Cognos Analyst - Reporting and Framework Modeler

Job Locations US-NY-New York
Posted Date 7 years ago(4/24/2014 2:04 PM)
# of Openings
Information Technology


SoluStaff is actively recruiting a highly motivated, detail oriented Cognos Expert Analyst for a large healthcare organization in New York City.  The ideal candidate will understand the unique needs of Healthcare and its use of Business Intelligence, data reporting, business applications and database development. 


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The Cognos Expert Analyst will lead our customer’s efforts to develop a strong Cognos foundation on its new platform in support of its Enterprise Business Intelligence Program.  The candidate will assist with Business Intelligence end user presentation layer and related tools.  Must develop a fundamental understanding of the business and have the expertise to build analytical models to deliver on those requirements. 


  • Navigate complex data systems using BI platform tools, SQL, through the wide variety of complex enterprise-wide wide databases.
  • Familiarity with complete migration process with Cognos 10.x
  • Create and publish packages/multidimensional models using Framework Manager from multiple data sources
  • Experienced in access control, developing security with LDAP, as well as within Cognos toolset.
  • Skilled in deployments in Unix environment
  • Develop High Level Designs, Low-level Designs, Test Cases and finally the code for every module involved in a project
  • Responsible for run time performance and tuning of the queries.
  • Support production deployments & production support for applications
  • Design dashboards, data views, charts, graphs to explain data to end users and represent it in a modern, clear interface.
  • Perform data modeling and query tuning in FM and RS to achieve maximum performance while retrieving data from multiple data sources.
  • Develop complex Report Studio reports involving drill up, drill down and master/detail queries
  • Develop a broad understanding of functions across a variety of department areas
  • Active contributor in scope and design sessions
  • Use Cognos Connection to schedule and burst reports across the Business segments based on the security settings.
  • Review databases for optimized views (analysis cubes), linkages and reformulation.
  • Understand data structures, business logic, provide technical support for all report applications.
  • Collects & documents requirements for solutions and collaborate with development on completing the technical design.
  • Strong database understanding, SQL optimization skills and OLAP tools. (preferred)


  • Expertise with Cognos Series 10, Framework Manager modeling, Report Studio, Query Studio, Analysis Studio
  • Associate's degree is required
  • HTML, Java Script, JSP, PHP, and CSS development for customizing Cognos portal and reports.
  • 2+ years of SQL experience & query design
  • 1+ year creating web-based reporting applications
  • 2+ years of SQL server/database knowledge
  • Prior Healthcare Informatics Experience working in the development, analysis and implementation of information systems in a health-care environment or analyzing public health data is preferred.  


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