Cognos User Engagement Manager

Job Locations US-NY-New York
Posted Date 6 years ago(3/2/2015 11:05 AM)
# of Openings
Information Technology


SoluStaff is actively recruiting a highly motivated, detail oriented Cognos User Engagement Manager 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 healthcare regulations. 


The Cognos User Engagement Manager will collaborate with end users, analysts and technical teams in support of the organizations Business Intelligence Program. The Cognos User Engagement Manager will develop a fundamental understanding of the user business requirements and have the expertise to ensure that build analytical models deliver on user and organizational requirements. The candidate must have prior working experience with Cognos 10.x, prior experience working in a healthcare environment, and familiarity with healthcare regulations, business processes and data. 

  • Experience in Healthcare
  • Experience with IBM Cognos and Business Intelligence solutions
  • Experience in a Lead role
  • Thorough understanding of the role of Business Intelligence in a Healthcare organization
  • Partner with end users, business analysts and technical teams to understand business needs, and ensure the test platform meets the user functional specifications
  • Coordinate and participate in project meetings and record meeting minutes
  • Identifying risks and issues, initiating mitigating strategies and taking corrective action as appropriate
  • Ensure complete understanding of the delivery project scope; leading delivery team to deliver project within the framework of the given assumptions
  • Dashboard creation experience
  • Ability to perform design, development, and testing of requirements
  • Coordinate and conduct User Acceptance Testing, including security.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent plus 5 + years direct work experience in business analysis of data visualization and data discovery tools.
  • Strong ability to tactically address and be an advocate for the user data management tool     
  • Ability to work with Analytics and technical development teams; build and maintain technical/project documentation;
  • Experience with Cognos application design and best practices required
  • Knowledge of the SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle) process
  • Experience with User Acceptance Testing
  • Excellent verbal communication, written and presentation skills required
  • Strong organizational skills and time management skills required
  • Proficient in MS Word, MS Project, MS Excel, MS Visio, and SharePoint.
  • 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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