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Cognos Developer in Rensselaer, NY at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 1/11/2019

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Job Description

Our client is an international information technology and solutions consulting company. The company is committed to ensuring the safety and security of the United States through the delivery of innovative, next-generation IT solutions. They are currently seeking a Cognos Developer to join their dedicated team.

We will accept corp to corp or w2 contractors. For our w2 consultants, we offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance.

All applicants must be willing and able to convert to full-time employment, per client requirement.

Responsibilities of the Cognos Developer:

  • Provide key business insights through BI and data visualizations for high quality reporting
  • Perform trend analysis and review, applying a broad understanding of business metrics 
  • Collaborate closely with teams to understand requirements to ensure data quality
  • Design data models and templates for timely and accurate delivery of reports
  • Support CI/CD and automation processes related to BI solutions 

Requirements of the Cognos Developer:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Business, or related discipline
  • At least 6 years of IT industry experience
  • At least 5 years of experience with Cognos (11.x - dashboard, data modules, data sets)
  • At least 5 years of experience in framework manager, transformer, Query studio, reporting studio
  • Hands-on experience installing and configuring Cognos on Linux
  • Strong understanding of OLAP BI applications
  • Strong understanding of reporting and database environments
  • Knowledge of logical and physical data modeling concepts
  • Ability to translate business requirements to specifications for reports and dashboards
  • Strong SQL skills

Keywords: Cognos Developer, Linux, OLAP, BI, Business Intelligence, Data Visualization, Reporting

Job ID: 314842

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging nearly 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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