Service Delivery Manager - Application Value Management

Cognizant Technology Solutions   •  

Windsor, CT

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


11 - 15 years

Posted 54 days ago

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Service Delivery Manager
Application Value Management

Why Cognizant?
We continuously seek extraordinary associates whenrecruiting new employees. We pride ourselves on having extensive experienceworking with clients in all major markets. Cognizant's delivery model has adistinct culture of high customer happiness and we consistently deliverpositive relationships, cost reductions and business results.

At Cognizant, we believe those who challenge the way theywork today will lead the way tomorrow.
Cognizant's Application Value Management (AVM) practicehelps our customers achieve the dual mandate of improving efficiencies anddelivering outcomes through effectively handling their application portfoliosin support of business goals. In addition, we help our clients transform theirapplication services environment to overcome the growing IT complexitychallenges and address digital needs.

We are seeking a Service Delivery Manager (SDM) for a largeData management portfolio for Retirement Services. This portfolio comprises ofETL and Data support and includes maintenance and transformation of theexisting portfolio.

A strong relationship and regular in person communicationwith our partner is critical, therefore interested prospects will residelocally to Windsor, CT and in daily commuting distance to our client, or bewilling to relocate.
Key Responsibilities :

  • Lead the steady state operations support for the portfolio
  • Run the meetings with the Customer manager and other Portfolio clients
  • Develop and implement a portfolio transformation and optimization plan
  • Handle the financials for this portfolio
  • Understand and implement the transition of new applications from Application development to Application maintenance
  • Deliver weekly/Monthly / Quarterly management reports as per the contractual commitments
  • Create and manage the Service improvement plans where applicable
  • Create productivity improvement plans and implement the plans as per the schedule committed to the leadership


  • Bachelor\u2019s degree in any discipline with a minimum of 10 years\u2019 professional experience.
  • Superb interpersonal skills. There are multiple key partners \u2013 internal and external. Your ability to work with them is key to this engagement.
  • Understanding of Application and Infrastructure Services.
  • Experience working in large/complex application management engagements, including maintenance and transformation services, spanning multiple competency groups and regions highly desired.
  • Proficiency in ITIL \u2013 including Incident Management, Problem, Configuration Management, Demand Management etc
  • Skilled in mentoring and leading high performing teams
  • Experienced in leading and owning critical customer communications, including regular status reviews, to ensure effective delivery and customer satisfaction
  • Proficient in Data Warehouse, Business Intelligence and Analytics technologies with hands on experience in executing DWBI Projects
  • Exposure to Data and Cloud platforms and related technologies

Key Performance Measurement Areas:

  • Service Quality of the overall support engagement
  • Customer satisfaction score
  • Revenue management and Cost optimization
  • Innovations, CSI & Automations meaningful to growing product maturity
  • Team engagement and development

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About Cognizant
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