COGNOS Report Developer
AboutWeb - Falls Church, VA

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AboutWeb is currently seeking a COGNOS report developer for a government project in Falls Church, VA.

Summary of expected duties and responsibilities:
Support the full report development life cycle, including:
Working with the customer to gather and document business analytics requirements including: data, layout, and delivery requirements.

Creating data modeling solutions to support business analytics requirements.

Building dashboard-style reports combining list, cross-tabular, and chart displays to give executives an "at-a-glance" look at the health of the agency/organization.

Documenting the design of reports and tracing the design solution to the initial requirement.

Coordinating with Software Testers and Release Management to integrate the final work product into the production environment and transition the maintenance of the report to operational staff.

Working with other Development team members to develop integrated solutions that meet customer requirements.

Supporting the customer's end-user community by providing remote development support

Troubleshoot report development issues by querying the report source data directly using Enterprise database tools and communicate those issues to enterprise DBAs for verification/resolution.

Requirements

Education: Bachelors Degree or Equivalent

Experience: 5-10 yrs

Education/Experience Requirements:
Bachelor's degree or equivalent years of experience (Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or related field - highly desired; Advanced degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related field is a plus). Must also have at least 5 years of development experience using the Cognos 8 BI Platform.

The candidate must meet the following requirements:
Minimum of three (2) years experience with the Cognos BI Platform including the following:

Cognos 8 Framework Manager

Cognos 8 Query Studio

Cognos 8 Report Studio

Minimum of three (2) years of basic SQL query writing with an understanding of Enterprise databases and how Cognos leverages databases including:

SQL Server 2000/2005/2008 Query Analyzer/Management Studio

Oracle 11g

Other Desired Qualifications:
? Enterprise experience in the following Skills Sets/Technologies considered a plus:

Cognos Transformer including Cognos PowerCube automation

Cognos Metrics Studio / Designer including Scorecarding and Strategy elements

Cognos 8 Administration

Cognos 8 Event Studio

Cognos 8 Analysis Studio

MS SharePoint 2010

MS Project Server 2010

HP Quality Center

Serena Dimensions

Excellent communication skills to communicate with customers, support personnel, application development personnel, and management

Ability to work and collaborate in a team environment

Flexibility and adaptability to working in a dynamic software development environment

Security Requirements:
US citizenship is required. A background check for security clearance purposes is required for hiring.

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