Cognos Developer

Job type:
on-site
Start:
02/2014
Duration:
6 Months+
From:
Computer Futures
Place:
London
Date:
02/19/2014
Country:
flag_no United Kingdom
project ID:
667362

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Cognos Developer/ London -

6 Months rolling contract

Location: London Duration: 6 Months Rate: £380pd

I am currently looking for a Cognos developer for one of my clients in London. This is an excellent opportunity to join a multi national company and be apart of a large Data warehouse team. The contract will be based in London, for 6 months with likely extensions to follow.

The successful Developer will be challenged with improving output and quality from the development teams through providing a technical lead, mentoring and training. The Developer will share responsibility for the number of projects released successfully and will be expected to regularly update management.

As well as being a talented developer you will be able to provide expertise and guidance on a range of development projects.

Key Responsibilitie
  • Assist Business Analyst in requirement gathering phase
  • Prepare technical specifications for Cognos developments and enhancements (including defect corrections)
  • Co-ordinate and lead the design, development, testing and deployment of reporting solutions to meet end-user requirements
  • Manage defects and change requests
  • Co-ordinate releases (including installation instructions) and deployments between environments in line with project timescales
  • Create and maintain all required documentation

Essential Key Skills:
  • Hands on experience with IBM Cognos 8.4.1 (Framework Manager, Transformer and Report Studio)
  • Good understanding of technology stack used (Oracle/Siebel-DataStage-Cognos)
  • Experience of preparing estimates and technical assumptions/risks for new reports/cubes and enhancements/upgrades for existing ones in line with business requirements
  • Knowledge of relational database design and development - Oracle, SQL skills
  • Experience in implementing security in the Cognos
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Desired Skills:
  • Dimensional/Kimball model data warehouses
  • Experience of working in an SCRUM environment or with another other Agile methodology
  • Exposure to the Services Industry

My client is looking to interview late this week with a proposed start date of Wednesday 26th February.

If you feel this position fits your criteria and is up for an exciting new opportunity, please apply & attach your most up to date C.V.

I'm looking forward to your application.

Location: London Duration: 6 Months Rate: £380pd Sthree UK is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.