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Culture, atmosphere and a company’s ambitions are also important factors when searching for an employer. At Cognizant, our culture is characterised by entrepreneurship, ambitions and the chance to work on our continuing expansion in Germany.

If you choose to work at Cognizant

You choose to work in an international, entrepreneurial and ambitious environment, where knowledge sharing is very important. As an employee, you will have ample chance to develop yourself personally, thanks to the broad portfolio of training and education offered by Cognizant.

With 260K+ Employees

Cognizant is a leading provider of information technology, consulting and business process outsourcing services. Did you know that we are one of the fastest growing companies in the world and that we are also continuously expanding our business in Germany?

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Working to reshape business models, modernize products and enhance customer experiences to drive growth.

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Reinventing and managing your most essential business processes with new ways of working.

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Simplifying, modernizing and securing the IT infrastructure and applications that are the backbone of your business.

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What we offer

At Cognizant Germany you have the freedom to work on your own ideas by delivering value-added solutions to our clients.

An environment in which you have the freedom to proactively work on your own ideas to help create an even better Cognizant. At Cognizant Germany an entrepreneurial, hands-on mentality and a proactive mindset are important aspects for your success in our organisation.

Did we trigger your ambition and would you like to contribute to the success of Cognizant Germany? If yes, then we suggest you have a look at what we offer to our employees.

  • Working for a company which has been one of the fastest growing and most successful IT consultancies worldwide for years
  • A multicultural working environment with an open culture and knowledge sharing
  • Working on innovations within a variety of challenging projects for different customers
  • A visionary and truly passionate team with a high sense of responsibility, integrity and transparency
  • A modern and employee-oriented environment with exciting career opportunities and access to our Cognizant Academy with various trainings
  • A Welcome Day and Buddy Programme for new joiners and monthly get-togethers in a relaxed atmosphere
  • Internships, jobs for working students and supervision of theses
  • Attractive compensation models and flexible working hours

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Luis Bustamante
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Luis Bustamante

Manager Digital Works Technology

Luis Bustamante

Luis Bustamante

Manager Digital Works Technology

What is it that you do?
Digital Works Technology is a brand new unit in Cognizant Germany that helps customers on their path to becoming digital organisations. I am responsible for showcasing Cognizant’s digital delivery capabilities and working together with our customers and partners to create digital solutions that enable them to gain a competitive advantage through the use of information technology. Together with our offshore teams I help our customers to gain a competitive advantage by creating internal/external digital workspaces within their organisations at Digital Works Technology.

What do you like about working for Cognizant?
There are always new challenges to overcome, and opportunities to learn from more experienced colleagues. Projects are challenging and require you to make use of a broad range of technical and non-technical skills. Additionally, it is possible to find a large variety of experts in many fields due the size of the organisation and to grow your professional network rapidly.

A day in my life
Not boring at all! I could be in a workshop with potential customers discussing their requirements, coordinating the creation of a proposal among different units within Cognizant, evaluating a product or a vendor for a customer, or leading a project based on our offshore delivery capabilities. There are plenty of activities within my area that enable me to have a lot of diversity in my everyday activities.

What would you recommend to people who are considering a career at Cognizant?
There is a lot of freedom and room for taking decisions at Cognizant Germany. You need to be willing to take responsibility and to push hard to achieve your objectives.

Lini Thomas
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Lini Thomas

Account Manager

Lini Thomas

Lini Thomas

Account Manager

What is it that you do?
I am an Account Manager for the ‘Communications and Technology’ business unit in Germany. I am responsible for the P & L of the customer accounts that I manage, this translates into 3 broad responsibilities – Customer relationship management, Quality delivery of contracted services and Business growth.

What do you like about working for Cognizant?
At Cognizant there is a lot of freedom to do one’s job in the way one desires, of course within the values and vision of the company. There is trust in people’s abilities and methods which encourages one to come up with new ideas for execution. At the end, the results matter. In my current role as Account manager, I constantly meet new people – customers, technology partners, suppliers – and getting this exposure gives me a wider perspective of the business. The office environment is very friendly and welcoming and promotes a healthy work culture. There are a lot of opportunities to network with your colleagues – from lunch and coffee breaks in the canteen to monthly get-togethers and after-work drinks.

A day in my life
No two days are the same. On a very busy day, I am travelling from one customer location to another, juggling meetings while attending conference calls on my work mobile. On the other hand, there are also uneventful days where I enjoy some quiet retrospection, helping me to focus on the important rather than urgent tasks at hand. When I am at the Cognizant office, a typical day is from 9 am – 5 pm and it gives me the opportunity to connect with my colleagues and share our work experiences.

What would you recommend to people who are considering a career at Cognizant?
Cognizant offers an environment of growth – for employees, for customers, for the company itself. If you are looking to be part of a growing company, where questions are welcomed, efforts are appreciated and ideas are celebrated, Cognizant is the place to be!

Abhijit Das
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Abhijit Das

Senior Analyst Business Development Manufacturing & Logistics

Abhijit Das

Abhijit Das

Senior Analyst Business Development Manufacturing & Logistics

What is it that you do?
I work as an Account Manager in Cognizant Germany and I am responsible for the P & L for Energy & Utilities customers.

What do you like about working for Cognizant?
They say change is the spice of life and that one must never stop learning! Well, both of these statements hold true when you work with Cognizant. With the right attitude and a penchant to learn, you will find yourself learning every day at Cognizant. Cognizant helps you discover your true potential and nurtures the same. It is probably one of the very few companies of the world which provides you with an unbiased platform to explore the full circle of try, fail, learn and excel. Cognizant to me is a mine of career opportunities!

A day in my life
Every day in my life starts with a commitment of being honest to myself. As an Account Manager, I hold the key to the success and failure of my business. An honest try does not go unnoticed at Cognizant – no matter what the results are – which of course are dependent on a variety of factors beyond anyone’s control. Having said that, a typical work day at Cognizant starts at 9:00 am and lasts until 6:00 pm. These 9 hours are usually spent interacting with my customers – internal or external – and attending to their requests.

What would you recommend to people who are considering a career at Cognizant?
Cognizant does not give you a job: it provides a career. Your relationship with Cognizant will become a journey in the fast and dynamic world of Cognizant. Cognizant believes in change — and changing fast! As a part of Cognizant you will get a chance to learn a lot from peers and industry leaders. From what I have experienced, you will keep learning throughout your journey at Cognizant. Welcome to Cognizant, where you can pave your career path and be in control of your future aspirations!

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