Cognos Developer

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12 Months
RM IT Professioanl Resources AG
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Our client in Zurich is currently looking for a TM1 Development Expert

Key responsibilities include
  • Work with business customers and IT Project Managers and Business Systems Analysts to analyze information needs and functional requirements and design TM1 solutions to meet business needs. Clarify requirements as needed to support sound technical development principles.
  • Work with business system analysts to ensure high level designs including architecture requirements are accurately documented and mapped to approved requirements. Communicate technical concepts back to business to verify requirements through presentations, excel examples and other prototypes.
  • Understand and document data calculation and data validation requirements
  • Collaborate with external development partners to incorporate TM1 development best practices into application design and development. Perform technical development activities especially around high technical complexity
  • Prepare and present architecture, design and code reviews to ensure technical artifacts meet Finance IT standards.
  • Develop plans and conduct tests to ensure application performance meets business requirements
  • Work with TM1 architects to ensure applications will fit within development, test and production infrastructure footprint and meet best practices and standards for common areas including security, backup, integrations and use of Master Data Management
  • Participate in business requirements reviews for enhancements and provide feedback to ensure requirements can be incorporated as best as possible into existing application design
  • Design and develop application enhancements and supervise contract resources and review code
  • Track and prepare the reporting of testing activities (e.g. testing results, test case coverage, required resources, defects discovered and their status) and prepare/update UAT testing metrics

  • 3-5 years design and development of Cognos TM1 applications, experience with version 10.1 required, experience with version 10.2 highly desired. i.e. the candidate should be proficient in coding TM1 Rules, Turbo Integrator (ETL), TM1 Web, and MDX as well as all TM1 administration functions and best practices.
  • Experienced with using TM1 in conjunction with DB2.
  • Strong knowledge of IBM Cognos BI, Windows server administration and scripting, and TM1 API development.
  • Experienced with TM1 server maintenance, environment setup, cube design, and application design
  • Integration with data warehousing and MDM solutions
  • Knowledge of planning, budgeting, and forecasting functions and business processes
  • Good data modeling experience and familiar with Data Warehouse best practices
  • Relational database development and design knowledge - very strong DB2, SQL skills
  • Cognos TM1 Developer and User Certifications preferred

If you think that you are the ideal candidate for this position please send a copy of your CV as a Word Document and a daytime contact telephone number.

Please note that applicants must be eligible to qualify for a work permit in the specified location.