Job Description :
Job Title: Cognos TM1

Location: Durham, NC

Type: Contract

1 Work with internal and external resources to plan and manage BI system implementations and upgrades, license management, security, and auditing2 Provide a stable production environment that meets performance needs and make adjustments as needed. Resolve production issues in a timely manner including on-call support as needed and maintain audit/security3 Maintain and monitor all BI environments including development, test, production, and disaster recovery4 Create/maintain documentation for project plans, project status reports, timelines, project issues and risks, change requests, requirements, design, testing plans and test cases as needed for assigned projects5 Define and document application best practices, required standards, processes, and guidelines regarding the use and administration of the BI tools and standardize the development process for the content developers

Several years of strong hands on experience on IBM TM1 and Planning Analytics architecting, designing, implementing solutionsStrong background of financial knowledge in Planning/Budgeting/Forecasting process activitiesAbility to handle modifications and fix issues in existing TM1/Cognos reports as well as troubleshoot incidents for TM1/Cognos scheduled jobs, and working on administrative tasksStrong communication and coordination skills to interact with the project stakeholders, including the Product Owner for planning activities and business users for requirements gathering and report reviews.Hands on experience with Turbo Integrator processes, development, building dimensions, Cubes, Cube rules, TM1 input templates and Active form reports.Integration with Cognos BI: The ability to publish packages into Cognos Analytics, and build solutions that allow effective reporting in Cognos AnalyticsStrong experience in customer handling, experience sticking to scope and pushing back on customers when they are asking for things outside of the projectGeneral understanding of SLAs, change management, project management, and tools and technologies related to TM1 and Cognos BI/Analytics

1. Expert in technical writing and documentation2. Ability to concisely and effective communicate complex ideas in simple terms


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