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Cognos BI Specialist

Cognos BI Specialist

Job Description

Our Client, a leader in the transportation/logistics Industry, is looking to hire on a technically adept Cognos/BI resource to work in conjunction with their effort to utilize Cognos to its full capacity.  This is a great opportunity for anyone looking to take the next step in their career and become an integral member of an enterprise effort from the ground up.  Details for the role are as follows:

  • Develop business and data requirements for delivering new and enhanced business intelligence capabilities, including:
    • Documenting business requirements
    • Defining functional data requirements to be used in delivering BI capabilities
    • Creating source-to-target data mappings, including data transformations and standard calculations
  • Data modeling for operational data store and star schema objects
    • Metadata modeling to capture both business and technical data definitions
  • OLAP (cube) modeling from source data and dimensions
  • Report development and delivery
  • Design and development of data integrations
    • source system extracts
    • Data input forms and processing
    • cube load programs
    • transformation routines within the data warehouse
  • Ongoing troubleshooting and maintenance of delivered BI objects
  • Monitoring and tuning system performance for BI objects (cubes and reports)

Job Requirements

  • 5-7 years experience in a Data Warehousing / Business Intelligence role (DW modeling, ETL development, report/cube design and development).
  • Strong understanding of multi-dimensional design - star schema and/or OLAP cube design
  • Experience with Cognos TM1 preferred, but not required.
  • Programming experience required (PL/SQL, T-SQL, .NET).  T-SQL and .NET preferred, but not required.
  • Experience with one or more report authoring tools (Business Objects, Cognos BI, Microstrategy, SSRS, etc.)
  • Strong communication and problem solving skills required.
  • Expertise with MS Excel strongly desired.

Job Snapshot

Base Pay $100,000.00 - $120,000.00 /Year
Other Pay Salary Commensurate with Experience
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Information Technology
Education Not Specified
Experience 5 to greater than 15 years
Manages Others Not Specified
Relocation No
Industry Computer Hardware, Computer Software
Required Travel None
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Cognos BI Specialist

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