Job Description

The ideal candidate must possess the following:

  • Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of software development best practices.
  • At least five years of experience in Cognos methodologies and development.
  • Degree from an accredited college with a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Management Information Services, Business Management,  Engineering, Project Management, Business or Public Administration, Communications or a related field.  May be substituted with relevant software development experience of 5 or more years.  

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain BI dashboards, reports and cubes based on business and technology requirements and industry standard best practices.
  • Plan and coordinate data migrations between systems
  • Follows all required software development standards, change control procedures, and security requirements.
  • Develop high quality deliverables.
  • Ensure that the deliverables meet organization and performance requirements.
  • Assists in the formulation of business and testing requirements.
  • Coordinates and performs required unit, system and performance testing.  Works with other team members on User Acceptance testing and issue resolution.
  • Ability to work both independently and participate as a member of a cross-functional team.
  • Ability to build relationships with project sponsors, stakeholders, other technical staff, vendors, and end users.
  • Participates in continuous improvement activities by identifying and analyzing the effectiveness and efficiency of existing processes and develops strategies for improvements.
  • Produces status reports and communications on a regular basis. 
  • Provides requested information to the business clients utilizing advanced reporting tools.
  • Leverages analysis techniques to develop comprehensive reporting solutions.
  • Designs Data Warehouse components for solutions that take into consideration the value of performance, scalability, operability, flexibility, affordability, and ability to be audited.
  • Devises and builds data processing jobs for the creation and maintenance of tables, views, and data marts.
  • Designs Data Warehouse components for solutions that take into consideration the value of performance, scalability, operability, flexibility, affordability, and ability to be audited. ? Designs and develops dimensional data models, ETL/ELT frameworks and processing, metadata management, operational data integration.

  

Required Skills: 

  • Working knowledge or experience with SQL Server 2016+, SSAS, SSRS, and SSIS.
  • Working knowledge or experience with Business Objects XI, Business Objects Web Intelligence.
  • Working knowledge or experience with Tableau.
  • Experience with Data Visualization. 
  • Skill in relational modeling.
  • Devises and builds data processing jobs for the creation and maintenance of tables, views, and data marts.
  • Manages the logical and physical design of a BI data warehouse, including the creation of tables, views, procedures, packages and other database objects in support of OLAP cubes for analytics and system dashboards and reporting.
  • Skill in the operation of computers and peripheral equipment. 
  • Understanding of Data Warehousing principals, concepts, and architecture
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet project delivery dates
  • Ability to effectively analyze and manage requirements
  • Knowledge of programming concepts and the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC).
  • Ability to coordinate the work of a team with the work of other units within the Department of Research, Assessment and Accountability and other BCPS offices and departments.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of users and team members.

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