Cognos Metadata Architect

Job type:
on-site
Start:
n.a
Duration:
12+ Month Contract
From:
Enclipse Corp.
Place:
California
Date:
05/08/2012
Country:
flag_no USA
project ID:
359583

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CG26496

Cognos Metadata Architect - Principal

Pleasanton, CA, 94588

12+ Month Contract

*In-person interview will be required!* 
Analysis, design and implementation of the Cognos metadata layer, expert in Framework Manager, ReportNet, Power Play.Ability to work with multi user DecisionStream development environment. Design, development, test and maintain the Cognos metadata layer (Framework Manager). Test and debug Cognos metadata layer and reports. Research and resolve Cognos technical issues. Partner with the Datawarehouse Architect to ensure the data model supports the reporting requirements. 

Top 3-5 required skills: 
1) Strong experience in creating OLAP CUBES using Transformer 
2) Strong experience in creating Framework models 
3) Deep understanding of best practices on Security and Modeling 
4) Hands on experience in creating complex drill through reports 
5) Architect a Cognos application which can support Adhoc reporting, Guided Adhoc, Dashboards and Canned reports 
6) Experience in building at least one Cognos Reporting Solution from inception to delivery 
7) Hand on and extremely proficient in Java Scripting 

Top 3-5 daily responsibilities: 
1) Architecture recommendations and implementation on sizing, scaling, load balancing 
2) Manage/Coordinate metadata migration across environments 
3) Responsible for implementing best practices on Cognos report design, development and testing 
4) Liase with Business and technical staff to ensure accurate understanding of Biz requirements and translation of biz requirements 
5) Develop the standards for Cognos BI implementation 
6) Creating Complex reports which may require using Cognos SDK and/or Java Scripting 

Nice to have skills: 
Experience in upgrading Cognos from 8.4 to 10 

Soft skills: 
Excellent Communicator 
Ability to Multi Task 

Size of the team: 
10 

Information on the project: 
MARC (Metrics & Analytics for Revenue Cycle) - A Business Intelligence reporting system that provides dashboards and scorecards tailored to a diverse group of users across the Client's Revenue Cycle