Job Description :
Position: Cognos BI Developer
Location: Atlanta, GA 30318
Duration: 6 Months contract to hire
Visa: US Citizen, GC holder or EAD-GC Only

Support a business intelligence environment using Cognos & other IBM products. To design, build & deliver BI solutions using Cognos Anlaytics 11. Track down and improve or eliminate bottlenecks in the BI reporting & ETL environment.

PLEASE NOTE: This is a 6-month contract to hire position. The client is ONLY interested in considering candidates who will be open to becoming a full time employee after the 6-month contract period. Please do not submit anyone who does not meet that qualification.

Job Responsibilities
Support a business intelligence environment using Cognos & other IBM products
Troubleshooting of report issues and performance issues that are critical
Work with DBAs, report authors and system administrators to track down and improve or eliminate bottlenecks in the BI reporting & ETL environment
To design, build & deliver BI solutions using Cognos Anlaytics 11.x
Provide technical support to Cognos power users.

Qualifications
5-7 years of Cognos BI experience.
Strong understanding of Data warehouse and business intelligence concepts and best practices processes.
Experience with administration, deployment and security setups within Cognos.
Strong experience in creating Framework models with different layers.
Strong experience with Report development.
Experience creating Dashboards in Cognos Analytics.
Experience and Proficiency in writing Oracle SQL queries.
Experience with Cognos report performance tuning.
Good understanding of Java scripts usage in Cognos.
Strong experience in creating OLAP Cubes using Cognos Transformer.
Must have excellent analytical, conceptual, troubleshooting, and problem-solving skills.
Excellent communications skills, able to work effectively with business users to understand and clarify requirements as well as educate and resolve end user reporting issues.
Some knowledge of Oracle DB Administration

Education Requirement
Bachelor''s Degree or higher in Computer Science or closely related discipline

Required Qualifications
Cognos Analytics 11.x, Framework Manager, Event Studio, Oracle 12c, Relational, OLAP, Star Schema, Multi-dimensional database models.

Preferred Qualifications
Experience with ETL tools like DataStage is a plus.
Experience with Tableau

Skill Required / Desired Amount of Experience
Cognos BI Required 5 Years
Cognos Analytics 11.x Required 5 Years
Framework Manager Required 3 Years
Event Studio Required 3 Years
Oracle 12c Required 3 Years
Star Schema Required 3 Years
Multi-dimensional database models Required 3 Years
Bachelor''s Degree or higher in Computer Science or closely related discipline Required
Experience with ETL tools like DataStage is a plus Desired 2 Years
Experience with Tableau Desired 2 Years
Candidates MUST be open to accepting a full time position after the 6-month contract period Required