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Sr. BI Developer

Posted 12 days ago

  • Job Ref: 188328

Job Title: Senior BI Developer
Location: Madison, NJ
Position:  Contract-to-Hire

We are seeking a Senior Report developer to join a great Business Intelligence team on a contract-to-hire basis.  Reporting to the BI Manager, this role is tasked with building & enhancing Cognos and PowerBI reports and dashboards in addition to general Cognos Analytics system administration.

Job Responsibilities:

• Administration of the Cognos server platform 11.x such as installation, upgrades, configuration using OKTA security, deployment of reports and packages
• Design and maintain Framework Manager Models in Cognos Analytics 11.x. Design and maintain data models in PowerBI
• Development, maintenance and administration of Cognos BI models, PowerBI analytical style, paginated reports, and mobile reports (RAVE)
• Build complex reports using PowerBI report builder, Cognos Report Studio, RAVE charts, java scripts, data level security, and geospatial functionality
• Complex SQL writing using SQL Server Management Studio
• Engaged in all phases of our Agile BI development lifecycle: gathering and analyzing user/business system requirements, responding to outages and creating application system models
• Participate in design meetings and consult with clients to refine, test and debug BI reports & dashboards to meet business needs

Required Skills:

• Five(5) years of hands on experience in building reports using Microsoft Report Server or PowerBI report builder
• Five (5) years of experience in building BI reports, packages, and dashboards in PowerBI and Cognos Analytics
• Five (5) years installing and configuring Cognos Software in a multi-server environment with most recent experience in Cognos Analytics
• Five (5) years building models and publishing packages in Framework Manager
• Five (5) years in deploying software between environments
• Bachelor’s degree in computer science, business, or equivalent work experience.
• Five (5) years of experience with Microsoft SQL Server 2008, 2014 or Oracle SQL
• Strong problem solving and decision making skills while using good judgment
• Ability to change from one task to another without loss of efficiency or composure
• Excellent verbal & written communication skills
• Proven ability to thrive in a team based environment

Additional Skills:

• Understanding of BI distributed environment architecture
• Understanding SnowFlake (cloud DB), RDBMS, OLAP and Data Warehousing/DSS systems concepts