Cognizant is a leading provider of Information Technology, Consulting, IT Infrastructure, and Business Process Outsourcing services. Cognizant’s single-minded mission is to dedicate our business process and technology innovation know-how, deep industry expertise, and worldwide resources to working together with customers to make their businesses stronger. As a customer-centric, relationship-driven partner, we are redefining the way companies experience and benefit from global services. Our unique delivery model is infused with a distinct culture of high customer satisfaction. Cognizant delivers a trusted partnership, cost reductions and business results.   We are looking for a Validation Test Manager with Life Sciences Domain. This is a client facing role & the candidate will have regular interactions with various client managers.   Responsibilities:   ·         10 years of Experience in Life Sciences, Computer System Validation and Testing ·         Must possess hands-on experience in Trackwise ·         Good understanding of FDA regulations, 21 CFR Part 11, GxP requirements along with knowledge of GAMP, GDP ·         CSV (Computer System Validation) SOPs, SDLC and testing processes ·         LS COTS products (Trackwise, Documentum, Veeva, LIMS, LMS, CTMS etc) ·         Experience in Creating/Reviewing Validation documents across the Validation Life Cycle like Validation Plan, Protocols (IQ,OQ,PQ), Incident Report, RTM, Validation Summary Report ·         GxP Regulatory Assessment, Risk Assessment, Validation Planning & Validation Reporting ·         Working with Test Management tools (HP ALM/Jira/Bugzilla) ·         Performing estimations for Validation and Testing activities o Leading and managing testing and validation activities in synchronization with project scope, schedule and objective ·         Experience in Daily/Weekly status reporting ·         Risk Management & Timely Communication ·         Must possess formal training/certification on Testing & Validation ·         Excellent communication skills ·         Should be able to work independently with minimum supervision ·         Should have worked in cross-functional environments and comfortable to liaison with business Technical Skills SNo Primary Skill Proficiency Level * Rqrd./Dsrd. 1 Silverlight RIA Validation FW PL1 Required 2 Spring-Modules Validation PL1 Required 3 Performance Validation PL1 Required 4 JValidations PL1 Required 5 JGoodies Validation PL1 Required 6 Interoperability Validation PL1 Required   * Proficiency Legends Proficiency Level Generic Reference PL1 The associate has basic awareness and comprehension of the skill and is in the process of acquiring this skill through various channels. PL2 The associate possesses working knowledge of the skill, and can actively and independently apply this skill in engagements and projects. PL3 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. PL4 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.   Organization Marketing Statement Cognizant(NASDAQ: CTSH) is a leading provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services, dedicated to helping the world’s leading companies build stronger businesses. Headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey (U.S.), Cognizant combines a passion for client satisfaction, technology innovation, deep industry and business process expertise, and a global, collaborative workforce that embodies the future of work. With over 100 development and delivery centres worldwide and approximately 221,700 employees as of December 31, 2015, Cognizant is a member of the NASDAQ-100, the S&P 500, the Forbes Global 2000, and the Fortune 500 and is ranked among the top performing and fastest growing companies in the world. Visit us online at www.cognizant.com or follow us on https://twitter.com/USJobsCognizant/.