cognos systems administrator

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Generic Network
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The Cognos Business Intelligence Solution Design Consultant is responsible for providing guidance and expertise in the design, development and implementation of Business Intelligence and enterprise planning capabilities with emphasis on products offered by IBM/Cognos.
Perform daily tasks within the scope of Cognos system administration, including but not limited to, file system performance monitoring, reviewing patch levels on operating system, Windows Cognos Servers and IIS Servers

Essential Functions:
Product Installation and Configuration
Based on the business requirements, recommend a scalable architecture
Perform initial product installs
Configure different software components for EP (Cognos 8.xx/10 ) and BI ( Cognos 8.xx/10 )
Implement LDAP/Access Manager Security solutions
Document the implementation steps
Recommend development, test and production environments and migration procedures.

Application Migrations
Design and develop application migration strategy
Execute dry runs and test migration
Prepare for production migration
Execute migration procedures and steps
Final implementation

Production Support (for both Cognos EP and BI )
Experience installing, upgrading, configuring, and troubleshooting Cognos software
Configure and Implement publish containers
Manage security ( access tables, user rights ), e-List, jobs etc
Develop and maintain batch scripts to automate daily maintenance tasks
Performs daily production support activities for both EP and BI issues
Migrates EP models, CAC configurations and BI content from Development to Test to Production
Performs routine maintenance tasks including environment recycling, S/W patches and other configurations.
Performance tuning of Server and Monitoring of Servers, databases to ensure availability and efficiency
Archiving and back-up planning
Develop, implement and monitor routine processes such as GTP, admin links, contributor macros etc
Able to read and work from technical manuals and other documentation.

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