Job Description :
Job Title: Cognos Lead Developer
Location: Secaucus, NJ (Locals only)
Duration: Long term contract

Job Description:

Required 6+ years of Cognos Reporting/Analytics/Dashboards experience.
Database platform skills within Oracle.
Skill and knowledge of reporting on JDA application will be a plus.
Excellent communication and collaboration skills, both verbal and written.
Knowledge and experience of Retail and Supply Chain systems and building reports is a plus.
Expertise within Data Manager, Framework Manager, Report Studio, Query Studio, Workspace, and Cognos Connection.
Proficiency within Cognos administration and security. Plus but not mandatory.
Ability to define problems, analyze data, establish facts, and quickly draw valid conclusions.
Ability to work with technical and non-technical business owners to accomplish business objectives.

Detail Responsibilities:

Design BI solutions supporting business domains.
Design effective database models to enhance internal reporting capabilities.
Develop Cognos reports with a focus on quality and system performance.
Data Stage platforms including ETL, Reporting, Analytics, and Dashboards. PLUS but not mandatory
Participate in all phases of the SDLC: requirements, design, development, testing, and production/go live.
Communicate project status, task status, roadblocks, and critical matters to management promptly.
Analyze software requirements and create reliable duration estimates for approved projects.
Collaborate with software development teams to solve problems within BI applications and integrated applications.