Cognos Senior Developer/Modeler Job
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Cognos Senior Developer/Modeler-INF0001904

Cognos Developer/Modeler

About the General Motors Application Development team:

GM is enabling the IT transformation by driving latest technology trends into software development and testing geared towards meeting and exceeding the goals of our customers. The GM IT team is focused on creating an exciting environment that not only motivates, but challenges technically adept professionals. GM’s Application Development team is responsible for developing, configuring and delivering exciting IT solutions across GM’s core business areas using various methodologies and COTS software tools. Strategies for consolidating software tools and minimizing customizations to enable structural cost efficiencies are a primary focus. We’re building on our momentum and we’re changing the way we do things, as well as shifting our focus from running the business to advancing innovation. In short, we’re currently seeking the next generation of game-changers to help us usher in a new age of automotive IT innovation.

About the role:

The Cognos Developer/Modeler is responsible for developing software applications using industry best practices. This will be in accordance with GM's software development project methodology and the creation of Business Intelligence (BI) solutions with the use of the Cognos suite of tools. The Cognos Developer/Modeler will translate user requirements into technical specifications, as well as design and develop framework manager models. This role will also design and develop reports, dashboard, and cubes and create and maintain technical application documentation.

Development activities will include configuration updates to existing software and/or developing new programs and models to address a particular business need. The Cognos Developer/Modeler will obtain a thorough understanding of the infrastructure and configuration of the existing GM Cognos environments.

Minimum Qualifications:

- Bachelor's degree in IT related discipline or equivalent experience.

- 2- 4 years of experience with developing complex Cognos framework manager models and reports in large, global organizations.

- Hands-on development experience with Cognos.

- Thorough understanding of Cognos Report Studio’s features and functionality.

- Experience with Cognos security administration.

- Proficient in SQL.

- Excellent problem solving and debugging skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Experience with Cognos Mobile and Go! Office.

- Experience with Agile, Scrum, iterative, or waterfall development and project methodologies.

- Experience and familiarity with IT best practices (e.g., CMMI, ISO9000, ITIL, COBIT) and their implications relative to repeatable software development.

Why General Motors?

At GM, we’ve charged ourselves with one mission: to design, build and sell the world’s best vehicles. And to achieve our goals, we’re currently undergoing one of the largest Information Technology transformations in the history of the automotive industry.

GM IT is a leader in cutting edge technologies such as Mobility, Telematics, Mission-Critical Business Systems, Supercomputing, Vehicle Engineering, and Real-time Computing. We offer challenging positions for passionate professionals looking to get in on the ground-floor of a growing “Fortune 5” firm that is re-inventing IT with a laser focus on Innovation, Speed, and Business Value.

Join our team and experience Information Technology at a scale and pace not seen before!
Primary Location: US-MI-Warren
Posting Date : Jan 22, 2013, 3:20:13 PM - Ongoing
Job: Information Technology

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