you might forced to work on a particular domain which you are not interested in. Some banking and finance projects can screw your work life balance. Getting a release from these projects might be difficult

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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