Cognos Developer

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Systel Inc
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Collaborate with team members to co-ordinate, plan, gather, filter, clarify, understand and document business requirements for various business functions.

Develop and update project plans, and provide timely status reports to management team. Develop and update documents covering issues, policies, decisions, configurations, and training.

Installation, configuration, administration, maintenance and support of BI (Cognos).

Hands-on programming using various technologies for data extraction from disparate sources, and automating reports by developing formulas/calculations.

Hands-on development, enhancement, and maintenance of cubes, reports and dashboards.

Set up reports and dashboards and underlying infrastructure so they are easily and readily accessible in desktops, laptops, mobile devices, etc.

Compare data from different sources and dimensions, and provide differentials as and when needed.

Collect, organize, synthesize, and analyze data. Monitor program execution for expected performance. Troubleshoot programs and data, and summarize findings and develop conclusions when there are issues.

Administration of IBM Cognos systems including technical change management (development, test and production environments), implementation of patches, deployment of packages, performance tuning, and security set up and maintenance.

Provide recommendations to internal customers on ways to better analyze, understand and visualize data, reports, and dashboards being requested.


  • 4-6 years of relevant experience in Information Technology and data engineering
  • 4 years BI experience preferably using Cognos including Advisor, Planner, Reporter, Xcelerator, Connectors, Clients, Web Portal, Express Manager, etc.
  • 5 years of data integration experience and exposure to relational databases like Oracle, SQL
  • 1-2 years of experience using ETL applications such as Informatica preferred
  • 1-2 years of experience with Hyperion is preferred
  • Bachelor's degree in information systems/technology