Senior Cognos Developer (Data Warehouse)

UNICON International   •  

Columbus, OH

Industry: Technology


11 - 15 years

Posted 6 days ago

  by    Linda Berens

We are currently accepting resumes for a Senior Cognos Team Member in Gahanna, OH.

The selected candidate will perform the following duties:

  • Design, develop, and maintain relational databases for data storage and data mining
  • Perform data warehouse design and testing, including data design, database architecture, metadata, and repository creation
  • Design data warehouse schematics, layouts, and capacity planning
  • Create and implement effective metrics and monitoring processes
  • Develop processes and procedures for entering information into data warehousing systems and for ensuring reliability of information entered
  • Seek continuous improvement in performance of data warehouse and ensure security of data
  • Recognized as advanced individual contributor
  • Considered subject matter expert within discipline
  • Conducts highly complex work critical to the organization
  • Works without supervision with extensive latitude for independent judgment
  • May assist less experienced peers
  • Develops and enhances a data warehouse environment which includes data design, database architecture, metadata and repository creation
  • Responsible for the development enterprise data warehouse artifacts and corresponding data marts and Cognos Frameworks
  • Conducts research into new data warehouse applications and determines viability for adoption.
  • Assists in establishing development standards.
  • Work with technical team and SMEs to refactor BO report suites into Cognos reports and/or dashboards
  • Incorporates existing subject areas into an enterprise model
  • The responsibilities also include troubleshooting application issues and/or data issues as needed
  • Conduct research and perform complex analysis to address a variety of issues as they arise
  • Must be able to provide high quality solutions that promote efficiency and enterprise-wide standardization
  • Provides direction and guidance to less experienced team members
  • Reviews data loaded into the data warehouse for accuracy
  • Creates new or enhanced components of the data warehouse

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, or Associates Degree with 12+ years IT Software Developer related experience or High School Diploma/GED with 4 years IT Software Developer experience
  • Typically requires 10 to 14 years of experience or equivalent combination of experience and education
  • 12+ years' experience designing, implementing, and maintaining large enterprise business intelligence and data warehousing solutions, with an emphasis on Cognos
  • In-depth experience with Cognos 11 Framework Manager, Report Studio, Query Studio, Cognos Viewer and Business Insights
  • Understands the Cognos 11 product suite and recommends the best use of the functionality
  • Experience with all aspects of data warehousing, including data modeling, integration, and OLAP
  • Leverages knowledge of industry, solutions, and best practices to design and implement solutions
  • Experience providing technical leadership on complex projects following recognized software development methodologies, including Agile
  • Ability to communicate with and influence others within IT and business groups
  • Must demonstrate the ability to mediate and bridge the relationship between technical and business stakeholders without compromising the needs of the solution users and the strategic goals of the organization
  • Good Team player - should be well suited to work on an Agile Team
  • Good organization skills
  • Strong communication and should be able to differentiate between Business Audience vs. Technical Audience
  • Strong Business Acumen
  • Should have a strong sense of Business value addition
  • 12+ years IT Software Developer experience (in addition to any experience identified above)
  • Technical knowledge usually acquired from an educational institution or through equivalent work experience

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • SAP Business Objects experience

UNICON International, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.