Cognizant Technology Solutions

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Cognizant Technology Solutions Reviews in San Francisco, CA

Updated 27 February, 2015
Updated 27 February, 2015
72 Reviews
3.4
72 Reviews
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Cognizant Technology Solutions President & CEO Frank D'Souza
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good work culture, Visa processing is streamline compare to other Indian based company (in 586 reviews)

  • gt; pretty good work-life balance, but still this depends on the project you get (in 536 reviews)


Cons
  • Work-life balance is poor as more work is expected than pure US based companies (in 365 reviews)

  • No work -life balance, a training period of one year for freshers (in 83 reviews)

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  1.  

    Good Company to Work with

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager - Projects in San Francisco, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Manager - Projects in San Francisco, CA (US)

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Work culture is good. Management care about your growth. Compensation is good when compared with its peers.

    Cons

    Nothing much, i have been part of this company for the last 8 years in various roles and hardly had any bad experience.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Nothing much.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    One of the best software service companies.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Consultant in San Francisco, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Senior Consultant in San Francisco, CA (US)

    I worked at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    1. Good number of projects in US with options to switch between.
    2. Employee health benefits & stock options.
    3. Lot of technical training available, so you can equip yourself for any technology shifts. And support from experts across organization.
    4. Immigration processes taken care of.

    Cons

    1. Pay package is on the lower end.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay scale should be revisited for the technical consultants. And that would really take care of the issues. Otherwise this is one the finest organizations i have worked for.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  3.  

    Senior manager

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Manager - Projects in San Francisco, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Senior Manager - Projects in San Francisco, CA (US)

    I worked at Cognizant Technology Solutions

    Pros

    They put no regrets on pricessing Green Card. They are very supportuve and know the process.

    Cons

    they dont really care on keeping their talents with them. The salaries are below the market.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep your talent.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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  5.  

    Nice place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - QA Automation Engineer in Redwood City, CA (US)
    Former Employee - QA Automation Engineer in Redwood City, CA (US)

    I worked at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    There is Good emphasis on process

    Cons

    Compensation is not very good

  6.  

    Once you get through the hiring process, the company offers great opportunity.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Lead in San Francisco, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Project Lead in San Francisco, CA (US)

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Opportunity to work with partnering companies and expand your network.

    Cons

    Very old school mentality and hiring process can take some time. Administrative process needs to improve.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Compensation could improve

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Good for stability, bad for growth

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Associate - Projects in San Francisco, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Associate - Projects in San Francisco, CA (US)

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good for stability, good projects

    Cons

    growth opportunities, project changes and immediate management.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Great place to learn about executing projects with a globally dispersed team

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Associate Director in San Francisco, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Associate Director in San Francisco, CA (US)

    I worked at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    You get a lot of exposure. They have good client projects that are large in size and impact. Get to work with a lot of smart people and learn to execute projects on a onsite-offshore model.

    Cons

    The company still struggles to integrate US workers with foreign workers.
    The organization is very political for a professional services company.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please work on integrating different cultures.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    I work at Cognizant Technology Solutions for 5 years

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Associate - Projects in San Francisco, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Associate - Projects in San Francisco, CA (US)

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good Company, Onsite Opportunities, better culture

    Cons

    Salary, Bonus and learning skills

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    start using good tools to the customer

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Overall good experience in terms of opportunities and flexibility.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager - Projects in San Francisco, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Manager - Projects in San Francisco, CA (US)

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    The salary is a little less as compared to other American counterparts but there is job stability and growth prospects.
    Opportunities to move to other horizontals to pursue better roles. Annual bonus adds to the salary.

    Cons

    Not enough visibility because of huge size of the company and salary is not on par with other American companies.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Better compensation and leadership programs.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    promotion

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Manager in San Francisco, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Project Manager in San Francisco, CA (US)

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    not at all good... all fake ... and luck

    Cons

    respect for women is good

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please look into leadership qualities of Executive management

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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