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Sr. Cognos Developer

Location: Athens, GA
Job # 10133392
Date Posted: 11-10-2017
Our client, a major government agency in Athens, Georgia is looking for Sr. Cognos Developer for 4 months contract to hire  position.  If you are interested and meet below requirements please email or apply online for immediate considerations. Thank you for your time.
Job Title: Sr. Cognos Developer
Location:  Athens, Georgia 
Duration:  4 months

Skills: IBM Cognos 10 and Cognos Analytics v11, Oracle database, Cognos Mobile, Cognos Connection, dimensional database,

Job Description
  • The senior Cognos developer position will contribute about 50% of their time to a Cognos upgrade and 50% to Dashboard development. 
  • USG is upgrading Cognos from 10.2.2 to Cognos Analytics v11. 
  • The position reports to the Director of Business Intelligence.
Cognos v11 upgrade and migration
  • Aware of known issues and limitations, advise advantages/disadvantages of certain design decisions related to the upgrade, recommend best practice for the upgrade
  • Provide and implement solutions to resolve technical difficulties encountered during the upgrade process, and gaps between Cognos 10.2.2 and Cognos Analytics v11
  • Review and performance tune Cognos server installation, environment and configuration
  • Enabling/supporting Cognos Connection portal pages
  • Installing and configuring Cognos Mobile and other features
  • Troubleshoot Break-fix report development resulting from the upgrades.
USG by Numbers Dashboard development in Cognos v11
  • USG by Numbers public Cognos reports can be found at
  • Recommend technical solutions for USG by Numbers public dashboards project (active report? Dashboard? Report Studio?)
  • Develop USG by Numbers public dashboards in areas of Enrollment, Graduation Rate, Retention Rate and Degree Conferred based on the business requirement
  • Make dashboard mobile compliant
  • Expert level for IBM Cognos 10 and Cognos Analytics v11
  • Experience with Cognos upgrade from 10 to v11
  • Familiar with Cognos Analytics v11 new functionalities, like dashboard
  • Extensive experience with Report Studio in Cognos 10 and 11
  • Familiar with cube concept, design and best practice in Cognos 11
  • Skillful in Oracle database
  • Familiar with dimensional database structure, like star schema design
  • Strong data analysis and problem solving skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Higher education working experience strongly preferred.

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