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Royalty Business Analyst/Developer (Cognos, SQL, DB2, or Netezza)

Southbury, CT 06488
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Lead IBM into the future by translating system requirements into the design and development of customized systems in anagile environment. The success of IBM is in your hands as you transform vital business needs into code and drive innovation. Your work will power IBM and its clients globally, collaborating and integrating code into enterprise systems. You will have access to the latest education, tools and technology, and a limitless career path with the worlds technology leader. Come to IBM and make a global impact!

Your Role and Responsibilities
IBM is seeking a Royalty Payments Business Analyst/Developer to join a DevOps squad in the Finance Systems Organization which manages IBM's Royalty Management Applications. Top candidates should demonstrate the following characteristics for success: creativity, intellectual curiosity, passion for helping others, problem solving, appreciation for professionalism and excellence in execution.

The candidate will collaborate with stakeholders on a cross-functional team responsible for delivering Royalty Payment solutions to support operational, tactical, and strategic reporting as well as analytical business needs. The Royalty Payment Analyst will be responsible for analysis and documentation of Agile stories, reporting and visualization design, testing planning and test case development, testing execution, data mapping. They will also lead the ongoing configuration, development, release management processes for our analytics and reporting platform. They will stay up to date with the latest technologies and trends in analytics including predictive analytics and analytics cloud platforms.

The analyst has a sound understanding of business intelligence concepts and participates in the end-to-end delivery lifecycle of such projects from business requirements gathering to solution design, development, testing and roll-out. Ideal candidates will have excellent technical and interpersonal skills as well as a strong commitment to supporting our values that include team focus, creative problem solving, and technical curiosity. You will have the opportunity to grow technically and professionally while working on an experienced and collaborative team.

The IBM Financial Systems, Software Royalty Management DevOps team is located in an agile open space in Southbury, CT and uses physical and virtual tools to collaborate and manage their work.

No remote opportunities exist
Will consider relocation for candidates with the right skills/experience
Must have the ability to work in the US without current/future need for IBM sponsorship

Using Agile Practices and IBM Design Thinking to drive customer success is a key component of how we work. We strive to deliver holistic product experiences and tackle new and exciting challenges related to system development and integration. We enjoy building quality products, crafting an amazing user experience, continually reinventing and evolving how we work (while having fun in the process)!

What youll do:
  • Actively participate in the Agile and DevOps development process, including team Agile ceremonies and workshops with clients stakeholders to validate business requirements & functional specifications.
  • Propose new ideas with relentless focus on quality and continuous improvement
  • Lead the definition, documentation and prioritization of business requirements, in consultation with functional experts across business areas. Transformation of business requirements into report and data specifications.
  • Leverage data analysis skills to analyze business areas, understand source systems data and map them to data models and reports.
  • Work closely with subject matter experts using iterative design methods to ensure the design meets the business requirements
  • Provide functional guidance for the creation of data models to achieve analytics requirements.
  • Develop BI tool metadata integration with data warehouse to support flexible, self-service analysis activities by department analysts and report authors across the institution
  • Create and deliver end user training materials
  • Lead demonstration sessions of reporting and analytics functionality to project users and stakeholders, gathering feedback from participants to improve the final design.
  • Manage and ensure conformance to design and development standards and procedures.
  • Maintain a broad knowledge of the business intelligence and business analysis disciplines, related best practices, and related technologies.
  • Provide status to project leadership on progress against assigned activities and timelines. Identify and escalate issues in a timely fashion in accordance with project procedures.
  • Test and coordinating efforts for system upgrades to BI platform. Evaluate new features for inclusion within development and design processes.
  • Demonstrate a clear pride of ownership for the IT Technical solution
Demonstration of the following knowledge and skills is expected:
  • Ability to develop strong partnerships with others working in both functional and technical roles.
  • Broad knowledge of the business intelligence and business analysis disciplines, related best practices, and related technologies.
  • Proven track record in requirements analysis and specifications for business intelligence projects
  • Development experience with Cognos Analytics and Framework Manager
  • Self-motivated and highly professional with ability to take on responsibility and work independently
  • Strong understanding of relational database systems and data warehousing concepts. Experience with star-schema is desirable.
  • Ability to provide on-call support as required

Required Professional and Technical Expertise
  • 3+ years development with Cognos Reports and Framework Manager
  • 3+ years experience working with complex SQL in DB2 or Netezza
  • Strong data analysis skills thru a query tool such as QMF
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Understanding of business concepts, procedures, and practices, especially as related to higher education is a plus.

Preferred Professional and Technical Expertise


    About Business Unit
    The IBM Finance organization is responsible for driving enterprise performance and transformation. We are the financial stewards of IBM, delivering IBMs financial strategy, developing new business models, and mitigating enterprise risk.Do you have a passion for creating business value? Join our team in accounting, financial planning, pricing, business controls, tax, treasury, business development (acquisitions & divestitures), and global financing.

    Your Life @ IBM
    What matters to you when youre looking for your next career challenge?

    Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world. What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

    Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

    About IBM
    IBMs greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

    Location Statement
    For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

    Being You @ IBM
    IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.



    • Computers Software and Hardware
    Posted: 2019-08-28 Expires: 2019-09-27

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