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3 years ago

New Client: Chicago, IL-Cognos BI

Administrator..details follow.


Cognos BI Administrator




Cognos Business Intelligence Administrator position will be responsible for the

successful maintenance and growth of the Cognos environment.

They will work closely within IT to ensure system stability and

performance is at the highest possible levels. They will work with the

Infrastructure and Architecture teams to ensure the best practices for a BI

implementation are followed for both Data Warehousing and Enterprise Reporting.

The individual that fills this role will have the opportunity to work

closely with a team that encourages development and collaboration with the

immediate goal of supporting the BI Team for a leading Hospitality Company.


· Administer

multiple Cognos environments.

· Deploy

BI application reports packages to all environments.

·Proactive approach to

BI Application monitoring.

·Working with IBM for

resolving PMRs.

·Understand, test and

implement Software upgrade/fix packs to Cognos environment.

· Implement

best practices for Cognos Environment Security.

·Configure new database

connections and access control with the Cognos Administration tool.

· Participate


o Cognos


o Cognos

query tuning.

o Cognos

capacity planning.

· Work

closely with development and infrastructure groups to ensure system stability

and monitoring.

·Performance tuning of

the Cognos BI Components.

· As

needed, Production support duties during off-hours and weekends.



·Basic understanding of:

o Cognos

BI Suite of Tools.

o Framework



analysis and cube development.

o Industry

tools and standards.

· Experience

with Dynamic Query Mode (DQM) and Compatible Query Mode (CQM).

· Experience

with Dynamic Cubing Services.

· Experience

with SQL Server or DB2 Databases – Preferred.

· Ability

to install/monitor/update in Windows environment.

·Experience with complex

multi-server environments.

· Experience

with High Availability environments (24/7).

· Fundamental

UNIX/Windows Scripting skills.

· Fundamental

Network and IT infrastructure knowledge.

· Bachelor’s

degree in Business, Computer Science, Information Technology or related field

or equivalent work experience.