Solutions Specialist - Cognos Development *Open Location*

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Sirius Computer Solutions Inc
cognos, IBM Cognos, Powerplay, ReportNet, ETL techniques
Full Time
Depends on Experience
Work from home available Travel required to 50%.

Job Description

**East Coast Location Preferred + 50% Travel**

Position Summary:

The primary purpose of this position is to provide software development and application administration solutions and support to our clients. This position may also participate in activities such as installing, deploying, configuring, programming, testing, and documentation.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Provides development and application administration solutions to clients
  • Develops technical and conceptual specifications in support of the overall analytic solutions
  • Tests analytic products or application server environments for data integrity, performance, and usability
  • Documents completed technical work for clients
  • Maintains technical specifications throughout a project
  • Collaborate with end users to ensure analytic solutions maximize the value of client data across their organization
  • Focused on creating high quality work products
  • Demonstrate ability to be multi-threaded with an aptitude and excitement for a fast-paced environment.
Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or a related field
  • At least three (3) years Information Technology experience, to include at least two (2) years of hands-on experience developing reports, architecting and administering IBM Cognos solutions, such as Cognos Analytics, Cognos 10, Cognos 8, PowerPlay, ReportNet, Planning Analytics and/or TM1
  • Strong understanding and experience working with and developing IBM Cognos Analytics Framework Manager Models and Data Modules

Other Position Requirements:
  • Understanding of ETL techniques and workflows as they impact and relate to analytic solutions.
  • Demonstrated database knowledge in DB2, Netezza, or other enterprise-class RDBMS
  • Demonstrated knowledge of operating systems including Windows, i5/OS, z/OS, AIX, Linux, or others
  • Experience as a member of a technical project team, from design through delivery
  • Experience troubleshooting and identifying potential problems and making appropriate changes as necessary
  • Experience creating technical documentation
  • Demonstrated presentation and communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Consulting experience
  • Report development experience in Cognos Analytics
  • Experience with another leading BI tool (PowerBI, Tableau, Qlik, Looker, etc.)

Data Privacy and Security :

  • All Sirius employees are responsible to safeguard the information and information systems that they use or handle in the execution of their duties. Employees are obligated to know and perform their duties in accordance with Sirius policies, standards, and procedures related to security and report security violations to the appropriate Sirius authority.
  • Participate at hire and annually in the Information Security Awareness training as well as other required training identified by the Human Resources department. Other data privacy and data security related regulatory training may be required based on your role or assignment.

Essential Functions

The position exists to provide technical consulting solutions to customers and as such requires the ability to travel to and from customer sites and interact with customers on an ongoing and regular basis.

The above primary duties, responsibilities, and position requirements are not all inclusive.

Sirius is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. As a government contractor, Sirius takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans; maintains a drug-free workplace; and participates in E-Verify.

Posted By

Stacye Schill

10100 Reunion Place Suite 500 San Antonio, TX, 78216



Company Information

Join the Brightest Minds in the Business. You've worked hard to get to where you are and want to work alongside people who've done the same. You're looking to be challenged and to grow professionally, and you want to be valued and recognized for your contributions. Sirius Computer Solutions agrees. As a nationally recognized IT solutions provider with an over 35-year history of success, Sirius is known for cultivating the best talent, providing a positive work environment, and offering a compensation and benefits package designed to help our employees thrive both personally and professionally. We deliver best-of-breed solutions from the world's top technology innovators, including Cisco, Citrix, CommVault, Dell, EMC, HDS, Hitachi, HP, IBM, NetApp, Nutanix, VMware, and many more.
Dice Id : SCSITX
Position Id : SOLUT03710
Originally Posted : 2 months ago

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