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Cognos Developer
Ref No.: 17-04510
Location: Amelia, Ohio
Cognos Developer
Amelia, OH
Contract good thru 12/31/17


Develops and supports the data analytics needs of the organization. Provides the facility and means to access the pertinent data primarily through the use of the Business Intelligence and Analytics suite of products, Cognos, SQL queries, and Microsoft tools for reporting and analysis.

Roles & Responsibilities:
  • Implements changes consistent with business requirements and established time schedules.
  • Interprets business requirements and produces information objects to support those requirements.
  • Creates and maintains appropriate documentation—designs and implements standards.
  • Develops queries, reports, packages, cubes, and end user applications to meet business needs.
  • Uses appropriate tools and technologies to develop and test the logic changes needed by various applications programs.
  • Troubleshoots and provides user support for data analytic issues by reviewing program code and data source for flaws in design or integrity.
  • Develops and expands knowledge of relevant tools and technologies.
  • Uses the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) methodology to deliver Business Intelligence and Analytics projects through requirements gathering, scope definition, development, testing and implementation.
  • Enhance or maintain existing applications, and the analysis of data problems and implementation of fixes for defects reported in various applications.

Required Technical Skills
  • Strong problem solving, diagnostic, and analytical skills including; ability to relate numbers and calculations to ideas.
  • Proficient using Cognos and Suite of tools including the development and applying business rules.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite of tools.
  • Strong programing skills including; Oracle, DB2, CSS, Java Script, jQuery, Java, SQL, Batch Program, and HTML.
  • Strong knowledge of data gathering using Structured Query Language (SQL).
  • Broad understanding of information technologies, their uses and applications.
  • Strong knowledge in conceptual, logical and/or physical data modeling, including technical infrastructure.
  • Strong knowledge of system/data security mechanisms required for internal/external presentation of client analytics via the Internet.
  • Advanced knowledge of Data Warehouse/ Business Intelligence and Analytics project lifecycle (SDLC), tools, technologies, testing, and best practices.
  • Proficient in translating business requirements to technical specifications.
  • Strong understanding of Actuarial skills with familiarity of techniques and approaches.
The Company is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs. The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law. To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.

NTT DATA Services is a leading IT services provider and global innovation partner with 130,000 professionals based in over 50 countries. NTT DATA recently acquired Dell Services. NTT DATA Services emphasizes long-term commitment and combines global reach and local intimacy to provide premier professional services, including consulting, application services, business process, IT outsourcing, and cloud-based solutions. We are a part of NTT Group, one of the world's largest technology services companies, generating more than $100 billion in annual revenues and partner to 80% of the Fortune 100. Visit to learn how our consultants, projects, managed services, and outsourcing engagements deliver value for a wide range of businesses and government agencies.