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Posted: Wednesday, January 31, 2018 7:31 AM

The Report Developer will be responsible for the full development life cycle with Cognos reporting including gathering and documenting reporting requirements, analysis, design, development, implementation and support of mission-critical reports, dashboards.
+ Gather business requirements and complete analysis, design, development, testing and implementation of reporting and analytic needs across the campus using Cognos (Version 10.2.1).
+ Document requirements, designs and data/metadata definitions.
+ Develop and manage reporting standards based on best practices while conforming to existing internal security guidelines.
+ Implement guidelines and processes related to the functionality and administration of the developer toolset.
+ Co-ordinate and manage updates and patches to keep reporting software platforms current.
+ Work closely with Java developers to integrate Cognos reports into home grown Java based applications.
+ Performance tuning of existing reports.
+ Provide technical support and mentoring to junior Cognos report developers.
+ Provide on-going production support.
+ Contribute to report development end-user training and materials. Conduct training sessions as necessary.
+ Ensure proper configuration of production and non-production environments.
+ Deliver University Analytics requirements by designing solutions aligned with business process and data needs.
+ Perform other duties as assigned.
+ The above statements reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified, and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position.
+ B.S. in Information Systems, Computer Science, engineering or other technical areas which provides analysis and programming experience.
+ Proficiency with Cognos product suite and at least 2 years hands on experience writing Cognos reports.
+ Significant working knowledge writing complex SQL, PL/SQL queries
+ Experience in a Higher Education environment
+ Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
+ Strong analytical, conceptual and problem solving skills
+ Ability to work independently and well as within a team
+ At least 4 years of experience working with users in requirements gathering, developing and implementing reports and developing documentation
+ Experience with performance tuning of reporting queries
+ Solid understanding of database and Data Warehouse concepts
+ Experience working with Oracle and SQL server databases
+ Certifications related to Cognos.
+ Experience with Ellucian Banner, Banner ODS, Workday and/or PeopleSoft
+ Experience with metadata management tool, preferably Data Cookbook
+ Understanding of Data Warehousing concepts
ID: 2017-1712
External Company Name: Montclair State University
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Associated topics: administrative and operational support, administrative assist, administrative support, assist, assistant, associate, intern, operator, shift, usher


• Location: North Jersey

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