Project Manager

Austin, TX

We continuously seek extraordinary associates when recruiting new employees. We pride ourselves on having extensive experience working with clients in all major markets. Cognizants delivery model has a distinct culture of high customer happiness, and we consistently deliver positive relationships, cost reductions and business results.

At Cognizant, we believe those who challenge the way they work today will lead the way tomorrow.

Our Project Manager is responsible for handling end to end program level results alongside ensuring program metric targets are achieved. They will accomplish this through combined team efforts, relevant skills application, & people management skills. You will be responsible for coordinating with various stakeholders, managing priorities and timelines, and being proactively organized to insure project completion. You should be able to independently prioritize competing stakeholder demands, and take-on multiple responsibilities in a fast-paced work environment.


Bachelors degree required.
Masters degree preferred.


At least 5 years of Client-facing & team management experience using all modes of communication (email, chat, phone, video conference). Experience with Cloud technologies is a huge plus

What were looking for:

  • Great communication skills. Demonstrated experience communicating with people who have varied goals within the same project
  • Ability to work in collaboration or independently, to prioritize time between multiple projects, and to adapt to changing schedules and priorities
  • Good understanding and active listening capabilities, knows how to probe to get relevant information
  • Excellent organization skills and attention to detail in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to learn, retain, and apply large amounts of product, procedure, policy and system information
  • Demonstrated ability to manage many moving parts; multiple usage criteria, several calendars, global time zones, several stakeholders
  • Excellent time-management skills and the ability to work independently while using departmental resources, policies and procedures
  • Quick learner: absorb complex product and procedural information, and seamlessly adapt to rapid changes in the product, process and workflow as they occur
  • Analytical mindset: understand, analyze and make recommendations for improvement for internal processes, where appropriate
  • Technical Skills: proficiency with office productivity tools including email, web browser, database query, spreadsheet, presentation, and word processing applications; knowledge of Google Apps is helpful (but not required)
  • Familiarity working with tools and people in the technology industry or a technology-oriented space
  • Ability to communicate technical issues in non-technical terms

Candidates must be local to Austin, TX or willing to relocate at their own expense.

At Cognizant, beyond a competitive compensation package, we offer excellent benefits such as insurance (available from day 1 of employment), excellent work-life balance, 401k with matching component, ability to purchase Cognizant stock at a discount through the ESPP, and many other benefits.

As an inclusive environment embracing diversity, we have, for the second time, been named to the Forbes list of Best Employers for Diversity based on survey responses from our employees!

Benefits: Cognizant offers the following benefits, subject to eligibility requirements:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance
  • Paid holidays plus Paid Time Off
  • 401(k) plan and contributions
  • Long-term/Short-term Disability
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

Disclaimer: The benefits information is accurate as of the date of this posting. Cognizant reserves the right to modify this information, subject to applicable law.

Cognizant will only consider applicants for this position whom are legally authorized to work in the United States without requiring company sponsorship now or at any time in the future.

About Cognizant

Cognizant (Nasdaq-100: CTSH) is one of the worlds 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 185 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world.

Applicants may be required to attend interviews in person or by video conference. In addition, candidates may be required to present their current state or government issued ID during each interview.

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.

Location Austin, TX (78729)
Job Type Full Time
Company Cognizant Technology Solutions
Posted 17 days ago