Launch your career with the Requirement Engineers Academy at Cognizant Netcentric!

The Cognizant Netcentric Academy is your opportunity to learn from our experts and advance your skills.

At the Requirements Engineering (RE) Academy, we offer a learning experience designed to practice our standardized approach to requirements engineering, receive personalized support, and ultimately become independent in your requirements-related tasks.

The RE Academy provides a valuable learning opportunity for professionals in the requirements engineering and web development fields.


Interested? Here’s what we’re looking for.

  • Strong verbal and written English skills (C1 and higher)
  • Hands-on experience with web-based content management systems (CMS)
  • Technical understanding or familiarity with web development and web application integrations
  • Ability to translate business requirements to technical solutions
  • Basic knowledge of HTML / CSS / JavaScript and/or web-relevant programming languages
  • Experience in the creation of wireframes/mock-ups for IT applications
  • Experience in the analysis of IT processes and the structured creation of requirements for IT systems
  • Knowledge of software modeling methods (UML, flow charts, use cases...), methodologies, and process models in software development
  • Readiness to travel (up to 50%, depending on the project)
  • Eligibility to work within the EU and/or Switzerland

The Academy program makes sure you…

  • Learn our methodologies, ways of working, and standards
  • Learn the tools we use for requirements engineering
  • Learn the Adobe products we work with
  • Learn relevant business and technical concepts and skills in the web development area
  • Practice consulting the customer and creating functional requirements based on this consultation
  • Practice analyzing and hardening functional requirements, as well as identifying specific and testable criteria
  • Practice supporting task estimation
  • Practice creating specifications, including wireframes and gathered design information
  • Practice looking for gaps in the deliverables from the client and their design agency
  • Practice ensuring documentation is trackable
  • Practice preparing and participating in the Solution Review Boards
  • Practice supporting the development and QA teams when questions are raised
  • Practice ensuring overall project quality and delivery

Here’s what you can expect from the four-week Cognizant Netcentric Academy program:
First week: onboarding, health & safety, Getting Things Done (GTD) Training
Second and third week: self-study, live Q&As, and live sessions
From the fourth week on: mentorship

When you’ve completed the Academy, you’re all set to start on your first project with us.

Starting on July 5, 2024, the Academy program lasts four weeks. Apply now!

Join Cognizant Netcentric’s Requirement Engineers Academy:

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