Cognos Developer (1862)

  • Location: Gloucester
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Working hours: 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday
  • Application end date: 29/11/19

About the role

Working in a specialist data and analytics team the Cognos Developer will design, build and maintain effective reporting solutions using the Cognos 11 suite of tools.

Key accountabilities

  • Working with end users and product owner on requirements and translate
  • Designing and building Front End BI solutions
  • Being involved in all aspects of the systems development life cycle
  • Keep the BI systems' functional and technical documentation up to date, creating new documentation or updating existing documentation as needed
  • Create reports/dashboards/scorecards in Cognos
  • Work with the Data Team to perform source system analysis, identification of key data issues, data profiling and development
  • Assist in gauging impact of business changes to BI systems and performing QA testing on BI changes as required
  • Structured analysis and documentation of business requirements

Knowledge, skills and experience

  • Experience with Business Intelligence, Cognos and database technologies
  • Advanced report development skills including strong understanding of the Cognos 10.x toolset, including Query Studio, Report Studio, Analysis Studio and Framework Manager
  • Strong oral, written and interpersonal skills for interacting and collaborating with analysts, and business staff throughout all levels of the organisation; ability to clearly communicate complex business problems and technical solutions
  • Extensive experience in the use of analytic applications, databases and data access/programming tools
  • Prior experience of delivering complete Business Intelligence solutions