Job Description :
The Cognos Administrator works with the Business Intelligence Competency
Center [BICC] and is responsible for developing and implementing Cognos
strategy and administration. This role will be in the Data Warehouse and
the Business Intelligence area. The Data Warehouse and Business
Intelligence team supports the operational and management reporting,
analytics, and the BI infrastructure. The Cognos Administrator is the
point person for the Cognos environment. The administrator defines and
architects the best practices of the Cognos infrastructure, coordinate
operational design.

Job Responsibilities:

System administration of the Cognos tool and the environment
Support in developing, maintaining and supporting a business
intelligence strategy
Create detailed project plan and manage project implementation
Set report and cube development guidelines to standardize development
process.
Support the development and training of all Cognos users.
Administer the publishing of all approved Cognos reports and Cubes •
Provide technical support to Cognos power users.
Help troubleshoot Cognos infrastructure related problems.
Document Cognos standards and procedures.
Implement and maintain Cognos security.
Interface with the vendor for elevated technical support.
Monitor/support batch processes and servers for performance issues. •
Framework development/redesign by working closely with stake holders and
other Cognos development teams.
Design/develop functional analytical cubes and the associated ETL
process. • Develop dependencies, alerts, trend analysis and dashboards to
monitor and support the infrastructure.
Manage Cognos BI reporting, while utilizing best practices and
innovative ideas to build, maintain, distribute and educate users on the
reporting & query functionality of Cognos BI.
Requires excellent organization and communication skills.
Apply expertise to the implementation of Business Intelligence
application to support global reporting.

Required Skills:

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Systems or Information Technology. •
Experience in Cognos BI configuration, administration and environment
troubleshooting.
Must have experience in developing and publishing packages using
Framework Manager.
Must have experience with publishing Cognos objects across various
environments.
Expertise in design principles of Framework manager model.
Strong hands-on experience with UNIX/Linux and virtual environment is
desired.
Good understanding of design principles of relational and dimensional
data models
Outstanding interpersonal communication and written skills, with the
ability to work in a team environment
Expertise with Data Modeling, Database design, and proficiency with SQL
scripting
Very good knowledge and expertise with use of Cognos Software
Development Kit [SDK]
Knowledge of concepts in the areas of Data Modeling, Data Warehouse,
Analytics and associated areas.
PL/SQL and relational database experience a plus
Strong problem solving skills and attention to details

Client : Case Technologies