Congnos Developer


Reno, NV

Industry: IT Consulting/Services


8 - 10 years

Posted 407 days ago

  by    Cynet Sytems

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We are looking for Congnos Developer for our client in Reno, NV

Job Title: Congnos Developer

Job Location: Reno, NV

Job Type: Contract – 12 Months / Contract to Hire / Direct Hire

Job Description:

Mandatory Skills:

  • Cognos Connection Version 10.2 – Used as the primary reporting tool of the Data Warehouse. Potentially looking for assistance with Administration, Configuration of new reports, and remote training of users.
  • The Senior Developer designs, develops, and maintains Dashboards/Metrics and Complex Reports for our customers. 
  • The Senior Developer performs in both a developmental and operational role. 
  • In the developmental role, the developer serves as a consultant to the customer, helping to identify dashboard/reporting needs, determine the best approach to producing the reports, and develops the reports.
  •  In the operational role, the Senior Developer will monitor the helpdesk and troubleshoot issues that arise around existing reports and data models.
  • Assist the team in inew instance installation of the Cognos reporting tool.


  • Develop Dashboards/Metrics reports using the Cognos connection10.2version 
  • Develop Complex reports for customers using Cognos Report Studio and Workspace Advanced.
  • Develop Data Models in the reporting environment per customer requirements Cognos 10 CER Framework Model.
  • Participate in the management of all scheduled jobs to build reporting objects in the environment. 
  • Publish all reporting objects to Production, including deployment through Development.
  • Verify correctness and completeness of Cognos 10.2 Data Model and associated data relationships, mappings, and definitions.
  • Provides technical assistance for users by responding to inquiries regarding errors, problems, or questions with the Cognos Modules.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues regarding reports generated
  • Communicate and work with Support team to troubleshoot issues identified with the data model and resolve them.
  • Assist in the Development of training programs for end users or technical support staff to use programs. 
  • Assist in the development and management of the security strategy within the model necessary to support day-to-day operations.
  • Other related duties may also be assigned.


  • Comprehensive knowledge of the Cognos Connection 10.2 environment, its applications, core modules and key tables and content.
  • 3 -5 years of experience in working with data warehouse products, integrate data from various source systems to data warehousing using ETL.
  • 7-10 years experience using Cognos Report Studio.
  • 3 Plus years experience using Cognos Work Space and Workspace Advanced.
  • 5-7 years experience developing Dashboards/Metrics/Complex Reports in Cognos.
  • Experience in creating reports, portal customization and performing unit testing.
  • Certification with Cognos tool set is a plus.
  • Excellent problem identification, analysis and solving skills.
  • Experience working with large scale, complex system (data structure and usage, reporting requirements, interfaces with other systems) in a corporate setting. 
  • Experience with building dynamic dashboards and complex reports off TM1 a plus


  • Bachelor's degree (BA) from a four-year college,
  • Must be able to work independently, diligently and effectively communicate status of assigned projects.
  • Must be able to manage assignments from requirements gatherings through design, development, smart testing and deployment.
  • Must be comfortable working with all levels of management in a government contractor organization.