Cognos BI Specialist - Cognos 10.x BI studios - City
Cognos BI Specialist with extensive Cognos 10.x BI studios (Report Studio, Analysis Studio, Workspace Advanced, Workspace, Event Studio) requitred to develop solutions.
This is a rare and exciting opportunity to join a pivotal team Embedded within one of the UK's most progressive and technology savvy insurers entity, a true success story currently enjoying phenomenal global growth.
Working in the Cognos Competency Centre team (team of 4), we are looking recruit a Cognos BI specialist who will be responsible for developing and maintaining Business Intelligence solutions using Cognos BI for the Group.
. Liaise with the business stakeholders to gather requirements for new information assets
. Design and develop appropriate solutions to meet these requirements using tools and techniques available within the Cognos BI stack.
. The ability to communicate complex technical concepts to both technical and non-technical staff
. Ongoing maintenance of existing Cognos metadata including reports, security models, Framework Manager models and Transformer models.
. Creating data visualisations and dashboards to effectively communicate meaningful information
. Set deadlines for project work with report owners and work to them.
. Provide Cognos helpdesk support on a rota basis.
. User training, mentoring and best practice advocacy when required
. Foster productive relationships with MI, Infrastructure, and Warehouse teams as well as colleagues in the CCC (COGNOS Competency Centre).
. Demonstrable experience (5+ years) using Cognos 10.x BI studios (Report Studio, Analysis Studio, Workspace Advanced, Workspace, Event Studio) to develop solutions
. Demonstrable experience developing metadata models using Framework Manager
. Demonstrable experience developing multi-dimensional metadata models using Transformer
. Demonstrable Transact SQL knowledge
. Demonstrable MDX knowledge
. Understanding of dimensional modelling concepts and Kimball methodology
. Understanding of techniques to effectively communicate information visually
. Have basic understanding and experience with Cognos Planning
. Experience with Cognos Series 7 Access Manager
. Experience with Cognos Analytics (11.x)
. ETL development experience using SSIS
. Experience with SQL Server Management Studio
. Insurance Industry experience
. Experience with Dynamic Cube Designer
. Understanding of Cognos technical architecture and experience troubleshooting a distributed environment
. Familiarity with Agile development principles