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Lead Business Analyst/Product Manager

Company: Cognizant Technology Solutions
Location: Bridgewater
Posted on: November 16, 2023

Job Description:

Cognizant is looking for a Lead Business Analyst/Product Manager with 10 + years of experience. Cognizant needs a motivated individual to challenge the status quo and provide thought leadership/best practices to enhance our current services and technologies.

An ideal candidate is someone who enjoys working in a fast paced, collaborative environment. Someone that values the "team" and leverages the opinions and expertise of their teammates to deliver quality.

---Works closely with Sr. Product Manager (PM) to understand the business needs and the priority.
---Defines Epics, and User Stories, maintains the backlog and the prioritization.
---Ensures that the product backlog is detailed enough for the development team.
---Reviews the development teams progress and output to validate the expectations.
---Gathers feedback on the Product evolution, Epics, User Stories from PO, and other stakeholders.
---Creates test scripts for validation.
---Tests the product that has been built by the Development team.
---Creates content playbooks (as needed)
---Participates in sprint planning, release planning and other agile ceremonies as needed.
---Has experience in writing user stories (agile delivery model)
---Life Sciences experience, experience in agile delivery methodology
---Experience in Veeva products is desirable.
---Experience in marketing content products/projects is desirable.

Essential Skills:
---Familiarity with agile is a plus.
---Hands-on experience managing all stages of the product life cycle.
---Technical background with knowledge of software development and web technologies
---Team spirit and good communication abilities
---Good organizational skills

Required Qualifications:
---Bachelor's degree, preferably in software engineering, computer science, data analytics or a related field. MBA preferred.
---CSPO or SAFe PO/PM certified
---Work experience as a Product Owner or BA or similar role in product management

Why Choose Cognizant?

It takes a lot to succeed in today's fast-paced market, and Cognizant Technology Solutions has become a leader in the industry. We love big ideas and even bigger dreams! We stand out because we put human experiences at the core. Our associates enjoy robust benefits and training opportunities from our industry-recognized, award-winning Academy team. You will have access to hundreds of technical trainings to keep your skillsets fresh and have opportunities to acquire certifications on the newest technologies.

Everything we do at Cognizant we do with passion-for our clients (fortune 100 companies), our communities, and our organization. It's the defining attribute that we look for in our people.

If you love ambiguity, excited by change, and excel through autonomy, we'd love to hear from you!

About Cognizant Digital Engineering

Well-designed software transcends digital technology, going beyond the fulfillment of basic requirements to focus instead on human needs. Within Cognizant Digital Engineering, we help clients develop software products that transform human insights into tangible, production-ready digital solutions. We also work with our clients to scale their native cloud applications. Using insights from the lived experiences of our consumers, we seamlessly replace traditional service strategies with engaging, precise, and direct digital applications. Designing phenomenal software is vital to success in the digital economy-and we understand that a human-centric approach is key to this design.



Technical Skills


Primary Skill

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Dx Product Lifecycle Mgmt




PO Analysis & Planning



* Proficiency Legends

Proficiency Level

Generic Reference


The associate has basic awareness and comprehension of the skill and is in the process of acquiring this skill through various channels.


The associate possesses working knowledge of the skill, and can actively and independently apply this skill in engagements and projects.


The associate has comprehensive, in-depth and specialized knowledge of the skill. She / he has extensively demonstrated successful application of the skill in engagements or projects.


The associate can function as a subject matter expert for this skill. The associate is capable of analyzing, evaluating and synthesizing solutions using the skill.

Keywords: Cognizant Technology Solutions, New Brunswick , Lead Business Analyst/Product Manager, Executive , Bridgewater, New Jersey

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