Cognos Administrator in Amelia, OH at Vaco

Date Posted: 9/11/2019

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Job Description

This position supports our Business Intelligence Analytics (BIA) team and our Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) team. This position will work in conjunction with the BIA and EDW teams to design and implement the architecture and provide the overall administration of these infrastructures to support the firms information needs.

Position Description :

  • The BIA / EDW footprint currently includes the following tools:
    • Cognos 11.x on Windows
    • TM1 on Windows
    • Business Object Data Services (BODS) on LINUX
    • Power Designer

  • This position responsibilities for the BIA/ EDW footprint include the following:
    • Develop, maintain and support the implementation and use of the BIA / EDW software tools in a multi-server environment
    • Install and Configuration of software tools and its components
    • Patch Management - Review, evaluation and execution of technology and bug fix patches
    • Software Upgrades: Review, evaluation and execution of periodic upgrades of software tools and its components
    • Life Cycle management of Software - Monitor the de-supported Software versions.
    • Monitoring of software tools and its components for availability
    • Performance / Capacity Management - Monitor the performance and capacity needs of BIA/EDW tools and its components
    • Troubleshooting - Service Requests, Incidents, Problems related to BIA / EDW software and its components technologies/framework
    • Release Management / Change Management - Review and execute approved changes on BIA / EDW Tools and its components
    • DR Support - Monitor and maintain the DR setup. Participate in DR Drills
    • CMDB - Update the CMDB for all BIA / EDW tools and its components
    • Solve both tactical and strategic problems simultaneously
    • Peer team Co-ordination - Work with other peer team (OS, Storage, Network, Compute) for any BI Application and its components infrastructure.
    • Co-ordination with vendor for Software support as per Client-Vendor agreement
    • Create and maintain SOPs for all admin works
    • Understanding of server operating systems, networking, intra/internet connectivity including SSL and SSO support
    • Administer licensing compliance for all BIA / EDW tools working with asset management.


  • Required:
    • 10+ years of Technical/Business Consulting experience.
    • 5+ years of experience with administration responsibilities with Cognos / TM1.
    • Experience with BODS and Power Designer.
    • Knowledge of cloud services, providers and cloud migrations.
    • Experience with Windows and LINUX operating systems.
    • Extensive experience in installing, configuring, administering ,and troubleshooting Cognos BI environment
    • Ability to multi-task effectively
    • Strong client relationship skills
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Experience in engagement with multiple management levels across technical users and business units.
    • Experience with developing and maintaining technical documentation, process documentation, etc.

  • Preferred:
    • Experience with Informatica
    • Experience with Power BI