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Senior Cognos Developer

Job Reference: JSRSCOGNOS_1500274920

Salary: Competitive

Salary per: Annum

Job Duration: 18 Months

Job Start Date: ASAP

Vacancy Posted: 17-07-2017

Contract Type: Contract

Location: Glasgow

Senior Cognos Developer

18-month Fixed Term Contract

Our globally renowned, innovative, market leading client are seeking to recruit an experienced Senior Cognos Developer to join their team on an 18 month fixed term contract, with the possibility of going permanent for the right Senior Cognos Developer. The Senior Cognos Developer will provide 2nd and 3rd Line Support for BI Systems.

Senior Cognos Developer – Key Skills:

  • Awareness of Software Development Lifecycle methodologies
  • Experience of Database Design best practices
  • Familiar with at least one software development language.
  • Aware of Software Testing and Software
  • Development Lifecycle methodologies knowledge
  • Understanding of ITIL processes

Senior Cognos Developer – Responsibilities:

  • Analyse new requests and changes, assess testing requirements and provide estimates of work to facilitate effective planning
  • Work with business systems to identify data sources required to meet user requirements
  • Work with database dba(s) to gain access and construct efficient ETL processes from business systems
  • Work with security team to ensure best practice is applied to data access and distribution
  • Support knowledge sharing within the team
  • Provide 2nd and 3rd line support for all Cognos systems
  • Maintain good data housekeeping in all databases utilising archiving rules
  • Ensure backup and restore procedures are kept up to date across all data warehouse objects
  • Ensure accurate twice yearly Cognos license auditing
  • Monitor hardware performance against demand and initiate upgrades where necessary
  • Keep systems in line with recommended versioning, managing software upgrades when necessary
  • Support and maintain existing BI processes

Senior Cognos Developer

18-month Fixed Term Contract

Due to the volume of applications received for positions, it will not be possible to respond to all applications and only applicants who are considered suitable for interview will be contacted.

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