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Senior Cognos Developer

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Date: Jul 4, 2019

Location: Falls Church, VA, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 53125 


At NTT DATA Services, we know that with the right people on board, anything is possible. The quality, integrity, and commitment of our employees are key factors in our company’s growth, market presence and our ability to help our clients stay a step ahead of the competition. By hiring the best people and helping them grow both professionally and personally, we ensure a bright future for NTT DATA Services and for the people who work here.


NTT DATA Services currently seeks a Senior Cognos Developer to join our team in Falls Church, Virginia (US-VA), United States (US).




  • Maintenance and administration of existing Cognos BI software/products in all environments (Test, Prod) to ensure optimal platform stability & performance.
  • Includes: security, software installations, configuration updates, troubleshooting environment, etc. Installation and configuration of Cognos BI software/products in all environments (Test, Prod)
  • Review Cognos environments for capacity and performance related issues, and take steps necessary to resolve any issues that arise Maintain Cognos platform-level security and report security.
  • Provide 3rd level Cognos software/product-related support in all environments (Test, Prod) Provide technical support to developers and project-level administrators building BI apps Develop and maintain usage Policies Develop and maintain usage Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) Develop and maintain Cognos Transformer Cubes.
  • Create Framework Manager Models for Developers Optimize joins in framework models to develop efficientcry's Manage the scheduling of reports so the reports run at appropriate times without adverse effects on the servers.
  • Maintain existing Dashboard reports and add additional reports as required.
  • Create new dashboards Maintain user security and keep active users up to date.
  • Create and configure new data sources Proficient in SQL Provide expert advice to developers and end users on all of the Cognos Suite of tools


Nice to Have Skills

  • Experience in Data Warehousing projects and methodology. Should have good understanding of various dimension models, schemas and reporting techniques.
  • Experience in creation of dimensional and relational models using IBM Cognos Framework Manager and Transformer cubes.
  • Experience in Dashboards, Scorecards and Reports using Report Studio.
  • Knowledge in OLTP/OLAP, RDBMS, ODS systems.
  • Hands on experience with implementation of full life cycle Cognos BI projects, which includes requirement gathering and analysis, documentation, development, testing, implementation.
  • Basic knowledge in ETL techniques and tools.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Developer-Java/ JEE-IBM Reports-Cognos-Custom Application Development - 5+ years exp.
  • Data Visualization Specialist-BI Reporting-Cognos - 5+ years exp.




This position is only available to those interested in direct staff employment opportunities with NTT DATA, Inc. or its subsidiaries.  Please note, 1099 or corp-2-corp contractors or the equivalent will NOT be considered. We offer a full comprehensive benefits package that starts from your first day of employment.                                                                                


About NTT DATA Services


NTT DATA Services partners with clients to navigate and simplify the modern complexities of business and technology, delivering the insights, solutions and outcomes that matter most. We deliver tangible business results by combining deep industry expertise with applied innovations in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services.


NTT DATA Services, headquartered in Plano, Texas, is a division of NTT DATA Corporation, a top 10 global business and IT services provider with 118,000+ professionals in more than 50 countries, and NTT Group, a partner to 88 percent of the Fortune 100. Visit to learn more.


NTT DATA, Inc. (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs.  The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law.  To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.




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