Headquartered in San Diego, California, Kratos Defense and Security Solutions Inc is pursuing its highly successful strategy to focus the business on defense and security solutions, where we already have a significant presence. We are a leading provider of professional services in the areas of defense, technology and public safety and security solutions. Significant customers include various military branches of the US Department of Defense, the Department of Homeland Security, NASA and state and local government agencies in addition to commercial customers. Our areas of expertise include weapons systems support and maintenance, integrated logistics, test and evaluation, public safety and communications technology services. We are looking for a Cognos report writer. This position is located at our San Diego Headquarters, reporting to the VP Financial & Business Systems. This position will perform duties including, but not limited to: Develop Costpoint Enterprise Reporting, formerly known as Deltek Performance Management, reports and dashboards (Cognos 10.0, Costpoint Framework). Work with a range of end users at all levels of the organization to define, design and implement new Cognos report specifications as required. Create and manage a library of reports. Develop training materials and train end users, as required. The preferred candidate will hold a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with at least five years of relevant experience.
Several years experience using Cognos 10.0.
Experience writing reports via multiple methodologies such as against Framework using Report Studio, Query Studio, SQL Query, and against Datamart.
Interact with users at all levels of the organization with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Experience writing report specifications and working with users to clarify provided specifications.
Public-company experience, mindful of policy, procedure, security, and confidentiality.
Attention to detail and accuracy.
Good organizational and project management skills.
Experience with Costpoint Enterprise Reporting, formerly known as Deltek Performance Management, and knowledge of Costpoint Framework desired.
Cognos certification a plus.
Prior experience as a DBA in Oracle and MS SQL desirable.
Prior experience in developing training material suitable for end-user training documents and performing training is desirable.
Experience with Business Intelligence implementations a plus.
MS Sharepoint (MOSS or WSS3) experience a plus.
Suitably qualified candidates should submit their resume and cover letter.
Kratos Defense and Security Solutions Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EEO/M/F/D/V
Keyword: Cognos, report writing, Costpoint, report writing, Business Intelligence
From: Kratos Defense
Kratos Defense - 5 months ago