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Cognos Administrator- Cracow

Job Location: Krakow

Regional Description: Poland

Job Number: 00286360


- Job description

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Role Description:

The Cognos Administrator position will be responsible for the successful maintenance and growth of the Cognos environments. They will work closely within Data Centre provider to ensure system stability and performance is at the highest possible levels. They will work with the Infrastructure and Architecture teams to ensure the best practices for a Cognos implementation are followed for both Data Warehousing and Enterprise Reporting. This position will require knowledge of the entire Cognos suite of tools.


Daily tasks and responsibilities :

  • Monitor multiple Cognos environments
  • Ability to work analytically to solve both tactical and strategic problems simultaneously
  • Deploy reports/packages to all environments
  • Proactive approach to server/environment monitoring
  • Solving PMRs
  • Evaluate, understand and implement patches to Cognos environment
  • Ensure environment security follows best practices
  • Setup new database connections and security procedures
  • Participate in:

·         Cognos architecture

·         Cognos query tuning

·         Cognos capacity planning

  • Work closely with architects and infrastructure groups to ensure system stability and longevity
  • Some production support duties during off-hours and weekends.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned or required.


  • Qualified candidates will have a strong background with IBM Cognos technologies version 10.1 or higher.  
  • This role will involve administration and development of Cognos BI, Controller, FSR, Planning and TM1.
  • Must have at least 5 years of strong experience with Cognos Suites.
  • Must have at least 2 years+ exposure to TM1 as TM1 administrator and/or developer within an FP&A environment
  • Ability to install/monitor/update Windows environment
  • Fundamental network and IT infrastructure knowledge
  • Strong script writing skills
  • Strong SQL query-writing/tuning ability
  • Strong knowledge of Cognos BI suite
  • Strong Knowledge of Cognos TM1

Our people are our most important asset and we invest considerable resources to provide on-going training that builds and extends professional, technical and management skills in all areas. Your learning program will be determined by the requirements of your specific role but will usually involve specialized skills as well as personal and leadership development. You will work with your manager to determine what skills you need and how to build them.
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