Job Description :
We are seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Cognos Developer for a 6-month contract to permanent opportunity.  The engagement will take place at the NYC location.   The Consultant will be expected to travel approximately 10% within the 5 boroughs of NYC.
Qualifications / Required Skill:
        10+ IT experience (preferably healthcare)
        Cognos Architecture and Design, Implementation of security at FM Model, Package and Report Level
        Full domain knowledge of Cognos suite of tools. Including SDK & Java-scripting.
        8+ yrs. IBM Cognos experience & 5+ Years of Oracle as Backend
        1+ yrs. Business Objects.
        A Bachelor Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Mathematics or equivalent is required
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
        This person will be typically responsible for designing, implementing and administering Cognos securities and business intelligence portals including design, development and deployment of multi-dimensional reports using the Cognos Business Intelligence solution; Building and optimizing data models and packages using Framework Manager; Assist in BI Strategy/Planning, User Training, Production support for Cognos issues
        Interface with the business analyst to define the business and technical requirements
        Make recommendations on changes required to implement clinical reporting systems
        Assist in translating business requirements into conceptual, logical and Reporting model
        Engage with business partners to understand functional requirements to design best possible global solutions
        Analyze business and data requirements and help define the best solution.
        Familiarity with drafting a BRD
        Create and maintain document to support developed applications.
        Create Cognos Cubes, Packages, reports, dynamic dashboards as per the requirements.
        Assist the business in assessing the data requirements of the solution
        Document the functional specifications of the solutions
        Proven team player
        Good understanding of Cognos Design and Architecture, Security, FM Model, Package and Report Level. Build complex Framework Manager Packages.
        Strong data warehouse concepts
        Design, develop and deliver Cognos reports, dashboards and Modeling
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
        Be part of BI development team and assist in all stages of development from conception to development to testing to optimization
        Design and develop clinical reporting application.
        Responsible for oversight and development of DSS database architecture, design, programming and implementation for Reporting projects
        Design of specialized data structures for the purposes of data consumption by a public facing website and/or business intelligence data visualization
        Proficient in Data warehousing, Data Analysis, Multi-dimensional modeling, Star schema, Snow flake schema, Fact and dimension tables
        Cognos FM Data modeling and corporate-level data management experience preferred
        Create and maintain document to support developed applications.
        Very Good SQL Development skills.