Senior Cognos Developer

Confidential Company  •  Athens, GA
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 12/08/17 by Cynet Sytems
Confidential Company
Athens, GA
IT Consulting/Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 12/08/17 Cynet Sytems

We are looking for Senior Cognos Developer for our client in Athens, GA

Job Title: Senior Cognos Developer

Job Location: Athens, GA

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

Job Description:

  • The senior Cognos developer position will contribute about 50% of their time to a Cognos upgrade and 50% to Dashboard development.
  • Cognos v11 upgrade and migration
  • Aware of known issues and limitations, advise advantages/disadvantages of certain design decisions related to the upgrade, recommend best practice for the upgrade
  • Provide and implement solutions to resolve technical difficulties encountered during the upgrade process, and gaps between Cognos 10.2.2 and Cognos Analytics v11
  • Review and performance tune Cognos server installation, environment and configuration
  • Enabling/supporting Cognos Connection portal pages
  • Installing and configuring Cognos Mobile and other features
  • Troubleshoot Break-fix report development resulting from the upgrades.
  • Numbers Dashboard development in Cognos v11
  • Recommend technical solutions for USG by Numbers public dashboards project (active report? Dashboard?Report Studio?)
  • Develop Numbers public dashboards in areas of Enrollment, Graduation Rate, Retention Rate and Degree Conferred based on the business requirement
  • Make dashboard mobile compliant


  • Expert level for IBM Cognos 10 and Cognos Analytics v11
  • Experience with Cognos upgrade from 10 to v11
  • Familiar with Cognos Analytics v11 new functionalities, like dashboard
  • Extensive experience with Report Studio in Cognos 10 and 11
  • Familiar with cube concept, design and best practice in Cognos 11
  • Skillful in Oracle database
  • Familiar with dimensional database structure, like star schema design
  • Strong data analysis and problem solving skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Higher education working experience strongly preferred.

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