Senior Cognos Programmer in Washington, DC at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 10/24/2019

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Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Cognos Programmer with our industry-leading client in Washington.

Due to federal security clearance requirements, applicant must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident with the ability to obtain a Secret Clearance. We offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance.

Responsibilities of the Senior Cognos Programmer:

  • Utilize expert knowledge of congos 10 to develop, analyze, and document necessary requirements for projects, deployments, and testing
  • Provide support in Cognos system administration 
  • Generate and deliver test plans, test applications, migrate test applications to production, transfer knowledge to client
  • Develop a foundation and environment conductive to Balanced Scorecard data administration
  • Design conceptual and logical models for the data warehouse and communicate physical designs to the database users
  • Troubleshoot and provide solutions
  • Execute and distribute standard reports adhering to Secure File Transfer Protocols
  • Setup and Execute Automated Secure File Transfer Protocols

Requirements of the Senior Cognos Programmer:

  • BA/BS degree or the equivalent experience
  • At least 10 years of overall experience
  • 5 years of experience with Cognos and relational database development
  • 3 years of experience utilizing federal HR data
  • Completed a Network+, Security+, or higher 
  • Assurance (IA) course completion or certification requirements
  • Experience with the principles, concepts, methodologies and project management of Cognos Business Intelligence (BI) applications Version 10 or 11
  • Experience with federal HR data to support metadata modeling

Keywords: Senior Cognos Programmer,  metadata modeling, ETL, Network+, Security+,  Cognos Business Intelligence

Job ID: 331372

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 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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