Cognos Developer

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6 months
Stelfox Ltd
flag_no USA
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My client is looking for a Cognos developer for a 6 month contract role based in Dublin

Position Description:

  • Working within the MI team, you will have a high level of technical expertise in Cognos and be responsible for developing solutions to meet business requirements, advise on appropriate technical solutions during all stages of the project life cycle notably, design and development and have the ability to deliver to agreed deadlines.
  • Liaising with Project Manager's and Business Analysts, key responsibilities will include technical design, build and implementation of BI solutions, utilising COGNOS (BI8) and ETL tools (preferably OTIC/Genio).
  • Within this role, you will also be responsible for creating reports, dashboards, customised queries and cubes while maintaining the environment infrastructure (within a controlled environment) and processes to ensure quality and timeliness of data through control environments.
  • Finally, creating and delivering end-user training and documentation and provide support for local users.

This role calls for an ambitious and energetic individual, able to adapt to a challenging and dynamic environment, have a proven track record of on time delivery and a good understanding of the project life cycle process.

Position Requirements

The successful candidate will have;

Minimum of 5 years experience of developing COGNOS solutions and have a proven track record in delivering multiple successful Business Implementations

  • Business Intelligence reporting (Cognos BI8, Business Objects)
  • Data Integration/ETL (Genio, OTIC, IBM Data Stage)
  • Experience in design, development and deployment of relational and multidimensional data marts, strategic reports and dashboards.
  • Strong SQL skills
  • Development of requirements specifications
  • Data Analyst/Data Quality
  • Strong problem-solving skills related to data issues
  • Interpretation and mapping of complex finance data.
  • Design and execution of test scenarios
  • Adaptability and flexibility to operate in a dynamic, challenging, and exciting environment
  • Strong personal drive, delivering a high level of professionalism
  • Knowledge of II6/Apache a distinct advantage