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Cognos Developer
Posted On  07-25-2009
 
Location
:
Stamford, CT, US.
     
Keyword
:
Cognos,Power Designer data modeling,Sybase IQ, data modeling, data quality, SCD, ETL,Business Intelligence and SQL
     
Closing Date
:
09-11-2009
     
Description:
 

We have an immediate opening for Cognos Developer. 

Duration: Longterm

Rate: DOE  

This position develops and implements systems to meet the information reporting needs of the business, including Data Warehouses, Decision Support systems and other Reporting Systems. This position will also contribute to the development of the data warehouse strategy including being involved in all phases of the systems development life cycle; resolution of issues with existing systems; and providing technical guidance to other team members.

Responsibilities: 

  • Work effectively with internal business and technical stakeholders including ability to present technical solutions while showing a strong understanding of business activities and objectives.
  • Develop high level and detail designs for data mart and data warehouse projects
  • Cognos development including framework modeling, creation of data mappings, dashboards and cubes as needed.
  • Create system documentation including, but not limited to, data dictionaries, schema diagrams, programming specifications, etc
  • Develop system test plans and test cases.
  • Provide technical support for the enterprise data warehouse, including the development of enhancement requests and defect resolution

Qualifications:  

  • 6+ years experience in BI/Reporting development.
  • 3+ years experience developing frameworks and dashboards using Cognos, experience with Power Designer data modeling and Sybase IQ
  • Knowledge/experience with data warehousing concepts such as data modeling, data quality, SCD, ETL
  • Knowledge/experience with both Entity Relational Models, and Dimensional Models
  • Strong understanding of Business Intelligence (BI, OLAP, ROLAP) tools
  • Extensive experience with SQL and ability to develop complex schemas
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong analytic and problem solving skills
  • Ability to handle several assignments simultaneously