• Job Title: Cognos Developer
    Location: Memphis, US
    • Ability to work closely with business partners to understand needs and help define requirements for reporting solutions
    • Proficient in designing and creating reports primarily using Cognos
    • Familiarity with ETL tools like SSIS & Informatica
    • Familiarity with Data Visualization tools like Tableau
    • Ability to design, develop and deploy custom applications using Visual Basic .Net / C#
    • Participate in development and configuration projects for a broad set of solutions including transactional and repository reporting applications
    • Develop technical design documents to describe and support justification of the chosen reporting architecture and proposed implementation
    • Develop detail design documents, data structure diagrams and code assets supporting the Reporting implementation
    • Proficient in creating Process Flows using Visio
    • Create / maintain report design related artifacts
    • Validate the BI design and ensure that technical specifications are complete, consistent, concise, and achievable
    • Ensure quality assurance by unit test activities including the development of test cases and publication of unit test results
    • Performance tuning of BI processes
    • Ability to work in a matrixed team environment with distributed responsibility across different teams
    • Proactive and diligent in identifying and communicating scope, design, development issues and recommending potential solutions
    • Participate in BI / Reporting architecture design reviews
    • Conduct BI / Reporting unit testing and code reviews
    • Participate in system and integration test; identifies and remedies solution defects
    • Create other technical artifacts needed for project implementation

    Required Qualifications:
    • Completion of Bachelors degree or higher
    • 4+ years of IBM Cognos 10.x or higher, including Reporting and Cube design and development using Framework Manager
    • 4+ years of ETL experience
    • 4+ years of SQL Server Database Skills (SQL 2008 and above)
    • Excellent SQL skills and ability to create T - SQL / stored procedures
    • Understanding of Enterprise Data warehouse data models and dimensional modeling concepts, source to target mapping and Data Integration architecture
    • Demonstrated ability to meet tight deadlines, follow development standards and effectively raise critical issues with the client
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills

    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Knowledge of a Data Modeling Tool like Erwin
    • Knowledge of other databases like Teradata, Oracle, SQL Server
    • Proficiency in C# / VB.NET (Using Visual Studio 2012 and above)
    • Knowledge of MS SQL Server Suite (SSIS, SSRS, SSAS) and other BI tools like Business Objects, Microstrategy, Tableau
    • MS Office Suite, MS Visio
    • Knowledge of end to end SDLC from project inception to deployment
    • Experience in different project management methodologies i.e. Agile and Waterfall