Senior Cognos Developer

  • Deloitte,
  • Washington, DC
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Agile, Cognos, Consulting, Database, Data Warehouse, Developer, Development, Excel, GPS, HTML, HTTP, Lifecycle, Management, Metrics, Project, Recruiter, Research, SQL, Validation
Full Time, Permanent
Work from home not available Travel required to 25%.

Job Description

Are you interested in working in a dynamic environment? Our HR Transformation practice is on the forefront of helping to solve the government's most complex challenges - from the organizational shifts that result from rapidly evolving missions, to declining job satisfaction, duplication of HR services across agencies, and continuously rising costs of HR systems. If you are seeking a role that offers you the opportunity to work with Government and Public Service (GPS) clients, consider a career in Deloitte's HR Transformation practice (HRT).

Work you'll do

As a Senior Cognos Developer in the Human Capital group you will:

  • Support Implementation and Operations Management best practices while taking ownership of tasks and/or project workstreams and guiding more junior professionals
  • Support and/or lead workstreams on engagements
  • Contribute to deliverables and review the work of others for quality and accuracy
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the client environment and overall project scope
  • Provides Cognos Developer support to the client leaders.
  • Serves as the Senior/SME level Cognos developer and the lead for all Cognos development efforts on the Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) in support of the agency.
  • As the Senior Cognos Developer, you will be responsible for working with Data Analytics from customers to gather/refine user requirements, validating requirements, using agile development practices to build design and build to the requirements, test and verify that product conforms to requirements, and ensure customer acceptance after delivery.
  • Uses the suite of Cognos tools, develops reports, dashboards, and metrics in EDW.
  • Develops and maintains data catalogues queries, and reports.
  • Oversees quality of Cognos products to ensure consistent validation against source data and requirements through Lifecycle of the report/dashboard/metric.
  • Provides in-person and remote training to users and peers on Cognos platform features, capabilities, reports, dashboard, and metrics.
  • Documents all requirements, development activities, tacit and implicit knowledge as a resource for users and the client team.

The Team

Transparency, innovation, collaboration, sustainability: these are the hallmark issues shaping government and public service initiatives today. Deloitte's GPS practice is passionate about making an impact with lasting change. Carrying out missions in the GPS practice requires fresh thinking and a creative approach. We collaborate with teams from across our organization in order to bring the full breadth of Deloitte, its commercial and public sector expertise, to best support our clients. Our aspiration is to be the premier integrated solutions provider in helping to transform the GPS marketplace.



  • ACTIVE US Secret Clearance required

  • Bachelor's Degree and at least 8 years of related / applicable experience with Cognos (with v10 or v11 experience)
  • Master in ability to
    • Design a nd develop using Cognos Analytics (dashboards, active reports, etc).
    • Apply Agile development practices to requirements gathering and product development.
    • Validate data and visualizations against requirements and source data.
    • Design data visualizations for consumption and understanding by non-technical users.
    • Use SQL for selecting, summarizing, and reporting on data from a structured database.
  • Strong ability to multi-task and organize work and schedules
  • Strong ability to communicate thoroughly and regularly with customers, supervisors, and peers.
  • Ability to lead project deliverables through to completion

  • Prior professional services or federal consulting experience

How you'll grow

At Deloitte, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there's always room to learn. We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career.


At Deloitte, we know that great people make a great organization. We value our people and offer employees a broad range of benefits. Learn more about what working at Deloitte can mean for you.

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Company Information

Dice Id : 10106525
Position Id : E20WASCPDSJS71833-HC

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