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Consultant (Product Manager) Banking & Financial Services, Consulting
Cognizant Technology Solutions McLean, VA

Consultant (Product Manager) Banking & Financial Services, Consulting

Cognizant Technology Solutions
McLean, VA
Expired: April 18, 2024 Applications are no longer accepted.
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Consultant - Product Manager (Debit Card Platform Enhancement)

Banking & Financial Services Consulting

McLean, Richmond, New York City - Hybrid (3 days a week in office)


Cognizant is one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients' business, operating, and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build, and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Cognizant is headquartered in the U.S. Learn how Cognizant helps clients lead with digital at


Within Cognizant is Cognizant Consulting, a global consulting organization delivering strategic and domain consulting through industry and technology expertise. With over 6,000 consultants worldwide, Cognizant offers high-value consulting services that improve business performance and operational productivity, lower operational expenses and enhance overall performance. Clients draw upon our deep industry expertise, program and change management capabilities, and analytical objectivity to help improve business productivity, drive technology-enabled business transformation and increase shareholder value. We provide a number of Business/IT Consulting Services including Business Strategy, IT Strategy & Roadmap Development, Process Re-Engineering & Transformation, Enterprise Architecture & Technology Selection, and Domain Solutions. The Cognizant Consulting team is a high performing organization that is continually expanding our client base and increasingly being recommended by analysts such as Forrester and Gartner. And we're growing!

The Role

Our Banking & Financial Services Consulting group is looking for a Product Manager - Debit Card Platform Enhancement to join our journey.

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Product Manager to build the Debit Card Platform Enhancement project, focusing on building APIs and other features. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in product management within the banking / payments, with a specific emphasis on debit card services and API development. This role involves working closely with our client's product owner to define and prioritize requirements, ensuring the successful delivery of the project in an Agile environment.

We're looking for Consultants who can deliver within Cognizant's Five Pillars of Consulting: 1) Project Execution, 2) Expertise, 3) Business Development, 4) Practice Development, & 5) People Development. As a Consultant, this means creating high-quality client deliverables and taking ownership (with supervision) of producing client content and meeting client expectations; developing an expertise in your functional area, including obtaining certifications; contributing to Client Satisfaction and/or RFPs; supporting leadership and contributing to content development for service offerings; and participating in PeopleCare initiatives and exhibiting personal leadership at all times. In addition to enabling consulting excellence through the Five Pillars of Consulting, the specific requirements for this position are below.

Our solutions are in demand and we're passionate about making a difference. If you have experience with the above, are a selfless leader, and are committed to client-facing environment; if you want to grow your career with a team that wants to build something great together, we want to hear from you! Apply now!


* Product Strategy and Vision: Define and communicate the product vision and strategy for API-led enhancements to our debit card platform, aligning with overall business goals.

* Requirement Gathering and Definition: Collaborate with the client's product owner to understand their needs and translate these into detailed, actionable product requirements and user stories.

* Agile Leadership: Act as the product manager within an Agile development team, prioritizing the backlog, and ensuring clear communication and understanding of requirements among team members.

* API requirement specifications: Oversee the development of APIs, ensuring they meet industry standards for security, reliability, and scalability while delivering desired functionalities.

* Stakeholder Management: Act as a liaison between technical teams, the client's product owner, and other stakeholders, ensuring alignment and addressing any issues or concerns.


* Bachelor's degree in business, Finance, Computer Science, or a related field.

* An MBA or related advanced degree is a plus.

* Minimum of 2 - 5 years of product management experience in the fintech sector, specifically with debit card products and API development.

* Proven experience working in an Agile development environment, with a strong understanding of Agile methodologies and practices.

* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively with both technical teams and business stakeholders.

* Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities. Knowledge of current trends and developments in the payments industry.

* Personal leadership and a desire to create a culture that enables exceptional outcomes.

* The embodiment of Cognizant's Core Values of: Start with a point of view; Seek data, build knowledge; Always strive, never settle; Work as one; Create conditions for everyone to thrive; Do the right thing, the right way.

Work Authorization

* Cognizant will only consider applicants for this position who are legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship (H-1B, L-1B, L-1A, etc.)

Employee Status : Full Time Employee

Shift : Day Job

Travel : No

Job Posting : Apr 17 2024

About Cognizant

Cognizant (Nasdaq-100: CTSH) is one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients' business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant is ranked 185 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world. Learn how Cognizant helps clients lead with digital at or follow us @USJobsCognizant.

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