Cognos TM1 Developer and Installer
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Cognos TM1 Developer and Installer
Ref No.: 17-01163
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
U. S. Citizen able to obtain Federal Public Trust II clearance

Statement of Work:
The client has a contract with the U. S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) to develop, maintain, and support their Budget Management System (Client). To accomplish this task, IBM needs a Cognos TM1 Developer and Installer to serve as the specialist who installs, designs, develops, and maintains the Cognos TM1 and Business Intelligence portions of this solution.

Task Description:
Respond to OPM client requirements to maintain and enhance the capabilities of the Client system by installing or upgrading Cognos TM1 components and customizing already installed components. Design, test, demonstrate, and implement TM1 solutions that meet requirements including accurate estimates of the time for completing these activities. Work closely with the IBM Project Manager, Implementation Specialist, Business Analyst, and Security Specialist as well as IBM cloud support personnel to envision and implement innovative automated solutions to OPM business processes using Client Cognos TM1 and Cognos Business Intelligence. Maintain the data queries between the TM1 system and the Certent Disclosure Management system.

Required skills/Level of Experience :
OPM Client is looking for a Cognos developer who has expertise in installing Cognos TM1/Planning Analytics and Cognos BI, and configuring and developing TM1/Planning Analytics models using Perspectives, Performance Modeler and Architect. In addition, the developer would have some experience using Cognos BI to analyze and report on TM1 data and using BI Framework Manager for administration.
-Cognos TM1/Planning Analytics Development (3 years)
O Developing and configuring TM1/Planning Analytics models using Performance Modeler/Architect and Perspectives (websheets)
o Deploying and maintaining applications in Contributor (6 months)
o Writing TI processes to transfer data between cubes and elements (3 years)
o Experience with Planning Analytics and Planning Analytics Workspace (PAW) (6 months)
-Ability to communicate effectively and clearly on Cognos design and use topics
-Attention to detail and schedules, ability to estimate tasks realistically and meet schedules
-Cognos TM1/Planning Analytics and BI Installation
O Installing and configuring Cognos TM1 and Planning Analytics software for optimum performance
o Establishing roles for access to TM1 data
-U. S. Citizen able to obtain Federal Public Trust II clearance


Nice to have skills:
It would be a plus if the candidate has experience linking documents in Certent (formerly Cognos) Disclosure Management (CDM) back to Cognos TM1.
-Cognos Business Intelligence (BI) Development - Some knowledge of developing BI reports from TM1 cubes/packages
-Certent (formerly Cognos) Disclosure Management (CDM) – Preferred experience creating and linking Word documents back to TM1 cubes of data.
-Cognos BI Framework Manager – Obtaining audit and other reports from Framework Manager