Cognos Programmer Analyst

 •  CGI Group Halifax, NS

5 - 7 years experience  •  Manufacturing / Diversified

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 07/03/17
Halifax, NS
5 - 7 years experience
Manufacturing / Diversified
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 07/03/17

Position Description:

Looking for an opportunity to make a difference in the financial services industry? We are looking for a Programmer Analyst with knowledge of Cognos to help support our client's applications in the banking sector. Persons should have a high degree of consulting ability. This opportunity will be of particular interest to those who really enjoy solving problems. These roles will appeal to developers who are inquisitive and have a strong desire to help clients solve issues. We offer the opportunity to work with Canada’s largest Information Technology Outsourcing and Management Consulting Company, who have been rated as one ofthe top employers in Canada. CGI is a true global presence in a fast-paced and energetic atmosphere where your personal and professional growth is accelerated by your desire and sense of commitment. CGI’s continuous growth is a testament to the confidence clients place in them and to the dedication of their professionals. At CGI, all employees are called members because they feel a powerful sense of ownership and accountability.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

Accountable for the analysis, design, and development of solutions delivered into the client’s environments. This includes researching, designing, writing documentation, coding, debugging, and conducting code reviews in response to maintenance and enhancement requests. This includes translation of requirements into design artifacts, writing and unit testing software, and providing support during the project for software developed.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

Must Have Technical Skills
•Functional design
•Systems Analysis
•Experience in practical hands-on Cognos BI implementation 
•Experience with database management tools such as Microsoft SQL Server
•Experience capturing and analyzing requirements from business users 
Working knowledge of operating systems, network protocols, computer hardware
•Knowledge of Quality Assurance principles
•System Integration experience
Minimum 2-year post-secondary education in IT or related disciple.
•Attention to detail
•Excellent technical documentation skills
•Strong analytical skills; ability to root cause data issues
•Strong communication skills
years experience in IT

Nice to have Skills
•Experience with Tibco Spotfire 

Soft Skills
•Strong interpersonal skills
•Strong written and oral and comprehension communication skills 
•Positive attitude 
•Flexibility, self-motivated, and has the ability to give and receive feedback 
•Ability to working effectively and collaboratively with others to achieve common goals
•Able to multitask effectively
•Have excellent time management, task planning and prioritization skills
•Able to adapt quickly to changing client requirements
•Able to work effectively with minimal supervision
•Enjoy working in a self-teaching, learning organization
•Ability to build strong relationships with clients and team member


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