Junior IoT 4.0 Consultant

Cognizant Technology Solutions
Starters position
Consultancy, Services, Software Engineering, Technology
Required language
Change Management, Economics, International Business, Management, Supply Chain



What makes Cognizant a unique place to work? The combination of rapid growth and an international and innovative environment! This is creating a lot of opportunities for people like YOU — people with an entrepreneurial spirit who want to make a difference in this world. At Cognizant, colleagues from all around the world collaborate on creating solutions for the world's leading companies and helping them become more flexible, more innovative and successful. This is your chance to be part of this! We are looking for a Junior Industry 4.0 Consultant to join our Industry+ team.


Modern businesses are bringing the physical and digital worlds together to improve everyday experiences. Real-world, real-time data and the arrival of 5G are fuelling bold new business models. Manufacturers face unprecedented challenges from global competition, changing business models, increased regulation and rising customer needs. They must deliver ever-higher levels of quality and more easily customized products at ever-lower prices, while meeting stricter safety and security requirements. We at Industry+, create a platform-agnostic blueprint to drive convergence between information technology and operational technology systems, with seamless integration between the physical world of machines, environment and products and the enterprise system layers.

About the role

As an Industry 4.0 Consultant, you will become part of our Industry+ team and will be assigned to key initiatives in solution development, proof of concepts and client engagements, where you will work alongside experienced Cognizant employees while gaining valuable experience.

You could be participating in any of the following activities:

  • prototype building
  • requirements gathering and understanding client needs
  • functional design
  • solution architecture
  • supervising detailed technical design
  • preparing and executing the functional/product tests before client handover

Training, Support and Coaching

When starting out, you will first attend an induction programme in Spain for graduates where you will learn everything about Cognizant’s Digital Operations. (This training usually starts in January, May or September, although alternate starting dates can be discussed). After this induction you will spend up to 3 months learning:

  • Fundamentals of product design and development
  • Embedded/Firmware/Hardware development
  • IoT, sensory and analytics solution training
  • Customer project lifecycle

Throughout your first 18 months we will monitor your progress and offer coaching, training and support to help you achieve your long-term career goals.

Our ideal candidate

  • A Bachelor or Master degree in technology
  • A strong affinity/interest in IT/ IoT
  • You must be authorized and eligible to work freely in the EU
  • Fluency in Dutch and English is a must
  • 0-2 years’ work experience

Essential Skills

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with global project teams
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Creativity, stress resistance and the desire to share knowledge with colleagues
  • Willingness to develop a cross-functional technical skill-set

Preferred Skills

  • Exposure to JAVA, .NET, MATLAB or similar analytical tools
  • Exposure to cloud platforms such as Amazon web services or Azure platform
  • A career at one of the largest and fastest growing IT service providers worldwide
  • An open, international and multicultural environment
  • The opportunity to work for large multinationals and other leading organisations
  • An environment where you can make your own ideas reality
  • A competitive salary
  • Good secondary benefits