Contract Cognos Lead Developer | Chicago, IL (Onsite)


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Cognos Lead Developer

Job Details

Job Role: Cognos Lead Developer

Location: Chicago, IL (Onsite)


A Cognos developer will be responsible for developing and enhancing Cognos frameworks. Should be able to create reports/dashboards/scorecards in Cognos (Query Studio, Analysis Studio and Framework Manager)


  • Ability to discuss these solutions with both technical and business community.
  • Create ad hoc reports for internal Business Intelligence team and external customers.
  • Work with the Data Warehouse Architect to perform source system analysis, identification of key data issues, data profiling and development of normalized and star-snowflake physical schemas.
  • Communicate with all levels of management regarding information needs.
  • Collaborate with national and regional IT teams on any issues involving architecture and design of data repositories, including development of new tables and Cognos frameworks.
  • Creates or contributes to an information library or similar format/forum which promotes sharing of information with analysts/users within and outside the department.
  • Develops/maintains appropriate documentation on reports/dashboards/scorecards, during the development lifecycle.

Skills Required

  • Extensive experience in the use of analytics including analytic applications, databases, and data access/programming tools such as SAS, Business Objects, Crystal Reports, or Cognos.
  • Strong oral written and interpersonal skills for interacting and collaborating with analysts, physicians, and business staff throughout all levels of the organization; ability to clearly communicate complex business problems and technical solutions.
  • Education/Qualification and Certifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in computer information systems, computer science, business, or related area.
  • Minimum of five years of experience with Business Intelligence, Cognos and database technologies.