Posted 5 days ago
Senior Python/AWS Engineer
Cognizant - Fort Mill, SC
Senior Python/AWS Engineer

About Cognizant's Digital Engineering Practice:

At Cognizant Digital Engineering, a small cross functional team comprised of a Product Manager, an Architect, Full-Stack Developers, UI/UX designers and Big Data analysts builds higher quality software faster siloed individuals working independently. Small, forward-thinking engineering teams generate collective insight and comradery, thus increasing their ability to anticipate unforeseen development scope changes and maintain high quality results. Across our US Studio system or within client development sites, our Digital Engineering teams ideate and develop innovative cloud-based solutions following a Lean-Agile process with DevOps culture. Working in Cognizant Digital Engineering provides DevOps engineers consistent opportunities to push digital boundaries while growing their exposure to transformational technologies.

The Role:

Cognizant is looking for an experienced and innovative .Python/AWS Engineer to serve our diverse base of global clients. As a member of our team, you will build brand new, cloud-based software that powers modern business. An ideal candidate is someone who enjoys working in a diverse, collaborative, geographically distributed team. Similarly, the ideal candidate is an experienced engineer who values the "team", drives continuous improvement and is unafraid to challenge the legacy status quo with creative cloud-based solutions.

You must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future.

Location: Fort Mill, SC.

*Candidate is required to be in the office 3 days a week*


Understanding Requirements from JIRA stories

Following Agile ceremonies

Developing Python based AWS Lambda functions

Design unit test cases in Python

Working in PostgreSQL database

Working in AWS services like Lambda, Cloudwatch, SQS, Open search, API gateway, IAM

Developing terraform scripts to create AWS entities

Support applications developed in .NET Core and .NET framework, and SQL Server

Working in source control tools like GIT

Using Swagger for API documentation


7 years of experience as a Senior Developer including designing and implementing complex systems from scratch

5 years of experience working with AWS data models

API design, API development.

Full stack developer with 5 years of experience

Developing Python based AWS lambda functions.

IAM, Event Bridge, SQS, Open Search, Cloud Watch, Xray, KMS, Secret manager.

Salary and Other Compensation:

Applications will be accepted until 5/29/2024

The annual salary for this position is between $99K - $155K depending on experience and other qualifications of the successful candidate.

This position is also eligible for Cognizant's discretionary annual incentive program, based on performance and subject to the terms of Cognizant's applicable plans.

Benefits: Cognizant offers the following benefits for this position, subject to applicable 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 salary, other compensation, and benefits information is accurate as of the date of this posting. Cognizant reserves the right to modify this information at any time, subject to applicable law.

Why Choose Cognizant?

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 abilities fresh and have opportunities to acquire certifications on the latest technologies.

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

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

Cognizant is an equal opportunity employer provider and committed to crafting a diverse environment. Cognizant considers all applicants without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, age, marital and family status, disabilities, sexual orientation or preference, veteran status or any other classification protected by state, federal or local law.

About cognizant:

Headquartered in the U.S, Cognizant leverages a highly flexible business model, a flawless global delivery network, and deep domain expertise to deliver to a long list of world-class companies that are leaders in their own space.





Technical Skills


Primary Skill

Proficiency Level *







.Net Core




AWS Lambda



* 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.