Graduate Opportunities in Quality Engineering and Assurance Description We are looking for graduates to join our diverse and international colleagues who provide services to our clients across industry sectors.Today, increasing globalization, rapidly evolving technology and a changing generation of workers and customers are challenging business assumptions. These are the forces that are transforming the way organizations compete and innovate. We call this the Future of Work - and it is no longer in the Future. Quality Engineering & Assurance (QEA) With the growth of smart phones, tablets and new operating systems requiring constant updates daily, testing and Quality Assurance are more critical than ever before.Cognizant's Quality Engineering & Assurance (QE&A) practice is an independent business unit within the company, offering a comprehensive suite of assurance services spanning QA consulting, quality engineering, environment management, and digital QA. There are more than 33,000+ software testing professionals across the globe making it one of the world's largest providers of QA services. Position Overview: As a Graduate in QEA you are the bridge between Business and IT. You become part of our European QEA team which provides a full range of testing services and quality management solutions to our clients across multiple industry sectors. Responsibilities: Translate business requirements into concrete testing scenarios Execute and perform tests Improve business processes using methods, tools and techniques Link between developers, analysts and business Improve the quality of new products Ability to communicate between different cultures and locations Within Quality Engineering there are many career opportunities. In the first years of your career you will discover if you would like to grow into a technical role (Test Automation or Quality Assurance Expert), an advising role (Quality Consultant) or a managing role (Delivery Manager, QA Manager, Test Manager or Project Manager). Training, Support and Coaching Prior to starting your client engagement you will attend a full Induction and Training Program for graduates (part of which would be in Chennai in India), where you will learn everything about Software Testing. Throughout your first 18 months we will monitor your progress and offer coaching, training and support by our own Academy to help you achieve your long-term career goals. In addition to your day to day project manager, we'll assign a mentor to ensure all the help and support you need to start your career on the best footing. As soon as we can we will assign you to a client engagement in the UK to work with experienced Cognizant associates delivering technology solution as we would like to ensure that you get practical working experience from the beginning. We work with the best of the best - a representative client list is available on our website. Requirements Bachelor's degree, preferably in Computer Science, Computer or Industrial Engineering, Management Information Systems, Business & IT or other related majors Strong problem solving and analytical skills Ability to work collaboratively with global project teams Strong interpersonal and communication skills Candidates must have a European passport to apply We offer: A career in one of the largest and fastest growing IT services provider worldwide A comprehensive training program, partly in India and locally. A challenging international environment Opportunity to work for the large multinationals and other leading companies Personal development in hard and soft skills Process of evaluation: Shortlisted candidates will be invited to an Assessment Centre in London Candidates who pass the AC will be invited to a Final Interview within 2-3 days. Successful candidates will be offered Start date is Ongoing About CognizantCognizant (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 230 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world.