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Costco Wholesale is a multi-billion dollar global retailer with warehouse club operations in eight countries. We are the recognized leader in our field, dedicated to quality in every area of our business and respected for our outstanding business ethics. Despite our large size and explosive international expansion, we continue to provide a family atmosphere in which our employees thrive and succeed.
Description of position
This management role is responsible for the successful development and implementation of Business Intelligence (BI) reports, dashboards, and the BI environment. There will be a strong emphasis on management skills and experience collaborating within their team, peers and business partners. This person will ensure proper policies are followed regarding development of BI Reports, Dashboards, change management, and security. They will ensure the BI system has adequate capacity to meet system availability and performance SLAs. This individual will be required to manage personnel, ensuring productivity is maximized and quality work is delivered. They will work closely within IT to ensure that system stability and performance is at the highest possible levels and to ensure that the best practices for a BI implementation are followed for both Data Warehousing and Enterprise Reporting. This position requires knowledge of the entire Cognos suite of tools.
Tasks and responsibilities
Driven to think of the “Customer” first.
Oversees the build and deployment of BI and Enterprise reports for the business.
Manage Cognos Framework Manager to ensure maximum reuse.
Ensures the Cognos environment meets or exceeds all uptime SLAs.
Drive priorities and coordination of work efforts.
Responsible for defining and implementing standards and best practices.
Responsible for proactively interacting with other Infrastructure/Application managers and Enterprise Architecture teams.
Provide leadership, mentoring, coaching, and career development planning for team members.
Responsible for the daily support and maintenance of Costco’s BI systems.
Managing team resource allocation based on priorities and business needs.
Must keep up to date with BI industry standards and technology.
Responsible to hire and develop a talented team.
Required skills, abilities, and certifications
Must have at least 8 years of Cognos, BI experience.
Must have at least 5 years of management experience.
Extensive experience in Cognos Report Studio, Framework Manager, and all other Cognos tools.
Proven track record in development and implementation of BI reports and dashboards at an enterprise level.
A positive “can do” attitude.
Extremely responsive with a strong sense of urgency and excellent customer service skills.
Ability to make good decisions under pressure.
Ability to effectively communicate to all levels of management.
Recommended skills, abilities, and certifications
Strong working knowledge of Costco’s BI implementation.
To Apply: Email your current resume to IT_JOBS@costco.com . If hired, you will be required to provide proof of authorization to work in the United States.
Costco Wholesale is a multi-billion dollar global retailer with warehouse club operations in eight countries. We are the recognized leader...