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Senior Cognos Developer

Keywords / Skills : Cognos, Cognos BI, Bi Developer, BI Development, ETL, UNIX shell scripting

5 - 8 years
Posted: 2019-10-15

Job Description
Senior Cognos Developer

Exp: 5-8yrs

Bangalore, India

Primary Responsibilities

• Requirements & Analysis Responsibilities

1. Responsible to investigate, Analyze and understand data contents of source data systems

2. Understands, uses and adheres to dimensional modeling techniques for BI design (Kimball methodology)

3. Research, evaluate, identify alternative approaches, recommend, design and code efficient and effective solutions for challenging problems ranging from small to large work efforts for low to high complexity problems

4. Comply with standards and guidelines related to the design, construction, testing and deployment activities as established by departmental and organizational standard

5. Demonstrate collaborative skills working within a project team of diverse skills and will bring communication skills including oral, written and presentation skills, creativity, and problem solving skills to a challenging environment

6. Understands dependencies and timing issues between source systems and data warehouse operations

7. Works directly with business process experts, BI Analysts, and IT Manager to understand requirements for data warehouse development projects

8. Identify opportunities in processes, system capabilities and delivery methodologies for continuous improvement as applicable

• Design and Development Responsibilities

1. BI dimensional modeling/design and documentation.

2. IBM Cognos development, testing, and deployment for BI

3. Drive UAT activities with business partners to ensure solutions meet business requirements.

4. Oracle SQL Query, DDL/DML script development

5. General BI maintenance and support as required (including off hours as needed)

6. Ensures standard data elements are maintained across all data structures in BI

7. Debug and Resolve any job/Report/dash board failures in Cognos and Oracle.

8. Ability to communicate with business on any issues reported with the data and do the root cause.

9. Ability to apply past knowledge to provide suggestion to improve quality of support.

10. Work collaboratively across enterprise to provide technology solutions/support services related to Cognos technology.

11. Participate in technical discussions to improve processes and applications

Education and Experience
  • BE/MCA /M.Sc degree
  • Cognos,UNIX, Oracle (6+ years)
  • Knowledge in BI/Data warehousing is must
  • At least 6+ years of experience in Cognos BI tool required.
  • Latest 4+ years’ experience should be in BI development.
  • Required good understanding in dimensional modeling.
  • Should be good in database concepts, sqls.
  • 1+ year of experience in any ETL tool is added advantage and not must.

Skills and Behaviors:
  • Excellent BI development skills using Cognos
  • Strong SQL and PL/SQL (Optional) skills required
  • Working knowledge in UNIX shell scripting
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment
  • Strong critical listening and thinking skills

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