Job Description :
Position : Cognos Developer/Administrator
Duration : Long Term
Location : Rockville, MD

Job Description:
The Senior Cognos Analytics Developer/Administrator is responsible for reports development and application administration including installation, deployment, configuration, programming, and documentation. The developer will design, develop and implement Cognos BI application along with business-specific reports and dashboards. This candidate will also be responsible for the analysis and reuse of existing reports and dashboards. The Senior Cognos Developer will analyze and present Healthcare data and will be responsible for creating and updating Cognos dashboards used for Healthcare Analytics.

Actively participate in requirements gathering and design processes.
Work closely with Team Members to obtain data needed to fulfill reporting requirements.
Develop Cognos reports using the Cognos Analytics 11.
Create, modify, enhance and maintain Framework Manager Models within Cognos BI.
Install and Configure COGNOS 11 environment on AWS cloud
Provide quantitative analysis and reporting of Healthcare claims data. Analysis and reporting revolves around identifying Fraud and Abuse in Healthcare claim payments.
Generate efficient and consistent code that meets technical specifications while adhering to defined standards and conventions.

Skills Required (Mandatory):

BS/BA degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, or other related scientific or technical discipline.
5+ years of relevant work experience in Cognos Report Development and Cognos Administration.
Experience in designing and developing reports, metrics and dashboards in Cognos Analytics 11 using Framework Manager, Report Studio.
knowledge and experience in cloud environments
Knowledge of scheduling and distributing Cognos reports.
Experience working in UNIX, Linux environment and the ability to write shell scripts.
Solid understanding and experience with SQL, PL/SQL and Oracle Database 10g / 11g / 12c.
Exposure to administration of the Cognos application and server components including: Backup and deployment, Security, Configuration, Tuning and performance monitoring.
Knowledge of server sizing and configuration, infrastructure stability, solution availability.