Data Governance- Program Manager at Cognizant in Phoenix, Arizona

Posted in Information Technology 20 days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) is a leading provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services, dedicated to helping the world's leading companies build stronger businesses. Headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey (U.S.). Cognizant is a member of the NASDAQ-100, the S&P 500, the Forbes Global 1000, and the Fortune 500 and we are among the top performing and fastest growing companies in the world.Our strength is built on our ability to work together. Our diverse backgrounds offer different perspectives and new ways of thinking. It encourages lively discussions, inspires thought leadership, and helps us build better solutions for our clients. We want someone who thrives in this setting and is inspired to craft meaningful solutions through true collaboration.

Data Governance – Program Manager- Full Time *This role is not able to offer visa transfer or sponsorship now or in the future*

AIA - Artificial Intelligence and Analytics Practice

This Practice that leads all initiatives surrounding incorporating AI into Customer Intelligence, Operations Intelligence, Product Intelligence, and Fraud Insights

Location and Travel:  Phoenix, AZ or REMOTE


  • Will plan, lead, and organize projects to achieve a high level of performance and quality for the Enterprise Data Architecture team . The team has a strong data science lean.

  • Will be responsible for managing several concurrent projects, using agile methods in a fast paced environment that may cross multiple business divisions. 

  • As an Agile Project Manager, will use a hybrid agile approach, good judgment, and high-level skills to develop a project management approach that is suitable for planning and managing the effort to achieve project goals within designated project constraints.

  • • Define project scope and schedule while focusing on regular and timely delivery of value; organize and lead project status and working meetings; prepare and distribute progress reports, manage risks and issues, correct deviations from plans, and perform delivery planning for assigned projects

Cognizant is committed to veteran and military communities. Cognizant has been often recognized as a military friendly employer and is a coalition member of the Veteran Jobs Mission. Our business resource group Veterans Network assists our military associates in building and growing a career at Cognizant that allows them to leverage the leadership, loyalty, integrity, and commitment to excellence.

• 5+ years of experience working as a project manager managing large, complex projects in a high-tech development environment with multifunctional teams

• Strong in Data Governance and knowledgeable in Tools Collibra, Manta, Jalepeno.

• Solid understanding of software development life cycle models and expert knowledge of both agile and traditional project management principles and practices; ability to blend these together to fit a project and business environment

• Prior experience with scrum or agile methodologies used in enterprise level data architecture, data governance, data warehousing, or data science projects •

Sufficient level of technical background to provide highly credible leadership to development teams and to be able to accurately and objectively evaluate complex project risks and issues •