Job Description :
Title: Cognos Administrator

Location: Farmington Hills, MI

Duration: Long Term

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, develop support plans and provide support for applications.

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 batch processes and servers for performance issues.
Framework development to support new reporting requirements from the business.
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.