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Analyst - Projects at Cognizant in Mountain View, California

Posted in Information Technology 22 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Cognizant is looking for Analyst with below skill match.


Location – Mountain View CA

Minimum Qualifications:

· BS degree in Computer Science, Quantitative Social Sciences, related field or equivalent practical experience, e.g. experience in writing code in a common web or mobile development language such as Java, Javascript, Python, GO, PHP, Android or iOS. 3+ years of relevant work experience with proven success.

· Strong analytical and problem solving capability and passion in security. Experience with database query SQL and analysis experience.

· Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, including presentation writing and delivery.

· Knowledge of web frameworks/php, HTML/CSS (basics), TCP/IP knowledge a plus

· Background and working knowledge of app development. Proficient in understanding application level vulnerabilities

· Knowledge of Application Security Testing particularly focused on performing technical activities such as Application Penetration testing, Secure Code review, Mobile Application Security Testing.

Responsibilities include:

· Analyze, identify, and deliver operational improvement opportunities (specifically around end-to-end workflow, from identification of non-compliant cases, to review by vendor teams, to removal, to appeals).

· Perform fraud and abuse investigations using various data sources, identify product vulnerabilities and support anti-abuse experiments.

· Understanding application level vulnerabilities and performing Vulnerability Assessment of Web Applications.

· Communicate externally with Developers to help address issues of non-compliance and violations of terms of service..

· Establish regular reporting to keep stakeholders up to date on progress, findings and recommendations.


Must Have Skills

  • Core Java

Good To Have Skills

  • JavaScript

  • CSS


  • JDBC

  • HTML

Technical Skills

SNo Primary Skill Proficiency Level * Rqrd./Dsrd.
1 JavaScript PL3 Desired
2 CSS PL3 Desired
3 ANSI SQL PL3 Desired
4 JDBC PL3 Desired
5 Core Java PL3 Required
6 HTML PL3 Desired


* Proficiency Legends

Proficiency Level Generic Reference
PL1 The associate has basic awareness and comprehension of the skill and is in the process of acquiring this skill through various channels.
PL2 The associate possesses working knowledge of the skill, and can actively and independently apply this skill in engagements and projects.
PL3 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.
PL4 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.