BI Developer (Cognos / Tableau)

BI Developer (Cognos / Tableau)

Job Code: 0036
Job Location: Detroit, Michigan
Zip Code: 48201
Job Category/Title: Developer
Employment Category: Contract - Corp-to-Corp, Contract - Independent, Contract - W2
Position Type: Senior Level
Travel Required: No
Interview Type: In-person
Education: Associate Degree
Experience: 5-10 year(s)
Required IT Skills: SQL
Job Description:

• The Cognos Developer/Modeler is responsible for developing software applications using sound, repeatable, industry best practices and in accordance with GM's software development project methodology and the creation of BI solutions with the use of the Cognos suite of tools.

• The Cognos Developer/Modeler will translate user requirements into technical specifications, design and develop framework manager models, design and develop reports, dashboard and cubes, create and maintain technical application documentation.

• Development activities will include configuration updates to existing software and/or developing new programs/models to address a particular business need. The Cognos Developer/Modeler will obtain a thorough understanding of the infrastructure and configuration of the existing GM Cognos environments.



• Responsibilities and Requirements:

• Excellent analytical, problem solving and debugging skills, with strong ability to quickly learn and comprehend business processes and problems in order to effectively develop technical solutions to their requirements.
• Successful track record collaborating with product owners, architects, product managers and business subject matter experts to ensure delivered solutions optimally support the achievement of business outcomes.
• Strong ability to quickly learn and comprehend business processes and problems in order to effectively develop technical solutions to the requirements
• Proactively collaboration with the business to solve issues and design reports using business analyst skills.
• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business, or other relevant subject area
• Experience in documenting design specifications and other related documents
• Experience creating and executing reusable test cases
• Track record of successfully delivering small, medium and enterprise scale solutions
• At least 5 years’ experience working in IT software engineering environments leading the development of Business Intelligence solutions including report solutions, ad-hoc reports and analytical solutions.
• Ability to translate complex business problems into reporting and analytics solutions in a fast paced environment
• Proficient creating complex reports using Cognos Report Studio
• Hands-on experience using Cognos Framework Manager
• Well adept at using multi-dimensional data sources for reporting and building Cognos dashboards
• Experience creating Tableau dashboards and data sources
• Experience in creating different visualizations using Bars, Lines and Pies, Maps, Scatter plots, Gantts, Bubbles, Histograms, Bullets, Heat maps and Highlight tables.
• Good SQL reporting skills with the ability to create SQL views and write SQL queries highly recommended.
• Understanding of relational database structures, theories, principles, and practices
• Proficient in analysis, capture, search, sharing, storage, transfer & visualization of Big Data - Ability to work in a high paced, multiple vendors global environments.


• Preferred Qualifications:

• Experience in other BI tools such as Cognos, MicroStrategy, SAS
• Preferred experience with Agile, Scrum, iterative, or waterfall development and project methodologies
• Preferred experience and familiarity with IT best practices (e.g., CMMI, ISO9000, ITIL, COBIT) and their implications relative to repeatable software development.
• Project Management Professional (PMP) certification desired.
Duration: 6 Month(s)
No. of Posts: 1
Job Expiry Date: February 12, 2016
Telecommute: No
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