Cognos Developer

Information Technology
in Orlando
, FL
Reference: 19-03581


This position will be responsible for Cognos report development and analytics for all areas of the business. Work will consist of report development, dashboard development,  framework maintenance and development, and Cognos cube development.

The BI group is a team of report developers operating in the Cognos reporting environment. This group is in charge of report development and enhancement, framework development, training, reporting governance, tuning, some aspects of data warehousing and Cognos system administration. The position involves effective understanding of business needs combined with a knowledge of pertinent data to design reporting solutions that are meaningful and well thought out based on business requirements, standards and best practices.


  • Operations
    • Assistance with prioritization of incoming business requests
    • Respond to ad hoc report requests and issues from the enterprise
    • Communicate with stakeholders regarding information needs
    • Assistance with some aspects of Cognos administration
  • Development
    • Develop reporting solutions for all business areas based on business needs
    • Develop dashboards within the Cognos application suite
    • Create, enhance, and maintain Framework Manager Models
    • Collaborate with business users and members of IT, including business analysts, database administrators, and managers, to design and develop Cognos reporting capability
    • Exhibit a commitment to data quality by validating results against sources specified in the requirements
    • Write and support queries against databases to be used for reporting and for validation/unit testing
  • Support
    • Provide production support for Cognos issues during business hours and after hours as needed
  • Training
    • Provide occasional training of Cognos software, environment, and configuration to other report writers and consumers

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum 1 year of experience developing reports and frameworks with Cognos Reporting Tool, and 3 years of building reports in general
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum 1 year SQL experience
  • Minimum 3-5 years of related work experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2 years of Cognos experience
  • Data modeling/marting/warehouse experience
  • Time industry experience
  • 7 years in a related work environment