Sr Cognos Developer

Confidential Company  •  Dallas, TX
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 07/28/17 by Cynet Sytems
Confidential Company
Dallas, TX
IT Consulting/Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 07/28/17 Cynet Sytems

Job Title: Sr Cognos Developer - Direct Hire / Full Time / Perm

Job Location:  Dallas, TX

Job Type: Full Time / Perm / Direct Hire + Benefits

“US citizens and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor H1b candidates at this time.”

Job Description:

  • Work with business user community to understand business process challenges and identify solution opportunities within Business Intelligence area.
  • Provide support and expertise to the business community to assist with better utilization of Business Intelligence tools and IT solutions, for competitive advantage measures.
  • Work with project lead and business users to understand requirements, conduct analysis and recommend solution options
  • Translate customer project requirements into functional and non-functional specifications for BI reports and applications.
  • Contribute to and support the organization’s Business Intelligence strategy
  • Development and deployment of BI Solutions
  • Work withinternal resources during development phases to ensure appropriate knowledge transfer;
  • Develop, implement and maintain test strategies and plans
  • Participate in data governance for Organization’s core source systems to ensure reporting requirements can be met
  • Assist in the development of database and development standards

Mandatory Skills:

  • Very Strong in Database Programming with minimum 5 yrs. experience - creating Stored Procedures/Functions with complex SQL Joins and use of Cursors, table relationships, mappings and definitions, strong analytical skills in investigating performance bottlenecks and implementing solutions.
  • Hands-on experience in working on different Cognos versions from 8 through 10.
  • Develop tabular and graphic-rich reports using Report Studio and Query Studio.Build cubes and create analysis using Transformer and Analysis Studio.
  • Knowledge of SQL & PL/SQL to test reports or code stored procedures and perform tuning. Knowledge of custom JavaScript for enhanced report UI features, is an added advantage.
  • Experience with all phases of Software Development end-to-end on atleast one project

Preffered/Relevant Skills (Nice to Have):

  • Data Extraction, Transformation and Load – knowledge of how to extract, transform and load data; this would also involve obtaining and making available new data sources
  • Experience in working in Onsite-Offshore environment
  • Effectively communicate between teams to eliminate gaps and establish good rapport.

Soft Skills:

  • Good communication (written & verbal English) skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
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