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Cognos Developer

New Orleans, LA 70112
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Plans, conducts, and coordinates business programming applications activities in areas such as finance, human resources, and marketing. Conducts and prepares feasibility studies for new data processing applications or revisions to existing systems. Prepares system development cost estimates, budgets, and schedules. Prepares and presents project proposals to management and user departments. Establishes programming standards and program documentation requirements. Reviews current status of system applications and prepares recommendations for systems improvements. Monitors design processes and prepares reports on systems projects. Selects, develops, and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function. Note: Roles can have an internal or external client focus. (It should be understood that this is not intended to be a detailed nor comprehensive description of any individual employee's job content. Managers set the specific duties and responsibilities for each employee).

location: New Orleans, Louisiana
job type: Contract
work hours: 8 to 5
education: Bachelors

: Develops and leads technical projects. Provides fact-finding and research as required for the project. May design operational test and evaluations based on research and analysis. Establishes and recommends changes to policies which affect subordinate organization(s). Provides guidance to others to achieve goals in accordance with established policies. PROBLEM COMPLEXITY: Works on complex problems where analysis of situation or data requires an in-depth evaluation of various factors. Exercises judgment within broadly defined practices and policies in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. IMPACT: Contributions are usually limited to assignment related activities. Decisions or failure to achieve results may cause severe adverse business/schedule impact. LIAISON: Interacts with management on matters concerning several functional areas, divisions, and/or customers. Requires the ability to change the thinking of, or gain acceptance of others. FREEDOM TO ACT: May supervise a team of multi-disciplinary personnel to ensure congruence of the various hardware, software, communications and interface approaches. Responsible for the technical direction, leadership, and training of less experienced staff. Acts independently to determine methods and procedures on new assignments. LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT: KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS AND ABILITY: Having complete knowledge of this field and is able to handle seldom and unusual occurring job events. Ability to complete complex assignments. May determine methods and procedures on new assignments and provide guidance to nonexempt personnel. Knowledge of assigned product(s), company functions, service policies and procedures and good communication skills. Proficiency in computer applications, languages, technologies, advanced set-up and configurations, troubleshooting, and system design, and/or capabilities required for the position.


Bachelor's degree in a related technical field and 5+ years related experience. Knowledge in project management typically required.

skills: Cognos Framework Model Designer and Report Developer - Expert Cognos developer, version 10 or higher - Experience designing and building complex Cognos Framework Model for Oracle - Experience designing and building complex Cognos Report Studio and Query Studio developer - Working knowledge of Oracle SQL. - Working knowledge of Oracle PeopleSoft HR data structures and data is required. - Working knowledge of SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting and Performance data a plus. - Expected to work closely with customers as Cognos expert conducting product demos and assisting other report developers

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.


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