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Job Description

  • We are currently looking for a motivated and experienced Cognos Report Developer to join our fast growing organization.


  • Design, develop, implement, test, and support solutions using Cognos functionality and technologies including Report Studio, Query Studio, Event Studio, Analysis Studio, Cognos Workspace, and Cognos Advanced Workspace
  • Proven experience developing and implementing cascading prompts, reports with drill-through definitions, global prompts, and tabs (portlets) with multiple page design
  • Write and maintain technical documentation to describe report development, logic, coding, testing, changes, and corrections
  • Produce deliverables by gathering information and understanding the business user needs and objectives
  • Analyze report code to find root cause of issues, provide and implement remediation strategy and recommendations
  • Real-world experience with implementing graphical charts and maps with emphasis on deployment via Cognos Workspace and portal pages
  • Work directly with IBM on debugging efforts and trouble tickets
  • Work closely with the product and technology teams in India in order to gain a fundamental understanding of physical database architecture and core application business scenarios in order to support both internal/external customer reporting needs
  • Collaborate with outside team members and management
  • Provide technical assistance with troubleshooting reports by responding to inquiries and questions
  • Develop and maintain Cognos training manual Train external/internal customers in consumer roles and Author roles

Qualifications/ Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems or related fields
  • 4 years of experience using Cognos 10 or 11 is required with one year exposure to Cognos Analytics preferred. Experience should include:Workspace (Dashboards/Portal Tabs) Workspace Advanced Report Studio Event Studio Framework Manager (Dimensional Modelling)
  • 3 or more years of experience with relational databases, preferably MS SQL Server is required
  • Hands-on experience using Cognos Mashup and SDK with .NET technologies is preferred
  • 3 or more years data modelling using Framework Manager is highly preferred
  • 3 or more years of experience with data warehousing life cycle and dimensional modelling is preferred, but not required
  • Ability to multitask and adapt quickly to emerging technologies
  • Knowledge of development scorecards with Metrics Studio is preferred
  • Must be able to both work independently and as a contributing member of cross-functional teams including off-shore partners
  • Must be able to think creatively when designing and developing reports
  • Must have strong analytical skills and be able to comprehend complex relationships in application tables, ETL datamarts, and code enforced relationships in a web application
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills